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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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Pressing for a deal

Signs of disagreement between the SPLM and its dominant partner in government sprung up on 27 March when First Vice-President and SPLM leader Salva Kiir Mayardit told Reuters he had no objection to a UN force in Darfur providing it had a clear mandate...


Khartoum's long arm

The leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army and Sudan's national First Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit has warned the LRA to stop its operations in Southern Sudan or face all-out attack...


Gunmen or soldiers?

The conciliatory approach of the new Southern leader Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit has reduced tension between SSDF and SPLM (AC Vol 46 No 17)...

When Salva Kiir took over after John Garang's death on 30 July he abandoned the SPLM's tough approach...


Fighting the battle of Jericho

The South's new leader Salva Kiir Mayardit is criticised for slowness in naming ministers and senior officials yet the SPLM is attempting the democratic participation that the NC can't afford...

This is Garang's successor Salva Kiir; it underscores Southern determination to proceed to nationhood and the prevalence of Christianity in what was a Muslim-ruled town...


In the driving seat

Garang's successor Lieutenant General Salva Kiir Mayardit has said much the same...


Bad marriage vows

First Vice-President: Lieutenant General Salva Kiir Mayardit SPLM; Bahr el Ghazal Dinka; solid military and reconciliation record...

Water Resources: Mayom Koch Malek South Sudan Democratic Forum; Gogrial Dinka from same village as Bona Malwal; Salva Kiir's relative; ex-SPLA officer; Sudan Relief & Rehabilitation Secretary East Bank 1986...


Congo connection

Few accept President Yoweri Museveni's claim in Washington on 21 September that the LRA is finished but the militia does face heavier pressure from the Ugandan People's Defence Forces (UPDF) and from the new militarily savvy leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Army Salva Kiir...


Control

The regime quietly pushed the NGO law through on 4 August in the stunned gap between Vice-President John Garang's death on 30 July and Salva Kiir Mayardit's succession on 11 August (AC Vol 46 No 17)...


Military manoeuvres

Colonel Garang's death newspapers in Kenya and Uganda have given generous coverage to leaked transcripts of a meeting on 29 November-1 December 2004 at which the long-simmering feud flared up between Garang and his deputy (now his successor) Salva Kiir Mayardit...

Salva Kiir and the man who is now his deputy as Southern leader Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon...


Who is Salva?

Salva Kiir Mayardit's 19 August appointment of Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon as Vice-President of Southern Sudan signals continuity and reconciliation...

As civilian politicians gradually displace the soldiers there is special interest in the futures of Lam Akol Ajawin (Shilluk) James Wani Igga (Equatorian) and Nhial Deng Nhial (Tonj Dinka touted last year as Salva's successor) and veteran politico Bona Malwal Madut Riing now back in Khartoum on good terms with President Omer el Hassan Ahmed el Beshir but sent there we hear by Salva Kiir...


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