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 (...)
Thursday 20 December 2012 December 20, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese finance Minister Ali Mahmood Abdel-Rasool dropped his staunch opposition to the long-standing demand by labor union that the government approves an increase in wages. Sudan’s Finance Minister (...)
Friday 11 May 2012 May 10, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The government of South Sudan has managed to secure a total of $600 million in loans amid growing fears about how long the new nation’s economy can survive following its decision to halt its entire oil (...)
Sunday 23 December 2012 December 22, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese Finance Minister Ali Mahmoud Abdel-Rasool denied reports that the government has made a decision to increase wages and stressed that the issue is still being reviewed. Sudanese finance (...)
Monday 31 March 2014 March 30, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – A Sudanese economist warned the government against the "disastrous" consequences of applying International Monetary Fund (IMF) policy recommendations without ensuring their financial support.
In an (...)
Tuesday 25 February 2014 February 24, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s parliamantary subcommittee on health has revealed that 50% of the population do not have access to basic drugs, with 79% of people having to pay out of their own pockets to buy medicine due to (...)
Saturday 9 June 2012 June 8, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia’s Council of Ministers has proposed a record 137.8 billion Birr (nearly $ 8 billion) annual budget for the 2012/2013 fiscal year, focusing on combating poverty.
The proposed budget, according to (...)
Wednesday 13 November 2013 November 12, 2013 (JUBA) – Inflation fears are high in South Sudan after its Central Bank unexpected announced a devaluation of South Sudanese Pounds (SSP) against the US dollar by nearly 35%. South Sudan Pounds (ST)
The move, the (...)
Monday 16 December 2013 December 15, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir issued a decree on Sunday appointing Abdel-Rahman Hassan as governor of the country’s Central Bank.
Hassan, who was the managing director of Omdurman National (...)
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 (...)
Why justice must be served to save South Sudan2014-04-15 06:05:07 By Amb Joseph Ayok Anei
April 14, 2014 - In May 1981 a Muslim called Ali Agca attempted to assassinate His Holiness Pope John Paul II. However, after his recovery, the Pope not only prayed for (...)