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South Sudan’s new currency launched amidst concerns over omission of date

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July 19, 2011 (JUBA) – The new currency for the newly born nation of the
Republic of South Sudan was officially launched on Monday by President Salva
Kiir Mayardit, amidst citizens concerns that the date on which the notes were
printed was not indicated.

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Men from South Sudan display new currency notes outside the Central Bank of South Sudan in Juba July 18, 2011. (Reuters)

Kiir was the first government official to change his old currency with the new
one at the premises of the Central Bank of South Sudan, accompanied by the
caretaker minister of finance and economic planning, David Deng Athorbei, and
the bank’s governor, Elijah Malok.

In his speech, President Kiir called on the citizens to change their money. He
also called on those that have banked their money abroad to repatriate it to
South Sudan.

The bank’s governor, Elijah Malok, on Sunday during his launch of a book on the
history of the Dinka community, downplayed the rising concerns of the people on
the lack of date in the new currency, saying even the British currency doesn’t
have dates. He said only the serial numbers would be indicated on the notes of
the currency.

A number of citizens in Juba that spoke to the Sudan Tribune welcomed the new
currency, but however expressed their concerns over the “deliberate” omission of
the date on which the currency was printed.

“I am happy that we now have our own currency despite some of my observations in
the design of the currency itself,” said David Lemi.

“However, my main immediate concern is why the deliberate omission of the year
2011 in which the new currency was printed?” he inquired, adding that the date
was important to identify the notes printed in that particular year should need
arise in the near future to check on any defect or counterfeiting on the
currency of that particular year.

Nhial Tut wondered how the government and ordinary people would know the serial
numbers printed on notes in 2011 and those that will be printed in 2012 and
beyond.

“First, I ask myself why did the bank officials choose to print a currency
without a date in the first place when most of the nations in the world
including the US have inserted dates in their currencies,” Nhial asked.

“Bank governor [Elijah Malok] should not compare this economically fragile
one-week old Republic of South Sudan to the British government which has been
there for centuries and already secured a stable economy free from corruption,”
he continued, adding that the people would never know through endless serial
numbers how much money is printed in 2011 or which serial number will be printed
first in 2012.

“I hope the government officials responsible for the printing of the new
currency left out the date in good faith, otherwise why would they choose to
omit the date of the currency?” asked Aleu. “When I looked at the currency I
couldn’t tell whether the notes were printed in 1972, 2005 or 2011,” he said,
adding that the situation would easily invite a foul play in the process of
sequential printing of the money and urged the officials to correct it.

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  • 19 July 2011 06:58, by Mi diit

    i knew it. i knew that this currency will begin with a mess. corruption plans always rings in the brains of some of our officials. this is a plan to confuse people on how much money is printed this year. billions will end up in big pockets and cause the worst inflation ever in this baby nation. they have started to mistreat the baby nation.

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    • 19 July 2011 07:28, by Jay

      Inflation doesn’t occur when people put money in their pockets, just asked for what caused inflation!
      Inflation is a rise in the general level of prices of goods and services in an economy over a period of time. When the general price level rises, each unit of currency buys fewer goods and services. Don’t just throw anything out there before you know exactly what it is.

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      • 19 July 2011 07:34, by Mi diit

        jay,

        read my comment between the line, don’t just read it a-z. when i said billions of pounds will be printed and put into their pockets i don’t mean that they will stay in their pockets forever. they will pour them into the markets and cause the inflations. these guys when they have millions they don’t care whether they buy a needle with 10 pounds in the market. i hope you now understand me.

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    • 19 July 2011 07:29, by Mr. Truthteller

      Mi diit,

      This corrupted new currency of South Sudan pound will be amended in the future. Not only the year 2011 that should be indicated on the notes, even the month of July needed to be indicated to differentiate it from the more notes that will be printed in August or during the year up to December. This is always done for transparency purposes.

      And I also heard that both the Governor of the Bank, Elijah Malok Aleng and the Finance minister, David Deng Athorbei, signed on the notes. It should have been the Governor of the Bank to sign alone unless they did not trust him.

