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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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Parents initiating teens to drinking a bad idea: study

Paris, France | AFP | Parents who give their teens alcohol, even to teach them how to drink responsibly, are more likely to do harm than good, according to a six-year study in Australia, published Thursday. “Parental provision of alcohol is associated with risk, not with protection,” said lead author Richard …

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Drinking `raw water” is new craze

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Despite being a hub for technological advancement, California’s bay area is also notorious for absurd anti-science health trends such as a new and ridiculous trend – “raw water”. That’s actually unfiltered, untreated, raw spring water, which, even when from the seemingly cleanest of sources, …

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Rare drinking problem

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | This man needs to drink 20 litres of water per day to stay alive. His name if Marc Wübbenhorst, 35-year old German architect who has to drink at least 20 liters of water a day or risk dying from dehydration. He suffers from the rare …

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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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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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