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Tanzania launches probe into smuggling of chameleons

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Xinhua | Tanzanian wildlife authorities said on Tuesday they have launched investigations to establish how 74 protected chameleons from the East African nation were smuggled to Austria. The investigations followed reports that the protected chameleons, which are from the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania, were seized in …

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URA raises red flag on smuggling at Elegu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority – URA has raised a red flag against smuggling of goods in Elegu, the porous Uganda-South Sudan border. Elegu is one of Uganda’s five high volume border entry points after Mutukula (Uganda – Tanzania), Malaba and Busia (Uganda-Kenya) and Mirama Hills at …

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URA struggles to curb smuggling at porous border points in Busia

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority-URA is struggling to stop smuggling at the porous routes of Malaba town council in Tororo and Busia districts. Residents still smuggle Kenya cement, rice, sugar, cartons of wheat flour, salt, white polythene bags, biscuits, sweat cones and PK chewing gums among …

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URA rolls out Digital Tax Stamps to combat smuggling

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has rolled out its digital tax stamps initiative geared at combating illicit trade and seal revenue leakages. Clare Musiime Bakanga, the URA head of change digital tracking solutions said many traders and businesses are being challenged by unfair competition …

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