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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

Date of Birth: 1951
Place of Birth: Bahr el Ghazal


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Mix-up costs Juba envoy

The long-serving South Sudanese ambassador to the United Nations Akuei Bona Malwal is being recalled to Juba after a series of misunderstandings which enraged President Salva Kiir we hear...


Arrears all round

President Salva Kiir formally took over the reins at an EAC heads of state summit in Arusha on 24 November after other leaders agree to waive $21 million of its $36m arrears to the bloc...


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Riyadh re-launches its Africa courtship

That could explain the presence in Riyadh of Eritrea's Issayas Afewerki and South Sudan's Salva Kiir in addition to regional heavyweights including Nigerian President Bola Tinubu Kenyan President William Ruto Rwanda's Paul Kagame and Ethiopian premier Abiy Ahmed...

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Cacophony of peace missions take off in Addis Ababa

The SAF want the IGAD effort to be led by South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit who skipped the Addis meeting and flew to South Africa...

And on 13 July Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi is planning to host yet another regional summit to which he has invited: South Sudan's Salva Kiir; Chad's Mahamat Idriss Déby 'Kaka'; Central African Republic's Faustin-Archange Touadéra; Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed; and Eritrea's Issayas Afewerki...

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A man for all summits

Instead Khartoum wants South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit to lead the talks...


Forgotten but not gone

President Salva Kiir Mayardit has been winning plaudits for his so far unsuccessful attempts to mediate between the warring parties in the north while dodging criticism of the delays and missteps in the implementation of his own country's peace deal...

Blessed and confused are the peacemakers The Peace and Security division of the regional body the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) appointed President Salva Kiir Mayardit as team leader of its Mediation Support Unit dealing with Sudan at the end of April...


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Salva's improbable Washington lobbyist

President Salva Kiir Mayardit has organised an unlikely lobbying agreement covering sanctions relief and presidential meetings ahead of his visit to the United States in December for President Joe Biden's summit with African Heads of State...

The little-known Rollan Roberts a businessman who claims African diplomatic designation of His Excellency as Peace Ambassador to Nations from the International College of Peace Studies has agreed a pro bono arrangement that will see him assist Salva Kiir who 'seeks to open a new chapter in South Sudan-US relations'...

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Tshisekedi calls out Kagame on the M23 militia

At the June meeting presidents Kenyatta Museveni and Kagame accompanied by Burundi's President Evariste Ndayishimiye and Salva Kiir of South Sudan finally agreed that a joint force would enter Congo-K in late July or August and go against all armed groups that refuse to lay down their weapons...

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