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The import of cheap Chinese goods into African cities is booming. For many the low prices and wide choice means consumer choice they've never had before.

But some traders feel that a market filled with Chinese goods could signal the final nail in the coffin for Ugandan manufacturers. And does a good price guarantee good quality?

Machrine Birungi visited Babra, an enthusiastic buyer of Chinese goods in Uganda's capital Kampala.

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Panos London

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08/14/2006

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