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Kenyans smoked 700 million fake cigarettes last year with billions going up in smoke

BAT’s Area Head of Security John Evans Monday told a forum on illicit trade in Nairobi that about 700 million fake cigarettes were sold locally last year and said corruption in government was to blame, even as the government announced a multi-sectoral ag
Business Insider
added Apr 5, 2018 19:46
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[Kenya] Nyeri County to set up smoking zones

Nyeri County will in the next financial year set aside Ksh1.5million for the construction of smoking zones at it steps up campaign against tobacco usage and enforcement of public smoking ban. Alongside this development, Deputy Director in charge of Publ
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (ke)
added Mar 3, 2018 01:36
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[Africa, Kenya] Public smokers to be arrested in crackdown on tobacco use

Meru county has announced plans to arrest people smoking in public. Health executive Eunice Kobia yesterday said the move is part of the county's resolve to regulate tobacco use. "At least one in every five men use tobacco. It is sad that smoking is pa
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:49
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[Africa, Kenya] Migori threatens to kick out tobacco firms for failing to pay farmers

The Migori County Government has threatened to kick out tobacco companies that have consistently failed to pay farmers in time. Agriculture Executive Valentine Ogongo said the county administration “will not sit back and watch farmers suffer every year
Daily Nation (ke)
added Feb 25, 2018 17:05
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Drought cuts BAT pay to farmers by 12% (Kenya)

payments to farmers dropped by 12 per cent (or Sh100 million) to Sh1.2 billion in the 2017 season as leaf deliveries were lower than in 2016 due to drought and floods, the company has said. The multinational, which has contracted about 5,000 tobacco fa
Asoko Insight (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:58
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[Africa] Tax increases a threat to our business in Kenya, says BAT

The Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed cigarette maker which on Friday reported a 21.2 per cent drop in net profit to Sh3.3 billion said “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Kenya business. “We would encourage the government to have a much
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:57
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[Africa, Kenya] WANYONYI / KIDIYA: Wiping out illicit tobacco trade

the ITP will enter into force and become binding on the 90th day following the 40th ratification by parties to the FCTC. As of February 1, Togo became the 34th country to ratify and so far, only six more countries are needed. Thereafter, parties will beg
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:25
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[Africa] Tax increases a threat to our business in Kenya, says BAT

“We would encourage the government to have a much more stable tax environment so that their revenues can be more predictable and we can have a more predictable operating environment,” BAT Kenya managing director Beverly Spencer-Obatoyinbo said at a media
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Feb 20, 2018 20:37
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British American Tobacco Kenya Posts FY Pre-Tax Profit 4.87 Bln Shillings

Reuters
added Feb 16, 2018 21:59
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[Africa, Kenya] LETTER: CS Balala is wrong on shisha, its harm negates tourism revenue

Balala has called for the revocation of the shisha ban by the Health ministry... Other East African countries — Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda — have already banned shisha. It is in order that Kenya follows suit to prevent cross-border impediments to succes
Daily Nation (ke)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:51
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