Latest News for: South sudan finance


G7 pledges £276m aid for Nigeria’s north-east

Business Day Online 10 May 2021
Millions of people in Yemen, South Sudan and North East Nigeria are already in crisis,” the statement revealed ... The initial funding, it said, includes £1 billion in aid prioritised to the three countries at greatest risk – Yemen, South Sudan and Nigeria.

Ethiopia, World Bank Sign 8.4 billion ETB Loan Agreement

Walta 07 May 2021
Ethiopia signed a Financing Agreement with the World Bank to support the Government’s Digitalization Program ... The agreement was signed by Ahmed Shide Minister of Finance and Ousmane Dione, Country Director for Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Eritrea.

Final report of the Panel of Experts on South Sudan submitted pursuant to resolution 2521 (2020) (S/2021/365) [EN/AR]

Reliefweb 23 Apr 2021
The Internal Security Bureau has also interfered in the revenue collection at the National Revenue Authority and has positioned its officers in roles at the Bank of South Sudan and the Ministry of Finance and Planning.

Nearly 100,000 Poor and Vulnerable People in Juba Start Receiving Cash Payments under South Sudan Safety Net Project

Reliefweb 20 Apr 2021
... and most deserving households in South Sudan ... Since May 2020, the UNOPS has been working with the South Sudan's Ministries of Agriculture and Food Security; Gender, Child and Social Welfare; and Finance and Planning to implement the project over the next two-and-a-half years.

UN envoy urges transparency, accountability in South Sudan

Ghana Web 16 Apr 2021
“If you [South Sudan] had stability, you would have a tourist industry that could rival any of the countries in East Africa, the Nile, the animals, and its extraordinary,” David Shearer, the outgoing head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said at a press briefing.

UN envoy: South Sudan has potential, needs to hold elections

Info News 15 Apr 2021
job in South Sudan convinced the world’s youngest nation has the potential to become a tourist destination to rival any country in East Africa and the oil and mineral riches to spur economic progress — if it can eliminate corruption and establish a transparent and open government ... He said the potential in South Sudan is immense.

UN envoy says South Sudan could have top tourism industry, calls for elections

The New Arab 15 Apr 2021
The outgoing top UN figure in South Sudan believes that, with 'good governance' and an end to corruption, the nation could achieve economic prosperity ... How Israel is sowing the seeds of a deadly war in South Sudan. There were high hopes for peace and stability once South Sudan gained its long-fought independence from Sudan.

UN can only lift sanctions when Juba peace deal is fulfilled - Guterres

Ghana Web 12 Apr 2021
Guterres also called for urgent incorporation of the Revitalized Agreement into the Transitional Constitution of South Sudan, as well as completion of the permanent constitution, “completion of the institutional reforms of key finance institutions, namely the Bank of South Sudan, ...

AfDB executive director pays courtesy call on President Ramkalawan |08 April 2021

Nation 08 Apr 2021
In this capacity, Mr Cheptoo represents Kenya, Eritrea, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. “My mission to Seychelles is to brief the Minister for Finance and the Governor of the Central Bank on the relationship between Seychelles and the AfDB which is very warm and cordial.

South Sudan Secures $174 Million IMF Loan

Beijing News 03 Apr 2021
JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - The International Monetary Fund has agreed to give the South Sudan government an economic stabilization loan of $174.2 million. The loan will be used to address two significant problems, according to South Sudan Central Bank Governor Tier Tong Ngor ... South Sudan functions with two different exchange rates.

IMF Executive Board Approves US$ 174.2 Million Emergency Assistance for South Sudan to Address the ...

International Monetary Fund 31 Mar 2021
This is the second IMF financial assistance to South Sudan since it joined the IMF in 2012. The disbursement will help finance South Sudan’s urgent balance of payments needs and provide critical fiscal space to maintain poverty-reducing and growth-enhancing spending ... “South Sudan ...

Head of Finance, BRAC South Sudan

Reliefweb 26 Mar 2021
Head of Finance, BRAC South Sudan ... She/he is the custodian of finance processes to ensure BRAC South Sudan is compliant with donor policies, local regulatory and BRAC International policies and guidelines ... ● Oversee accounts and finance management for all operations of BRAC ...

AfDB signs $229.5 million financing agreement for the Kampala-Jinja Expressway Project

Algeria Times 20 Mar 2021
... from more than three hours to under one hour” between Jinja and Kampala along the northern corridor linking Uganda to neighbors Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan and Kenya, said Matia Kasaija, Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.

UN: South Sudan Political, Military Leaders to Blame for Inter-Communal Violence

Voa News 17 Mar 2021
"We are talking an array of people from traditional chiefs to spiritual leaders, from military and political elites, from the government and from the opposition; a really big array of people helping the violence, even the diaspora through financing and through promoting hate speech," Hurtado told VOA's South Sudan in Focus.

Islamic finance could be the solution to Ghana’s growing challenges – Prof Naail

Joy Online 17 Mar 2021
A professor at the School of Business of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) says Islamic finance can boost this access to funding and help Ghana bridge the infrastructure gap ... In the recent past, Kenya, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan and Uganda developed legal frameworks for Islamic finance.