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[Africa, Asia] Egypt's only cigarette producer says 79 billion cigarettes sold over past year

has seen an uptick of around 8.5 percent, with 82 billion cigarettes produced and 79 billion sold, mostly to Egyptians, in this period. Eastern Company—predominantly owned by the Egyptian state, manufactured 82 billion cigarettes in the year—nearly 61 bil
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] Lag in tobacco law exposes millions to danger – CISLAC

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) says failure to implement the National Tobacco Act passed in May 2015, could expose millions of Nigerians to tobacco-related diseases and death.
Daily Trust (ng)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:42
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[Africa] BAT bribery scandal a wakeup call to Nigerian govt on tobacco industry interactions– ERA/FoEN

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described the indictment of British American Tobacco (BAT) in a bribery scam involving policy makers in East Africa as a shameful confirmation of public health experts’ long beli
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:32
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[UK] VIDEO: What's Up Africa: Smoking out tobacco bribes

BBC Online
added Dec 5, 2015 17:28
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[Europe, France] How Cigarette Smuggling Funds al-Qaeda in Africa

While European officials claim cigarette smuggling is dropping, terrorists with backgrounds in the illegal tobacco trade have now been implicated in attacks on Europeans in Africa (by Belmokhtar) as well as in the heart of Paris. While the African countri
Africa Times
added Dec 5, 2015 16:17
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[Africa, Kenya] Senate Minority Leader Moses Wetangula refutes BAT bribery story, demands immediate apology

Senator Wetangula yesterday at Parliament Building, flanked by over ten legislators...said the British American Tobacco (BAT) took offense with the bribery claims by the BBC and a section of local news outlets, terming it an erroneous reporting.
The Standard (ke)
added Dec 4, 2015 14:22
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[Africa] BAT BRIBERY EXPOSE IS WAKEUP CALL TO NIGERIAN GOVT ON TOBACCO INDUSTRY – ERA/FOEN

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described the indictment of British American Tobacco (BAT) in a bribery scam involving its policy makers in East Africa as a shameful confirmation of public health experts’ long b
City Voice (ng)
added Dec 4, 2015 14:21
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[Africa, Kenya] Julie Adell-Owino fights to clear her name after corruption claims at BAT

The 46-year-old, whose maiden name is Adell Ardeller Julie Opon, was Monday night mentioned in a BBC exposé as having facilitated payment of bribes to several Kenyan officials during her stint as British American Tobacco (BAT) Kenya’s head of regulatory
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 4, 2015 14:19
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim tobacco exports breach $700m

Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that during the comparable period last year, Zimbabwe had earned $709 million from 119,9 million kilogrammes of flue-cured tobacco exported at an average price of $5,91 per kilogr
Chronicle (zw)
added Dec 4, 2015 04:44
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[Africa] Big Bullets Sponsorship agreement worries NGO concerned with Tobacco use in Malawi

Drug Fight Malawi has expressed “deep concerns” and fear of an increase in tobacco use by children and youths in the country following the recent sponsorship agreement between our popular football club, the Big Bullets and the Nyasa Tobacco Manufacturing
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Dec 3, 2015 20:06
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