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UBL asks govt to ban alcohol sold in sachets

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) has asked government to create a fair operating business environment by urgently banning alcohol sold in sachets. Speaking at a media roundtable with business journalists in Kampala on August 30, Mark Ocitti, the managing director of UBL said some unregulated dealers …

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VIDEO: Uganda to regulate drinking hours

VIDEO: Uganda has marked the international Labour Day under the theme “building the nation through good work ethics. President Yoweri Museveni while presiding over the festivities in Pallisa district vowed to institute laws to regulate drinking hours saying that the work attitude of Ugandans has grossly been affected by alcohol …

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Uganda mulls over drinking, gambling hours

Uganda is considering regulating drinking hours to check increasing alcohol abuse, which President Yoweri Museveni says, affects productivity at work. Museveni stated on Monday that one of the big challenges the country must address in order to improve productivity of labour, is the problem of alcoholism and gambling. “I note …

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Timbuktu bars smashed by Muslim protesters in Mali

Bamako, Mali | AFP |  Dozens of young Muslims opposed to alcoholic beverages smashed bars and liquor stalls in the northern Malian city of Timbuktu on Saturday, saying they were “places of depravity”, local sources said. “The youngsters were very organised, having targeted what to destroy,” said a resident reached …

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Canada: Airlines must ensure pilots sober in cockpit

Ottawa, Canada | AFP |  Canada on Friday called on domestic airlines to ensure that pilots show up for work sober, following recent arrests for drunkenness in cockpits. “As a commercial air carrier authorized to carry passengers in Canada, you have an obligation to ensure that flight crew members are …

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Drunk pilot arrested after fainting in cockpit

Montreal, Canada | AFP |  A Sunwing pilot was arrested Saturday after being found intoxicated in a plane he was about to maneuver out of Calgary airport in western Canada. The 37-year-old man was found drunk shortly after 7:00 am (1200 GMT) in the cockpit of the plane he was …

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Californians to say ‘cheers’ at hair salons in 2017

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  Come Sunday, Californians will legally be able to raise a glass of alcohol while getting a haircut or beard trim at beauty salons and barbershops. Although the practice of offering complementary wine and beer at such establishments has been going on quietly for …

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Uganda to ban sale of alcohol in sachets in September 2017

Government gives alcohol manufactures deadline to stop kavera sachets Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  Government has given alcohol manufacturers up to  September 30, 2017 to stop the sale of alcohol packaged in sachets. This is one of the resolutions agreed on in a meeting between the Minister of Trade, Industry …

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