17 January 2014

Kenya: Stop Sugar Imports - MP

THREE MPs from sugarcane growing zones in Western Kenya want the government to stop importation of sugar to protect the local mills. Mumias East MP Ben Washiali asked the government to expose the countries and individuals behind the importation.

He wants the government to lodge a formal complaint at the Comesa's council for what they termed unfair competition from Egypt in the international sugar market. The Egyptian sugar is reported to have found its way into the country.

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