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[Africa, Zambia] Japanese firm invests K12m in tobacco farming

Times of Zambia (zm)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:22

[Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Zim hosts tobacco growers’ indaba

Zimbabwe is hosting the International Tobacco Growers’ Association Africa meeting which starts in Harare today. More than 20 delegates from member countries - Zimbabwe, Kenya, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, South Africa and Tanzania - are expected to atten
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:45

[Africa] Mauritius: Tobacco 'kills 1000 Mauritians yearly'

Despite the decline in cigarette consumption per capita from 1,075 in 2009 to 750 in 2012, tobacco still kills 1,000 Mauritians every year, according to Mauritian Health Minister Lormus Bundhoo. Speaking Wednesday at a workshop in Port-Louis, the ministe
Afriquenligne (fr)
added May 15, 2013 20:00

[Africa, Australia] Zambia, Zim and Malawi oppose stiffer legislation on tobacco

SOUTHERN African countries have opposed stiffer tobacco legislation to compel them to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products. Francois van der Merwe, chief executive officer of the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA), said the countries,
Zambia Post (zm)
added Nov 1, 2013 14:59

[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco board starts registration of marketers

THE Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) says marketing of tobacco in the 2014/15 season will be restricted to registered growers to control and regulate the market.
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:56

[Africa, Namibia] Support for public smoking ban

With the Tobacco Products Control Act No 1 of 2010 to be gazetted next month, after which it will be enforced, effectively banning people from smoking in public places, a random survey by New Era yesterday indicates that many people fully support what the
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Mar 5, 2014 13:38

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Regulator asks tobacco buyers to explain decline in prices

THE country’s tobacco industry regulator told buyers and auction floors to explain why prices for the leaves have fallen for a second year as growers protest, a document from the regulator shows. Tobacco prices so far this selling season, which began Ma (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:50

[Africa] Zambia: Tobacco to Be Priced in Kwacha

Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) board secretary Samson Muyembe confirmed in an interview yesterday that the Government had restricted the buying of the tobacco using the Kwacha. By yesterday, tobacco marketing was expected to be opened and strictly manage
added Apr 19, 2013 14:44

[Africa] Tobacco to remain Malawi's key crop, says Agriculture Minister Peter Mwanza

Despite the anti-tobacco lobby being championed by the World Health Organization, Malawi government says tobacco will remain the country’s key and strategic crop for years to come. (mw)
added Jun 29, 2013 14:50

[Africa] Mauritius looks to snuff out more cigarettes with new campaign

Health minister Lormus Bundhoo said that new laws would be enforced to allow for more graphic warnings on cigarette packs while there would be a clamp-down on the sale of tobacco products to juveniles. The government was looking at a complete ban of tob
Africa Review (ke)
added May 22, 2013 07:22
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