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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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Bargaining with warlords

Southern Sudan is still run like a feudal state with President Salva Kiir Mayardit appointing people from among competing factions and ethnic interest groups in a complex balancing act...


Courts and killings

Destabilising and undermining The SPLM will be more assertive in the North and abroad as signalled by national Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s meeting with outgoing US President George W...


The oil revenue row

Yet it is a sign of GOSS's weakness nationally that although its President Salva Kiir Mayardit is also national First Vice-President he cannot change this...


The cracks spread

Most dramatically Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit has condemned the government in which his Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) is supposedly a partner...


Abyei devastated

Meanwhile the President of the Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) and national First Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit told the SPLM Convention in Juba that the SPLA (the GOSS army) would not move north...


The peace deal that wasn't

Museveni came to Juba for talks with South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit swooping down in his helicopter with two gunships overhead to provide cover...


The real dividing line

Many including Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit say that the dispute over Abyei could trigger another war...

This means the President (Field Marshal Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir) First Vice-President (Lieutenant General Salva Kiir) and Second Vice-President (Ali Osman Mohamed Taha)...

On the contrary he is a 'Garang orphan' but is also understood to work well with Salva Kiir...


The centre versus the rest

UN Special Representative Jan Eliasson who with Salim Ahmed met Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit in Juba at last acknowledged the importance of 'working together' on 18 January...


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