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Netherlands offers $9 million for road works in South Sudan’s Equatorial region

The Kingdom of Netherlands has channeled nine million US dollars for rehabilitation of feeder roads in the South Sudan’s Equatorial region to improve access to farmers. The road project which is expected to last for 4-years is expected to start by January next year, and will be implemented by the World Food Program in one of the richest regions of South Sudan which include Yambio, Magwi and Torit. According to Adan Kan, the UN food agency country director,  over…

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South Africa plans $1bn investment in S.Sudan oil industry

The agreement, which will be subject to detailed negotiations between the countries, was made between two state-owned companies, South Africa’s Central Energy Fund and South Sudan’s Nile Petroleum Corporation. South Sudan’s oil minister Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth said the investment will go into building a refinery and pipelines as well as oil exploration and training of workers and engineers. South Sudan currently produces around 155,000 barrels per day, less than half of what production was at the start of the…

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