Weekly Media Economic Digest 11th - 17th November 2016

published 17 Nov 2016
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Fuel shortage disrupts business in South Sudan capital; Salary delays for government employees in several South Sudan states; Juba and Kampala Sign Free Trade Deal; New deal to boost S Sudan-Uganda trade; Southern Liech faces food shortage; Gov’t to Implement Juba Power project; New Market launched to Promote Peace; Foreign companies hire charcoal burners; South Sudan reactivates rule of law forum; German party wants all cooperation with S. Sudan suspended; Eastern Lakes state Governor Sacks commissioner; UN calls on Sudan and South Sudan to negotiate over Abyei; Apuk youth withdraws support from Gogrial governor; EU announces €78 million for South Sudan crisis; Kenya’s Troop Withdrawal Could Seal the Fate of South Sudan’s Peace Process; Yei Religious Leader pleads for a peace; Claims by opposition that pulling South Sudan troops was illegal dismissed; Civilian casualties alleged in Nhialdiu clashes; IO deny aid worker abductions; Thousands trapped by fighting in South Sudan Receive Emergency Aid; South Sudanese President grants amnesty to rebels; Education minister condemns killing of teachers in Yambio; Cabinet approves rescue missions abroad for GSDF / South Sudan operation to start Dec. 12; Uganda now home to 450,780 people fleeing war-torn South Sudan; 1 dead, over 10 wounded in different attacks in Juba; South Sudan army says it withdrew from Sudan border; South Sudanese flee country as 'Potential for Genocide' grows; Riek Machar says peace deal can save South Sudan as violence spreads and millions flee.