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Spare us from further humiliation & put the damn expat expulsion circular on the shelf

The minister of labour Mr Ngor Kolong Ngor in the government of South Sudan issued a circular last week demanding that NGOs and other private businesses in the country must expel those expatriates who are doing jobs that can easily be done by the host country'S nationals (HCNs) by 15 October 2014 and fill those vacant positions with South Sudanese nationals. This ...

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Economic vulnerabilities that will milk South Sudan into sunset

1. Introduction John Perkins in his book, ‘Confession of Economic Hit Man,’ explained how he and his colleagues designed economic assistance programs in Saudi Arabia that will make huge in-flows of petrodollars to United States; and make Saudi Arabia more intertwined to United State economy. The objectives, according to Perkins, was to make US benefits from Saud...

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Govt. should create sustainable jobs through public private partnerships (PPP)

The Government South Sudan (GOSS) is faced with multiple problems stemming from frustrations of citizens and workers nationally and internationally. Many are unemployed and live below the poverty line. The day-to-day livelihoods are scanty. Farms are run down by conflicts, thousands are displaced. Employment options are scant. Citizens are yawning for government stimu...

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South Sudan: A baby weaned always remains crying for sometimes!

Weaning a child is not always an easy task; it takes a child sometimes trying by all means to make sure that the source of the breast milk is maintained. What do you understand by this? I mean Kenyan economist, Mr. Mwangi S. Kimenyi, is totally wrong and needs to come up and support his decision of abusing the whole nation, South Sudan. The decision taken by the ...

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