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Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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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...


A New York divorce

Diplomats and politicians in New York sketched out several possible areas of conflict ranging from Khartoum attacking across the (still undemarcated) North-South border focusing on Abyei to sponsoring militias to undermine Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit's government in Juba...

SPLM Chairman Salva Kiir says the referenda are indivisible...


A new strategy for Darfur

The uncrowned king of this week’s United Nations summit Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit has slammed the strategy and also accused the NCP of backing Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)...


A suspect at the parade

Arguments have already erupted over whether NCP strongman and Second Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha or First Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit – who might soon be the first President of a newly independent South Sudan – will lead Sudan’s delegation...


Wetangula – MP for Khartoum North

Beforehand civil service head Francis Muthaura had reconfirmed that Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit was the invited dignitary from Sudan...


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