Thursday 11 July 2013 July 10, 2013, (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s Ministry of Finance has announced today that the committees which were formed to consider the impact of increasing the monthly minimum wage have finished their work. A Sudanese woman shops for Ramadan (...)
Saturday 9 November 2013 November 8, 2013 (BOR) - The public in Bor the capital of Jonglei state have expressed alarm over skyrocketing prices in local markets which have been blamed on the poor roads connecting the town to South Sudan’s capital Juba and other (...)
Wednesday 25 July 2012 By Julius N. Uma
July 24, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s annual inflation increased by 74%
from June 2011 to June this year, while the country witnessed an
upsurge in its consumer price index by 1.7% from May 2012 to June, the
Wednesday 31 July 2013 July 30, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Cereal prices have remained stable in Sudan throughout the country’s lean season, bucking a nationwide increase in staple food prices.
According to the July Sudan Monthly Market Update (MMU) for July, cereal (...)
Friday 31 August 2012 By Julius N. Uma
August 30, 2012 (JUBA) - At least 50% of households in South Sudan remain food insecure, while about 14% are severely affected, a United Nations Food Security Monitoring System (FSMS) conducted in the young nation, (...)
Tuesday 12 March 2013 By Julius N. Uma
March 11, 2013 (JUBA) – Violence in South Sudan is likely to internally displace about 200,000 people, while up to 350,000 refugees, mainly from Sudan are expected into the country this year, the United Nations said (...)
Wednesday 10 October 2012 October 9, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s annual inflation rate slightly fell to 42.9% in September compared to the 43.3% registered in August, the country’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in its latest briefing.
The sudden drop (...)
Friday 8 February 2013 February 7, 2012 (JUBA) – Inflation in South Sudan increased to 35% last month, compared to the 25% registered in December 2012, the country’s national bureau of statistics said in its latest release. Women sell food at Konyo Konyo (...)
Thursday 28 November 2013 November 26, 2013 (BENTIU) - Food commodities have skyrocketed in Unity state after a border crossing between South Sudan and Sudan was closed following the killing of eight Sudanese traders on the border over a week ago. Unity State (...)
Thursday 3 January 2013 January 2, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The prices of basic food commodities have risen by more than 4% recently coinciding with a decision taken by the Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir to raise the minimum wage. FILE - A man selling eggs (...)
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