Uganda and COVID-19: Beer Giant Defies Closure of Bars

Posted October 26 2021 Alcohol Delivery, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, alcohol marketing, Alcohol Policy, Availability, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, COVID-19, Diageo, Evidence, News, Online Alcohol Retail, Online Alcohol Sale, UAPA

The alcohol industry in Uganda has exploited the pandemic to heavily market alcohol, expand e-commerce and start on-demand delivery services.
This strategy has been profitable for the industry as Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) recorded a 33% growth in revenue for the year ending in June.
On top of it they lobby for the weakening of alcohol taxation in Uganda.

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