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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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Threats to Lamu lifeline

Kenya was reticent about such a plan for years until President Mwai Kibaki South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Ethiopia’s Premier Meles Zenawi inaugurated it last month...


New pressure on Beijing

Its newest African partner President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s government in Juba has asserted itself strongly since Sudanese partition in July...


Workers safe but oil at risk

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit wants oil to be part of talks that cover other outstanding disputes including Abyei which Khartoum seized rendering it impossible to hold a referendum on joining the South as the CPA stipulated...


Pa’gan Amum Okiech

After Garang’s death in 2005 Pa’gan became SPLM Secretary General and then Diplomatic Affairs Advisor to Salva Kiir Mayardit the SPLA Commander-in-Chief and after the CPA President of the autonomous South...


Pipeline problems

On 8 November South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit signed a presidential decree to take northern parastatal Sudapet’s stakes in oil joint ventures with China National Petroleum Corporation India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Bhd...


Implausible denials

Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit responded with unaccustomed fury warning of a ‘pending invasion’ by Khartoum and ringing African and Western alarm bells...


Military momentum

President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s newly independent South Sudan backs its former fighters in the SPLA-N politically and many assume militarily...


Questions facing the new regime

Critics had been sharpening their knives: they pointed to the return of some ministers regarded as corrupt and the lack of the emphasis on a technocratic team promised by President Salva Kiir Mayardit...


New South Sudan Ministers

• General John Kong Nyuon Defence & Veterans’ Affairs Jonglei Greater Upper Nile (GUN) Nuer SPL Army from start effective field commander throughout South; respected and feared; was close to President Salva Kiir Mayardit as Security Advisor...

) Alison Manani Magaya Interior: Western Equatoria Azande; long-time Labour Minister for National Congress Party in Khartoum; NCP till 2010 now SPLM; veteran 1st AnyaNya war; absorbed into army post-1972 pact with John Garang de Mabior and Salva Kiir...


From autonomy to sovereignty

Then instead of presenting the lowered Sudanese flag to Northern President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir as protocol dictated Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit held it back for the Southern heritage museum...

Colonel Gatlwak had surrendered after Salva Kiir announced another amnesty at the Independence Day celebrations...


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