Tagged: Mututho Laws

NEWS: Kenya: Alcohol Industry Targeted By Advertising Regulator

The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to East African Breweries Ltd, Keroche Breweries, and Africa Spirits Ltd to ensure their adverts only run between 10 pm and 5 am.
Chief executives of three major alcohol producers in Kenya face a maximum five-year jail term and a fine of Sh100,000 after their company’s marketing practices have come under scrutiny by the KFCB, the regulator for advertising alcoholic products on TV…

NEWS: Uganda: New Alcohol Bill To Be Introduced

Lawmakers in Uganda are ready to introduce a new alcohol bill to parliament, the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2016.

The proposed law, drafted by a group of lawmakers led by Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze (DP), intends to consolidate all alcoholic-related laws and set tougher sanctions on alcohol consumption by, among others, creating national, district, and sub-county licencing and regulation committees…

BLOG: Alcohol Control And Devolution In Kenya

Devolution of alcohol control functions to country governments has resulted in chaos and some unforeseen consequences. In this blog post, Adrian takes a look at three lessons learned from Kenya’s experience…