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South Sudanese students can’t afford tuition in Uganda

Bonifacio Taban
South Sudanese university students in Kampala struggle to pay their tuition as the South Sudanese Pound loses value substantially.
28.05.2015  |  Kampala
South Sudanese students in Kampala, June 2012.
South Sudanese students in Kampala, June 2012.

Amidst the conflict and economic crisis in South Sudan the national currency continues to decline against the US dollar.

Students from South Sudan in Uganda’s capital Kampala say they can no longer afford their tuition. Many wait for money transfers from their cash-strapped parents back home.

Bonifacio Taban reports for The Niles from Kampala: