Maize Prices on the Rise as Imports From EA Decline (allAfrica.com)

The cost of Unga is likely to increase following decreased maize imports from neighbouring countries. Large volumes of imports from Uganda two months ago had stabilised maize prices in the country. Maize prices in Uganda are now almost at par as those in Kenya, leading to lower imports. Uganda has recorded a slight drop in maizeā€¦

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