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Economic Outlook

South Sudan: Economic Meltdown Looming

South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit fired longtime Finance Minister Salvatore Garang Mabiordit Wol in an executive order read on national television...

Will Kiir’s reshuffle(fires Salvatore, Erjok, and Dr. Chol) save S.Sudan Economy?

South Sudan president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, has fired his long-term financial ally, Hon. Salvatore Garang. South Sudan Finance...

South Sudan: No Money to Pay Civil Servants’ Overdue Salaries

South Sudan’s finance minister said his ministry does not have the money to pay government workers their past due salaries, dismaying civil...

South Sudan citizens decry skyrocketing food prices

 South Sudan's citizens on Monday decried skyrocketing prices of basic commodities like food due to the deteriorating economic situation in the country.

South Sudan, Sudan Address Economic Crises

South Sudan's central bank said Friday that it planned to ban the use of foreign currency nationwide to prevent further depreciation of the South...

South Sudan says conflict, COVID-19 to blame for the economic slump

South Sudan on Friday said that conflicts and COVID-19 pandemic were to blame for declining economic growth in the country.

Shoprite to Close Remaining Branches and Exit Kenyan Market

Shoprite Holdings, Africa’s largest retailer, on Tuesday said it will dispose of its two remaining stores in Kenya and exit the country.

Oil Prices Collapse As Demand Recovery Stalls, With Market “Now Seriously Worried”

Global crude oil prices fell sharply on Tuesday, building on several days of losses, in the face of a stalled U.S. recovery...

S.Sudan Govt. loses 38.23billion SSP to Excessive Tax Exemption

South Sudan's National Revenue Authority says the government is losing vast sums of money each month because of excessive tax exemptions. 

Closure of “special” bank accounts by S. Sudan Gov’t

South Sudan’s Central bank Governor Jamal Abdalla Wani has ordered the closure of bank accounts designated by the bank as “Special Accounts”...

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Water tankers in Juba are on strike a move staged to hike water prices. A normal barrel of water used to...

South Sudan teachers not paid for 13 months, set off strikes in Jonglei State

High school teachers in Jonglei State are protesting in demand of about 19 million South Sudanese pounds that should have been paid...

Rwanda: Tanzania, Rwanda to Resolve Cross Border Trade Hurdles

TANZANIA and Rwanda have agreed to meet at the end of this month to discuss and address various bottlenecks that impede smooth...

Progress on South Sudan peace agreement ‘limps along’

Progress on implementing the South Sudan peace agreement is halting partially due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a special representative of...

Burundi: New Government, but no progress insight on the human rights front

Following the 2020 presidential, legislative and local elections, the fifteen-year presidency of Pierre Nkurunziza came to a close and a new era...
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