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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco deliveries likely to be shy of last year’s figure

This year’s tobacco deliveries are unlikely to reach or surpass last year’s figure of 198 million kg as only about 192 million kilogrammes has been delivered so far with only two days remaining before the end of the season. The tobacco marketing season w
BH24 (zw)
added Aug 4, 2016 10:55

[Africa] Zimbabwe: Zim Tobacco Crop Surpasses Target

ZIMBABWE's 2016 tobacco sales have surpassed the 160 million kilogrammes target set by the industry's regulator, with 167 million kilogrammes having been sold by day 69 of the tobacco marketing season.
added Jul 25, 2016 14:44

[Africa] Uhuru's son, Muhoho Kenyatta smokes with his rumored girlfriend (photos)

Uhuru Kenyatta’s son, Muhoho was caught on camera over the weekend, smoking next to Amina Mohamed’s niece, Firyal Nur Al Hossain – The two have been rumored to be a couple in times past- claims that they have refuted on separate events
Tuko (ke)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:55

[Africa, South Africa] Slow burn on fags law

Motsoaledi said in 2012 he would make sure cigarettes were sold in plain packaging to offset the glamour associated with smoking and reduce cancer. Four years later Motsoaledi was making the same promise on World No Tobacco Day, suggesting his department
Times LIVE (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:13

[Africa, Australia, South Africa] New cigarette law may not stop smokers: study

As part of his MBA, Manuel studied the potential impact of non-branded packaging on the purchasing behaviour and product experience of cigarette consumers drawing on additional learning from Australia...found that the longer consumers interacted with the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:17

[Africa, Nigeria] BAT seeks enforcement of Tobacco Control Act to reduce smuggling ($$)

is calling on relevant authorities to ensure full enforcement of Tobacco Control Act to achieve the objective of that law, including reduction of product smuggling. The Tobacco Control Act, which was passed by the 7th Parliament and signed into Law in 201
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Jun 6, 2016 13:41

[Africa, Nigeria] Over 5 Million People Die Annually Due To Tobacco Intake – WHO

In commemorating the Family Doctors’ Day, today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) report has revealed that annually, over five million people die worldwide... President of the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN
Leadership (ng)
added May 18, 2016 18:45

[Africa] Rights group documents IS atrocities in Libyan city of Sirte

Men were flogged for acts such as smoking or listening to music, and fathers were ordered to "marry off their daughters" to the group's fighters as IS spread a wave of terror among the townspeople.
AP - Associated Press
added May 18, 2016 17:01

[Africa, Congo] Advance of birth control may boost female smoking

The number of female smokers in developing countries may rise as contraception becomes more widespread, according to a study of smoking habits among a tribe in the Congo... The study, published by US researchers in the journal Human Nature last month,
Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net)
added May 12, 2016 04:12

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Namibian court fines Zim truck drivers for cigarette smuggling

Two Zimbabwean truck drivers, who were arrested last year over the smuggling of contraband cigarettes through Namibia, have been sentenced to a fine of N$108 000 each or 13 years in jail. The men were arrested on May 6, 2015. They were driving two trucks
News24 (za)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:37
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