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WFP launches programme to support entrepreneurs in South Sudan
22-11-2021 | 12:29:00
The programme seeks start-ups with innovations tackling hunger, improving food security and/or strengthening regional food systems. Selected enterprises will receive technical support, training, and mentorship and have an opportunity to receive grant funding of up to $100,000.
Entravision expands into Africa and acquires advertising solutions company 365 Digital
09-11-2021 | 12:09:17
This investment provides Entravision with a geographic foothold in Africa, as the Company looks to expand its breadth of digital services to new emerging markets.
Sasol and Central Energy Fund ink deal to accelerate gas development in South Africa
08-09-2021 | 09:17:00
The agreement brings together South Africa’s two leading pioneers of the gas industry that possess deep experience in operating across the gas value chain, from exploration to downstream operations. 
Juba Hospital receives first oxygen plant to help fight Covid-19 in South Sudan
02-09-2021 | 08:37:00
South Sudan has begun producing oxygen following the successful installation of the country’s first oxygen plant at Juba Teaching Hospital, set up with funding from the African Development Fund.
Rwanda ratifies to Afreximbank's FEDA, Togo and South Sudan join three other signatories
01-09-2021 | 08:44:00
Rwanda has become the first African country to ratify the Agreement for the Establishment of the Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA), while the Republic of Togo and the Republic of South Sudan have recently acceded to the Agreement.
WFP receives $1.2m from Korea to respond to food crisis in Africa
31-08-2021 | 09:11:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) received $1.2 million from the Republic of Korea to provide humanitarian activities for food crisis in Ethiopia, Nigeria, Madagascar, South Sudan and Burkina Faso.
World Bank appoints Firas Raad as new Country Manager for South Sudan
19-08-2021 | 09:47:00
The World Bank Group has appointed Firas Raad as the new Country Manager for South Sudan. He will be leading an expanding country program focused on delivering project financing and analytical services in support of South Sudan’s development priorities.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies appoints Martin Mushambadope as the new CEO for South Sudan
14-07-2021 | 10:48:00
Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a pan African technology group, has appointed Martin Mushambadope as the Chief Executive Officer for its operations in South Sudan.
MTN picks Tecnotree to accelerate business growth in 5 African countries
25-06-2021 | 07:44:58
As part of the five-year collaboration with MTN, Tecnotree will deploy its Digital BSS Suite 5 to help accelerate the operator’s business growth, increase agility and boost operational efficiency.
South Sudan partners with IFAD to boost productivity, food security and resilience of small-scale farmers
24-06-2021 | 10:44:00
A new $19.9 million project will bring much needed help to rural households facing the impacts of poverty, food insecurity and climate change in South Sudan.
[South Sudan] Ministry of Petroleum launches first oil licensing round
23-06-2021 | 09:44:00
The Ministry of Petroleum (MoP) of the Republic of South Sudan, has announced the launch of the country’s first Oil Licensing Round.
World Bank steps up support for South Sudan’s institutions and service delivery
19-05-2021 | 12:36:00
A new World Bank Country Engagement Note (CEN) for South Sudan for the period FY21-23 marks a fresh approach to supporting the country and could deliver the largest World Bank program to date over the next year.
Shelter Afrique partners with Triangle Real Estate to develop housing units for South Sudan Defense Forces
12-05-2021 | 08:32:51
The Project scope includes the development of 148 housing blocks of 160 housing units each at New Site, Qiada Junubiya, J-3 Presidential Guards Apartments, and at New Bonga.
Peter Mathuki takes over as East African Community Secretary General
28-04-2021 | 08:32:49
Dr. Mathuki highlighted some of his priorities for the next five years including: pushing for the implementation of liberalization of trade-in services; open skies; harmonization of domestic taxes and standards.
Egypt, South Sudan sign MoU to build integrated crop livestock fish farming
19-04-2021 | 08:57:45
Egypt and South Sudan signed have signed a memorandum of understanding to build an integrated farming of crop, livestock and fish.
Siemens Energy provides grid stabilization in Sudan enabling Egypt power export
31-03-2021 | 08:19:31
The project will improve supply and enhance reliability of power across Sudan. Today, only around 60 percent of the population in Sudan has access to electricity.
