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[Africa, Kenya] BAT bribed KRA officials to spy on rival Mastermind

Top-ranking Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officials received hefty bribes from cigarette maker British American Tobacco to spy on a rival firm, documents used in the BBC corruption exposé of the corporate scandal show.
East African Standard (ke)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:24

[Africa, Kenya] BAT caught up in yet another bribery scam at Uganda subsidiary

Solomon Muyita, an ex-employee of BAT Uganda, has claimed that the tobacco firm bribed a local environmental official to misreport the impact from a fire at one of its warehouses in Uganda. The bribery scams at BAT units in Kenya and Uganda were unearthe
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 10, 2015 15:47

[Africa, Kenya] Tobacco board lauds BAT bribery expose, cites control hurdles

The BBC's expose on claims of bribery at BAT has confirmed suspicions of unethical activities, the Tobacco Control Board chairman has said. Peter Odhiambo lauded the network's Panorama programme for investigating the allegations against British American
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:33

[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

[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

[Africa, Kenya] BAT bribery scam forces out senior EABL executive

EABL was drawn into affair after it emerged that a corporate affairs executive it hired from BAT Kenya, Julie Adell-Owino, organised payment of bribes to senior Kenya officials. Ms Adell-Owino on Tuesday resigned from EABL, signalling that the brewer did
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 10, 2015 15:49

[Kenya, UK] Tobacco giant ‘paid bribes’ to protect sales in Africa ($$)

Anti-smoking campaigners are calling for an inquiry over allegations that employees of British American Tobacco paid bribes to politicians and civil servants in east Africa. According to the BBC’s Panorama, Britain’s biggest tobacco company, which owns D
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 11:42

[Africa, Kenya, UK] British American Tobacco accused of bribing senior politicians to sabotage anti-smoking laws

Commenting on the practice of bribery, Mr Hopkins, who worked for BAT in Kenya for 13 years, said: “It was explained to me in Africa that's the cost of doing business.” Several individuals involved with the World Health Organisation’s Framework Conventi
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 02:05

[Africa, Burundi, Kenya, UK] The secret bribes of big tobacco

Panorama found British American Tobacco illegally paid politicians and civil servants in countries in East Africa... BAT made illegal payments to two members and one former member of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
BBC Online
added Nov 30, 2015 17:03

[Kenya] Public smokers in Nakuru to pay Sh50,000 fine in new law

According to Samwel Kingori, the county’s public health chief officer, smokers will no longer be allowed to enjoy their puffs in places like schools, parks and public offices and institutions. Interestingly, King’ori includes churches in his list of pla (ke)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:30
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