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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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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...


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...


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