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[Africa] Zambia urged to raise tobacco tax

A HEALTH expert has said that Zambia should raise taxation on tobacco in line with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation to safeguard lives. Ministry of Health tobacco control focal point person John Mayeya said at the launch of the internat
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 14, 2015 16:03
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[Africa, Nigeria] Solidstar: Fans blast singer for smoking shisha

Solidstar indulged in a little bit of shisha and posted a video of him smoking the popular Arabian tobacco on his Instagram page. He captioned the video “Grateful to God always for the gift of life..” Solidstar’s fans didn’t like the video of him smoking
Pulse.ng (ng)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:59
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[Africa, Uganda] She Cranes are anti-tobacco ambassadors

She Cranes skipper Peace Proscovia has said that it is a ‘wise idea’ choosing ladies to spearhead the Tobacco Control campaign in Uganda. Proscovia made the remarks after the She Cranes were unveiled the Tobacco Control Ambassadors at a press luncheon l
The New Vision (ug)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:47
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[Africa] Malawi football club inks controversial tobacco deal

Malawi's most prestigious football team, Big Bullets have controversially inked a $900,000 (822,000 euros) sponsorship deal with a cigarette manufacturing company, attracting the wrath of a local rights group. The deal...Nyasa Manufacturing Company (NMC)
France 24 (fr)
added Dec 13, 2015 20:26
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[Africa, Kenya] Taxman invites EACC to investigate staff over BAT bribery scandal

THE TAXMAN HAS INVITED THE ANTI-CORRUPTION WATCHDOG TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS THAT ITS STAFF RECEIVED BRIBES FROM CIGARETTE MAKER BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (BAT) TO SPY ON ITS KENYAN RIVAL FIRM.
In2EastAfrica (rs)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:25
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT bribed KRA officials to spy on rival Mastermind

Top-ranking Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officials received hefty bribes from cigarette maker British American Tobacco to spy on a rival firm, documents used in the BBC corruption exposé of the corporate scandal show.
East African Standard (ke)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:24
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT bribery scam forces out senior EABL executive

EABL was drawn into affair after it emerged that a corporate affairs executive it hired from BAT Kenya, Julie Adell-Owino, organised payment of bribes to senior Kenya officials. Ms Adell-Owino on Tuesday resigned from EABL, signalling that the brewer did
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 10, 2015 15:49
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT caught up in yet another bribery scam at Uganda subsidiary

Solomon Muyita, an ex-employee of BAT Uganda, has claimed that the tobacco firm bribed a local environmental official to misreport the impact from a fire at one of its warehouses in Uganda. The bribery scams at BAT units in Kenya and Uganda were unearthe
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 10, 2015 15:47
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[Africa] How American company, Philip Morris, is flooding Nigeria with 122 million ‘units’ of cigarettes

secured an approval to import 122 million ‘units’ of cigarettes into Nigeria from September 1, 2015, to March 31, 2016...said flooding the country with the “unlicensed, tax-not-paid” cigarettes was a deliberate violation of the National Tobacco Control Ac
Premium Times (ng)
added Dec 10, 2015 15:41
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[Africa, Nigeria] Kano to enact law on public smoking

Kano State governor Dr. Abdullahi Unar Ganduje yesterday vowed to enact law banning public smoking in the state. The governor, who stated this when he visit victims of Sabon Gari market fire disaster, said the law became necessary in order to prevent inc
Daily Trust (ng)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:35
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