South Sudan

21-Aug-2019

GPN - South Sudan - Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (SWSSIP)

The Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GRSS) has received a Grant from the African Development Fund to finance the Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (SWSSIP). The principal objectives of this project are to improve the quality and delivery of urban water supply services in Juba City of Jubek State within the Equatoria region and Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Services to Rural Communities of Jubek State
02-Aug-2019

South Sudan - Regional Development Finance Institutions (ATI TDB)_Country Membership Programme - Project Completion Report

The main objective of the proposed intervention was to assist South Sudan (SS) with the required resources for its membership subscription to Regional Development Finance Institutions, namely the Trade and Development Bank (TDB) (previously known as PTA Bank) and the Africa Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) to allow greater underwritten insurance cover for the country’s private sector and socio-economic development. Based on the country’s market size and levels of trade, SS’s full membership allocation was calculated at USD 7.5 million for the ATI and USD 10.68 million for the TDB. In...
26-Jul-2019

African Development Bank helps to modernise South Sudan’s financial systems

The African Development Bank Board on 17th July 2019 approved $6.6 million funding to finance South Sudan’s payment and settlement systems integration project. The project is consistent with the Bank’s updated country strategy paper which concentrates on state building through capacity and infrastructure development. The project is also aligned with South Sudan’s National Development Strategy 2018-2021; the latter confirms the need to restore and maintain economic infrastructure.  The objective of the project is to modernise the payment systems in South Sudan in order to improve the...
23-Jul-2019

Multinational – East African Community (EAC-PSSIP) South Sudan - Appraisal Report

The primary objective of the project is to modernize the payment systems in South Sudan in order to enhance the performance of their financial systems and promote regional integration. In this regard, the project will assist the South Sudan to develop and harmonize the payment systems with other in the five member countries of EAC community, thereby facilitating the process leading up to the launch of a monetary union in the Zone and stimulate increased economic and trade relations in the region. The improvement of the payment systems in South Sudan would also meet important national...
28-Jun-2019

EOI – Consultancy Services-Debt Policy Expert - Non-Oil Revenue Mobilisation And Accountability In South Sudan (NORMA-SS) Project

The government of the Republic ofSouth Sudan has received grantof UA7.58million from the African Development Bank towards the cost of Non-Oil Revenue Mobilization and Accountability in South Sudan (NORMA-SS) Project underthe implementation ofthe Ministry of Finance and Planning of the Government of the Republic ofSouth Sudan. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this grantwill be applied to eligible payments under the contract for hiring a Consultant (Debt PolicyExpert). The estimated duration of this consultancy service is ten (10) months and is expectedto commence in September2019
26-Jun-2019

EOI – Individual Consultants - Provision of individual civil engineering or architectural services in the general services and procurement department of the AFDB (CHGS)

The Government of South Sudan has received financing from the African Development Fund toward the cost of the Institutional Support to Good Governance and Capacity Building in Gender Equality and Women Empowerment Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for the provision of Grant Management Services for Potential Women Entrepreneurs Groups
26-Jun-2019

EOI – South Sudan - Provision of Grant Management Services for Potential Women Entrepreneurs Groups - Institutional support to good governace and capacity building in gender equality and women empowerment for inclusive growth (GEEM-IG) project

The Government of South Sudan has received financing from the African Development Fund toward the cost of the Institutional Support to Good Governance and Capacity Building in Gender Equality and Women Empowerment Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for the provision of Grant Management Services for Potential Women Entrepreneurs Groups.
25-Jun-2019

African Development Bank approves USD 24.7 million for Water and Sanitation Development in South Sudan

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on June 20, 2019, approved a proposal to commit $24.7 million to finance the South Sudan Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project. The Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project will support the rehabilitation of approximately 50km of the Juba town distribution network and related works, including metering and public water collections outlets. The project will also cover feasibility and engineering design for two other towns under the jurisdiction of South Sudan Urban Water Corporation. The project will...
24-May-2019

GPN – Ethiopia - Developing Bankable Feasibility Study for the Construction of Standard Gauge Railway Connecting Ethiopia and Sudan

The Ethiopia has applied for a grant from the African Development Bank/African Development Fund/ NEPAD-IPPF Grant to finance the Developing of Bankable Feasibility Study for the Construction of Standard Gauge Railway Connecting Ethiopia and Sudan.
20-May-2019

South Sudan - Improving access and quality of basic education – ESMP Summary

The Support to Basic Education Project aims to contribute to the increasing access and improving quality primary education in South Sudan where more than 2.2 million children are out of school. The objective is to improve equitable access and quality through improved infrastructure and teacher training. The rehabilitation and expansion of 31 primary schools in four former States (Upper Nile, Unity, Jonglei and Eastern Equatoria) where learning has been greatly affected by the conflict, will aim at enrolling over 30,000 pupils, 30% of whom will be transitioning from primary four (P4) to...
16-May-2019

