Weekly Media Economic Digest 15th - 21st January

published 20 Jan 2016

Khartoum says they will not lower oil transit fees; Hyperinflation Stalks War-Torn South Sudan as Prices Spike; South Sudan vows to shut down oil fields, pipeline over high transportation fees; Crude oil price drops, South Sudan gets ‘nothing’; Citizens question high cost of fuel amid global crude price drop; S. Sudan: Juba Takes on Sudan over Oil Transit Fees; South Sudan ‘selling every oil barrel at a loss; Nimule traders shun goods from Uganda’s Bibia over high prices; Bor: Marol market shops close over customers’ demands to lower prices; Bureau of Standard Sets Up Testing Lab in Nimule; Women Brewing Local Beer to Support Families; South Sudan Beverages Ltd. to shut down in March; Youths Turn To Brick Laying For Income; Equity Bank seeks amicable end to strike; Equity Bank national staff demand pay rise; Chamber of Commerce says traders stranded; National MPs demand pay rise; South Sudan seeks cancelling original oil deal with Sudan; South Sudan seeks cancelling original oil deal with Sudan; Civil servants hit hardest by devaluation, Former Finance Minister says; Citizens advised to embark on agriculture as economic situation worsens; Khartoum preparing for South Sudan’s possible oil shut down, says official; South Sudan losing money from oil exports.

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