Weekly Media Economic Digest 28th October - 3rd November 2016

published 03 Nov 2016
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Equity Bank suspends Yei branch operations; Juba, Kampala discuss Ugandan traders’ losses; Juba: Reduced piped water supply blamed on fighting; Food prices skyrocket in Pochalla North County; Radio Spirit resumes broadcast in Yei; Pochalla North Commissioner complains of absence of telecommunication networks; President Kiir petitioned to re-open the Nation Mirror Newspaper in Juba; Business dealers call on Government to reduce border taxes; City council upset with fuel selling on streets; Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights; Kenya on 4th East Africa Oil and Gas Summit; Establishment of Revenue Authority; S Sudan warned against joining EAC currency union; Igga tells governors to mobilize revenue; Awel State and UNDP join hands to boost recovery and stabilization; Importing food is an insult, says Minister; Secretary General suspended in Gok State over financial irregularities; Ethiopia and South Sudan agree on trade, border and military cooperation; South Sudan directs oil companies to reinstate former employees; Kenya to market oil, gas projects; 66 pct of South Sudan population living in poverty: World Bank survey; Immigration vital for economic growth in South Sudan; SDGs reports finalized.