Headlines Tagged with Africa — 1,692 headlines found
The Directive takes a crucial step by including hookah tobacco in the definition of tobacco products to avoid the usual misunderstanding that mistakes hookah tobacco as categorically different from tobacco products.
Aug 12, 2017 Addis Fortune (et)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:46
Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has raised the alarm against tobacco companies in Nigeria over their aggressive marketing campaigns targeted at vulnerable kids and youth in schools...“secret smoking parties orchestrated by the British American Tobacco Ni
Aug 12, 2017 Leadership (ng)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:17
Andrew Kwizera from Campaign for Tobacco free kids said. Kwizera was on Friday speaking during a training for policemen from the Narcotics desks of different police stations namely; Kira, Jinja Road, Mukono and the Central Police Station. He explained tha
Aug 11, 2017 The New Vision (ug)
added Aug 13, 2017 01:37
[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Zimbabwe says non-executive director Angela Mashanyare resigns
The Board extends its gratitude to Mrs. Mashanyare for her valuable contribution to the Company during her tenure and wishes her well in her future endeavors.
Aug 11, 2017 Reuters
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
“For the NTCA, the signing of the NTC Act on May 25, 2015 provides the legal framework for the protection of present and future generations of Nigerians from the devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences of tobacco use and expos
Aug 11, 2017 Daily Trust (ng)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:09
laying down a principle, the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) had stated that “Your body has a right on you.” It is alarming to note that by abusing their bodies, through wilful smoking, over 3 million people worldwide die from smoking-related causes
Aug 11, 2017 Zimbabwe Daily
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
The much-awaited Tobacco Control Bill was sent back for further amendment...the draft law, whose purpose is to align local tobacco control efforts with the [FCTC], did not go through as planned ...“What they are basically asking for is that the structure
Aug 9, 2017 Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:57
THE Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) says lack of financial support among tobacco farmers is affecting their potential to grow the crop at full capacity. TBZ tobacco inspector – Southern Region Teddy Chirwa said most farmers are unable to grow the crop, whi
Aug 7, 2017 Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
The consequences of her intention to challenge Mr. Kagame came quickly...The Rwandan tax agency demanded $6.6 million from her family’s tobacco business for taxes, penalties, fees and interest.
Aug 7, 2017 New York Times
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
Government is considering increasing tobacco sales tax in order to minimise cigarette consumption under a broad strategy aimed at reducing cancer cases.
Aug 6, 2017 Zimbabwe Situation (zw)
added Aug 6, 2017 15:28