Athletes’ disappearance speaks volumes about us 

Julius Ssekitoleko

Mr Julius Ssekitoleko.

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What you need to know:

  • Ssekitoleko reportedly asked that his belongings be sent home to his wife. Local reports confirm he bought a bullet train ticket to the city of Nagoya.
  • Nagoya is just under two hours from Tokyo by bullet train. Many within his generation will view him as lucky as he had nothing to return to. Only more opportunities can end this trend.  

Once every four years, elite Ugandan sportsmen and women get a chance to compete with the best at the Summer Olympics.

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