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Kenyan brewing giant EABL warns public of fraudulent job posting

IN SHORT: A job advert circulating on Facebook for East African Breweries Limited (EABL) vacancies is fake, says the brewer.

An advertisement posted on Facebook has announced job vacancies at various East African Breweries Limited (EABL) outlets across Kenya.

East African Breweries is a branded alcoholic drinks company based in Kenya. It also has operations in Uganda and Tanzania.

According to the post, the vacancies include accountants, technical staff, pharmacists, nurses, clerks, drivers and security guards. 

Interested candidates should send applications to the email address provided, it says.

EABL, which is controlled by the British multinational Diageo, employs more than 2,000 staff and contractors, according to its annual report for the year ended 30 June 2023. As a listed company and a major employer, working for the brewery is attractive to many.

The ad has also been published here. But is it legitimate? We checked.


Signs the job ad is fake

EABL vacancies are usually listed on the Diageo website. We did not find the advertised jobs on either company’s website.

On its LinkedIn page, EABL said the ad was fake.

“It has come to our attention that a deceptive poster is circulating, falsely promoting non-existent job openings. We urge the public to be vigilant against such schemes,” the company said.

“Please be aware that legitimate employment opportunities are exclusively advertised on our official website at, and we never require any facilitation fees.”

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