According to a bodyguard of a senior IO official, the business of delicacy is not as usual. The man who declined mentioning had much to say when asked about the economy’s effect on officials’ lives around Juba and it turned out that much more of the conversation rotated around meals.
The sharp tooth of reality is that those in hotels have pounced on cheap meals. Much of the evening meals have been dominated by ‘Janjaro’ or beans and rice. The common cuisines like ‘Kisra be kudhro’ or ‘Kisra be bamia’ or Kisra served with okra soup and breads with roasted meat or stew have matched with the hierarchy of power.
“There is no usual soda. Things are getting hard everyday” said the man in Arabic.
“Most of us share the food and nearly each noon you cater for yourself. Even most of these officials do not have enough food. They eat rice and milk. My friend, things are not usual. There are no salaries in this government. People are just wasting time” he added.
The data above, through stimulation, has surpassed the end mark on a reverse with years being the dependent variable, the prices have reached negatives. This indicates that they are beyond a minimal income. An ordinary solider can not afford beef.
Though it was modeled in 2018 by the indicated firm, posted by the Washington Post, the prices of foods have two years later doubled. The economic regression has hit the ‘first’ phase of depression mark.
A bottle of water of 500ml have risen rapidly to SSP 250 compared to last year price which was a bit cheaper.
The economic reforms are now weighed on the new Minister of Finance and Economic Planing Athian Diing. Although hope is always raised in South Sudan, the reality of hardship persists.