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[Africa] Uganda bans smoking in public places

People lighting up in bars, restaurants or hotels now face being fined $60 (£41) or jailed for up to two months. And smokers must be at least 50 metres away from public spaces, such as schools, hospitals and taxi ranks. The new laws also ban the sale of e
BBC Online
added May 19, 2016 20:09
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[Africa, Uganda] BAT to pay $5.8m to shareholders in June

Shareholders of British American Tobacco Uganda (BAT Uganda) are set to earn a total of Ushs 20.3 billion as dividends for the year ended 31st December 2015. Following another solid performance by the company, the Board of Directors recommended a final d
East African Business Week
added May 17, 2016 20:38
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[Africa] Factors influencing cigarette smoking among soldiers and costs of soldier smoking in the work place at Kakiri Barracks, Uganda

Smoking rates are substantially higher in the UPDF compared to the general public and results in significant productivity costs. Interventions designed to reduce smoking among UPDF personnel should be included in the country's national tobacco control pla
Tobacco Control
added May 11, 2016 19:49
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[Africa, Uganda] Rwanda: Tobacco Smoking Remains a Major Avenue for TB

According to Dr Musafiri, TB has been a major public health outcry for not only Rwanda but the entire Africa and the world as a whole but of recent especially in Rwanda, its prevalence has been so low. He says that each year, they receive between 6,000
All-Africa.com
added May 9, 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, East Africa, Uganda] Experts speak out on tobacco industry bribery claims

The war against smoking will still be won, despite recent revelations that the tobacco industry has been using bribes to influence policy, experts have said. According to a recent BBC investigation, British American Tobacco (BAT) paid bribes to official
The New Vision (ug)
added Jan 8, 2016 22:14
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[Africa, Uganda] She Cranes are anti-tobacco ambassadors

She Cranes skipper Peace Proscovia has said that it is a ‘wise idea’ choosing ladies to spearhead the Tobacco Control campaign in Uganda. Proscovia made the remarks after the She Cranes were unveiled the Tobacco Control Ambassadors at a press luncheon l
The New Vision (ug)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:47
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[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
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[Uganda, UK] BAT faces more bribery claims in Africa

British American Tobacco bribed a local official to misreport the impact from a fire at one of its warehouses in Uganda, a former company employee has alleged.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 7, 2015 20:56
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