Weekly Media Economic Digest 13th May - 19th May 2016

published 19 May 2016

S. Sudan grapples with shaky economy, weak local currency; Jonglei traders expect drop in market prices; Juba residents decry high costs of living; South Sudan officials laud local capital market dev’t; Traders complain of demolition of shops in Kadugli market; Blue Nile refugees in Maban complain of food shortages; Rumbek business communities feel economic pinch; SABMiller’s full-year earnings take hit from Angola, South Sudan; Partners to support youth, women entrepreneurship; South Sudan hopes to benefit from East Africa's education, investments; S. Sudan’s VP says improved roads enhance service delivery; Nilepet head proposes refineries to address fuel crisis; Peace heralds oil fortune for South Sudan – Envoy; Urging South Sudan to Facilitate Aid Delivery; S. Sudan mulls power import from Uganda: Minister; South Sudanese to be exempt from East African visa fees; S Sudan health ministry unable to pay Juba hospital’s doctors; Gov’t to engage in private sector development; Youth to create employment.

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