Protect cane farmers Standard Digital

05/05/2020

 https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001370098/protect-cane-farmers-against-illegal-sugar-imports

 Time: 00:00:00 GMT +0300

 By Editorial

Protect cane farmers against illegal sugar imports

Kenya’s sugar industry has been comatose for long, with little being done to resuscitate it.

The reason for that reluctance is the hold that influence-peddlers have on government. There has been an outcry against cheap sugar imports for years, the latest of which occasioned a Sh10.6 billion loss in taxes after some individuals were accused of importing sugar illegally.

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