Business

No Christmas boom for traders in South Sudan

By Tapeng Michael Ohure South Sudanese are big spenders and when the festive period creeps in, business booms-but it’s not so this year as people’s purchasing power have failed to match a monetary policy that has seen the local currency gain against the US dollars. Christmas in 2021 is expected to come and go without […]Read More

Politics

Juba’s former mayor asks successor to start from where he

By Ruot George Former Juba Mayor Kalisto Ladu says leadership positions are not about individual holding the position but the implementation of existing policies. “It’s not about me, it’s about the programs, it’s about the laws whoever come should follow,” Kalisto said. He warned roadside vendors to avoid erecting illegal structures along the roads in […]Read More

Politics

South Sudan: activist raises red flag over constitution making process

By Ruot George A civil society activist has called on the Transitional National Legislative Assembly to name the specialized committees before tabling the draft bill on constitutional making process. Lona Marekaje, expressed concerns on the draft bill, which she said, forms the basis of the permanent constitution making process. The bill was taken to parliament […]Read More

OPED

China and Africa in the New Era: A Partnership of

The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China November 2021 Contents Foreword I.Building an Even Stronger China-Africa Community of Shared Future II.All-Round China-Africa Cooperation in the New Era III.Strengthening Mutual Support IV.Breaking New Ground in China-Africa Relations Conclusion Foreword China is the largest developing country in the world, and Africa is the […]Read More

OPED

Beyond prestige: FAO Livestock Show in Kuajok promotes commercialization of

By Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) After suspension due to the pandemic, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has resumed livestock shows activities in South Sudan.  With funding from the Kingdom of Norway and the South Sudan Reconciliation, Stabilization and Resilience Trust Fund (RSRTF), FAO in partnership with the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries organized a Livestock Show and Agricultural […]Read More

Politics

South Sudan to host regional conference of Nile Basin Initiative

By Tapeng Michael Ohure South Sudan has announced plans to host the 29th Nile Council of Ministers (Nile-COM) meeting in Juba on Friday.  The Nile Basin Initiative is a regional institution with 10 countries of Burundi, DRC Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. “The government of the Republic of South […]Read More

Politics

With 15 months left, peace implementation tasks far from accomplishment:

By Ruot George Its barely 15 months to accomplish the peace implementation in South Sudan but critical tasks mandated by the peace deal remains untouched, the Interim Chairperson of the Reconstituted Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission, Maj. Gen. Charles Tai Gituai, said. The pace of implementation of the Revitalised Agreement of the Resolution of the Conflict […]Read More

Business

Chinese investor lifting South Sudanese out of economic crisis

Source: Xinhua| 2021-11-17 20:15:23|Editor: huaxia Lily Supermarket, owned by a Chinese investor, is fast becoming one of the leading places to shop in South Sudan’s capital Juba. JUBA, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) — Lily Supermarket, owned by a Chinese investor, is fast becoming one of the leading places to shop in South Sudan’s capital Juba. First […]Read More

News

South Sudan blocks bank accounts of companies over tax default

By Simon Deng South Sudan has blocked the bank accounts of several investors over tax default, an official said. The companies include those in the construction, trade and airline sectors, Ajang Ajang Lino, the Deputy commission for domestic tax said. The government demands from the companies over 10 billion South Sudanese Pounds in taxes, he […]Read More