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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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Rough justice

In January the LRA walked out of talks in the South Sudanese capital Juba after President Omer and South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit - for different reasons - threatened to 'get rid of' them unless they stopped attacking civilians...


The new frontlines

The public row on 8 January between President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and President of Southern Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit about Khartoum’s failure to implement the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) and its use of militias to destabilise the South heralds another year of diplomatic brinkmanship and murderous militarism...


The Southern front reopens

To formulate a strategy President of the GOSS and SPLA leader Salva Kiir Mayardit has commenced talks...

Soon afterwards at a mass rally in the town Salva Kiir demanded that Gabriel and Thomas be arrested all remaining militia be dissolved and that SAF troops not covered under the CPA be deployed to Northern Sudan...


Militias and the South

After Garang's death in July 2005 his successor as national Vice-President and leader of the Government of Southern Sudan Sudan People's Liberation Movement and SPLA Salva Kiir Mayardit proved far more conciliatory...


Trade-off

According to London oil traders a deal was hammered out during GOSS President Salva Kiir Mayardit's visit to London last month...

Previously Salva Kiir and GOSS Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon (who has mediated many oil deals in the South) had been reluctant to give ground to Khartoum because they believed their government was cheated of its equal share of revenue under the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement...


Defining the peacekeepers

There is widespread support in Africa for a UN force in Darfur: the AU's Peace and Security Council requested a UN force for Darfur as did the Darfur rebel movements and the Sudan Liberation Movement faction of Minni Arkou Minnawi (now acting as a government proxy militia) and the national First Vice-President and Southern President General Salva Kiir Mayardit...


The Dutch diversion

Abdel Waheb an enthusiastic Islamist (author of Turabi's Revolution) who was Minister-Counsellor in Sudan's London Embassy as the NIF consolidated its power in the early 1990s and now teaches at Westminster University's Centre for Democracy is speaking on 11 November at London's Chatham House with Sudan's Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Alan Goulty now British Ambassador to Tunisia...


A threat to the Horn and beyond

Eritrea's President Issayas Aferwerki explained his objections to President Yoweri Museveni in August and raised the issue with Sudan's President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and Southern Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit on a recent visit...


Opening broadside

Riek's initiative is not popular among all his colleagues though GOSS President Salva Kiir Mayardit has publicly backed him...


Taping the LRA

At the celebrations to mark the founding of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army on 16 May Southern Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit told supporters that his fledgling government had persuaded the LRA to start talking...


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