'Rations are 5kg of sugar per month'
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Sugar shortage: 'Rations are 5kg a month'

Ethiopia is facing a chronic sugar shortage which has led to violent and lethal protests. The country's sugar corporation blames the scarcity on bad weather in the country's sugar-growing areas and the government says it will import sugar from Algeria and Thailand to help alleviate the situation.

From the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, the BBC's Emmanuel Igunza has more.

  • 26 Jan 2018
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