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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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Jobs for Raila's boys

Odinga's reward is to be Kenya's special envoy to African trouble spots; hence his meeting with South Sudan's President Salva Kiir in Juba on 25 May, followed by discussions with rebel leader Riek Machar in South Africa on 8 June...


Splits and special pleas

In April, the unity of President Salva Kiir Mayardit's Dinka-dominated alliance fractured further when his former army chief Paul Malong Awan announced the formation of yet another opposition movement, the South Sudan United Front...


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...


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...


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)...


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...


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...


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...


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