      I also learnt from reliable sources that even the cabinet of GOSS did not discuss and approve the design of the currency. Many of them rejected the idea of inserting individual faces and preferred common cultural issues that unite the South. It was secretly done by few who now congratulate themselves for corrupting the currency.

      What they don’t understand is that any thing done secretly or illegally will always be subject to changes or amendements.

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      • 19 July 2011 07:48, by Akaai

        Truthteller,

        Stop dreaming of nightmare, money is something handled by expert of money not the poor cabinet who do not know what money is.
        Any change in the future would be impossible in our present as your giant and the biggest tribe ever.
        I know you are not happy because the money features were done by Dinka. But where will you evade Dinka to make those changes and amendment that you claimed.

        Wait!!!! the History books of South liberation are not written yet and you would either put a knife to your throat or comply by then.

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        • 19 July 2011 09:29, by choldit

          Kiaa,

          You not a South Sudanese by your wording. You don’t need to utilise the recklessness made by my fellow tribemen (Dinka).

          Kiaa, If you are yearning for a disturtive South Sudan, you will not get it. The Nuer and other tribes committed themself to peacefully build South Sudan regardless of whatever done by those few greedy men amongst Dinka. The history and the soul of the fallen heros/ines will judge them.

          Down with your divide and rule policy.

          By the way, the RSS must correct this silly mistake or criminal act. People should not rush in to including their names in history of South Sudan mistakenly like that. At least do the right thing if you want your name on the book else you will go down as wrong doer.

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        • 19 July 2011 10:33, by Chakin Riek Rah

          Akaai,

          Do not talk like a little child that just learning how to talk to other. You are biggest tribe ever. Doing the things in a vacuum without a consult of others will not help your existing in Southern Sudan. If we do want to crash you, the biggest tribe we can. You known us better you Dumb.

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          • 19 July 2011 11:17, by Akaai

            Chicken Riek Rah, Chol-idiot,

            Yes, you are well known for traitorism and chaoism as Nasir bulls shows in 1991.
            But when it comes to leadership and expertise you are the tail of every one.
            You will cry and cry but the Dwinka have already set the story straight and you would use your balls to wind it back.
            Don’t tell be Ngundeng prophesied the head of John Garang to be on South Sudan currency.
            Last time your people said that Ngundeng predicted a one hand potray of referendum to be for separation, now they may claim too John Garang’s picture appearance on South currency.
            You are just bundles of clans whose future is determined by luck and prophesy but lack their own insight on what future hold for them, Just impulsive community.

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      • 19 July 2011 08:00, by George Bol

        Mr truthteller,

        Dr John Garang de mabior in your pocket, what will you do now?

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        • 19 July 2011 09:02, by Junubi Karuduaks

          Dear, what ever you call your self,
          Let’s NOT individualise/personalise the new currency, the break from the north was the struggle of all southerners, even if one person appeared to be (herein Dr. Garang) so the appearance of his face in the currency does not mean the Dinka made it and also made the Money!!!!. I rem. early on some one commented that "even it was buffer or lion face, no problem so-long it can be accepted by the world", so do not spear bell to other tribes.
          Be mature in thinking,

          Y.....!

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        • 19 July 2011 18:04, by Mi diit

          George Bol,

          You got me wrong. I am not against John Garang’s picture or head as such. When he died I even mourned for him in 2005. Didn’t that show my love for him?

          My usual concern is that we should not rush for individual leaders’ images in our money. We should have instead looked for our common cultural heritages that symbolize our being a people. It would have been better if a picture of a Dinka man or woman dressed in traditional dress was put on the money. And besides, the face of John Garang is all over the notes from 1 to 100 notes. It looks very boring and uncivilized.

          Even the face of the American nation founder was printed on only one note. The rest should have been faces from our leaders from 1947 Juba conference, Anya-nya I, Anya-nya II and then John Garang. That would have saved you from the greed of putting only the face of one leader on all the money.

          Anyway, the money will be amended in the near future, I can guarantee you that.

