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[Africa, Zimbabwe] NetOne targets tobacco farmers

State-owned NetOne, which was the only mobile network operator to record growth in active subscribers last year, has invaded the auction floors to market its products and has so far endeared itself with farmers. A farmer from Mashonaland Central, Tonder
Newsday (zw)
added Mar 27, 2017 04:34

Avoiding “A Massive Spin-Off Effect in West Africa and Beyond”:The Tobacco Industry Stymies Tobacco Control in Nigeria [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implications: This is the first detailed account of tobacco industry interference with tobacco legislation in Africa. The emergence of tobacco control in Nigeria threatened the tobacco industry, which believed that success in Nigeria would have a “domi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 27, 2017 03:55

[Africa, Sudan] 'Tobacco Not Allowed in Islam'

The head of the Sudan Scholars Corporation has issued a religious decree banning tobacco. Sheikh Mohamed Osman Saleh, head of the Sudanese Scholars said that tobacco is forbidden in Islam as the use of tobacco is no less dangerous and evil tha
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[Africa, Nigeria] Environmental Group Wants 150% Levy on Tobacco

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) is asking for a minimum of 150% special levies on all tobacco products. This move came despite the fact that minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun, had announced a raise of import duty
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34

[Africa] A Nigerian Representative's Moves On Tobacco Control Will Roll Back Progress In The Industry

to take away control of the regulation of tobacco products from the Federal Ministry of Health and hand it over to the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), citing the United States as a reference point, although unlike N
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:32

[Africa] Heavy rains wash away Zimbabwe’s roads, leaving crops stranded

“We are now in the tobacco selling season and people need to take their tobacco to the tobacco auction floors,” Mukwangwariwa said.
added Mar 23, 2017 01:58

[Africa] Zimbabwe opens tobacco-selling season for financial boost

Hundreds of farmers are waiting to sell their crop, but some express concern that they may struggle to access their money due to the country's cash shortages.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports rake in $190m

ZIMBABWE has so far generated about $190 million from 38 million kilogrammes of tobacco that have been exported to different parts of the world, latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show
Chronicle (zw)
added Mar 21, 2017 14:35

[Africa] Mozambique: Control Stamps Obligatory for Tobacco

Mozambican Tax Authority (AT) has banned the production, import and sale of tobacco products that do not carry an official control stamp. This measure has been in force since Friday, and was announced by AT chairperson, Amelia Nakhare, when she visited th
East African Business News (EABizInfo.Com)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:15

[Africa, Zimbabwe] TIMB takes over afforestation fund

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) will manage the afforestation fund made up of tobacco levies, a Cabinet minister has said.
Newsday (zw)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:55
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