Somalian woman entrepreneur establishes Atika Sugar Factory in Northern Uganda

UGANDA – The President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni has inaugurated the multibillion Atiak Sugar Factory in Northern Uganda aimed to boost production, stabilise prices of the commodity and create enough stock for export. The establishment of the facility follows a feasibility study on potential of sugarcane growing in the area, conducted by a Somali entrepreneur and owner of the company Amina Morghe Hersi, in 2016. After a successful analysis, Amina who is the largest shareholder partnered with Uganda Development Corporation to invest in the project. Later the government through UDC…

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