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          • 19 July 2011 20:07, by AdierCien

            In The Name Of The Trinity God Amen

            Mi dit

            It is your right to ask anything you are not made fulfilled if you happen to be a real Southerner and make sure that in the process of doing this you should also have good intensions to enable your message or question be considered as relevance and finally put in to use if any.

            However, you mention something I did not hear one time on this earth of ours you know, saying it is boring! Well, to be clear now money is not for entertainment. It is not made to entertain you rather your friend. It is made for economic reasons and social concept is all about money. Even you’re not required to always read, check the features written on the note and coin currency unless there is special condition which need such process like blindness and so on, in doing so you will be regarded as a forgery specialist because you are like to copy all the features for your own interest.

            Mi dit I am sorry if you are looking for entertainment but I’ll only suggest one solution for your boring condition if any. You may go to cinema if you are not lucky to have any other way to make you fill relief.

            One thing I want to add is making currency is not a simple thing and that can’t be done by one person as you may think so but it can be done by group.
            We have many tribes and heads of states all agreed on one thing only you is still hanging around causing chaos.

            I know you still need help but be patience things don’t come one day. Our govt is there for us work for it for betterment of South Sudan.

            God Bless You All.

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    • 19 July 2011 09:25, by Nhomlawda

      Mi Diit

      I don’t think date/year of printing was omitted intentionally but I believe it was a result of lack of attention to details by BOSS and the contracted company during preprinting verification exercise. May be the persons who were verifying details did not consider date as one of the most important things to look for.

      The company concerned too did not advise BOSS that date is a key feature in money and should be indicated.

      In conclusion, it is all about ignorant and failure to pay attention to details.

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    • 19 July 2011 12:03, by Murle Intellectual

      This is jonkoz bank notes in jonkoz regime. It will will go when jonkoz go. It is not a major concern at the moment, the major concern now is liberty. South Sudan Republic needs another liberation from jonkoz. In the modern warfare, number doesn’t matter. What really matters is the type of weapon and how effective you and your guns are

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      • 19 July 2011 13:44, by Jay

        Murle unreasonable, it’s easy to say than done, remember it took over two decades and more than two million lives to achieve this freedom.

        Good luck to you if you think you going to reverse all that with just the stroke of the keyboard.

        The only way is to be part of the solution other than to be part of the problem. Trust me, Winning will not be a walk in the park.

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        • 19 July 2011 21:22, by dakin

          Jay,
          ....’’It took over two decades and over two million dinka lifes lost in the process.’’.... Murle Intellectual should be warned!!!

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      • 19 July 2011 13:57, by Dinka Dominated SPLA/M

        Murle Intellectual
        If you are really murle as well as intellectual. than you have a big job to do please.
        Go and treat murle with gonorrhea which provent them from giving brith to children and i am doubt that you are murle but an abducted child of nuer or Dinka since no women in so called murle can produced intellectual man or woman.
        Big job do it and you will deserve rewarded the name intellectual.
        But i am doubt that you have a gut to do it.

        I pologies in any inconvenence but i am parying to God in ordered to give murle person like you to have a voic which can be heard from Sudan and inparticular South Sudan.
        God serve Murle from Gonorrhea. which is their number one enemy.

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    • 19 July 2011 16:05, by David Arok

      I am sure when there is a date on they pound it is an indication that they will not be stolen. Or maybe, they put you to count every currency circulating in the whole economy. I heard that when there is no date on the money it result to inflation and Mi dit you are they exert explain it to us. Or did I heard you saying when the date is on the pound they will jump out of the pockets and betrayed those who want to steal. I bet you know it better than I do. So we want to hear from a great Economist like Mi Dit with this incredible theory if not madness.

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    • 19 July 2011 16:10, by David Arok

      I am sure when there is a date on they pound it is an indication that they will not be stolen. Or maybe, they put you to count every currency circulating in the whole economy. I heard that when there is no date on the money it result to inflation and Mi diit you are they exert explain it to us. Or did I heard you saying when the date is on the pound they will jump out of the pockets and betrayed those who want to steal. I bet you know it better than I do. So we want to hear from a great Economist like Mi Diit with this incredible theory if not madness.

