Nairobi eager to privatise Mumias Sugar refinery

The Mumias Sugar factory, in western Kenya.
The Mumias Sugar factory, in western Kenya. © Reuters
Several companies are keen to buy the state-owned firm, which taxpayers have been propping up via a succession of rescue plans. Supporters of William Ruto in the region where the factory is located are urging him to accelerate the sale. [...] (390 words)
Issue dated 05/01/2023 Reading time 2 minutes

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