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South Sudan to hold Investment Conference in December
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The Government of South Sudan in collaboration with development partners is organising a two- day investment conference scheduled for December 4-5 this year. More than 300 companies are attending the international investor’s conference for South Sudan in December, which officials hope will be a step...
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