25 February 2012

South Sudan: Ministry to Revives Agents, Removes Illegal Taxes On Nimule Road

Nimule — Minister of commerce, Trade and investment, Garang Ding Akoung, visited Nimule town at Uganda border vowed to revives clearing Agents and removed all the Illegal check points on Nimule Road - Juba.

"We will revive the clearance agencies ,for those who got registered with government, the minister told Customs officials saying that the government will continues and they would asked the state registered clearing agencies to re-applied," said the Minister. According to the long lists of agencies obtained by the minister, there are about 80 clearing agencies at the Nimule Border only.

This come days after the drivers from Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and Somalia protested multiple taxes charges imposed on them along Nimule-Juba road and mistreatment by the police across South Sudan leading to the border closure last week.

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