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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco earnings to improve forex situation

The foreign currency situation will continue to be dire until the beginning of the tobacco selling season, a senior Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) official has said. William Manhimanzi, the apex bank’s deputy director of financial markets, told to
The Daily News (zw)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:06
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN charges FG to emulate other African nations on shisha ban

has urged the Federal government to emulate countries that have banned the smoking of water-pipe tobacco otherwise known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. ERA/FoEN made the demand following the ban of shisha by
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:19
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[Nigeria] Emulate other Africans on Shisha ban, ERA/FoEN urges FG

has urged the Federal Government to emulate nations that have banned the importation and smoking of water-pipe tobacco also known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. The organisation made the call following the an
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jan 13, 2018 14:40
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[Africa, Kenya] 5 shocking facts about Shisha you didn't know

The recent ban on shisha smoking by Health CS Cleopha Mailu undoubtedly dealt a big blow to businessmen who dealt in the product. However, many people still don't know about shisha- which is vaporized and flavored tobacco. Here are 5 things you may not k
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Jan 5, 2018 13:01
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[Africa, Kenya] Mututho slams those oppossed to shisha ban

Former Nacada chairman John Mututho has slammed at companies, buinsess people and individuals who are still opposed to the ban on shisha smoking. Speaking in Turi, Molo, Mututho said smoking of shisha has great harm to the users with statistics indicat
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Jan 4, 2018 23:27
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[Africa] Ethiopia: Govt Gives Up Tobacco Monopoly for U.S.$434 Million

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) paid 434 million dollars, in full, to buy the remaining shares owned by the government at the National Tobacco Enterprise, raising its stake to almost a billion dollars.
All-Africa.com
added Jan 4, 2018 07:41
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports marginally lower

Zimbabwe earned $904 million from its tobacco crop in the 51 weeks to December 22, 2017, 2,4 percent lower than the $926,3 million achieved in the comparable period in 2016.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 3, 2018 13:30
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[Africa] Tunisia launches ‘Yakfi’ quit smoking campaign

The Ministry of Public Health in Tunisia has re-launched a programme which it hopes will encourage its citizens to stop smoking. First launched in 2016, the “Yakfi” campaign comes as part of the cooperation between the Ministry of Public Health, the Wor
Middle East Monitor (MEMO) (uk)
added Jan 2, 2018 22:36
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[Africa, South Africa] Health issues that will take centre stage this year

The latest proposals will likely ban outdoor smoking in public places as well as indoor smoking in “public places” – among others, such as plain packaging on packets. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has made these propositions as his department continu
News24 (za)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:20
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[Africa] Rwanda, Kenya ban shisha smoking following Tanzania’s lead

Rwanda and Kenya have banned shisha smoking, becoming the second and third African countries respectively to put bans in place. Tanzania was the first African country to implement a ban after President John Magufuli outlawed shisha smoking in July. Rwan
East African Monitor (uk)
added Dec 31, 2017 18:46
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