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INDIANS were brought to Uganda to build railways but today they dominate the country’s economy, contributing up to 65% of its tax revenues.

According to Forbes magazine, Uganda’s wealthiest man is also Indian. Sudhir Ruparelia, whose family hails from Gujarat, India, is estimated to have a fortune worth $1.2 billion (R17.4bn). He has investments in banking, insurance, education, broadcasting, real estate, floriculture, hotels and resorts.

reported that in 1895 the construction of the

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