Sudanese pound

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 25th, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO–I visit Sudan about every two or three years. It’s my ancestral home; my parents and extended family are there. My most recent visit last December, however—my first since South Sudan seceded from Sudan in 2011–was revealing. I could see, hear and feel the difference in the c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 28th, 2012
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By Luka Biong Deng South Sudan and Sudan have now resumed the second round of the talks in Addis Ababa in their efforts to implement the African Union Roadmap, aimed at finding solutions for the pending issues and normalizing their relations. This round will be critical as the people of the two state...
By benim
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Oct 3rd, 2011
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Protests driven by high-level prices continued to sweep over sporadic parts of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Sunday, reaffirming public discontent with the country’s economic woes. The wave of rare protests, which started last Tuesday in Burri area in eastern Khartoum, quickly spread to several ot...
By benim
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Sep 17th, 2011
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Ishraga Youssef was running out of options as food prices spiralled in Sudan’s capital Khartoum, so she decided to take drastic action by giving up meat. Over the weekend, her children were due to sit down to some rare vegetarian dinners — partly to save money and partly to join an equall...
By benim
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Jul 26th, 2011
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Juba – A Southern Sudanese official accused northern Sudan of declaring “economic war” by issuing a new currency just weeks after the south’s independence, a move that could leave the struggling new government with coffers full of useless currency. On Sunday, the Khartoum-base...
By benim
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Jul 22nd, 2011
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The Sudanese government today announced that the new currency will be officially circulated next Sunday amid tensions with the new state of South Sudan on how to get rid of the old currency. JPEG – 17.8 kb Sudan’s Central Bank Deputy Governor Badr Al-Din Mahmoud holds up the new Sudanese curren...
By benim
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Jul 18th, 2011
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Juba – South Sudan started rolling out its new currency on Monday – the South Sudan Pound – escalating a point of simmering disagreement with Khartoum after the country split away from the north on July 09. South Sudan became the world’s newest nation after seceding from Sudan...
By benim
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Jul 18th, 2011
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The Central Bank of Sudan (CBoS) threatened that it is prepared to engage in what it described as a “currency war” with newly established Republic of South Sudan (RoSS) should both countries not reach an agreement on issues related to circulation of the retired Sudanese pound. Sudan will ...
By benim
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Jul 11th, 2011
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South Sudan will launch its new currency next Monday, just over a week after splitting from the north to become the world?s newest nation, the country?s finance minister said on Monday. “From the 18th onward, depending on the distribution process, that money will be out and people will go on re...