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South Sudan

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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


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Who owns what?

This is part of the ambitious $24 billion Lamu Port, South Sudan and Ethiopia Transport Corridor (Lapsset, AC Vol 53 No 19, The rush for land, & Vol 54 No 13, Unhappy anniversary), which is why Kenyatta's speech came as he met Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni...


Famine ‘almost a certainty’

In Brussels, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary at the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, Simon Henshaw, told AC that the US was concerned that there hadn’t been any movement from the two leaders – President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Riek Machar – who were supposed to come to an agreement and work on a ceasefire...


The end of the beginning

The two men who bear greatest responsibility for the conflict, President Salva Kiir Mayardit and former Vice-President, Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon, held only proximity talks...


Red flag over Africa

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit were present for the signing...


Calling time on the killing

The pressures of war are mounting but President Salva Kiir Mayardit still sports a black ten-gallon hat and a hefty walking stick...

As Salva Kiir and his delegation left the seminar, Obasanjo called them back with a simple message: if the leaders of South Sudan could find a way to make peace with Khartoum after half a century of warfare, how could they not reach an agreement between themselves...

Paul Malong Awan, has long been seen as a leader of Salva Kiir's Dinka homeboys from Bahr el Ghazal, where he was previously State Governor...

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The third eleven enters the contest

At talks in Addis Ababa about forming an interim government in South Sudan, some are pinning their hopes on a group of eleven politicians, most of whom were ministers until they were sacked by President Salva Kiir Mayardit last July...


Kagame mourns – and warns

Three other East African presidents were there: Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta, Somalia's Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, and Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan...

Hassan Sheikh and Salva Kiir are anxious to win Rwanda's support for their bids to join the East African Community...


Talks or treason trials

In fact, neither of the warring leaders in the South Sudan conflict – President Salva Kiir Mayardit or his sacked Vice-President, Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon, is keen on IGAD's mediating role, especially its plan to send in a stabilisation force, though the government has reluctantly accepted it...


Shooting in Juba, talking in Addis

This is the first time that President Salva Kiir Mayardit has accepted that the roots of the crisis lie within the SPLM, rather than in the claims of a coup attempt by his former Vice-President, Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon...

The other two camps at the Addis talks are those loyal to Salva Kiir and the dissidents, the Third Platform, led by former Foreign Minister Deng Alor Kuol and SPLM former Secretary General Pa'gan Amum Okiech (still detained in Juba)...

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The battle for Malakal

Although much of the population is highly critical of President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s government, that doesn’t translate into support for Riek, who enjoys backing only among a section of his Nuer community...

He has denied any coup attempt and publicly accepted that Salva Kiir is President...


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