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High taxes, illegal practices killing fish factories in Nyanza

What you need to know:

  • Several fish processing firms in the region have downscaled their operations in the last two years.
  • The factories have been unable to cope with dwindling fish stocks, poor infrastructure and perennial power outages.

A private fish processing factory in Homa Bay County hired 210 people when it began operations in the region two years ago.

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