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A Ugandan job creator

O. Hannington
Many seek, but only few create jobs in South Sudan. Bashir Kafuma, a Ugandan living in Yei, wants to be his own boss and create jobs for others.
14.05.2014  |  Yei
Bashir Kafuma at work in Yei.
Bashir Kafuma at work in Yei.

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Bashir Kafuma is known by everyone in Yei as Saban. Born and raised in Uganda, he moved to South Sudan several years ago.

Saban believes one cannot achieve development while working for others, so he started his own business — a garage in Yei.

Ochan Hannington spoke to Saban about his life in South Sudan: