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Africa Economy: Kenya urged to increase taxation on tobacco products

"The implementation of Kenya's Act requires strengthening and improved enforcement to address weaknesses across key policy domains that include health warnings, tobacco taxation, and public education," Professor Geoffrey Fong, the project Principal Inves
Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 15, 2015 19:27
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN To FG: Prosecute Philip Morris for Illegal Importation of cigarettes

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the Federal Government to prosecute Philip Morris International (PMINTL) for illegaal importation of cigarettes into Nigeria.
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Dec 15, 2015 17:33
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[Africa, East Africa, UK] BAT share price: Whistleblower accuses company of ignoring corruption claims

“A recording of that meeting made by Hopkins appears to show him being cut off as he attempts to explain the alleged activities taking place in parts of east Africa,” The Sunday Times said. The newspaper also reported that Hopkins had revealed further do
iNVEZZ Limited
added Dec 15, 2015 15:52
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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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