Saturday 9 June 2012
June 8, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan said Friday it was increasing taxes and customs duties, apparently in an attempt to fill the gap in the country’s budget deficit after the closure of the oil production earlier this year.
Wednesday 9 July 2014
July 8, 14 (BOR) – South Sudan’s Jonglei state budget has tabled its draft SSP 327 million budget for the 2014-2015 financial year, now before a special committee for review, officials said.
The draft budget war looked in to on Saturday (...)
Tuesday 5 June 2007
June 4, 2007 (KHARTOUM) — Sudan’s central bank said on Monday it had imposed restrictions on foreign currency transactions, a move money traders said would harm their businesses and create a black market.
The new regulations, from (...)
Saturday 20 August 2011
August 19, 2011 (JUBA) – South Sudan officials say a currency exchange center was attacked in Warrap state, prompting the officials from the Central Bank of South Sudan (CBoSS) to evacuate the money held there to Wau in Western Bahr el (...)
Tuesday 8 February 2011
February 7, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – The governor of Sudan’s central bank will soon quit his position, local media in Khartoum have reported. Sudan’s central bank governor Sabir Mohammad Hassan (Reuters)
Sabir Mohamed Hassan has reportedly (...)
Sunday 6 November 2011
By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
November 1, 2011 (BENTIU) - Tanzania has provided training to staff at Unity state’s finance ministry as part of a a memorandum of understanding signed in August.
The Capacity Building Trust Funds (CBTF) from (...)
Friday 30 April 2010
April 29, 2010 (KHARTOUM) — Hundreds of defrauded investors in the war ravaged region of Darfur staged protests after losing large sums of money in what appeared to be a Ponzi scheme ran by a few people.
Local media said that the (...)
Thursday 3 November 2011
November 2, 2011 (JUBA) - The Rumbek Nile Commercial Bank (NCB) has reopened two years after it collapsed in 2009 due to bankruptcy. Over six thousand customers who had an accounts with the bank are now able to access their money after (...)
Thursday 2 September 2010
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
September 1, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Ethiopian Insurance Corporation (EIC) says it will open its first foreign based branch in Juba town, making it the second state-owned financial firm to start business in the (...)
Thursday 2 October 2008
October 1, 2008 (JUBA) — The Kenyan Equity Bank, One of the world’s first cellphone-to-cellphone cash-transfer systems, intends to expand its activities to southern Sudan by the end of the year
The system, called M-PESA, allows (...)
A critique of the IGAD protocol for peace in S Sudan2014-08-30 05:53:03
“A critique of the IGAD protocol on agreed principles on transitional arrangements towards resolution of the crisis in South Sudan”
By David de Chand
August 29, 2014 - First and foremost of all, (...)
IGAD failure to delivering peace for South Sudan!2014-08-30 05:43:48
By Jacob Odong
August 29, 2014- The East African Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is concluding a plan to allow for what they are calling a unity government for South Sudan. If (...)