Weekly Media Economic Digest 1st-7th April

Published 07 Apr 2016

Bank of South Sudan makes changes in bank notes; South Sudan Central Bank and Finance Ministry sign memorandum of understanding; Exchange rate drops as South Sudan peace on the horizon; Juba citizens complain of soaring prices of consumer goods; Police Cooperative to subsidize food prices for officers; Governor meets with business community in Rumbek; MTN’s woes in Nigeria, Uganda, South Sudan proving costly for telco; South Sudan Civil Aviation: Juba Airport to reopen for weekend flights; Truck drivers resume business on Nimule-Juba highway; Traders promise to reduce prices in Rumbek; Gemtel denies strike by its staff; South Sudan thorn on EAC's flesh; USAID Joins Nespresso and TechnoServe to Support South Sudan's Coffee Farmers; Trade halts across Sudan, South Sudan border amid currency weakening; Economic crisis disappointing: MPs; Economics crisis will continue for 3 years, Presidential Advisor predicts; Lakes state authorities impose 1210 SSP residency fee to foreigners; TGONU to save S. Sudan’s economy from collapse; Elephant poaching for ivory is on the rise in South Sudan after a halt in its civil war; Civil servants in Wau to receive salary increase; Bad Harvest Adds to South Sudan Food Shortage; Economic crisis hits Juba Teaching Hospital; Government to pay post service benefit; Economic crisis forcing university students to suspend studies.

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