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 (...)
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, (...)
Saturday 28 July 2012
July 27, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The ruling National Congress Party (NCP) in Sudan has expressed dissatisfaction with the timing and target of the decision to increase electricity charges, asking President Omer Al-Bashir to reconsider it. A (...)
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 (...)
Wednesday 6 August 2014
August 5, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan lost billions as a result of tax exemptions on imported goods and telecommunication operators last year, the parliamentary committee on economy and finance told the country’s lawmakers Tuesday.
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 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 (...)
Wednesday 24 October 2012
October 23, 2012 (JUBA) – The Governor of Central Equatoria state, Clement Wani Konga, has threatened to pull his state out of South Sudan’s centralized tax collection system, saying the system has been corrupted, resulting to the (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Will the Obama administration fix its Sudan policy?2015-08-02 20:43:08
By Ahmed Hussain Adam
President Obama concluded his three-day symbolic visit to Africa this week, but the 12-year old genocide of Darfur is still unfolding. One would welcome Obama’s achievements (...)
Land ownership and conflict of laws in South Sudan 2015-08-01 05:39:05
By Ajo Noel Julious K.
Land in South Sudan is a prickly thing, complicated even further by the confusion associated with legal land ownership. The parallels and discrepancies between provisions (...)
In memoirs of Dr John Garang de Mabior 2015-07-30 06:14:54
By Mabor Maker Dhelbeny
The event of commemorating this day, as a memorial day of our martyrs since 1955 to 2005 was because of the Late Dr John Garang de Mabior. He died in a helicopter plane (...)