Dan Eiffe is an Irishman who has spent 31 years in Africa and defender of human rights in both South Africa during the height of Apartheid and since 1988 in Sudan. He was formerly a Catholic priest then worked for Accord and with Norweigian People's Aid (NPA),which is the largest NGO in Sudan and was the first organization to take a political stance in support for the South.
As program director at NPS, Dan Eiffe took a strong advocacy, political and humanitarian role in Sudan. He got very involved in the politics of Sudan and got nicknamed within the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) 'Commander Dan' for being so closely related to the rebel cause. He is publisher of Sudan Mirror.