Riek Machar Teny
Dr. Riek Machar Teny is the former Vice-President of South Sudan.
Declaring his net worth
Riek Machar Teny has officially declared his personal income, assets and liabilities on February 14, 2012. He also called on all constitutional post holders in the country to do the same. The South Sudan Anti-Corruption Commission (SSACC) has commended the Vice President for declaring his net worth. The SSACC has sent a form to all the constitutional post holders and senior civil servants in the country on which they are required declare their net worth to the task force. It will also include employees working in non-governmental organisations.
As Vice-President of South Sudan
- March 22, 2014: Egypt joins fellow African mediators to settle South Sudan conflict
- January 13, 2014: Ferry accident on While Nile River claims over 200
- July 24, 2013: President suspends South Sudan Cabinet
- September 30, 2012: Vice President Machar visits Phoenix refugee center
- September 28, 2012: South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar asks North Texas refugees to return home
March 8, 2012: Vice President Riek Teny visits New York Stock Exchange and urges the leading business people in US to invest in South Sudan.
February 14, 2012: Vice President Riek Teny declares his net worth, assets and liabilities.
August 6, 2011: South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit addressed the SPLM Caucus of the two houses - National Legislative Assembly and the Council of the States. He appealed to the members to approve the list of the expected new government 'without considering it through tints of tribalism'. Vice President Riek Machar Teny termed the meeting historic considering it is the first time both the houses are meeting after the nation became independent. He asked the members to meet the expectations of the people by delivering basic services, peace, stability and good governance.
July 28, 2011: Former Member of Parliament from South Sudan Legislative Assembly Hon. William Wuor Dador died on July, 2011 in Juba. His body was transferred to Bentiu. South Sudan VP Riek Machar Teny and Father Gabriel were at funeral of William Wuor Dador. Wuor was the first member of parliament representing Rubkotna county since the signing of the comprehensive peace agreement by North and South Sudan in 2005.
July 11, 2011: Riek Machar took oath of office. The sworn-in was done by the President of the Supreme Court of South Sudan Justice John Wol Makec. President Salva Kiir Mayardit was at the program.