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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[Africa, Kenya] Religious leaders hail ban on smoking in public

Religious leaders in Nakuru have welcomed a move to ban cigarette smoking in public premises. Their sentiments comes a day after the county Public Health Office banned smoking in public areas including schools, hospitals, churches, government offices amo
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:31
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[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
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:30
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[Africa, Kenya] Alliance One International, Inc. Announces Investor Information and Arrangements for Call

it would not file its report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2015 within the required time period. The delay is related to discrepancies in accounts receivable and inventory at its Kenyan subsidiary, Alliance One Tobacco (Kenya) Limited,
PR Newswire
added Nov 8, 2015 13:59
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[Africa, Kenya] Smoking costs 'Dereva Chunga Maisha' hit singer a foot

More than two-and-a-half decades ago, his authoritative voice ruled the airwaves... He explains: “I have been a smoker since I was in Form Three... In 2007, while in England, Muthee suffered a stroke that left him partially paralysed on his left side and
The Standard (ke)
added Oct 12, 2015 21:38
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[Africa] Kenya's stand on tobacco use

The letter of support from the 40 organisations urged the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Health, James Macharia and the Kenyan government to stand strong against the BAT attempts to derail policy advancements that protect Kenyans from tobacco’s highly addi
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Sep 29, 2015 20:56
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Ministry Of Health Defending Right To Protect Kenyans From Tobacco In Big Tobacco Lawsuit

the Ministry of Health prepares to defend itself from litigation brought by British American Tobacco (BAT) . The letter urges Secretary Macharia and the Kenyan government to stand strong against tobacco industry attempts to derail policy advancements that
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Sep 28, 2015 19:56
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