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[Congo, Somalia, Sudan South] BAT faces more media criticism of African marketing strategies

The Guardian’s report, released Friday, is based on BAT documents provided by former employee Paul Hopkins. The newspaper said countries affected include Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Somalia and South Sudan.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2017 02:25
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[Africa] Who benefits from a report into cigarette smuggling in the Maghreb?

It is disappointing, therefore, to see that RUSI is being paid by big tobacco firms to shore up business interests in the Maghreb... While it may have been KPMG’s logo on the front of the report, a closer reading shows that the firm had actually been hire
Middle East Monitor (MEMO) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:30
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[Africa, Kenya, UK] VIDEO: British American Tobacco investigated by Serious Fraud Office

(BAT) says it is under official investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over allegations it paid bribes in East Africa. The allegations were first made in a BBC Panorama programme in 2015. BAT said that it had been investigating the claims throug
BBC Online
added Aug 1, 2017 15:08
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco rakes in $470 million

Zimbabwe has earned $470 million from the sale of 161 million kilogrammes of tobacco since the 2017 selling season opened on March 15 this year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 22, 2017 14:13
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[Africa, Botswana] Tobacco, poverty are strange bedfellows

Anti-Tobacco Network had a conversation with the Tlhokwe family, a family of 10... This destitute squad of smokers, who epitomise desolation in its true sense of the word, can make a pyre with their cigarettes in the midst of grinding poverty.
Mmegi (bw)
added Jun 19, 2017 14:22
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers wreak havoc on forests

it was difficult to imagine that once upon a time, the area was a dense forest. Years of deforestation by tobacco farmers seeking wood for their barns have taken a serious toll on the country’s indigenous forests. The situation continues to get worse as f
Financial Gazette (zw)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:16
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[Africa, Rwanda] Kenya launches guidelines to reduce domestic tobacco use

Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health Julius Korir said the deaths due to tobacco use in the country have been steadily increasing hence the need to establish tobacco control measures such as offering dependence treatment and cessation services.
Coastweek (ke)
added Jun 2, 2017 18:01
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[Africa] Nigeria introduces 9 new regulations to limit tobacco use (FULL LIST)

Nigeria’s Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has announced nine regulations in the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act that would be implemented by the federal government. The National Tobacco Control Act was signed into law in 2015 by former President Goodluck Jona
Premium Times (ng)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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[Africa, South Africa] Beyond Nicotine

The Beyond Nicotine corporate intervention approach, developed in South African and now exported to the USA and UK, centres around a 24-day guided programme, starting with an in-house 90 minute workshop and based on the science of neuro-plasticity and th
Engineering News (za)
added May 25, 2017 22:25
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[Africa] Malawi: WHO Urges Member States to Include Tobacco Control in Their Policies

According to a press statement issued by WHO ahead of the World No Tobacco Day which falls on 31 May every year, tobacco kills more than 7.2 million people per year with over 80 percent from low or middle income countries. In the statement, WHO Regional
All-Africa.com
added May 25, 2017 21:01
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