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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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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...


How the South moves north

June’s accord says Abyei is in the North: it previously had a distinct status under the national (now Northern) Presidency – to which Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit no longer belongs...


Edging towards the brink

Riek who is believed to want to succeed Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit is building an international profile...


Khartoum’s debt threat

Given that much of that debt was money borrowed by the Khartoum regime to buy weapons to attack the South and given that the South will be one of the poorest countries on the planet there seems little prospect that the Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit will agree to such a proposal...


Democracy heads south

Yien this month claimed Salva Kiir Mayardit last year lost the election for GOSS President to Lam Akol and that the end of the SPLM is nigh...

At a Meeting of the National Presidency (Omer Salva Kiir and Second Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha) Salva said the SPLM could not yield more land in Abyei and would have to ‘take it by force’ we hear...


Militia massacres

Last October GOSS President Salva Kiir Mayardit pardoned most rebels after agreeing a truce...


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