Sugar-packed drinks turning adolescents into addicts, study reveals

Children hooked on the sugar rush of fizzy drinks face withdrawal symptoms similar to those battling drug or alcohol addiction, new research has found. Headaches, cravings and irritability have been reported in youngsters who consumed more than three cans of fizzy drinks a day, and then abstained for three days in a study at the University of California (UC). The findings,...

Uganda, UAE sign deal to boost food, beef export

The agriculture, fisheries and animal industry minister, Vincent Sempijja said, the 2,500 hectare free zone will allow private companies from the UAE to invest in agricultural production and development in Uganda. Uganda and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a deal to establish one of the world’s only agricultural free zones in a bid to enhance food security in...

Ukraine delegation in UAE promotes exports to Middle East markets

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is hosting the Ukrainian trade mission, which aims to promote the exports of Ukrainian food and processing products to the UAE and other Middle Eastern countries, the Economic Development Ministry reports. "On March 27-28, 2019, the Ukrainian delegation led by State Secretary of the Economic Development and Trade Ministry of Ukraine Oleksiy Perevezentsev took part...