South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s recent decision to roll heads in the Finance Ministry has not enthused experts, who are demanding structural and institutional reforms to address economic woes. Last week, President Salva Kiir dismissed Finance Minister Salvatore Garang Mabiordit, replacing him with Athian Ding Athian. He also dismissed Chol Deng Thon Abel, head of the Nile Petroleum Corporation (Nilepet), and Erjok Bullen, head of the National Revenue Authority (NRA). Although no reasons for these changes were given officially, it looks that it was an attempt to punish them for the economic crises. South Sudan Citizen have expressed their dismay over the poor state of the countries economy.
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