TOP THREE WAYS TO SPOT A COUNTERFEIT: Price, Packaging and Place 1. Price: Prices that seem too good to be true are a usually associated with counterfeit goods. When shopping, check that the price and product quality are typical of authentic goods. Take note, however, that counterfeiters may lower the price only a little to appear legitimate. 2. Packaging: Check certification marks and trademarks. Compare markings and packaging artwork to known authentic goods. Authentic packaging is usually high quality and the products are tightly packed. Look for peeling labels, low-quality ink or printing errors, and loose products inside the box. 3. Place: When shopping at a store or online, buy directly from brand owners or from authorized retailers.
The past few days have left some Ugandans who know in a spot of bother because of the story of Kenya banning export of Ugandan maize contaminated with aflatoxins. The Daily Monitor online delivered another headline on the 8th March 2021 titled, “Kenya adds Maize, Chicken and Eggs on list of banned Ugandan Exports”. It Read more about Who will eat the contaminated maize rejected by Kenya?[…]
Political violence also known as Electoral violence has unfortunately already played and is anticipated to play a major role in determining the feel and outcome of the upcoming 2021 general elections. Whereas competitive elections are by their very nature conflictual processes intended to mobilize divergent views and stimulate political competition between political actors in any Read more about Election Violence: Uganda should learn from the Kenyan experience of 2007[…]
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By: Humphrey .M. Kiingi ACTIVITY COORDINATOR Anti Counterfeit Network Ltd (ACN) Common to both the Quran and Biblical scriptures, the ancient story of Moses and the Israelites’ Exodus from Egypt is told. I believe that some relevant insights can still be drawn from this story today, as we’ll realize shortly. Upon his arrival before the Read more about ‘KIKOLA NGA’ Syndrome – It works the same as …[…]
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Dublin, June 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) ResearchAndMarkets.com The growth in the internet has provided many new avenues to illicit counterfeiters. The Global Counterfeiting Outlook, 2018 elaborates that web-based counterfeiters are using new advanced technologies to create an ambiance of luxury and an image of authenticity through very little financial investment. As per the report in Read more about The “Global Counterfeiting Outlook, 2018” report:[…]
DBF Tv show is a 30 – 45 minute per-recorded television show that is driven by a carefully selected set of personalities that are either affected by counterfeits or contributing to the effects of counterfeits on society. Aims of the Show The entire show is dedicated to fighting counterfeits and promoting Intellectual Property Rights by; Read more about Don’t be fake Television Show[…]
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