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    • 19 July 2011 16:52, by David Arok

      Mi Diit a mad Economist or a dead Economist.

      Everybody in this site should be conscious of Mi diit as expert who claimed that without date on The ROSS pound will result to inflation. That is new economical model or the theory, so let him explain this model you, or you call him mad economist.

      N/B: Mi diit I never thought of writing nonsense but you invite me to it. I know you, your real name, where you live and where you are from. Everyone you attack in this site will know you if you do not stop attacking people. I will spell your name out and the people around you or me will kick your ass. Believe me, or in one-week time I will kick you ass if you do not stop confronting those who want to enjoy this website. And if you reply I will reduce one-week to two days.

      Try.

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      • 19 July 2011 17:29, by dakin

        Idiot Arok,
        People are debating a matter of concern to them if it doesn’t concern you than go and kick your mother’s ass or fuck her. Who care? That is not subject to national debate.
        Useless

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      • 19 July 2011 18:36, by Mi diit

        david arok,

        if i reply you with insults you may think we are equal when you are so little with no value compared to my culture of respect. i don’t understand what made you to leave logical argument and insult me. you lie that you know me. if you know me you would never insult me because you would tremble down with great fear. but you have the right to bark from a far.

        you did not understand my point of argument. i was saying if billions of pounds are printed and put into the pockets of our corrupt officials then they will pour them into the markets and cause inflation. read my comments again and again. economists know that when more money are injected into the market without the supplies of materials, then the prices go higher and so comes the inflation. i was not saying the inflation would come as a result of the date missing. the date would only make checking easier for that particular year of printing. don’t you understand me.

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    • 19 July 2011 17:01, by The Republic of South Sudan

      Your are right Mr.Mi diit or whatever you call yourself. I have to disclose the truth although my tribe mate will not like it but I know it is worth at this point to start telling the truth.

      We Dinka always pretend and we don’t want to accept our mistake. There is no way an official note call currency should not have a date, that is stupid for heaven’s sake. In addition,Kiir can not know the important of date,because he didn’t even know when he was born and when the history of South Sudan started. That is why he has grabbed the history and started it in 1983 for getting it that Juba conference was the start of every thing.

      He can not even acknowledge Senior Citizens like Uncle Joseph Lagu who have started the advocating for Self-Determination of South Sudanese. I know one thing will happen in future, if this leadership get into the hand of Non-Dinka, they will not and ever have it again. May God help and bless my people Dinka.

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    • 19 July 2011 17:07, by Anti Dinka’s

      by putting the picture of LOSER JOHN GARANGE
      Dinka’s want to continue claiming that they lebrate south sudan which is false
      NOT TRUE AT ALL

      To SUDAN TRIBUNE
      YOU GUYS CLAIM TO be FREE AND FAIR unlimited news hosting

      deleting people reaction will not help you at all
      if you guys in free s peach slogan then let people write what ever there opinion is thats the way democratio work
      if we are against DINKA’S GOVERNMENT IN Juba let it be

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  • 19 July 2011 07:22, by George Bol

    Dear brothers and sisters,

    You should observed and examine very keenly the notes of some nations. For people who lack critical thinking,you need to wait before jumping up and down. Do you think British are stupid to carelessly print our money? no dear.

    Even USA dollars have only serial number without date. for example; one dollar and 20 dollars have serial 2006.

    malong Aleng said that we have serial numbers but not date.
    I did not see the serial yet but if the notes are written serial 2011 in the note than you are making noise for nothing unless we have no serial 2011 in the note.
    Thanks

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    • 19 July 2011 07:33, by Akaai

      Fellow citizens,

      Our government knows why they ommit the printing Date, and possibly it is a trick to ward off Sudan goverment’s scrutiny on how much money our country print each year.
      Don’t forget we are in currency competitiion with the North and the best way to outwit them is not to be so detailed about our currency.
      If British currency do not have dates why then bother about ours?

      Please cool down, we dealing with evasive North.

