23rd February 2019
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Economy

NRA generates 1.2 billion SSP in January alone

Author: Memoscar Lasuba | Published: 3 days ago

The National Revenue Authority says it collected a total sum of 1.2 billion pounds in January alone.  (more…)

Author: Memoscar Lasuba | Published: 5 days ago

S.Sudan Central Bank secures over $10 million in grant

Author: Memoscar Lasuba | Published: 1 week ago

Gov’t asks public servants to fund peace

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New banknote symbolizes weakening economy

The Bank of South Sudan has announced the introduction of a new banknote of 500 pounds as a legal tender in the country. (more…)

S. Sudan’s economy needs revival through peace – JMEC

The Chairperson of the peace monitor – JMEC – has emphasized the need for parties to the Revitalization Forum to end the conflict so...

Rwandan President advocates for one Africa telecom network

The Rwandan President says there is urgent need for the continent to develop a single telecommunication sector to reduce on costs and...

S. Sudan at risk of debt distress – IMF

South Sudan is among Sub-Saharan African nations that are at growing risk of debt distress because of heavy borrowing and gaping deficits...

Labor Day: Workers living ‘by God’s grace’

On the occasion of the International Labor Day, South Sudanese workers say they are not enjoying the fruits of their labor due to the...

Traders arrested for allegedly rejecting SSP 1 denomination

Five traders in Tonj have been arrested for allegedly rejecting one South Sudanese denomination for purchase of their goods, according to...

Bor town: Residents mark 9th July despite hardships

Some South Sudanese have called on the citizens in the country to celebrate the 6th independence despite the economic crisis that has hit...

“Made in South Sudan exhibition” kicks off in Juba

A five-day exhibition to showcase goods produced in South Sudan has begun in Juba. (more…)

S Sudan: The 2nd most corrupt country – report

Transparency International has named South Sudan among countries that are highly corrupt in its 2016 index. (more…)

Juba & Khartoum extends cooperation for 3 more years

South Sudan Minister of Petroleum says the Cooperation Agreement signed in 2012 with the Sudan has been extended for another three years....

Peace partners ask IMF to assess economy

Parties to the peace agreement have agreed to invite the International Monetary Fund to assess the economy (more…)

Bad economy: SSBL lays off 150 workers

The South Sudan Beverages Limited, SSBL, has laid off 150 employees as its production declines due to scarcity of the US dollars....

Wildlife and tourism

The Director General of Wildlife in the Ministry of Interior says there is a need to properly manage areas that have not been affected by...

Economist blames bad economy on deceitful traders

An economic analyst has attributed the economic crisis in the country to fraudulent businesspeople. (more…)

Only peace will save economy from collapsing – Lam Akol

In order to save the economy from collapsing, the government must bring peace, the leader of the opposition SPLM-DC has said. (more…)

EA experts and gov’t discuss ways to improve the economy

A two-day conference for the government to consult with East African countries on how to improve the economy has started in Juba....

Give economy more time to improve, Kiir tells citizens

President Salva Kiir says South Sudanese may wait a little longer for the economy to improve. (more…)

What are the challenges facing the economy?

Atem Garang, an independent economist explains. He speaks with Memo Lasuba. (more…)

Kiir urged to intervene in the collapsing economy

The Chamber of Commerce has called on President Salva Kiir to intervene in the matters of the deteriorating economy of the country before...

Drop in oil prices affect the economy-Economist

A South Sudanese economist says South Sudan’s economy has been the worst affected by the drop in prices of oil in the international...

Plan ahead for a sound economy: EU expert

An economic expert from the European Parliament has urged the Government of South Sudan to diversify its economy. (more…)