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November 2, 2008 (KHARTOUM) — The former Sudanese president, Ahmed Al-Mirghani, died in Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria on Sunday. He would be buried on Monday.

Mirghani, was the "Chairman of the Council of Sovereignty" of Sudan from May 6, 1986 to June 30, 1989, when the democratically elected government was toppled by an Islamist military coup led by the current President Omar Al-Bashir.

Al-Mirghani was a vice-president of Sudan’s Democratic Unionist Party, and the Khatmiyya brotherhood.

He passed away at the age of 67.

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  • 3 November 2008 06:58, by Deng John Ajang

    May his soul rest in peace.

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    • 3 November 2008 10:15, by Abraham Chol Marial

      Dear Colleagues it is time to give special thank to former president of Sudan H E Ahmed Mirghani for the historical thing he did in Sudan .
      H E Ahmed build Tonji Alimentry school,Buserry in Wau, Pankar in Yirol and rest in other region like Equatoria .
      May his soul rest in peace.

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      • 3 November 2008 19:32, by Kiir

        mr, mirghani may God rest his soul. iam some what differnt when it’s come to thee Arabs in the northern sudan they are all the same whiching always bad things can happen in the southern sudan to kills all people so they can take over the land without resitance the good Arabs is the dead one iam sick and tied of their greed everyhing good in the country is there’s what about others . Finally mr mirghani himself did bad things of his own deed to south no petty to enmy.

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  • 4 November 2008 07:10, by Henry Makuei

    I would like to send the message of condolency to Al-Mirghani family, the Sudanese people and his party. his death is not a lost for family alone but to the Sudanese people. he had work tirelessly to make sudan a good country may Sudanese people observe that honour and respect, may God bless his family and friends and may God bless him in his new world.

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