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      • 19 July 2011 07:40, by Mi diit

        george bol,

        stop displaying your ignorance on the issue of money which you don’t know. the 2006 you are talking about in american dollar is not the serial number but the very date (year) which is now missing in our new currency of south sudan pounds.

        also 2011 is the date (year) not the serial number. the serial number are so many digits in which each not has its own serial number ending.

        don’t argue when you don’t know any thing about money. just put them in your pocket not knowing its implications.

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        • 19 July 2011 07:54, by George Bol

          Mi diit,

          I know that the series 2006 in the US dollars is so clear and that is the something that is in the Ross notes.

          Simple test for you. Check you British notes and USA notes before arguing about something you do not know.

          Check them again! and again!.

          The many digits you talking about is not a date or the series number. It is an identification number buddy.

          Welcome to the world of reality. Thanks

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  • 19 July 2011 07:34, by Wanibuluk Ciciliba

    Very amezing! Amezing that even the printing company with vast experience for more than 40 years can not discover this little but important area.
    Any way I take it easy on them giving it the hardles they(politicians)whent through this period of the CPA and I gues it will be rectified immediately.
    If it was for corruption interest that it was printed without date then slowly it will come up to the light because one day things kept in the dirkness will be brought to light.
    Let’s not make mistakes now because the last six years of the interim period was enough to learn now is to perform in a standard that is measurable, this way other countries will lough at us. Be ’SMART’

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    • 19 July 2011 08:53, by Cibaipiath Junub Sudan

      Dear Guys;
      Remember that in 1991 the SPLM/A splitted into more factions. The reason was that "Dr. John Garang De Mabior has put the struggle into his own Briefcase". This is the same issue that has happened. The Cabinet and especially the designated Minister of Finance and Economic planning in collaboration with the Governor of the South Sudan Central Bank has put the decision of the currency into their own Briefcases. They did not consult the South Sudan Legislative Assembly and the South Sudanese Citizens about the production of the South Sudan Pound.

      A week ago i did comment that our New Currency should not be like Kuol Manyang Juk Pound and now it has happened.

      My own conclusion to this is that our Politician are proud of their own mistakes. This has happened during the Declaration day when Kiir apologized for the poor arrangements. And there are many occassions when we are proud of the mistakes. For how long should we be proud of the mistakes?

      The currency should have the date and one man signature who should be the Governor of the Bank only.

      If the Minister of Finance want his name to appear in any legal tender notes let him just write his own book. Economic books and Administration,Finance and Management books. His names should not appear in any currency.

      If South Sudanese uses this currency without any corrections then they have accepted long term economy crisis in the country and with ultimate poverty.

      All criminals and Arabs will inflate the currency by all means. Garang picture is everywhere and they can put it.

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  • 19 July 2011 08:51, by George Bol

    The only thing that I don,t like are the numbering of 12345657. numbers in the notes should not in sequences.

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    • 19 July 2011 09:10, by Junubi Karuduaks

      Bol,
      So you can talk to your uncle to change to your design! I think he can listen to you more,
      So are yelling your ignorance in a close door but nothing will materialise, BoSS will dispose all that was printed and go with, please let,s wait what will be printed next!!!

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  • 19 July 2011 08:59, by Dumodit

    The new currency of South Sudan that was launched should be posted first before exchange is taking place.

    I am afraid of those who kept their money from outside bank that they can never accept the president advice to bring their money back to the Central Bank of South Sudan.

    Because most of them are corrupt and don’t want to let others know how much money they had.

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  • 19 July 2011 09:19, by Nhomlawda

    What happened in the printing of South Sudanese Pound is an error of greatest stupidity both from the printing company with vast experience in money minting and the little money features experienced BOSS and Government of South Sudan (GOSS) treasury.

    There is no justification for omitting date/year in South Sudanese Pound apart from accepting that serious error was made during the printing of money.

    All moneys in the world have year of printing. It is the date that is not compulsory but year of printing is compulsory to be included.

    There is no way now to correct the already printed notes, however, BOSS should correct the error before next printing, and, the government officials in charge and the money printing company must apologize to the nation for making this silly mistake of printing money without date or year of printing.

    In everything you do, always pay attention to details to avoid silly mistakes like this.

