Salva Kiir

By IAfrica
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Jul 4th, 2014
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BY: Peter Utermando, South Sudan, JUL/04/2014, SSN; South Sudan as the world’s newest country had a great opportunity to embark on nation-building, institutional reforms and right decisions on the most suitable system of governance. However, since 2005 the government has been taking the country on th...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 15th, 2014
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– By Carol Berger An important, as yet unanswered, question casts a heavy shadow over the Friday signing of an agreement in Addis Ababa to stop hostilities within South Sudan. Were the two men who signed the agreement — President Salva Kiir Mayendit and rebel leader Riek Machar Teny — given assurance...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 8th, 2012
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South Sudan on Tuesday strongly refuted reports that its President, Salva Kiir wrote “an apology letter” to his US counterpart, Barack Obama denying his alleged support for Sudanese rebels, SPLM-N. The report, which appeared in McClatchy, one of US largest newspaper groups, said the South Sudan leade...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 11th, 2012
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South Sudan on Saturday published an account of top-level government officials who have been contacted to inform them of an amnesty, offering them the opportunity to return embezzled funds. JPEG – 37.3 kb South Sudan president, Salva Kiir (Central Banking) An estimated US$4 billion was taken by...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 5th, 2012
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South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has accused officials of stealing at least $4bn (£2.6bn) from state resources. He has written to 75 current and former senior government employees, asking for the money be returned. “People in South Sudan are suffering and yet some government officials s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2012
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By Luka Biong Deng The Republic of South Sudan, the newest member state of the UN, has entered into a world that is stratified into the top billion people who are prosperous, middle four billion of people who are developing and on track to be prosperous and bottom billion of people who are struck at ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2012
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The challenge of gender parity in South Sudan is less in the provisions of the constitution but more in implementation of the rights provided for at the state and local levels. It has been close to sixteen months since the Republic of South Sudan became independent. The process of state and nation-bu...
By benim
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Nov 14th, 2011
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Juba – South Sudan appointed a senior judge to head its anti-corruption commission at the weekend, in a possible bid to revitalise the organisation which has failed to produce a single conviction since it was set up in 2006. The African country depends largely on donor money and oil revenues an...
By benim
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Sep 20th, 2011
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The president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, has vowed to fight corruption in the government, nearly a month after the formation of his first cabinet since the country’s independence on 9 July 2011. In a statement read on his behalf on Monday at a press conference held by the vice president, Riek Machar...
By benim
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Jul 23rd, 2011
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A south Sudanese rebel leader was killed on Saturday, the southern army and a separate rebel group said as Africa’s newest nation is trying to quell violence threatening stability. South Sudan seceded from the north on July 9 — a separation won in a January referendum that was the climax ...