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Uganda issued a protest note after losing $360,000 to Kenya milk seizure. Now EAC Joint Commission is moving to clear all Non-tariff barriers.

Other than the trade issues, the session examined and harmonized implementation of decisions across various sectors of bilateral cooperation including immigration, education, transport, communication, defence and security, energy and mineral development among others.

The meeting was a success to say the least, however, it still remains to be seen whether in the wake of the meeting, Ugandan truckers will pay less at the Tanzanian border. With a six month reporting period, a lot can transpire in the interim.

It is now going towards a month since the January sit-down and no ground reports have been publicized as to whether the toll fees have been harmonized for Uganda to match other EAC charges at the Tanzanian border.…

Rwanda is set to construct its first powdered milk factory in an attempt to boost profit for its livestock sub-sector.

This came after a joint venture firm owned by Rwandan investors and South African in collaboration with dairy farmers in Gicumbi District agreed to invest $38 million towards the development.

The powdered milk factory will be situated in Byumba Sector of Gicumbi District in Northern Province of Rwanda. Construction of the plant is expected to start by the end of 2020 and it will take a year for the factory to be completed so it will be completed by the end of 2021.

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The planned factory is set to be the largest milk-processing factory in the country and will offer major relief to the dairy farmers, it is the first of its kind in Rwanda.

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