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South Sudan’s Kiir meets investors from Canada, US

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August 11, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir last week met investors from Canada and the United States interested in real estate, mining, oil refinery, manufacturing of metals and the country’s financial sector.

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South Sudan president Salva Kiir meets an investor at State House in Juba, August 8, 2019 (PPU)

A number of national ministers attended the meeting held in the capital, Juba.

The investors, according to a statement from the presidential press unit, appreciated the president for creating a condusive and friendly environment for investors interested in investing in South Sudan.

On his part, South Sudan deputy head mission to the US, Gordon Buay said the country is peaceful for investors to come and invest in.

South Sudan recently announced that it is seeking to attract international finance to help develop its oil and gas sector during the upcoming third oil and gas conference due in Africa’s newest nation.

South Sudan will host its third annual oil and gas conference in partnership with Africa Oil and Power, focusing on issues like finance, oil field technology and community development from October 28-30, 2019.

South Sudan, which depends on oil production to finance its fiscal budget is currently struggling to increase oil production, months after the signing of the revitalized peace accord in September 2018.

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  • 12 August 09:21, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    Sad that Salva Kiir alone has become the gatekeeper who lets Investors to enter the country for business. The country is made to look like it is property. Tenders to allow potential investors to compete for success in investment should be the way because it enables transparency. In addition no corruption it the matter succeeds. Where is our NA?

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    • 12 August 10:49, by South South

      Jur,
      Anything to enter South Sudan MUST go through Kiir, live it and like it.

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      • 12 August 12:13, by jubaone

        South South,
        Even the Kiirminal knows, his jiengelands are hopelessly backward and will NEVER develop. Afterall, all educated jienges have fled to Juba, Nairobi, Kampala or Khartoum leaving behind the weak, dull and sick. He has NOT even built a water-bottling factory cuz thirsty jienges would break in and drink the water free-of-charge. No company will EVER invest in jiengelands, mark my words.

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        • 12 August 19:22, by South South

          jubaone,

          Aweil is developing, Gogrial is developing, Rumbek is developing, Tonj is developing, Bor is developing, Malakal is developing, Renk is developing, Juba is developing and all South Sudan is developing. Sweet, sweet.

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    • 12 August 12:09, by jubaone

      Jur,
      Jiengelands has been at peace since 2005, if investors wanted to go there, they would. But jiengelands are backwards, the people wild, dull, uneducated without skills, no electricity, poor infrastructure. So why would any profit-making company go there? Equatoria is the heart, jiengelands simply shitholes. Period. Tell me of one single factory or industry in jiengelands? NONE.

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      • 12 August 17:00, by Marco A. Wek

        Jubaone you are the nagging wife of Jiengeor Monygieng and as usual, a nagging wife is left nagging until she sits her buttocks down. It is too bad for you Monygieng nagging wife. You either accept your man and be content or shoot up bitch.

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        • 12 August 18:15, by jubaone

          Marco A Wek
          You must have overheard your jienge father cursing and scolding your mother in such a derogatory manner. I am not surprised that such ludicrous sexism is the reason your girls and women are treated worse than cows. Hopeless jienge. Only if your brains were slightly bigger than your testicles, you’d be at least reasonable, bush jienge.

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        • 13 August 18:21, by Anthony

          Marco a wek
          The freak clearly has a mental problem. The chimps insane and extremely traumatised. I’t spends his whole life crying like a bitch in his grass thatched mudhut crying like a little bitch. The thing’s over 30 years old spending his life gossiping like a girl online.Pathetic

          The black chimp should focus on it’s job of cleaning toilets and latrines. It’s just a bitter slave😂

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