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South Sudan borrows from China to pay civil servant salary for 6 months

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The Chinese government has approved a loan of $600 million for the South Sudan government to pay outstanding civil servants’ salaries.

Moreover, the information minister, Micheal Makuei Lueth said in an interview that the government took a loan from a country he did not disclose.

Meanwhile, he promised to clear all the outstanding bills whenever the money is available.

The Chinese government approved the loan requested by the Sudan government after an early rejection.

However, Exactly $589 million, will be paid to South Sudan accounts to enable the country settle its outstanding bills.

Note that the South Sudan government owes civil servants in the country six months’ salary.

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