Aid Groups Decry South Sudan Visa Hike
The increase of work permit fees in the midst of conflict and famine may hamper the ability of some aid organizations to continue operations in the country, Amnesty International says.
Deutsche Welle, 17 March 2017
Foreign aid groups are facing pressure in several African countries to hire more local workers. But South Sudan's recent move to increase work permit fees to up to $10,000 could… Read more »
A boy watches sacks of food drop to the ground during a United Nations World Food Programme airdrop close to Rubkuai village in Unity State, northern South Sudan.
Nation, 8 March 2017
The South Sudan government has raised work permit fees for foreign from $100 to $10,000. Read more »
Al Jazeera, 11 March 2017
International aid groups have criticised South Sudan's decision to sharply increase foreign worker visa fees, warning it would aggravate a humanitarian crisis in the famine-hit… Read more »
IRIN, 17 March 2017
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