Uganda’s Standard body closes sachet-filling machines from 37 alcohol manufacturers

UGANDA – The Uganda National Bureau of Standards has closed over 167 sachet-filling machines from at least 37 alcohol-manufacturing companies as part of enforcing the government’s ban on alcohol sold in sachets. The government through […]

Uganda partners with Commonwealth in developing new guidelines for the fishing industry

UGANDA – The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) with partnership funding from the Commonwealth Standards Network has developed new guidelines to streamline the country’s fishing industry. According to UNBS, the new guidelines outline basic […]

Bureau of standards to seize goods without distinctive mark in Uganda

UGANDA – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) said it will seize goods found on the market without a distinctive mark, giving manufacturers and processors till end of January for certification of all products in […]