Top 10 Women In Africa’s Manufacturing Industry

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Written by Lillian Mutiso
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Julian Adyeri Omalla – Uganda

Ugandan-based Omalla founded Delight Uganda Limited, which manufactures the country’s most popular fruit drink; Cheers. She also deals in water manufacturing, maize and farming and food processing industries. She owns Global Food Securities Ltd that deals in packaging of maize flour and porridge which are sold in the country and the neighboring Kenya, Rwanda and Sudan. World Bank honored her alongside other five African women in 2008, for their entrepreneurship skills. She won the Commonwealth Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2014.