South Sudan receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility
26-03-2021 | 07:01:00
A total of 132,000 doses of the Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrived at the Juba International Airport in South Sudan. This is the first of several vaccine shipments scheduled to arrive over the coming months to South Sudan through the COVAX Facility.
FAO to provide livelihood assistance to nearly 49 million people in 2021
12-03-2021 | 07:30:47
As the COVID-19 pandemic, conflict and climate-related crises drive acute levels of hunger higher, FAO is seeking $1.1 billion in 2021 to save the lives and livelihoods of some of the world's most food-insecure people.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Digital Payments are key to financial inclusion in Africa
11-03-2021 | 15:00:00
Digital payments have become a very crucial service in Africa. Every day, millions of transactions are transacted across the continent leading to the rise of different payment technologies like Mpesa.
AfDB, WHO cut sod for Public Health Emergency Operations Center building in South Sudan
09-02-2021 | 14:06:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is financing the construction of the second phase of the Public Health Emergency Operations Center (PHEOC) in Juba, South Sudan.
[Column] Charné Hundermark: South Sudan pursues a power sector revival
08-02-2021 | 10:50:02
South Sudan is re-directing its focus on power sector development in a bid to dramatically transform its electricity market, which faces a deficit of approximately 170 MW and has led to one of the lowest electricity access rates globally.
AfDB, FAO and South Sudan government ink protocols for $14 million grant to boost agricultural markets
05-02-2021 | 07:20:52
The African Development Bank has signed protocols to disburse a $14 million grant to the Government of South Sudan to boost agricultural markets in a project to be implemented by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization.
TMEA to build capacity for women entrepreneurs, informal cross border traders in South Sudan
28-01-2021 | 10:38:00
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) and the Government of South Sudan launched a capacity building program that will benefit women entrepreneurs and informal women cross border traders.
EU provides additional €17.2m to support health systems in Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan
10-11-2020 | 08:15:00
The European Union has approved an additional €17.2 million through the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF) to support coronavirus preparedness in Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan.
Fears of Polio spike among children in South Sudan
04-11-2020 | 15:16:44
A spike in polio cases raises deep concerns over the further spread of polio in South Sudan, compounded by low levels of sanitation and health care available, Save the Children warned.
Mary Beth Powers joins CMMB as President and CEO
07-09-2020 | 16:37:00
Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB), announced the appointment of Mary Beth Powers as President and CEO.
Lato Milk expands its footprint to Ethiopia, South Sudan and Malawi
07-09-2020 | 12:16:00
Pearl Dairy Farms is now exporting its range of milk powder products to Ethiopia, Malawi and South Sudan underpinned by the ratification of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
[Column] Neil Ford: South Sudan government bets on marketing to bolster oil reforms
27-08-2020 | 14:52:19
The government of South Sudan is seeking to greatly change the way it markets its oil in order to boost revenues and make the process more transparent.
Andersen Global launches operations in South Sudan
21-08-2020 | 08:47:00
Andersen Global continues to strengthen its presence in Africa through a Collaboration Agreement with Ajo & Co. Advocates, one of the largest law firms in the Republic of South Sudan.
World Bank approves $45 million for South Sudan local service delivery improvement
04-08-2020 | 08:20:00
The World Bank approved a $45 million International Development Association (IDA) grant for South Sudan to continue to improve access to basic infrastructure and strengthen community institutions.
South Sudan government postpones opening new oil exploration blocks amid Covid-19
22-07-2020 | 16:45:00
Plans by the Republic of South Sudan’s Ministry of Petroleum to launch a new licensing round earlier this year have been derailed.
[South Sudan] RCS Communication adopts SES network to boost connectivity to its customers
18-06-2020 | 16:40:16
RCS Communication, an ICT company in South Sudan, has adopted a Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) that will enable RCS to deliver an improved user experience.
WFP resumes direct deliveries of emergency food to South Sudan from Kenya
10-06-2020 | 12:55:00
For the first time since 2018, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has managed to send a humanitarian convoy from Kenya directly into South Sudan via the Nadapal Border crossing just as hunger is peaking in the country.
