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Finance Manager for Financial Planning and Budgeting

Reliefweb 04 Mar 2021
The Finance Manager for Financial Planning and Budgeting will support the Finance Director with developing and implementing the financial strategy of the South Sudan Country Office ... The Finance Manager for Financial ... Juba, South Sudan (with up to 25% travel to field locations).

Situation in South Sudan - Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/172)

Reliefweb 26 Feb 2021
The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2514 (2020), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to 15 March 2021 and requested the Secretary-General to report on the implementation of the Mission’s mandate every 90 days.

Global Health Intern – 1 year contract

Reliefweb 24 Feb 2021
About the role ... Current projects in the CA health portfolio include the Health Pooled Fund in South Sudan, the Saving Lives Project in Sierra Leone, the Results Based Financing Programme in Zimbabwe, and the multi country Ascend programme working toward the elimination and control of five neglected tropical diseases in 12 countries ... .

Old grudges and empty coffers: South Sudan’s precarious peace process

The New Humanitarian 21 Jan 2021
The collapse of the last deal, in 2016, resulted in widespread violence in the capital, Juba, as Machar fled South Sudan on foot ... While the international community has given in-kind aid – such as food for military cantonment sites – to support the peace process, South Sudan’s main foreign donors have shied away from directly financing the agreement.

Four Things to Know About How Fragile States Like South Sudan Are Coping With COVID-19

International Monetary Fund 20 Nov 2020
On November 11, 2020, the International Monetary Fund granted the Republic of South Sudan a $52 million emergency disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility to help its economy weather the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read the press release and report South Sudan and the IMF IMF Rapid Credit Facility Use of COVID-19 financial assistance.

IMF Executive Board Approves US$52.3 Million Disbursement to South Sudan to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

International Monetary Fund 11 Nov 2020
This is the first lending operation with South Sudan since it joined the Fund in 2012 ... The disbursement will help finance South Sudan’s urgent balance of payments needs, contain the fiscal impact of the shock and will provide critical fiscal space to maintain poverty-reducing and growth-enhancing spending.

Journalists harassed, detained, and sentenced to jail in South Sudan

CPJ 05 Nov 2020
Separately, police arrested Maror on April 18, 2020, and held him for three days following a defamation complaint filed by Salvatore Garang Mabiordit Wol, then South Sudan’s finance minister and the subject of criticism in Maror’s reporting, according to the journalist’s brother, ...

Uganda: Govt Seeks to Extend Rail Network to South Sudan

All Africa 04 Nov 2020
Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has said if funds are available, government will extend the rail line to South Sudan ....

Sudan Peace Implementation Will Cost More Than U.S.$7.5 Billion

All Africa 10 Oct 2020
Khartoum -- The Ministry of Finance has estimated that the implementation of the peace agreement with the Sudan Revolutionary Front rebel alliance signed in the South Sudan capital of Juba on October 3 will cost $7,550 billion ....

South Sudan plans to change national currency to shore up economy 09 Oct 2020
9 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan's government on Friday said it will soon be changing its currency in a bid to shore up its economy following continued depreciation of the pound against the U.S ... Currently, South Sudan is experiencing low volume of SSP circulation in the market amid skyrocketing prices of commodities due to speculation.

Coronavirus: Global vaccine project criticised for asking poorest nations to share ‘burden’ of costs

The Independent 02 Oct 2020
The project identified 92 low- and middle-income countries – including South Sudan, Indonesia and the Philippines – that would not have to pay the same up-front costs for doses as the remaining 76 “self-financing” members.

South Sudan sets 10,000 USD ceiling for outbound travelers to curb cash outflows

Xinhua 29 Sep 2020
"The issue of over-drafting was one of the issues that depleted the resources and weakened the Bank of South Sudan, so the issue of over-drafting has been completely stopped and the minister of finance has been directed to stop the issuance of overdraft," said Makuei.