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Mexicans dying from adulterated alcohol as beer runs dry

Puebla, Mexico | AFP | Scores of Mexicans are dying from drinking adulterated liquor, a consequence of the shortage of mainstream alcoholic beverages during the coronavirus pandemic, authorities say. The first of at least 138 deaths in recent weeks occurred at the end of April in the western state of Jalisco, …

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COVID-19: Kaabong Police pours local brew

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 30 local brewers in Kaabong town council are counting losses after the police poured local brew in an attempt to discourage people from social gatherings. The women were on Sunday taken by surprise when the police led by the Kaabong DPC Gerald …

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Court halts implementation of digital tax stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court Commercial Division in Kampala has issued a four-day interim order restraining Uganda Revenue Authority – URA from enforcing the digital tax stamps. The development comes after Muwema and Company Advocates, acting on behalf  Sylvester Kamuli went to court challenging the implementation …

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Manufacturers given up to end of January to have digital stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Manufacturers of different products have up to the end of January 2020 to clear stock of products without digital stamps. After that, all their products are expected to bear a stamp. The first goods expected to have stamps are beer, wines, spirits, sodas, bottled water, …

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Beer boom

Nile Breweries Limited spending US$22million to match sales growth         Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | A few months ago, a highly respected and accomplished director for Nile Breweries Limited, a subsidiary of the Belgium based Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, popularly known as AB InBev, resigned. His name could be familiar to you …

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Windsor brewery reveals regal beer for Prince Harry wedding

London, United Kingdom | AFP | A brewery in Windsor, the British town where Prince Harry will marry American Meghan Markle in May, believes it has concocted its own perfect pairing with a “royal beer” celebrating the occasion. The regal-themed brew, a pale ale named “Harry & Meghan’s Windsor Knot”, appropriately …

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