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Minister Ponders Tougher Penalties for Milk Adulteration

22 Jan 2020 · Reports indicate that between January 1 and 12, Kenyan authorities have confiscated 54 tons of powdered milk and 140,000 litres of Long Life milk from Pearl Dairies and its distributors, citing nonconformity to standards and smuggling. Uganda has reportedly lost more than USD 360,000 in milk exports due to the seizure.

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Minister Ponders Tougher Penalties for Milk Adulteration 1 3

Reports indicate that between January 1 and 12, Kenyan authorities have confiscated 54 tons of powdered milk and 140,000 litres of Long Life milk from Pearl Dairies and its distributors, citing nonconformity to standards and smuggling. Uganda has reportedly lost more than USD 360,000 in milk exports due to the seizure.
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Masaka Groups Conned in New Government Wealth Creation Project 1 3

However, a team of project coordinators and the Office of the Resident District Commissioner faced a hard time today, when they attempted to meet leaders of intending beneficiary enterprise groups from Masaka municipality. A number of group had complaints that were cheated in a sham registration and evaluation processes.
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China, Uganda Open Frontiers for Fish Maw Trade 1 3

A kilogram of small-sized fish maw costs 160,000 Shillings on the local market while a kilogram of medium-sized maws costs between 350,000 and 800,000 Shillings. A large maw that can make more than a Kilogram costs up to 1,100,000. The maw costs between USD 450 (1.6 million Shillings) to 1,000 (3.6 million Shillings) on the international market.
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UMRA Tasked to Probe Illegal Deposit-Taking Microfinance Institutions 1 2

Masindi district Chairman Cosmas Byaruhanga says that the region has recorded an upsurge of unregulated money lenders in recent years. He explains that on top of some of them taking deposits from unsuspecting customers, they are also stealing their assets after duping them to sign sale agreements.
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Gulu Butchers Demand for 50 Percent Reduction on Slaughter Fee 1 1

The butchers under their association of Gulu Livestock Dealers Association say Gulu Municipal Council is currently charging a slaughter fee of UGX 24,000 and 12,000 per cow and goat respectively, a fee which is so high for them.
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Locust Invasion Sparks Uncertainties in Northern Uganda desert locusts 3 1

The UN agency added that the locusts now wandering into Turkana County, pose threats of a likely spill over into Karamoja sub-region in North-Eastern Uganda, which also shares a common boundary with Acholi, Lango and Teso sub-regions. It’s for this reason that many residents in northern Uganda are living in uncertainty.
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Transporters Stranded As Police Battles Besigye Supporters in Jinja street 4 1

The Nile Bridge was blocked for close to four hours, with big vehicles parked on one lane as police conducted operations.