Weekly Media Economic Digest 4th - 10th November 2016

published 10 Nov 2016
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No commercial banks operational in Yei town; Equity Bank In Torit Suspends Operations Indefinitely; Kenyan traders resume business to South Sudan; S Sudan crisis cuts KCB deposits by Sh34 billion; Telephone networks in Yei go off air; Eastern lakes impose 2000% household tax hike; Prices of Goods Drop in Wau Town; Fuel Stations Resuming Operations In Wau; South Sudan directs oil Companies to recall Employees; Activists demand sacking of South Sudan bank governor; TZ cuts fees on residence permit for EA state nationals; Kampala & Juba agree to settle $41M debt; Workers Trade Union Federation Urges Government to reduce working hours; Fuel price increment rumors is risky; Gov’t urged to fix exchange rate; Conflict and climate hit South Sudan crops, spike food prices; South Sudan will face escalating food crisis in 2017, UN agriculture agency warns; Daily rise in Local Market Prices spark breadwinner’s fury.