First Sudanese Civil War
Gordon Muortat Mayen Was Elected Unanimously as The New Leader of The South
Southern Sudan (then the Sudan)
In 1969, Gordon Muortat Mayen was elected unanimously as the new leader of the South. Southern Sudan in this time changed their name to the Nile Republic and resumed warfare against Khartoum, however some of the former leader Jaden's troops would not accept a Dinka leader and fought against the Anyanya.