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South Sudan Expats Feel Exchange Rate Pinch

The sharp decrease in the value of the South Sudanese pound against the U.S. dollar is posing challenges for South Sudanese who live outside the country and depend on remittances or income from back home. Betty Drasa, who has lived in Nairobi for more than 10 years and supports herself by working as a seamstress, is one of those who are struggling. The single mother of four makes tablecloths and dresses and sends them to Juba to be sold in Konyo Konyo market. Clients pay...

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