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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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The battle of the Nile

President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s government knows there is no love lost between Cairo and the NCP regime that in 1995 it accused of trying to kill Hosni Mubarak...


Crisis cabinets

President Salva Kiir Mayardit announced that one is Environment and the other Wildlife Conservation and Tourism...


Flash point Southern Kordofan

Khartoum has the means to delay the Abyei vote (and thereby disrupt the Southern referendum) since the District is governed by the Presidency – President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir First Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha – an inbuilt NCP majority...

Outraged Nuba in South Sudan petitioned Southern President Salva Kiir for Telephone Kuku’s immediate release; others have threatened to fight for his freedom...


A good vote in Africa

Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit announced this year that this was the first time he had voted...


The deals, the votes and the fraud

* Second Vice-President and NCP baron Ali Osman Mohamed Taha asked First Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit we hear to give Field Marshal Omer 40% of the Southern vote (an impossible figure the NCP press had been touting)...


As elections arrive, the opposition shuns Omer

On that same day it had cancelled a crucial meeting of the Presidency which comprises Field Marshal (formerly Brigadier General) Omer First Vice-President and SPLM Chairman Salva Kiir Mayardit (in permanent minority) and Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha (long Turabi's deputy in the NIF)...


Southern leaders compete for a new state

Battles before the referendum A new wave of violence and fraudulent elections could block any chance of progress on Darfur and undermine the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) led by Salva Kiir Mayardit who is also President of the Government of South Sudan (GOSS) and national First Vice-President...

Secondly for the presidency of Southern Sudan the incumbent Salva Kiir Mayardit of the SPLM will face former Foreign Minister Lam Akol Ajawin who last year took over the newly formed SPLM-Democratic Change...


Three leaders who count in the South

Salva Kiir Mayardit: President Government of South Sudan; Chairman Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM); Commander-in-Chief Sudan People’s Liberation Army (due to stand down); First Vice-President Government of National Unity...


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