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    • 19 July 2011 11:59, by kuac Agol

      Dear Nhomlada.
      It is very very unwise to name yourself freedom[Nhomlada] when you are not in anyway being freed,ironically instead of naming yourself claimant than you mistakenly impose the name against yourself.

      please be free first and you will be called freedom.

      The money you are complaining is beyond your small knowledge and that of your friend ,however, complaining about what you donot know is better to keep proper quite and see what is happening because you do not know what materials the money is made of nor do you know to print the money.

      Now if you are being appointed as the so call bank manager or in a big position you could not even think of putting Dr.Garang head,you put your head there that why you are complaining.

      My last comment you is to know where the money is being printed who print it and to whether you are qualified than those.

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      • 19 July 2011 13:00, by Nhomlawda

        Kuac Agol

        Being free involves free expression of thoughts and no cover up of mistakes. That is the essence of freedom and that is why I am called Nhomlawda.

        I am not an expert in money making but I understand the basic features of money that include date or year of printing.

        I heard people justifying absence of date/year of printing in South Sudanese Pounds by saying that British Pound Sterling and South African Rand had no date or year of printing.

        That is a white lie. British Pound Sterling has year of printing in all notes and coins and the same to South Africa Rand.

        Never cover up mistakes; doing so mean you are not free.
        Freedom means free from prejudices.

        Nhomlawda is free from prejudices.

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  • 19 July 2011 11:56, by David Arok

    Fellow compatriot, I suppose we are missing a point. To date the currency is not a strategic solution to stop people producing counterfeit. Secondly, even if that was the case how can you count all the money circulating in the whole economy and drawing your conclusion on that bases. Thirdly, If there is a date then they can also produce the same version of the pound with a date on it. Does that solve a problem? I suggest we should reason behind the issue of date on the currency. Take example, since 2005-until now the US dollars were circulating in the entire South Sudan. However, there has been no much concern about the issue counterfeits. Do you thing people did not endeavoured to produce the same kind of dollar? I suppose the did it but they fail, or did you saw any date on the US dollar note? The reason the could not accomplish to defalcate the dollar is the question we should ask. Let me take you through to why the did not succeeded. The material in which the dollar was made is not easier to obtain in South Sudan (I mean it is expensive). The same apply to the British sterling pound if they were used in South Sudan, it would still be difficult for them to produce because of the material in which a pound was made. So, the question is: Are this money made of the same material as British pound? or they just made the currency with a paper like we saw in Kenyan Shillings and Ugandan shillings. If that is the case, then there is a major concern. However, if they are the same version of British pounds then there is nothing to worry about because it will be difficult for those who need to produce counterfeits. One prove is that, even if you keep them in water for a week or a year it will remain the same without any damage. And if your pound is like that, where are the going to obtain that the same material so that they can make a the counterfeit out of its? So the issue of date is just for people who fail to challenge their discretion.

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    • 19 July 2011 12:41, by Mi diit

      david arok,

      you don’t know what you are saying. in america today if you go with the money dated 1996 they would not accept it. do you know why? it is because the government of iran counterfeited the american dollars in billions in 1996. it even forced the american government to add some special feature to the dollar from 1997 on wards.

      now suppose that the 1996 date was not put on the dollar note, how would the americans easily categorize that year’s notes across the whole country?

      it strategically helps alot to have the date inserted for such eventualities.

      the world is a global village. the type of paper used can easily be bought by organized counterfeiters, but the date can help in identifying the money counterfeited in that year by simply looking at the date/year in which they were printed.

      do you now understand?

      i do agree with nhomlawda this time that it could be a stupid mistake from the officials who involved in the printing process.

