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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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Financing deals finally take off

A year to the day since South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit made his state visit to Beijing he announced new finance from China...

Salva Kiir’s announcement was not obviously mirrored by an official statement from Beijing...


Triangular relations

loan to South Sudan during President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s April 2012 state visit to China (AAC Vol 5 No 7)...

On returning to Juba with Salva Kiir Information Minister and government Spokesperson Barnaba Marial Benjamin had announced this sensational loan...


Juba runs out of patience

The prospect of oil exports resuming in the next few weeks and the economic boost that brings should have cheered President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s government...

Officials at Juba airport have been seizing copies of all regional papers after Kenya’s The Nation published cartoons lampooning Salva Kiir...


Juba jitters

In a speech at SPLA headquarters at Bilpam on 16 October President Salva Kiir Mayardit felt the need to tell his troops that the international community would not recognise a government that had taken power by force...

Many politicians were called in by Salva Kiir or their state governors and warned...


The grand corruption trap

In May President Salva Kiir Mayardit wrote to 75 officials in a letter later made public estimating that corruption within government had cost the country US$4 billion since the CPA when the interim government was formed (AC Vol 53 No 17 Blaming the outsiders)...

Salva Kiir’s anti-corruption letter has made it so much harder for officials in Juba to douse demands for accountability...


Politics over oil

So will Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit who is attending the high-level Sudans meeting on 27 September at the UN General Assembly...


Blaming the outsiders

He had published that President Salva Kiir privately admitted to US President Barack Obama that Juba backed the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North...


Dlamini-Zuma takes charge

The largely ceremonial meeting between South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Sudan’s President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir late on 14 July was an attempt by both sides to maintain appearances of good faith...


One year on – unrealistic expectations remain unfulfilled

In May President Salva Kiir Mayardit wrote to 75 government officials whom he accused of stealing $4 bn...

Mediators hoped the talks would gain impetus from a meeting at the Sheraton Hotel Addis Ababa between Salva Kiir and Sudanese President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir during the AU Summit (which had been transferred at the last minute from Malawi after President Joyce Banda announced that she would have to enforce the International Criminal Court’s arrest warrant for Field Marshal Omer if he attended)...


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