Saturday 10 August 2013 August 9, 2013 (JUBA)- South Sudan’s new finance minister, Aggrey Tisa Sabuni, has pledged to raise non-oil revenues from 70 to 90 million South Sudanese pounds (SSP) within 100 days of taking office. South Sudan’s new finance minister (...)
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 (...)
Monday 22 April 2013 April 21, 2013 (AWEIL) - More than 150 people from South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal state have been put behind bars allegedly for failing to pay local household taxes, local chiefs and residents said Sunday.
The arrested people (...)
Monday 29 October 2012 October 28, 2012 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Kosti Manibe Ngai, defended on Friday the centralized system of tax collection in the country after threats by the Central Equatoria State governor to (...)
Tuesday 12 November 2013 November 11, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudan officials say the partial closure of highway connecting Uganda with South Sudan is “a disaster for the economy” following a tour of the damaged portion of the road on Friday. Traders move their (...)
Saturday 21 July 2012 July 20, 2012 (BOR) – Local authorities in Jonglei say that a new “social services tax” is needed to provide government services and fund infrastructure projects as across South Sudan’s largest state.
A proposed law introducing the tax (...)
Wednesday 11 December 2013 December 10, 2013 (BENTIU) - East African foreigners trading in Unity state claim they are being taxed three times higher than local businesses when the goods enter Bentiu and Rubkotna county.
Because of the poor road network and (...)
Sunday 26 August 2012 By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
August 25, 2012 (BENITU) - Authorities in South Sudan’s Unity State are re-registering all businesses and issuing new licenses to traders in the area. The authorities say the move is being implemented in (...)
Monday 4 February 2013 February 3, 2013 (JUBA) – An electronic payroll management system seeking to improve efficiency within South Sudan’s civil service has officially been launched by the country’s labour and public service ministry.
Implementation of the (...)
Sunday 4 November 2012 November 3, 2012 (JUBA) - Community leaders from South Sudan’s Twic County in Warrap state have strongly protested against the arrest of a youth leader by state government officials over household taxes.
The arrest of Atem Ayuen Atem, (...)
Al-Bashir’s decree fell short of Sudan’s demands2014-04-17 09:57:38 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman
Ampril 16, 2014 - This article comes against the backdrop of the Decree number 158 of 2014 passed by the National Congress Party (NCP) president Marshal Omer Hassan Ahmed (...)
Why hiring a lawyer if you can buy a judge2014-04-17 09:11:43 By Dong Samuel Luak
April 16, 2014 - Many people in South Sudan are asking, how long did it take President Salva Kiir to plan all this tragedy befalling our young country now? Recruitment, (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)