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      • 19 July 2011 14:32, by David Arok

        This is what I call the rotten mentality, if you are sure there is date in American dollar note then I will accept on one bases, unless you explain to me how date on the South Sudan currency will prevent those who want to defalcate the pound. I am in Australia but in dollar-note there is no date indicated anywhere exception of a coin. First, those who produce the counterfeit used the original note, so they can produce the same kind of money with date on it. Now you claim that you know more and even going further insulting a person you never met before. I am sure that reflect you as a polite, diplomatic and perhaps an educated person. However, if you can not prove to me how those producers of counterfeits be prevented from dating the pound then I will assume that you are just a person who claimed to have more knowledge but when ask to prove his point of argument then he is more than a good foolish. I know you have a good rotten mentality, but before I make a conclusion please prove it to me. Thanks

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      • 19 July 2011 16:13, by David Arok

        I am sure when there is a date on they pound it is an indication that they will not be stolen. Or maybe, they put you to count every currency circulating in the whole economy. I heard that when there is no date on the money it result to inflation and Mi dit you are they exert explain it to us. Or did I heard you saying when the date is on the pound they will jump out of the pockets and betrayed those who want to steal. I bet you know it better than I do. So we want to hear from a great Economist like Mi Dit with this incredible theory if not madness.

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        • 19 July 2011 17:06, by Anti Dinka’s

          by putting the picture of LOSER JOHN GARANGE
          Dinka’s want to continue claiming that they lebrate south sudan which is false
          NOT TRUE AT ALL

          To SUDAN TRIBUNE
          YOU GUYS CLAIM TO be FREE AND FAIR unlimited news hosting

          deleting people reaction will not help you at all
          if you guys in free s peach slogan then let people write what ever there opinion is thats the way democratio work
          if we are against DINKA’S GOVERNMENT IN Juba let it be

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          • 19 July 2011 20:54, by Nhomlawda

            Anti Dinka

            Anybody who points his fingers against Dinka must know that Dinka people will not forgive him again.

            Know the difference between Dinka and GOSS.
            Blame GOSS for their failures but not Dinka.

            Anybody pointing his fingers against Dinka is an enemy of Dinka people. We have forgiven our enemies in the past but not in ROSS anymore.

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            • 20 July 2011 07:36, by Mi diit

              nhomlawda,

              i thought it is the dinka that need to be forgiven this time that we are on our own as independent through the self determination which the dinka rejected. and besides they messed up the system and corrupted our wealth for the last six years. what do you think?

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  • 20 July 2011 05:54, by Odingo

    Not Suprising of putting Dr. John Garang his head in currency
    Folks, the Southerners have to show the World that we love Dr. John Garang as our leader. Let the head of Dr. John Garang be in our country South Sudan currency. It is something good for Nuer, Greater Equatoria, Murles , Shuluk and others tribes to put the head of number one dangerous criminal leader whom they love in their pocket.

    Folks, putting the of Dr. John Garang in the currency is very bad for Dinka Community especially Dinka Bor for several reasons.

    First of all, all Dinka Girls, women, ladies and even men will turn into prostitution of seeing the head of Banydiit carrying by others tribes. They will do everything they can to get back the head of their Banydiit, Dr John Garang.This is my bigger concern.

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  • 20 July 2011 07:46, by Mi diit

    george bol,

    don’t forget that john garang’s image is now on ’south sudan independent currency’ not united new sudan currency, okay?

    why would i reject garang’s image in my independent country which he previously rejected until he was forced to sign to self determination in 2002 and confirmed it in 2005. i would want his image in the south sudan independent country’s currency to show that his vision for uniting sudan is completely dead and joined the vision of self determination and independence.

    my friend, image is an image on money. you can put john garang, buffalo, deer, chicken, goat, cat and even a rat if it means something at least.

    what i was after is that one note would be enough for john garang’s image if uncivilized greediness or appeasing of rebecca nyandeng who refused to participate in independence celebrations in juba was to be put aside.

    i suggest that from the notes of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 to 100, we divide images; one for guek ngundeng (first important martyr who fought the british), azande king (who fought the british) both diu (the founder of first south sudan party), father saturino (the founder of anya-nya, deng nhial (who contributed greatly, joseph lagu and john garang.

    by that it would have shown all our regions in the note and the rest of the notes faces would have our cultural heritages and animals that are part of our livlihood. if we do it in civilized manner far from greediness and history theft, it would be fine..

    and i hope the currency will looked almost like in my suggestion in the future.

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