Tag - African Region

MWANGI: Stem rising tobacco use among women

In Summary Tobacco causes similar health problems and threats for men and women. But women have unique and higher risks of cervical cancer, breast cancer and coronary artery disease. African countries are experiencing a rise in tobacco use. The rapid growth of the sub-Saharan Africa population and increase in consumer purchasing power are leading to...

Lyft ban puts at risk Sh2.5bn BAT plant

BAT Kenya #ticker:BAT says the government’s ban on its nicotine pouches risks the viability of its Sh2.5 billion factory in Nairobi whose construction has been ongoing. The new local BAT factory is eyeing to produce cigarette alternative products such as nicotine pouches under the Lyft brand to sell to Kenya and the African region. This comes...