[Kenya] KRA wins case to collect taxes on dumped export petroleum from Rayan Logistics
05-05-2020 | 12:34:26
The High Court sitting in Nakuru ordered Rayan Logistics Limited, a transporter, to pay KRA Kshs.3, 954,673 in respect of export petroleum products that was consumed in Kenya.
[South Sudan] m–GURUSH launches international remittance service
30-04-2020 | 08:47:05
South Sudan’s first Mobile Money service, m–GURUSH has launched its International remittance service on their Mobile Money Platform.
Russian Federation donates $10 million to support fight Desert Locusts in East Africa
29-04-2020 | 09:06:00
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) received a donation of $10 million from the Russian Federation to support its operations in fighting against the Desert Locust outbreak in East Africa.
South Sudan to benefit from World Bank's social safety net
29-04-2020 | 08:38:21
The World Bank approved a $40 million International Development Association grant for South Sudan Safety Net Project (SSSNP) which will expand access to safety net and provide income security for low income South Sudanese.
WFP receives €500,000 from France to fight against malnutrition in South Sudan
02-04-2020 | 08:57:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a € 500,000 contribution from France towards the fight against malnutrition in South Sudan.
AGRA supports South Sudan to release first ever hybrid maize variety
06-03-2020 | 07:25:02
For the first time in history, farmers in South Sudan will now be able to grow four different hybrid maize varieties customized for their country’s environs.
Hunger threatens over half of the population in South Sudan
20-02-2020 | 15:27:05
Some 6.5 million people in South Sudan - more than half of the population, could be in acute food insecurity at the height of this hunger season, three United Nations agencies warns.
Alarm over Desert Locusts increases as new generation starts breeding in Horn of Africa
30-01-2020 | 09:28:00
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned that the rising numbers of Desert Locusts present an extremely alarming and unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods in the Horn of Africa.
MTN announces leadership changes
17-01-2020 | 09:58:00
MTN Group has announced that Gordian Kyomukama has been appointed as the new MTN South Sudan CEO, effective 21 January 2020.
AfDB allocates €1.2 million to train policymakers in boosting mining revenues in 8 African countries
17-01-2020 | 08:41:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has allocated a €1.2 million grant to provide training to help resource-rich countries improve their mining revenues in Africa.
European Union provides €9.5 million in humanitarian aid as hunger persists in South Sudan
09-10-2019 | 08:26:00
The European Union (EU) is providing €9.5 million in humanitarian funding to the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) in South Sudan to provide food and nutrition support.
Tourism sector vital in East African Community, EALA calls for embrace of single tourism visa, report
07-10-2019 | 14:32:00
A report of the Assembly on the Oversight activity on the Performance of the Tourism Sector in the region, wants the East African Community (EAC), to fastrack the conclusion of the EAC Protocol on Tourism and Wildlife Management.
Netherlands donates $28 million to build more resilient food systems in Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan
24-09-2019 | 13:08:00
The Kingdom of the Netherlands has contributed $28 million to back FAO's work to boost the resilience of food systems in Somalia, Sudan, and South Sudan.
AfDB approves $17.7m for South Sudan education project
23-09-2019 | 09:35:00
The Board of the African Development Bank has approved a proposal for $17.7 million to finance the first social sector project in South Sudan since the Bank’s engagement in the country in 2012.
South Sudan struggles to survive despite improved food security conditions, UN agencies
17-09-2019 | 10:06:00
In spite of a slight improvement in the food security situation since June 2019, more than half the population of South Sudan, some 6.35 million people, do not know where their next meal will come from, three United Nations agencies warned.
CNPC Consortium discovers new oil field in South Sudan
22-08-2019 | 08:18:18
In what has become a remarkable month for exploration in Africa, a CNPC-led consortium has made a 300 million barrels of recoverable oil discovery in South Sudan’s northeastern Upper Nile state
UK aid to provide food to hundreds of thousands people living on the edge of famine in South Sudan
15-08-2019 | 12:28:15
Hundreds of thousands of people starving in South Sudan will receive lifesaving food and water, courtesy of the UK aid.
