South Sudan’s president fires third central bank governor in three years


The president of South Sudan has dismissed its central bank governor for the third time in three years, locally-based reporters said.

A government spokesman said South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir fired governor Dier Tong Ngor on January 22, Reuters reported. The president has appointed Jamal Wani Abdalla, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of South Sudan, to the role, the spokesman said.

Tong Ngor had held the role since May 2018, when Kiir dismissed Othom Rago Ajak as central bank

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