Economy

Yei River

Yei power station shuts over insecurity

The Yei Power operating company has ceased its operations over what it described as continuous insecurity compounded by unsustainable high operating expenses. The management Yei electricity operating company (YECO) says the presence of security forces…



Morobo

Morobo Citizens Slam Communications Network Blackout

By Radio Tamazuj: Citizens in South Sudan’s border town of Morobo in Central Equatoria region have protested a shutdown in telephone communications network, effectively affecting communication services in the area. Multiple residents and local officials…


Juba

Hotels Struggling for Survival in Juba

By Radio Tamazuj: Salah Rajab Bandouqi, Information Minister in the proposed Jubek State says many hotels in Juba are struggling to provide services due to unpaid debts by the government, besides the increasing prices of…




Yei River

Vivacell Network Back on Air in Yei

By Radio Tamazuj Access to Vivacell mobile network has been activated in Yei River County after nearly two weeks of shutdown. Vivacell’s main antenna in Lainya County went off-air over lack of fuel. However, a…


Chatham House Africa Programme

Economy: There are no easy answers

As the nation’s economic collapse gathers momentum, a UK based think tank evaluates the domestic and regional implications of the economic crisis in South Sudan. Their conclusion is sobering. South Sudan faces a staggering challenge….



Morobo

Tractors Ready For Work in Morobo

14 months after they were purchased, tractors ‘donated’ by the office of the president have finally arrived in Morobo, and local officials are keen to put them to use. There’s just one problem: bad roads….