South Sudan raises oil output by 6,000 barrels
12-08-2019 | 09:57:15
South Sudan has boosted its oil production by 6,000 barrels, bringing the country's oil output to over 180,000 barrels per day, the petroleum ministry has said.
Air Serv expands operations to Sudan and South Sudan
09-08-2019 | 13:28:00
Air Serv is expanding operations in eastern Africa with the deployment of two aircraft to Sudan and South Sudan.
AfDB, National Petroleum and Gas Commission pick Centurion Law to build oil and gas capacity in South Sudan
31-07-2019 | 15:23:07
The African Development Bank and the National Petroleum and Gas Commission have selected the Centurion Law Group to build capacity in the Republic of South Sudan’s oil and gas sector.
South Sudan inaugurates European Union-funded bridge in Warrap State
11-06-2019 | 10:38:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the European Union (EU) officially handed over the completed Kwacjok Bridge to the Government of South Sudan that links Lunyaker, Kwacjok and Kangi regions.
Petroleum agreement between South Sudan and South Africa a boost to South Sudan’s economic revival
07-05-2019 | 08:12:13
The signing of the new exploration and production sharing agreement between South Sudan and South Africa’s Strategic Fuel Fund is seen as a boost to the oil sector.
[South Africa] Strategic Fuel Fund signs deal to explore prospective Oil Block B2 in South Sudan
06-05-2019 | 14:42:00
South Africa has today signed an exploration and production sharing agreement (EPSA) with South Sudan for Block B2.
[South Sudan] Scatec Solar, IOM invest in solar power in Malakal
30-04-2019 | 15:41:14
Scatec Solar is working with International Organization for Migration, IMO, to harness solar energy to power a significant part of its ongoing joint humanitarian operations in Malakal, South Sudan.
East Africa’s economy races ahead of its African peers at 5.7 per cent, AfDB Outlook
05-04-2019 | 11:49:59
Economic growth in East Africa is soaring ahead of other regions on the continent at close to 7 percent while the overall outlook for the rest of Africa is cautious, but positive.
South Sudan nets $ 14.2 million in non-oil revenue for first time
07-03-2019 | 09:50:00
South Sudan has achieved its highest ever receipt of $14.2 million in non-oil tax revenues for the first time in the nation’s history.
African Energy Chamber to provide technical assistance to South Sudan petroleum sector
31-01-2019 | 06:25:00
The African Energy Chamber has entered into an agreement with the Ministry of Petroleum of South Sudan to strengthen the country’s capacity to manage its hydrocarbons sector.
[South Sudan] Afreximbank, Securiport sign $15-million financing agreement for Juba airport upgrade
27-12-2018 | 14:07:32
Afreximbank has signed a financing agreement with Securiport SUARL, Senegal, to provide Securiport with a $15-million term loan to upgrade Juba International Airport in South Sudan.
Netherlands invests $9million to rehabilitate roads in South Sudan
26-11-2018 | 12:51:42
The Kingdom of the Netherlands has invested $9 million to improve smallholder farmers’ access to markets by rehabilitating and maintaining roads in South Sudan.
UNIDO invests in South Sudanese meat processors
20-11-2018 | 07:01:00
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization is providing South Sudan meat processors with new skills and tools to help improve food security and the income of the rural population.
Kenya Airways Launches Daily Flights to Mogadishu
14-11-2018 | 04:54:00
Leading national carrier, Kenya Airways will expand its footprint to the Horn of Africa with the commencement of daily operations to Mogadishu, Somalia with effect from 15 November 2018.
IGAD Africa visit ends on a high note
18-10-2018 | 07:50:00
Deputy President Mabuza says SA working together with other leaders of the IGAD countries will continue to provide support for a successful implementation of a peace agreement in South Sudan in finding lasting peace, stability and development.
New CARE report ranks worst refugee crises for girls
16-10-2018 | 13:57:00
Amid an unprecedented global refugee crisis, girls are suffering the most, according to a new report released on International Day of the Girl by the humanitarian organization CARE.
East Africa leaders laud Kenya’s progress on Standard Gauge Railway
27-06-2018 | 08:40:00
Kenya’s progress in the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) has earned praise from regional Heads of State who now want Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan to follow suit.
