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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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Salva's bunker mentality

President Salva Kiir Mayardit has tightened his control over key finance and security posts by appointing loyalists from his home region...

President Salva Kiir Mayardit has tightened his control over key finance and security posts by appointing loyalists from his home region...


Salva stalls the peacemakers

South Sudan's sequestered president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, made a rare excursion out of Juba the first week of March...

South Sudan's sequestered president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, made a rare excursion out of Juba the first week of March...


Cycle of broken deals

Scarcely a day later it was back to business as usual, as offensives were launched by both sides and a beleaguered President Salva Kiir Mayardit demanded that diplomats and journalists cease publishing 'negative' reports...

Scarcely a day later it was back to business as usual, as offensives were launched by both sides and a beleaguered President Salva Kiir Mayardit demanded that diplomats and journalists cease publishing 'negative' reports...


Low expectations for peace talks

The Forum, organised by the regional Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), is supposed to resurrect the peace pact that President Salva Kiir Mayardit and rebel leader Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon signed in 2015, but which collapsed spectacularly last July when Riek was forced out of the country amid heavy bloodshed (AC Vol 57 No 17, Pax Salvatica)...

The Forum, organised by the regional Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), is supposed to resurrect the peace pact that President Salva Kiir Mayardit and rebel leader Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon signed in 2015, but which collapsed spectacularly last July when Riek was forced out of the country amid heavy bloodshed (AC Vol 57 No 17, Pax Salvatica)...


No let-up in southern fighting

In early 2016, tensions grew between Cirillo and President Salva Kiir over the grabbing of Bari land – including land where Cirillo's own family is buried – by Dinka officers and cattle-herders under the command of SPLA head of ground forces and former head of Salva's personal guard, Marial Chanuong, a UN sanctions-listed Dinka from Lakes State...


The fall of 'King Paul'

Malong left Juba on 9 May straight after President Salva Kiir Mayardit abruptly sacked him...

Malong left Juba on 9 May straight after President Salva Kiir Mayardit abruptly sacked him...


Spinning Africa in Europe

BTP also advised and lobbied on behalf of South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit against his opponent Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon in 2016...

BTP also advised and lobbied on behalf of South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit against his opponent Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon in 2016...


Storm over $10,000 permit

So President Salva Kiir Mayardit's government's decision to raise work permit fees for senior foreign staff from US$100 to $10,000 a year has caused outrage among non-governmental organisations and accusations of profiteering...

So President Salva Kiir Mayardit's government's decision to raise work permit fees for senior foreign staff from US$100 to $10,000 a year has caused outrage among non-governmental organisations and accusations of profiteering...


Power before food

President Salva Kiir Mayardit's beleaguered government seems not to grasp the seriousness of the 20 February official declaration of famine, jointly by Juba and the United Nations, or the extent of international concern and opprobrium since the starvation is entirely man-made...

President Salva Kiir Mayardit's beleaguered government seems not to grasp the seriousness of the 20 February official declaration of famine, jointly by Juba and the United Nations, or the extent of international concern and opprobrium since the starvation is entirely man-made...


Eritrea's unsettling alliance

Ethiopia has also been putting out stories of a 'dirty deal' between Cairo and Juba, under which Egypt would provide arms to President Salva Kiir Mayardit, who is threatened with an arms embargo...

Ethiopia has also been putting out stories of a 'dirty deal' between Cairo and Juba, under which Egypt would provide arms to President Salva Kiir Mayardit, who is threatened with an arms embargo...


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