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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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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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Fourteen dead after truck rams into taxi in Lugazi

Police has confirmed that 14 passengers traveling in a taxi registration number UAZ 350 U from Eastern Uganda to Kampala are dead after an accident involving a truck registration number UAU 650 S in Sagazi-Lugazi. Uganda Police PRO Sezibwa Region Lameck Kigozi told the media that the driver of the lorry …

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