Museveni Commissions Sugar Factory in Hoima

President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the new Hoima Sugar Factory in Kiswaza village, Kiziranfumbi Sub-County in Hoima District

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The President said the new Hoima sugar factory will enable Ugandans earn revenue from exporting the excess sugar to the neighboring countries, employ more people, increase the number of out-growers and also generate electricity from the sugarcane molasses.

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The 8,000-acre estate produces 1,500 tonnes of sugar per day and is expected to employ over 5,000 people once completed. Sugar production in the country is one of the fastest growing industries and contributes 25% of Uganda’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

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