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Kenya/ Uganda border: Bribes on the road irritating – Governments must act

Posted by African Press International on February 21, 2014

The cost of doing business along the Northern corridor is increased partly by non-tariff barriers like corruption. One of the perpetrators of this is the police force. While this may not be new, the style and manner in which it is done is synonymous with extortion as the officers go about it with with impunity. It is a reality that the business community seems to have learnt to live with as our cameras witnessed on the road for the round trip between Kampala and Mombasa.

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