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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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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...


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...


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