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Vol 46 No 17

Published 26th August 2005


Who is Salva?

Salva Kiir Mayardit's 19 August appointment of Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon as Vice-President of Southern Sudan signals continuity and reconciliation. After John Garang's death on 30 July, Salva had little choice: solidarity is the slogan and Riek is seen as his closest rival. Riek and Salva simply moved up a notch.

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