Joseph James Tombura

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Joseph James Tombura (born 1929 and died before 1996),[1] a South Sudanese politician and member of the Sudan African National Union, was president of the High Executive Council of the Southern Sudan Autonomous Region, serving from 23 June 1982 to 5 June 1983, until the Sudanese central government revoked the autonomy of that region. Autonomy was restored in 2005, and six years later South Sudan became an independent nation.

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  1. ^ Kok, Peter Nyot (1996). Governance and conflict in the Sudan, 1985-1995: analysis, evaluation and documentation. Hamburg: German Institute for Middle East Studies. p. 74. ISBN 3891730438.