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Weekly Media Economic Digest 01-28 July 2016

Aug 1, 2016

Juba's Gumbo market faces uncertain future as Ugandan traders flee South Sudan; Ugandan shilling steady; South Sudan unrest hurts dollar demand; Local airlines start selling tickets in USD; Cattle Traders Stranded As Juba Buyers Stay Away; South Sudan: Ugandans advised to explore other markets; Bor Mayor Issues Order Reducing Prices of Fish in Bor; South Sudan pleads with Ugandan traders to resume business operations; Kenya loses business as fresh violence hits South Sudan; Evacuation of foreign traders exacerbates food shortage in South Sudan; Twic East commissioner reports Zain network cuts; Arabic daily closes after publishing inaccurate story; RwandAir resumes flights to Juba; South Sudan War Killing Uganda Traders Softly; President Speaks Out On Distressed Companies; Business declines in S. Sudan’s Mapel town as 257 shops closed; Equity Bank lays off 38 employees; Instability in South Sudan threatens East African businesses; Dangers aside, the money in South Sudan attracts many Kenyans; Business first, life later? Some Indians 'refused' to leave South Sudan...; Uganda Loses Shs3 Billion Daily in South Sudan Conflict; South Sudan ceasefire holding: Kenya Airways to resume flights to Juba; KCB scales down operations in war-torn South Sudan; Businesses Count Losses amid Renewed South Sudan Conflict; News Analysis: Crisis hit S. Sudan needs trade diversification to boost investments; East Africa: EAC Targets $8m from South Sudan; South Sudan unrest to impact Kenyan economy; Unemployment drives South Sudan political violence, analysts say; Kiir relieves Finance Minister Deng Athorbei; Aweil official reports poor rice production this year; Ugandans flee South Sudan amid insecurity, economic hardship; Uganda reverses visa fee to $50; Sudan fears fighting in South could hit oil flow; African bank approves $6.5m to help South Sudan; CNPC Evacuates Oil Personnel from South Sudan; South Sudan Oil Hopes Thwarted Once Again by Civil War.

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