East Africa Quarterly Bulletin - Second Quarter 2014

The East Africa Quarterly Bulletin is produced by country economists and country program officers of the African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) East Africa Regional Resource Center (EARC), Nairobi, Kenya. The publication covers thirteen countries including Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan1 , Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. The Bulletin is part of the AfDB’s monitoring of socio-economic developments across the continent and provides summary information on the previous quarter’s major developments across the sub-region for which data...
25-Apr-2019

South Sudan: African Development Bank, ATI support leads to US$ 27.62 million in commercial risk insurance cover

South Sudan has this month realised a record $27.62 million in commercial risk insurance cover through the efforts of the South Sudan government, the African Development Bank and the Africa Trade Insurance Agency (ATI). ATI has, to date, provided gross risk cover to facilitate investments in the electricity, gas, water supply and financial and insurance sectors. South Sudan is also expected to benefit from a $100 million trade facility from the Trade and Development Bank (TDB). The facility will focus on strategic commodities, budgetary support and other essential co-imports. It will...
16-Apr-2019

African Development Bank: Manufacturing key to boost economic growth and job creation in East Africa – Regional Economic Outlook Report

The manufacturing sector will hold the key to future growth in East Africa, the African Development Bank’s lead Economist for the Bank’s East Africa Regional Office has emphasised. Speaking during the launch ceremony of the report held 4 April in Nairobi, Kenya, Dr Marcellin Ndong-Ntah said the manufacturing sector’s potential to accelerate regional economic growth, generate more job creation, and ultimately reduce poverty was significant. “In order to achieve this objective, countries must continue to look for alternative sectors of economic growth, emphasise regional trade and...
12-Apr-2019

South Sudan: Thousands receive food, thanks to Emergency Response project supported by the African Development Bank, WFP

Thousands of people in South Sudan have received relief from a food security project which is addressing the nation’s severe food and nutrition needs. The South Sudan Short-Term Regional Emergency Response Project (STRERP) was launched in December last year by the government with a $43.57 million grant from the African Development Bank. The World Food Programme is implementing the project. To date, WFP has succeeded in procuring 8,500 MT of food, representing about 85 percent of the planned food procurement under this project. Food has been delivered to over 175,000 beneficiaries - more...
04-Apr-2019

Regional Economic Outlook 2019 - East Africa

East Africa comprises 13 countries that are diverse in many aspects (box 1). In 2018, real GDP in the region grew by an estimated 5.7 percent, slightly less than the 5.9 percent in 2017 and the highest among African regions (figure 1). Economic growth is projected to remain strong, at 5.9 percent in 2019 and 6.1 percent in 2020. The regional average masks substantial variation across countries. Estimated GDP growth in 2018 ranged from –3.8 percent (contraction) in South Sudan to 7.2 percent in Rwanda and 7.7 percent in Ethiopia.
29-Mar-2019

EOI – Kenya - Power/energy individual consultant to support bank’s energy portfolio in Tanzania, South Sudan, the Sudan and other Eastern Africa countries - RDGE

The African Development Bank hereby invites Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in the following Assignment: “Power/energy individual consultant to support bank’s energy portfolio in Tanzania, South Sudan, the Sudan and other Eastern Africa countries.”
27-Mar-2019

South Sudan - Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (SWSSIP) - ESMP Summary

The proposed Bank group financing to the RWSPILJ is the Bank’s response to a formal request by the GRSS to support its efforts aimed at State Building through Capacity Building and Infrastructure Development and the need to rehabilitate and extend existing water and sanitation infrastructure in order to respond to growing urban demands. The proposed project is in line with the implementation of the Juba Water Supply Master Plan (2009) which is part of the South Sudan Development Plan (SSDP 2013-2018) and the Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Action and Investment Plan (2013-2018). Its...
18-Mar-2019

EOI - South Sudan - Non-Oil Revenue Mobilisation and Accountability in South Sudan (NORMA-SS) Project

The government of the Republic of South Sudan has received a financing from the African Development Bank towards the cost of Non-Oil Revenue Mobilization and Accountability in South Sudan (NORMA-SS) Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount of this loan to payments under the contract for hiring a consulting firm to support the development of Software for the Revenue Data Management System of the National Revenue Authority (NRA).
05-Mar-2019

South Sudan nets US$ 14.2 million in non-oil revenue for first time, with the support of the African Development Bank

South Sudan has achieved its highest ever receipt of US$14.2 million in non-oil tax revenues for the first time in the nation’s history, through the efforts of a revamped  state revenue authority. The impressive result - recorded at the end of January 2019 - is evidence that the Non-Oil Revenue Mobilization and Accountability (NORMA) project in South Sudan, set up with a US$14.8 million grant from the African Development Bank to improve domestic resource mobilization in the non-oil sector, is achieving its objectives. NORMA, in collaboration with the state National Revenue...
27-Feb-2019

East African Governors hail “highly transformative” African Development Bank’s projects

East African governors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday commended the institution for approving transformative projects valued at $13.8 billion since 2010.  The projects in ICT, education, public finance, energy, transport, water and sanitation sectors, make the institution “a trusted partner for delivering innovative solutions” the governors noted during consultative meetings with the institution’s president and senior management. Governors and representatives from Burundi, Djibouti, Rwanda, Comoros, Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda...