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 (...)
Sunday 21 April 2013 April 20,2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan has announced that it will pay its employees two months salaries, confirming uncertainties and speculations that the government had difficulties in getting funds to pay civil servants. South Sudan (...)
Friday 8 March 2013 March 7, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese finance and national economy ministry today reiterated that it is eligible for debt relief under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative.
The Undersecretary of the ministry Yusuf (...)
Tuesday 7 February 2012 By Julius N. Uma
February 6, 2012 (JUBA) - A former minister for Finance and Economic Planning in the South Sudanese government has denied allegations linking him to embezzlement of public funds in the wake of the auditor general’s (...)
Monday 22 November 2010 November 21, 2010 (KHARTOUM) –The oil production from fields in North Sudan will reach 110,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the end of 2010, an official at the oil ministry said on Sunday.
The remarks come amid raging fears on the impact (...)
Tuesday 14 February 2012 February 13, 2012 (WASHINGTON) – The United States (US) President Barrack Obama’s 2013 budget proposal, released on Monday incorporated the possibility of relieving Sudan’s entire debt owed to it if certain conditions are met. U.S. (...)
Wednesday 24 April 2013 April 23, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudanese president Salva Kiir Mayardit said on Tuesday that the Chinese government has approved a major loan scheme to help his country improve infrastructure, adding that the agreement shows the level of (...)
Thursday 29 November 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
November 28, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – Remittances sent to poor nations from family and friends living abroad has increased from $3.5 billion in 1990 to $27 billion in 2011, according to a new United Nations report.
Friday 22 July 2011 July 21, 2011 (MALAKAL) – Upper Nile state citizens received the South Sudan Pound, officially released on Monday in Juba, with joy. The government of Upper Nile state is urging the citizens to exchange their Sudanese Pounds for the new (...)
Sunday 15 March 2009 By Manyang Mayom
March 13, 2009 (RUMBEK) — The manager of Kenya Commercial Bank’s (KCB) branch office in Rumbek of Southern Sudan’s Lakes state has said that a new bank building will open in early April this year with excellent services (...)
Women play a central role in peace 2014-03-10 07:18:26 By John Kerry
March 8, 2014 - International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and (...)
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 (...)