Cheap sugar imports hurting local farmers, says MP

Sunday February 28 2016

KRA, EACC and DCI officers last year intercepted 39 containers stuffed with 88 tonnes of contraband sugar from Brazil valued at Sh56 million and 64 containers of ethanol valued at Sh288 million. Kilgoris MP Gideon Konchella on February 28, 2016 asked the Jubilee administration to control the influx of cheap imported sugar into the country. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

KRA, EACC and DCI officers last year intercepted 39 containers stuffed with 88 tonnes of contraband sugar from Brazil valued at Sh56 million and 64 containers of ethanol valued at Sh288 million. Kilgoris MP Gideon Konchella on February 28, 2016 asked the Jubilee administration to control the influx of cheap imported sugar into the country. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By RUTH MBULA
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