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Muslims task gov’t on high commodity prices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of Muslims across the country on Monday flocked to several mosques and other worship places to celebrate Eid al’fitr. Eid al’fitr is celebrated after the fasting of the holy month of Ramadhan. For two years, there has been a limited number of worshippers following …

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MPs demand action over skyrocketing commodity prices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawmakers have demanded that government pronounces herself on the rising prices of essential commodities including soap, sugar, cooking oil and fuel. Raising on a matter of national importance during plenary on Thursday, 10 March 2022, Nakaseke South County MP, Paulson Luttamaguzi said a bar of soap …

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Two traders arrested for selling fake cooking oil in Mayuge district

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mayuge district have arrested two wholesale shop operators for selling fake cooking oil. The two shop operators are accused of repackaging and selling fake cooking oil at cheaper prices in the market. The suspects Ronald Kawanguzi and Habibu Waigolo are residents of Dwanilo zone …

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Nigerian farmers hope to spread shea butter wealth

Kodo, Nigeria | AFP |  Surrounded by four children, Ladi Usman scoops shea nut paste from a plastic container into a metal pot on the stove in her cramped kitchen. Squinting to keep charcoal fumes out of her eyes, she stirs it with a bamboo stick, completing the final stages of eking …

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Snack vendors reusing cooking oil-Unhealthy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Henry Kamugisha operates a pork joint in Kikoni Makerere, a Kampala suburb. Kamugisha joint sells fried and roasted pork. He reuses the oil generated from the pork for a month and only keeps reducing it as it increases. According to Kamugisha, because the oil …

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