South Sudan is preparing to change its national currency next week.  
Occurred in Juba, South Sudan on October 12, 2020, at 11:55 AM
Reported by JJ via Walk-in / in person on October 14, 2020, at 11:55 AM in Koboko, Uganda
Also heard by 5 other(s)

This rumour is confirmed false and is of low priority – here's why:
According to the announcement made by the Minister of Information, Communication Technology & Postal Services, he claimed that the Council of Ministers chaired by President Salva Kiir has resolved to change the currency in a bid to mitigate the growing inflation rate a statement which was later disputed by the president in his address to the Nation
Find more from the attached links below
https://www.trtworld.com/africa/south-sudan-to-change-currency-in-bid-to-improve-economy-40455
https://hotinjuba.com/president-kiir-government-did-not-and-has-not-agreed-to-change-the-currency-of-the-country/
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Location Reported by Via Date
Koboko, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 14-Oct-2020 @ 11:55 AM
Omugo 6, Uganda JJ Voice / telephone 14-Oct-2020 @ 9:50 AM
Ofua 5, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 13-Oct-2020 @ 4:30 PM
Ofua 6, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 13-Oct-2020 @ 2:20 PM
katiku 1, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 13-Oct-2020 @ 12:45 PM
Ocea A, Uganda JJ Internet 13-Oct-2020 @ 10:50 AM
JJ
October 15, 2020 | 7:48 AM | JJ
On 9/10/2020,the President and the cabinet members decided that the current currency should be changed to improve South Sudan's economic situation but when it will be changed have not been fixed and the citizens will b given time limit.