Commodity Prices Triple in Jonglei Ahead of Holidays
Some residents in South Sudan’s Jonglei State say the high demand for clothing, home decorations and foodstuffs heading into the holidays has caused the prices of some basic commodities to triple. Many parents say they are struggling to buy Christmas gifts for their children and are worried about their finances as they look to the new year. Meanwhile, some businesspeople such as tailors and clothing shop owners say business is good. For South Sudan in Focus, Deng Ghai Deng reports from Bor.