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Kenya, Uganda to resolve trade rows

Published on August 10, 2015

The presidents of Kenya and Uganda have agreed to resolve trade disputes that are threatening to sour bilateral commercial ties between the two countries.

President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to meet his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Mueveni on Saturday August 8, ahead of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) summit scheduled for the following day in Kampala.

Among the trade disputes expected to feature in the discussions are the issue of sugar exports into Kenya from Uganda, rice exports, treatment of Ugandan cargo importers at the port of Mombasa and restrictions by Ugandan Authorities on Kenyan beef and cigarette exports. Read more. Source | The East African