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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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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)...


Sanctions threat drives talks

A week after closing the oil taps President Salva Kiir Mayardit held a private meeting with Marcelo Giugale the World Bank’s Director of Economic Policy and Poverty Reduction Programmes for Africa...

A day later he told Western diplomats that neither Salva Kiir nor his ministers of Finance Commerce and Presidential Affairs seemed to foresee the catastrophic effects of the oil shutdown...

This combined with Juba’s seizure of Heglig and Salva Kiir’s public repudiation of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s order to pull out of the oil town weakened the South’s diplomatic standing...


A political and military test

The name of the Presidential Committee for Peace Reconciliation and Tolerance in Jonglei State clearly signals that Archbishop Daniel is working in tandem with the Government of South Sudan (GOSS) whose DDR campaign President Salva Kiir Mayardit launched on 12 March...

Salva Kiir brought most of Khartoum’s militias into the SPLA under the 2006 Juba Declaration...


The South goes for sovereignty

President Salva Kiir Mayardit accused it of ‘looting’ $815 mn...

General Salva Kiir’s team knows that challenging Khartoum is the most popular move it can make...


Who pays the pipeline

The most talked-about is one via Kapoeta and Lokichoggio to a new transport hub at Lamu; Juba and Nairobi signed a memorandum of understanding this month after President Salva Kiir Mayardit met Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki...


The future is military

That and calling Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s recent visit to Israel ‘satanic’ have lost a lot of the goodwill El Sadig had won by attending Southern Independence on 9 July...


Rough roads ahead

However President Salva Kiir Mayardit was disappointed by his recent visit to Washington we hear and there is widespread sadness in the South at United States President Barack Obama’s apparent lack of interest...


Going with the flow

Presidents Salva Kiir Mayardit and Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir signed an agreement stipulating how much South Sudan would pay Sudan for transportation transit and processing fees...


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