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[Africa] Lobby decries high consumption of tobacco products in Kenya

Kenya’s anti-tobacco lobby on Monday called for the enforcement of a 2007 law that bans smoking in public places amid an increase in tobacco use in the country.... Lindi told a stakeholders meeting in Nairobi that tobacco smoking remains a challenge among
News Ghana (gh)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:49
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[Africa, Kenya] KRA targets e-cigarettes, sheesha in new excise duty plan

Manufacturers and importers of tobacco products in Kenya will be required to affix excise duty stamps on their products as the government rolls out a system to broaden tax compliance. The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) expects all tobacco manufacturers a
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:44
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[Africa, Kenya, UK] BAT investigated by Serious Fraud Office over bribery allegations

is under formal investigation by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office over claims that it bribed officials in east Africa to undermine anti-smoking laws. The company said on Tuesday that it and its lawyers had been investigating “allegations of misconduct”, and
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 1, 2017 15:28
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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] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Kenya reports HY pre-tax profit 2.79 bln shillings

* HY ended June 2017 gross revenue 17.14 billion shillings versus 18.97 billion shillings year ago
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 18:50
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[Africa] VIDEO: Tobacco giant fights Kenya's anti-smoking laws

One of the world's biggest cigarette companies, British American Tobacco, has taken Kenya's government to court over its move to make anti-smoking laws stricter. Health groups in Kenya say that international firms' fight against regulations show that
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:38
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[Africa] BAT accused yet again of unfair practices in Kenya

For the second time in two years, an exposé in the newspaper, the Guardian, says that BAT, along with other multinational tobacco firms “have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protectio
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Jul 17, 2017 17:10
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[Kenya] Nairobi's smoking culture – in pictures

David Levene spent some time documenting the country’s smoking culture in Nairobi, noticing the prevalence of cigarette brands in daily life. This collection is gathered from his walks through the city
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:23
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[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
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[Africa] Tobacco: A Blessing and a Poison for Kenya’s Women Farmers

“I plant it just because it brings me money … Otherwise, the smoke during curing is too toxic and it burns.” But this is a dangerous practice. The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that nicotine absorbed through the skin from handling wet tobacco lea
News Deeply: Women and Girls (Gates Foundation)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:35
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