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MPs approve zoning in sugar bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary committee on trade has included zoning in the Sugar Bill 2016, which was recently returned by President Museveni. The Sugar Bill is meant to ensure that there is a sustainable, diversified, harmonized, modern and competitive sugar sector to meet domestic, regional and International …

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Farmers lift ban on supplying sugarcane to Kinyara

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sugarcane farmers in Masindi have resolved to lift their ban to supply cane to Kinyara Sugar Limited. The farmers slapped a ban on supplying cane to Kinyara Sugar Limited on October 18th, 2018 following their failure to agree with the company on the final payment …

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Sugar price to drop further

Manufacturers cite increased imports and declining demand from foreign markets Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | There is good news for Uganda’s sugar consumers in the coming months owed to the projected sugar in production volumes amidst increase in imports. Statistics from the Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association (USMA), which consist …

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COMMENT: Bitter truth about sugar

COMMENT: Uganda’s claim to have surplus sugar is mistaken and obscures a bigger regional problem  Uganda and Kenya are learning a bitter truth about ordinary added sugar used in homes, industries, and service facilities. Just six months ago in September 2016, the two countries were fighting a trade war over …

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Sugar crisis hits hard

The sugar shortage in the country has seen sugar prices going as high as Shs8,000 for a kilogram. Various explanations have been made for the crisis of one of the most essential household commodities. According to the sugar manufacturers association, the shortage was caused by a ten day shutdown of …

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