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Why are Ugandan youth joining S. Sudan rebels?

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Added 13th June 2017 07:18 AM

Is it worth the risk? This and a whole lot more stories in Tuesday's edition of the New Vision.

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Is it worth the risk? This and a whole lot more stories in Tuesday's edition of the New Vision.

South Sudan rebels. Why are Ugandan youth taking the risk of joining them? (AFP|file)


Hello and good morning. Let's have a quick look at what today's edition of Uganda's leading daily, New Vision, has in store for you. You can also read the paper online HERE.


So why are Ugandan youth risking death and joining the South Sudan rebels? What is government’s response? The Police spokesperson, Asan Kasingye, has told the press that many of the Ugandan youth who have been recruited by the rebels fighting to oust president Salva Kiir Mayardit’s government have been used to stage ambushes and road blocks on the Nimule-Juba highway. We have the details.


Meanwhile, the escalation of tribal clashes between the Madi and Acholi of Amuru has compelled the Police and UPDF to intervene. Find out the measures taken by security to deter further violence.


Ten Police officers have been implicated in robbery and bribery. Find the details in New Vision.

Two city head teachers are charged over salary scam. How did they land in trouble? We've got you covered on this one.

Party politics. This time, FDC leaders are threatening disciplinary action against Rubaga Division mayor and FDC vice-chairperson Joyce Nabbosa Ssebugwawo. Why, you ask? Grab yourself a copy or getting flipping online to find out. 


Why have the Teso leaders resolved to disband Soroti University taskforce? Read the story in New Vision.


Also get to know Gen. Katumba Wamala’s views on the Pentecostal pastors who are focusing on materialistic preaching.

Bunyoro Kitara kingdom holds grand 23rd Coronation anniversary for the Omukama Solomon Gafabusa Iguru. We have comprehensive coverage of the royal event.

And finally, why is the founder of the faith of unity, Owobusobozi Bisaka, unhappy with rumormongers? Of course we've got the details.

We've got you covered today!

CLICK HERE to read the full paper online (e-paper)




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