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July 11, 2011 3:07 pm

New ‘South Sudan’ to Launch Currency

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BBC – South Sudan, the world’s newest country, will launch its currency next week, officials say.

The South Sudan pound will feature the image of the late John Garang, the south’s most revered leader.

Finance Minister David Deng Athorbei said plane-loads of the South Sudan pound would arrive in the capital, Juba, on Wednesday and it would be in circulation by Monday

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