Thursday 1 December 2011
November 30, 2011 (JUBA) - The Central Bank of South Sudan on Wednesday announced it was embarking on a modernisation of the country’s payments, clearing and settlement systems. Kornelio Koryom Mayiik (Getty)
Bank officials say the (...)
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 14 November 2011
November 13, 2011 (JUBA) - Nile Commercial Bank has reopened in Unity state and will begin refunding money lost when the bank collapsed in 2008 due to bankruptcy.
Earlier this month the bank reopened in Rumbek, the capital of Lakes (...)
Friday 28 September 2012
September 27, 2012 (WASHINGTON) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released figures on Thursday projecting that Sudan’s external debts will hit an all-time high next year, the latest evidence of a growing economic crisis engulfing (...)
Saturday 30 April 2011
April 29, 2011 (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Friday removed the private Bank of Khartoum from a blacklist of Sudanese entities and individuals subjected to economic sanctions (...)
Sunday 27 July 2014
July 26, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese minister of finance, Badr al-Din Mahmoud Abas, has called on the Bahraini Al-Baraka Islamic Bank to extend its activities in the country, as well as provide import facilities.
Abas met on Tuesday (...)
Thursday 4 June 2009
June 3, 2009 (JUBA) — Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) signed a US$452 million contract with the government of southern Sudan to build housing units for the civil servants of the semi-autonomous government.
A KCB mortgage subsidiary, (...)
Thursday 27 October 2011
October 26, 2011 (WASHINGTON) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday sounded a warning bell to South Sudan, saying that the newly established nation will see diminishing oil production levels in less than ten years.
Wednesday 16 May 2012
May 15, 2012 (WASHINGTON) – The announcement made by South Sudan last month of an $8 billion loan from China appears to have been overblown, according to officials in Juba as well as diplomats. South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit (...)
Thursday 16 January 2014
January 15, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The US dollar inched higher in the black market relative to the Sudanese pound (SDG) despite assurances by the central bank that it has enough Forex reserves to support the local currency. A worker counts (...)
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National Platform for Peace and Reconciliation (NPPR)
Juba, 21 September 2014 - Hundreds of people took to the streets of the South Sudan capital Jubato ‘Walk for Peace’and demand (...)