Ugandan Traders Worried About Chinese Competition

The Chinese ambassador has responded to the local traders who have been asking the government to stop Chinese citizens from competing in the small business sector.

A cross-section of traders and customers at one of the busiest sections of Kikuubo Trading Centre in Kampala (file photo).

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