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Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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Election shockwaves spread

The LRA’s godfather Khartoum wants to revive its militias in Southern Sudan to crush protests from Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit and the Juba government about Khartoum breaking the 2005 peace deal...


Shifting sands

Salva Kiir Mayardit was given red-carpet treatment during his July visit to China because of his position as First Vice-President of Sudan though his role...


Animated suspension

GOSS President (and national Vice-President) Salva Kiir Mayardit's recent visit to Washington caused protests from the ruling National Congress (aka National Islamic Front) which complains that his meeting with President George Bush was arranged by the new South Sudan coordinating office in Washington rather than the Sudan Embassy...


Salva and the Salvation regime

In a carefully worded 12 October letter to President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit stressed his support for the CPA but accused the NC of 'a pattern of behavior intended to humiliate the SPLM' and concluded 'we are compelled morally and by the constitution to take the responsibility to provide the necessary leadership so that our country enjoys peace stability democracy and unity based on the free will of its people'...


Comprehensively breached

The Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) President Salva Kiir Mayardit had warned Parliament in Juba in September that a return to war was possible...

The crisis has been caused by the following factors: SPLM GNU Reshuffle: over two months ago national Vice-President Salva Kiir gave President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir a list of SPLM ministers in the GNU he wanted reshuffled...

Militia activity: a recent increase in violent attacks is widely blamed largely on Khartoum; it is also held responsible for a surge of disinformation such as false reports of leaders’ deaths such as Lieutenant General Salva Kiir...


Southern warning

Lieutenant General Salva Kiir Mayardit (GOSS President SPLM/A leader and national First Vice-President) told Parliament in Juba on 10 September that Khartoum was undermining the CPA and warned the South could ‘revert again to war’...

Southerners also regard rumours of Salva Kiir’s death as a Khartoum provocation...


Salva's shuffle

Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit wants to get a stronger grip on his government as dissatisfaction grows and tensions mount with the Khartoum government...

Salva Kiir near invisible as Sudan's first Vice-President left on 17 July for a six-day official visit to China which dominates Sudan's mainly Southern oil production...


White Nile sees red in the south

This was unwise given the concerns of John Garang's then deputy Salva Kiir Mayardit now President of the Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) made public at the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army conference in December 2004 about unaccountable business deals contracted by senior SPLM/A members...


At the barrel of a gun

His enthusiasm for representing the Khartoum regime resembles that of its Foreign Minister; this month he labelled the Darfur rebels as 'terrorists' and virtually sabotaged the SPLM's Juba meeting this week headed by Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit to reconcile the Darfur insurgents...


Sanction action

Marathon Oil Corporation Total's partner in the South has pulled out - just as Southern President Salva Kiir ordered Phil Edmonds's White Nile to leave the same concession...


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