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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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[Africa, Kenya] Sacked Alliance One Tobacco workers demand their dues

Former employees of an American tobacco company have accused the firm of withholding their dues. The 258 workers were laid off in 2015, when Alliance One Tobacco scaled down their operations in Kenya. In an affidavit filed in court, their representative,
The Standard (ke)
added Jun 5, 2017 21:08
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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, Kenya] Free medical aid for smokers who are trying to quit

About 50 per cent of Kenya’s estimated three million smokers are struggling to kick the deadly habit, the Health ministry says. Health PS Julius Korir yesterday urged smokers to seek free medical help, instead of trying to stop the habit on their own. “
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:26
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[Africa] Kenya launches guidelines to reduce tobacco use

Kenya's health ministry on Wednesday launched guidelines to help in the reduction on the use and treatment of tobacco in the East African country. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health Julius Korir said the deaths due to tobacco use in the country
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2017 18:53
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