South Sudan president fires sixth governor

Moses Makur Deng ends seven-month stint as currency depreciates


Moses Makur Deng has been fired as governor of the Bank of South Sudan, the sixth to be removed since 2017. South Sudanese president Salva Kiir had appointed Deng in January 2022, upon the dismissal of Dier Tong Ngor.

Kiir announced the decisions on national television. He did not explain why he fired Deng.

First deputy governor Johnny Ohisa Damian becomes acting governor of the central bank as of August 4. Damian has been first deputy governor since April 2021. Before his appointment, he

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