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[Africa, Kenya] BAT’s Sh3bn go up in smoke after stormy AGM

BAT’s share dropped Sh30 to trade at Sh600, registering 4.7 per cent drop compared to Thursday when it traded at Sh630. Yesterday’s poor performance left double bruises on the firm’s management, which had a rough morning explaining to investors why thei
Nairobi Star (ke)
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT protests more tobacco taxes

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco Kenya (BAT) has ratcheted up pressure against further increases in excise duty. The Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed cigarette maker repeated on Friday that “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Ke
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added May 14, 2018 02:33
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT protests more tobacco taxes

The Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed cigarette maker repeated on Friday that “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Kenya business. “We would encourage the government to have a much more stable tax environment so that we can have a more pre
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added May 12, 2018 22:15
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[Africa, Kenya] Stamps can curb illicit trade, tax evasion

The measures Kenya has taken, especially in tobacco control, are in line with Article 15 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) as it relates to the elimination of illicit trade and the implementation of national laws to support enforc
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[Africa, Kenya] Supreme Court asked to throw out smoking rules

Two cigarette manufacturing firms yesterday asked the Supreme Court to throw out the Tobacco Control Regulations of 2014, arguing that they were introduced arbitrarily. British American Tobacco (BAT) and Mastermind Tobacco Kenya told five Supreme Court
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 1, 2018 19:04
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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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