A new leadership and management program for managers in Uganda
26-06-2018 | 08:18:00
Amani Institute is launching the Amani Leadership and Management for Impact program (ALMI) in Uganda.
[South Sudan] Infrastructure upgrades at Nimule One Stop Border Post set to ease clearance of humanitarian consignments
25-05-2018 | 13:42:00
The Government of South Sudan in partnership with TradeMark East Africa have aunched construction works of key infrastructure at the Nimule One Stop Border Post (OSBP) including parking yard, access roads, examination shed and drainage systems.
Eastern Africa has doubled its income per capita in a decade, ECA
04-05-2018 | 08:15:58
Eastern Africa continues to grow rapidly. As a result, the region’s average per capita income reached $740 in 2016, double the figure ten years earlier.
Siemens signs agreement with Sudan power generating company to oversee running of station and port
13-02-2018 | 15:04:18
Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG Ms. Janina Kugel, together with regional and pan African executive management visited Sudan.
[South Africa] Air Liquide unveils world’s largest oxygen production unit
02-02-2018 | 07:01:00
Global dealer in gases, technologies and services for industry and health, Air Liquide recently started the world’s largest oxygen production unit for Sasol, an international integrated energy and chemicals company.
[Column] Bob Koigi: East African Community. Whither integration agenda?
24-01-2018 | 11:49:27
If the East African community member states are not burning each other’s chicks, or auctioning cows, they are embroiled in trade disputes and mistrust in what has become characteristic of the integration journey.
South Sudan joins Africa Trade Insurance
16-01-2018 | 08:26:00
In his New Year message President Salva Kiir Mayardit emphasized the need to build a peaceful, prosperous, secure, and stable South Sudan. The country’s now completed membership in the African Trade Insurance Agency underscores this message.
[South Africa] Bravura signs contract with Discovery to drive new corporate saving scheme
09-11-2017 | 09:54:43
Bravura Solutions Limited has signed a long-term contract with Discovery Limited for the implementation of its Sonata platform.
StatesDuka debuts in East Africa with budget online shopping model
05-10-2017 | 16:08:44
Statesduka.com is the first budget online shopping and shipping website serving Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.
Comoros joins Afreximbank as Participating State as Chad, South Sudan conclude ratification
21-09-2017 | 13:27:00
Membership of the African Export-Import Bank has moved closer to full coverage of the African continent with the decision by the island of Comoros to join the continental multilateral trade finance institution as a participating state.
[South Sudan] UNIDO and Japan unveil small scale business development project in Juba
19-09-2017 | 12:46:00
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan’s “Increased resilience and self-help capacities for reconstruction of livelihoods and sustained nutritional food security in South Sudan
Kenya Bureau of Standards partners with South Sudan National Bureau of Standards on training and conformity
04-09-2017 | 14:41:00
South Sudan National Bureau of Standards (SSNBS) stands to benefit from training and technical expertise of Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), according to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by the two institutions.
[South Africa] Metrofile acquisition of Tidy Files receives competition commission approval
29-08-2017 | 09:15:00
Metrofile Holdings has announced that Competition Commission approval has been granted for its 100% acquisition of Tidy Files, a leading provider of end-to-end document management and storage solutions in Southern Africa.
ADvTECH confirms expansion to Tatu City in Kenya
24-08-2017 | 11:32:01
Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed company ADvTECH Ltd has confirmed the purchase of land at Tatu City, which will become the future home to a Crawford International School.
KAM launches East Africa Community intellectual property rights regime study
21-07-2017 | 15:22:03
Kenya Association of Manufacturers, KAM, has launched the East African Community Intellectual Property Rights Regime Study which aims to enhance regional protection of IPRs, as a contributor to achieving the industrialization agenda.
[South Sudan] Small businesses to build resilience with UNIDO, Japan project
14-07-2017 | 08:06:00
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan have launched a project to increase resilience and self-help capacities of South Sudan communities.
Court declines to stop East African Community member states from signing Economic Partnership Agreement
12-07-2017 | 07:32:00
The East African Court of Justice has declined to grant orders to stop East African Community Partner States which have not signed the European Partnership Agreement (EPA) not to sign the same.
