Postal Subsector in South Sudan

Postal Subsector in South Sudan

The postal service is broadly the carriage of physical communications and light goods both by public and private enterprise.  The postal service has a unique social role in providing for the carriage of private letters and parcels thereby encouraging social integration and harmony and helping families and friends to remain in contact.

The government of South Sudan has also started to set up postal services with post offices open in South Sudan’s five main cities that is Juba, Malakal, Wau, Yambio, Yei and at the moment parcels are coming in but the country can’t send parcels

South Sudan depends on Sudanese airlines to deliver mail via Khartoum is also in talks with neighbours Kenya and Ethiopia to send mail abroad by air.

The Post is a necessity for international and domestic trade and commerce and is recognised as a vital part of the information infrastructure of South Sudan