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[Africa] A Kenyan High Court Upholds Tobacco Control Regulations, Rejecting British American Tobacco Challenge

court’s decision is a resounding victory for public health and allows the Kenyan government to move forward with implementing a law that will protect millions of citizens from the devastating consequences of tobacco use. As a party to the WHO Framework C
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 25, 2016 04:58
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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Kenya reports FY ended Dec 31, 2015 profit before tax 7.14 bln shillings

Reuters
added Feb 25, 2016 22:32
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda, UK, USA] British American Tobacco faces call for bribery allegations inquiry

The politicians, led by congressman Lloyd Doggett and senator Richard Blumenthal, suggest that BAT’s actions may have violated both the Anti-Bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts (FCPA). If proven, the allegations – denied by BAT – could result
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:41
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda] Alliance One International Announces Investor Information and Arrangements for Call

it has made significant progress in the investigation previously disclosed ... Moving forward, AOI will not source Kenyan leaf tobacco, but will continue to process Ugandan tobacco in a third party Kenyan facility. Additionally, as previously reported, i
PR Newswire
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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[Africa] VIDEO: Kenya: Lighting Up / We investigate Big Tobacco's disturbing attempts to increase the sale of cigarettes in Kenya.

With the most smokers in sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya is one of the biggest prizes on offer. The problem for the industry is that Kenyan health officials are as aware as anyone else about the dreadful menace smoking poses to their nation's health. Kenya wa
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jan 8, 2016 15:26
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[Africa] Kenya BAT scandal: Raila tried to stop KRA from freezing Mastermind Tobacco accounts

Raila Odinga "intervened" to stop Kenya Revenue Authority from freezing Mastermind Tobacco Kenya's accounts over non payment of taxes amounting to billions. In the letter dated May 4, 2010, the office of the Prime Minister wrote to then KRA boss Michael
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:59
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[Africa, Kenya] Raila entangled in BAT’s grand bribery of senior KRA officials

According to Mr Hopkins, Mr Odinga’s office ordered the KRA to freeze multi-million shilling tax demands issued to Mastermind Tobacco – the maker of the Supermatch brand of cigarettes. Mr Odinga’s office wrote to the then KRA boss Michael Waweru asking h
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 22, 2015 21:39
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[Africa, Kenya] British American Tobacco paid union to disrupt production at one of its chief rivals, whistleblower claims

The union plan was part of a strategy to drive Mastermind Tobacco, an African rival, out of business. The clandestine plot is revealed in internal BAT documents disclosed by whistleblower Paul Hopkins, who worked for the tobacco giant in Africa for 13 ye
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 21, 2015 12:17
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[Africa] 3 million Kenyans smoke cigarettes

Jane Ongang’o of the Kenya Medical Research Institute said only 40 per cent of Kenyan smokers have tried to quit. Some 17 per cent plan to quit in six months. Though concern for personal health was the most common reason for thinking about quitting, On
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:39
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Africa Economy: Kenya urged to increase taxation on tobacco products

"The implementation of Kenya's Act requires strengthening and improved enforcement to address weaknesses across key policy domains that include health warnings, tobacco taxation, and public education," Professor Geoffrey Fong, the project Principal Inves
Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 15, 2015 19:27
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