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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi arrived in Juba on 9 August to meet President Salva Kiir Mayardit and outline the shape of future diplomatic ties...


Nhial Deng Nhial

Nhial came to Defence from his post as Regional Affairs Minister an appointment that he accepted in South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s government in 2005...


Doan Xuan Hung

Hung visited Khartoum on 21-25 June meeting both Sudan’s President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit...


A new nation

The meeting was the latest in a series of high-level visits from Chinese officials most recently that of Assistant Foreign Affairs Minister Zhai Jun who called on GOSS President Salva Kiir Mayardit on 22 February...


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Salva Kiir Mayardit

Southern Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit is a Roman Catholic born in Bahr el Ghazal a southern province bordering the Central African Republic...

After the 1972 Addis Ababa Agreement brought the rebellion to a close Salva Kiir like many soldiers was absorbed into the Sudanese army...


Beijing’s balancing act

The SPLM made its first official contact in a March 2005 delegation to Beijing led by its then-deputy Chairman Salva Kiir Mayardit who became South Sudan’s leader following the death a few months later of the SPLM’s charismatic Chairman John Garang de Mabior...

Salva Kiir followed up that visit in July 2007 then as President of Southern Sudan and First Vice-President of Sudan...


Abyei's protocol problems

Comprising President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha and First Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit the Presidency has a built-in NCP majority...


Abyei waits

This week on 15-16 November Ngok leaders came together in an Abyei Referendum Forum opened by GOSS President Salva Kiir Mayardit...


The boom in Juba and its consequences

Beijing set up a consulate in 2008 after Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit visited in 2007...

Salva Kiir’s government is trying to move forward but progress is slow...


Northern opposition faces increasing duress

Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit seemed to take the NCP by surprise by proposing that United Nations troops (already in Sudan) form a buffer zone about 15 kilometres wide between the Sudan People’s Liberation Army and the Sudan Armed Forces...


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