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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports up 9%

TOBACCO exports have grown by 9% to 43 million kg with the bulk going to Chin
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 25, 2017 07:31
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda] KABANDA: Tobacco’s ill effects surpass terrorists’ threats

[BAT's] Kenyan subsidiary filed a High court civil suit claiming that Kenya’s Tobacco Control regulations were unconstitutional. The court ruled in favour of health... These same provisions are in Uganda’s Tobacco Control Act of 2015. The court of appeal
The Observer (ug)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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[Africa, Nigeria] Smoking: Licensed to Kill

Sunday Vanguard X-rays the impact of smoking on heart health and why it remains an avoidable risk factor for heart diseases. When the late former Minister of Health, Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, began his anti-smoking campaign in 1989, not many saw i
Vanguard (ng)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:22
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[Africa, Mozambique] Zimbabwe: Pacific Eyes Mozambican Company

TOBACCO processor Pacific Cigarette Company is looking at increasing its shareholding in a Mozambican tobacco company, chief executive Mr Nick Hales said. "We are in advanced stages of negotiations to expand our interests in Mozambique," said Mr Hales,
All-Africa.com
added Apr 20, 2017 20:35
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[Africa] Tobacco strategic, important to Malawi’s economy – Mutharika

says tobacco is strategic and important to the Malawi economy, apart from contributing greatly to the country’s foreign exchange earnings, it is also important in the socio-economic well-being and food security of the nation. Mutharika made the remarks T
Malawi News Agency (MANA) (mw)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58
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[Africa] Don’t fear Malawian soldiers at Zambia/Malawi border they are curbing smuggling-Kasolo

Government has dismissed fears over the presence of Malawian soldiers along the Zambia-Malawi border line. Eastern Province Permanent Chanda Kasolo told a media briefing in his office in Chipata that the Malawian government had deployed soldiers along
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58
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[Africa, Malawi] TCC impressed by tobacco quality

The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has said it is impressed by the general quality of the crop being sold at this year’s tobacco market. Chief Executive Officer of TCC David Luka said when compared to other countries, the quality of tobacco in Malawi
Malawi24 (mw)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers failing to get cash

Tobacco farmers are struggling to get their money at auction floors, as the country’s severe cash crunch continues to worsen. This is despite the government’s recent directive to banks to pay tobacco farmers $1 000 for their initial sales.
The Daily News (zw)
added Apr 19, 2017 00:51
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[Africa] Zimbabwean farmers earn 102 mln USD as tobacco selling season continues

Zimbabwe's tobacco farmers have raked in more than 102 million U.S. dollars from auction floors and contract buyers since the beginning of this year's marketing season on March 15, figures released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) on Wed
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 19, 2017 00:13
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[Africa] Malawi asked to find an alternative to tobacco

Joshua Mbewe an economist said the way the tobacco selling season has started is a clear indication that the crop is no longer the green gold Malawi should be relying on. “Gone are days when tobacco could be taken as our main forex earner and hub of the
Malawi24 (mw)
added Apr 19, 2017 00:13
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