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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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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...


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...


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