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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 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 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, (...)
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 (...)
UNMISS head of mission must heed calls to step down2014-03-08 11:44:51 By Rose Sakala
March 7, 2014 - The calls by the South Sudanese for the Head of the UN Mission ( UNMISS) to step down ought to be taken seriously for it is their prerogative to determine who is (...)
Khartoum: really out of the terrorism business?2014-03-08 11:33:53 By Eric Reeves
March 7, 2014 - Given the U.S. intelligence community's eager relationship with Khartoum, it would be convenient if the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime were (...)
The power struggle dividing the country2014-03-07 09:47:48 By Nikolai Hegertun
March 7, 2014 - The root cause of the conflict in South Sudan was the bitter power-struggle within the leadership of SPLM. The party that got 170 out of 180 seats in the (...)