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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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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...


Through the looking glass

Salva Kiir Mayardit President of Africa's newest state in July was in demand at the 24-31 January African Union summit in Addis Ababa...


Militia attacks on the border

As the clashes continue Presidents Omer el Beshir and Salva Kiir Mayardit met in Khartoum together with the South African ex-President Thabo Mbeki head of the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel on 27 January in the run up to the African Union summit (see Feature)...


Birth of a nation

Many applaud President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s capacity to pardon and accommodate former enemies which has helped to give Southerners a unity of purpose but some wonder where the line should be drawn...

Salva Kiir may now try to bring more oppositionists into his government Africa Confidential has heard...


Careful what you wear

President Salva Kiir Mayardit had told the new police to clear the streets of gangs engaging in ‘immoral’ activities...


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