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The trade war that has been witnessed between Kenya and Uganda is finally coming to an end following a pact that has been signed by the two countries.

Last month, Kenya set the stage for a war with its main trading partners in the East African Community (EAC) after it banned the importation of maize from Uganda and Tanzania.

The Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) said that surveillance and tests they had done on maize from the two countries had shown that most of it was infected with aflatoxin.

East African Community (EAC) Director-General for Customs and Trade ‎Kenneth Bagamuhunda described Nairobi’s move as “unilateral.” He said that there are established procedures to ban trade of goods among partner states. EAC also includes Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.

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