South Sudan Joins COMESA

South Sudan Director General for External Trade at the Ministry of Trade, Stephen Matatia, speaks in Mombasa after signing South Sudan into COMESA, May 5, 2016(Photo credits: KTN/Nyamilepedia)

[ad name=”Google Mobile 01″] May 07, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— The African’s youngest nation, South Sudan has joined the Common Market for Eastern and South Africa (Comesa). The barely expected admission of South Sudan into COMESA came a few days after the war-torn oil rich state joined the East African Community(EAC). According to Sindiso Ngwenya, the Secretary General of Comesa, who spoke […]

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Reforms, reforms, reforms: the most important benefit of RSS membership in EAC

AGGREY TISA SABUNI, former Minister of Finance and current presidential advisor of economic affairs(Photo: supplied)

BY AGGREY TISA SABUNI, April 23, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– A lot has been said and written about the potential benefits and costs of South Sudan’s membership in the East African Community (EAC). While most of it has been quite informative, educative and useful, there still remains enormous need for more public enlightenment on the issue. Reforms are likely to be the […]

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Tribalism And Corruption In South Sudan: TGoNU Must Have A New Approach

Fight against corruption (Photo: extracted).

By Chuar Juet Jock, April 02, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- Those who haven’t learned from their wrong policies of hiring civil servants through nepotism or in a way, allowed the wide spread of financial corruption, lawlessness and insecurity in South Sudan since 2005 until the situation exploded in the crisis of 2013, will definitely repeat the same policies and behaviors, landing us […]

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South Sudan; Economic Recovery, Future Leadership, And a Lasting Peaceful Coexistence

Civilians being uprooted by from Malakal by a government sponsored militia from the Padang Dinka Community in fight over the capital city on February 18, 2016(Photo: file)

“I’m more afraid of an array of 100 sheep led by a lion than an array of 100 lions led by a sheep” Talleyrand By Moses Jal Elijah Hon March 26, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Once again it has been proven that economic issues can disrupt the most powerful and cruel regime system on the face of the earth. An excellent example […]

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Joining The EAC: What It Means For South Sudan

Members of East African Community...

By Kuach Tutkuay, March 25, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- The news of accession of South Sudan to the East African Community was received with mixed reactions by South Sudanese; with some describing it as a long overdue decision while others, in a rather extreme stance, describing it as an economic subjugation by the EAC to open up tunnels to divert their meager […]

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Economic Grievances of South Sudan: A Lesson From Countries That Follow Developmental State Political Economy


By David Ruach Tang, March 24, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —–  Sudan is the youngest country in Africa and in the world. It has many lessons to learn from the rest of the world and also opportunities to develop its economy. It should not re-invent the wheels. As a country which has just emerged out of protracted civil war and inherited development problems […]

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Why South Sudan Is Failing Economically?

money changers carry loads of low value notes in wheelbarrows on the street, Barao,....

By Daniel Wuor Joak, March 22, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- Basically, South Sudan since the signing of the CPA and its subsequent establishment of GOSS in 2005, and thereafter the declaration of independence in July 2011, had never come out with clear and well-defined economic policy to tackle correctly issues pertaining economic stagnations like creation of job opportunities, inflation and currency exchange […]

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South Sudan Should Withdraw Its Membership From Joining EAC Member States

17th Ordinary Summit of EAC heads of state on 2nd March-2016 (Photo/supplied).

By Kuet Toaloari, March 07, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- Most of the south Sudanese may think joining EAC member states is a good move by south Sudan Government. Well, to me is not a laughing matter and required all our efforts as citizens to say a “big no” toward such a myopic decision. The country is currently engulfed by the conflict in […]

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Islamic Relief South Sudan: Responding To Falsehoods With The Real Story

Islamic Relief South Sudan feeds children in South Sudan (Photo/Islamic Relief South Sudan).

By Mohammad Shakir,  March 04, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- For over 12 years Islamic Relief has been operating in South Sudan and since its independence in 2011 has expanded the areas in which we work which include Central Equatorial State (Juba & Terkerka), Warrap state (Tonj North County) and Narus in the Eastern Equatoria state. We work with partner organizations authorities and […]

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Fresh Monetary Scandal In The President Office Over Students’ Support, Delegations Disclosed

Picture of 2011 regime; South Sudanese students vent their anger in Kampala (Photo/Nyamilepedia).

By David Lony Majak, March 02, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- South Sudan is becoming a country without deliberate future generation being headed by typical liabilities holding public offices with aim of promoting theft cases. The outrageous financial thefts in Kiir’s office is proved as extraordinary culture by his subordinates, and have endlessly stealing money given to students from various countries represented by […]

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