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 (...)
Friday 5 April 2013 April 4, 2012 (JUBA) - The governor of South Sudan’s Central Equatoria state, Clement Wani Konga, said on Thursday that the government should stick to mobilising more internally generated resources rather than depending on oil revenues (...)
Monday 21 January 2013 By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
January 20, 2013 (BENTIU) - The financial crisis caused by the year-long oil shutdown in South Sudan is forcing Unity state to address the government’s relaxed attitude to tax collection, the state’s minister of (...)
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 (...)
Monday 28 January 2013 January 27, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s Finance Ministry says it has completed a move to harmonise differences that previously existed between the central government and country’s ten states over management of locally generated tax (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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, (...)
Who was behind the killing of civilians in Bor?2014-04-22 06:50:43 By Peter Gai Manyuon
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death", from unknown author. (...)
Embracing victimhood to celebrate victimisation2014-04-22 06:28:12 By Juliana Bol
April 21, 2014 - It was a bit disturbing to hear news of our citizens in the IDP camps (where they are seeking protection and shelter) celebrating the recapture of Bentiu -in (...)
Sudan: No justice for protest killings2014-04-23 21:06:10 Human Rights WatchRelease Detainees and Punish Abusive Forces
(Nairobi, April 21, 2014) – Sudanese authorities have failed to provide justice for scores of civilians killed in anti-government (...)
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 (...)