East Africa attracts Sh113.7b in private equity investments
15-06-2017 | 11:06:00
The East Africa region attracted more than Sh113.7 billion ($1.1 billion) funds from Private Equity (PE) between 2015 and 2016, a new study has revealed.
Ethiopia, South Sudan to develop joint border infrastructure development projects
13-06-2017 | 11:17:00
Ethiopia and the world's newest nation South Sudan are to develop joint infrastructure development projects that would help create regional economic interconnection.
[South Africa] Francisco Gaie appointed Managing Director of Peugeot Citroen
07-06-2017 | 15:25:22
Peugeot Citroen South Africa has appointed Francisco Gaie as the new Managing Director.
Worldbank: Economic Growth Sub-Saharan Africa +2.6% in 2017 - Ethiopia (+8.3%), Tanzania (+7.2%), Côte d’Ivoire (+6.8%)
05-06-2017 | 22:58:00
Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is forecast to pick up to 2.6 percent in 2017 and to 3.2 percent in 2018, predicated on moderately rising commodity prices and reforms to tackle macroeconomic imbalances.
EAC partner states undertaking reforms in implementing the Common Market Protocol, Scorecard
27-04-2017 | 11:08:49
The East African Community Partner States have undertaken a number of reforms over the past four years to facilitate implementation of the EAC Common Market Protocol, this is according to the East African Common Market Scorecard.
South Sudan opens up Blocks B1 and B2 to Negotiations
25-04-2017 | 10:13:00
South Sudan’s Ministry of Petroleum says it welcomes the interest of investors for direct negotiations on oil and gas in blocks B1 and B2.
AfDB approves $18.15m to support South Sudan’s membership in the African Trade Insurance Agency and Trade & Development Bank
14-04-2017 | 12:45:00
The African Development Bank Group has approved a US $18.15 million facility to the Government of South Sudan (GRSS), to assist the country with the required resources for its African Trade Insurance and Trade & Development Bank membership application.
AfDB provides $10.61m supplementary loan to rehabilitate and expand electricity distribution networks in Juba, South Sudan
14-04-2017 | 09:54:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved an African Development Fund (ADF) supplementary loan of US $14.57 million to rehabilitate and expand the distribution networks in Juba, South Sudan.
South Sudan Becomes Latest Afreximbank Participating State
29-03-2017 | 09:45:00
South Sudan, Africa’s youngest country, has become the latest country to join theAfrican Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) as a participating state.
South Sudan Initiates Move to Join Afreximbank
27-03-2017 | 10:42:00
South Sudan has initiated moves to become a member of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the Cairo-based continental multilateral financial institution established to promote and finance African trade.
South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea in historic collaboration on oil and gas
21-03-2017 | 06:30:00
South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea announced an historic partnership today in Juba, setting out the terms for a strong bilateral relationship between the African oil and gas producers.
Mergers and Acquisitions action shifts from West to East Africa, report
13-03-2017 | 16:06:00
Despite market deal volumes being down by nearly a third for Africa Mergers and Acquisitions, M&A in 2016, international law firm Clifford Chance saw an increase in M&A instructions in Africa in the same period.
AfDB and Government of Sudan launch ENABLE Youth Sudan Program
07-03-2017 | 06:34:00
The African Development Bank and the Government of Sudan, in collaboration with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have launched the ENABLE Youth Program in Sudan.
Oranto launches $500 million oil exploration campaign in South Sudan
06-03-2017 | 16:00:34
Oranto Petroleum will invest $500 million to develop South Sudan’s Block B3, launching a comprehensive exploration campaign starting immediately. The Ministry of Petroleum and Oranto Petroleum Company, South Sudan signed the exploration and production sharing agreement for the block in Juba.
Drought pushing food prices up in East Africa, FAO
15-02-2017 | 06:13:00
Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a heavy burden to households and special risks for pastoralists in the region.
World Bank and government of South Sudan launch first public private partnership initiative in the country
06-02-2017 | 15:12:00
The World Bank Group and the Government of Sudan have launched Sudan’s first Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiative. Through a grant from the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF), the PPP Support Program aims to strengthen the policy and regulatory environment for PPPs in Sudan.