Monthly Archives: June 2015

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BAT Kenya’s share down on foreigner exits, stringent law

By | 2015-06-16T12:13:45+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|

By CHARLES MWANIKI, cmwaniki@ke.nationmedia.com Posted Monday, June 8 2015 at 18:46 BAT Kenya’s share has shed gains made in May as foreigners exited against a background of shilling volatility and a tougher regulatory regime which slapped a two per cent tax on local sales from last Friday. The counter closed Monday at Sh707 having dropped [...]

Bleak future for tobacco farmers after firm quits

By | 2015-06-16T11:34:16+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Notices, Tobacco Control|

By ELISHA OTIENO More than 10,000 tobacco farmers in Kenya are staring a bleak future after a leading leaf buyer closed shop. In effect, the farmers, mainly from Migori County, have also lost Sh1.2 billion Alliance One Tobacco Kenya has been paying them annually. The company has stopped its operations in Kenya and is instead [...]

The National Assembly Resumes Business

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:30+00:00 June 8th, 2015|Notices|

The House is expected to resume its sittings on Tuesday, 9th June, 2015. The recess is envisaged to enable Committees consider the Budget Estimates for Financial Year 2015/2016 ahead of their approval by the House later in June. Some of the key Business considered and concluded during the First Part of the Third Session (Tuesday [...]

Kenya should step up efforts to reduce Illicit tobacco trade

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:30+00:00 June 5th, 2015|Notices, Public Health, Tobacco Control|

The World No Tobacco Day is here with us again. This is an event that is celebrated across the globe more so with the opponents of tobacco use. Tobacco is the only product known to kill, but is still legalized. This year theme dubbed “Stop illicit trade of tobacco products” demonstrates the urgency of mitigating [...]

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