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Chinese footprints in Uganda

In June 2012, China provided road equipment to the Ugandan government worth US$106 million U.S. dollars. The 159 graders, 257 tipper trucks, 12 wheel loaders, six dozers, seven excavators and two low loaders were the first batch of a 40-year soft loan, to be repaid within 40 years, with a 10-year grace period. The equipment is helping 111 districts and 22 municipalities to fix roads in the rural areas faster, as Fredrick Mugira found out in the rural district of Sheema. Continue Reading