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Money Monday: 5 key stories

This is the third edition of ‘Money Monday’ featuring a round-up of all the best, most intrepid financial journalism from or about the two Sudans:

Suspects Arrested With Forged US Currency (Gurtong Media, 12 November 2012) – Authorities in the Jonglei state capital arrest a young crew of counterfeiters.

Gold fever sweeps South Sudan ahead of new mining law (Reuters, 9 November 2012) – ‘It's the best stuff I've seen in central Africa,’ an international gold trader says of samples taken from artisanal mining spots in Eastern Equatoria. 

Sudan says IMF recommendations on subsidies not binding (Sudan Tribune, 8 November 2012) – A top official says the country won’t commit to make even deeper cuts to subsidies on sugar and fuels, which proved to be unpopular measures last summer.

Iraq says Sudan asked for $100 million aid, offers $10 million (Sudan Tribune, 5 November 2012) – The Iraqi cabinet late last month agreed to pay $10 million in aid to Sudan as part of its 2013 draft budget.

South Sudan student leaders acquitted of financial scam by Ugandan police (Sudan Tribune, 7 November 2012) – With more than $55,000 missing, the acquittal of student union leaders still leaves questions.

Previous edition: 5 November 2012