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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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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...


Oil - after independence

The CCP wants party-to-party ties with the SPLM and had mooted such cooperation with Chairman Salva Kiir Mayardit in 2007 and Deputy Chairman Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon in 2009...


A return ticket for security chief Salah Gosh

Many still believe that the helicopter crash which killed SPLM Chairman John Garang de Mabior in 2005 was no accident and there is fear that his successor GOSS President and national Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit could be the next target...


Abyei arbitrage

After Khartoum flattened Abyei town in May 2008 SPLM leader Salva Kiir Mayardit also accused the regime of which he is First Vice-President of 'crimes against humanity' (AC Vol 49 No 12)...


The coup-making government lives on

Yassin el Haj Abdin; another Reading PhD (Geophysics); veteran Islamist who resurfaced (having worked in the presidency) last week in London to defend the census (AC Vol 50 No 11) as head of the census and Central Bureau of Statistics; after a row with Vice-President Salva Kiir he had condemned the UN who 'stuck their noses' into things that didn't concern them; from Marinjan Gezira...


Who's counting?

When Southern Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit said this month that he was 'unhappy and unsatisfied' with the census results he was pointing to the next major clash between his Sudan People's Liberation Movement and the National Congress Party (aka National Islamic Front)...


Air strikes and silence

He told Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit that Omer el Beshir should cooperate with the ICC...


New politics, new threats

Like many Northerners General Salva Kiir had already objected to the conduct of the 2008 census...


No longer at ease

The intense two-day visit to the US capital by General Salva Kiir Mayardit may have been arranged by Bush's outgoing government but it is seen as a sign of things to come...


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