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[Africa, Rwanda] Tobacco addiction on the rise among youth

In order to find out how tobacco smoking is posing a big health risk to the youth in the City of Kigali, Sunday Times visited Kicukiro Centre. Here, many young people do casual jobs to earn a living and most of them use tobacco as refreshment. But what
The New Times (rw)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:20
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[Africa] Tanzania: Adulteration of Tobacco Irks Councillors

COUNCILLORS in Tabora District have expressed concern over adulteration of tobacco leaves by some farmers and vowed to enact a by-law to curb the malpractice. The councillors gave their concerns during a field tour at the Morogoro-based Tanzania Tobacco
All-Africa.com
added Nov 12, 2014 18:34
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Realising the gold in ‘golden leaf’

A WEEK has passed since the opening of the 2014 tobacco selling season. The season is a major highlight on the economic calendar due to significant role the crop plays in the economy. This year in particular, it has come at a crucial time when the econom
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 1, 2014 19:22
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[Africa, Zambia] State to develop, safeguard tobacco, says Siliya

GOVERNMENT has pledged its commitment to come up with laws and regulations that aim to safeguard and develop the tobacco in the country. Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya said tobacco is an important part of the agriculture sector that is one of the bes
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:40
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[Africa, Ethiopia] JT negotiating stake in National Tobacco Enterprise

is in talks with the Ethiopian government after emerging as top bidder for a 40 per cent stake in the state tobacco monopoly, the Nikkei Asian Review reported... JT has been expanding in Africa and the Middle Eas
Tobacco Journal International
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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[Africa, China] Tobacco Farm: What's in it for Namibians?

THE PROPOSED tobacco farm in the Zambezi region of Namibia by Chinese company Namibia Oriental Tobacco cc has raised a lot of controversy...at a time the country is facing a devastating drought that threatens its food security, top in people's mind is gr
The Namibian (na)
added Aug 7, 2015 20:29
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[Africa, Uganda] Parliament Passes The Tobacco Control Bill Into An Act

The Bill has attracted mixed reactions from varied sections of the public with health activists supporting the passing of the Bill while some sections of the private sector especially tobacco dealers calling for deletion of some sections of the law.
UGO (Uganda Goes Online) (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:48
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[Africa, Nigeria] Senate passes Tobacco Control Bill into law

The Senate yesterday passed into law the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, after the document had spent several years on the shelf of the National Assembly. But rather than impose an outright ban on the smoking of cigarette, Senate opted for controlle
Daily Post (ng)
added May 14, 2015 10:02
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[Africa] British American Tobacco company wins case in Kenya

In the case filed by cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT), the taxman lost more than a half a billion shillings, where BAT was let off the hook over classification of cigarettes. The decision by High Court Judge George Odunga exonerated BAT fro
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Feb 8, 2015 15:00
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[Africa] How Tobacco Continues To Remain Zimbabwe’s King Crop

Tobacco is playing a surprisingly important role. Last year, local Zimbabwean companies expended funds in the neighbourhood of $29 million on tobacco imports, which was used to enhance the quality of the locally grown Virginia tobacco in order to make ci
VENTURES AFRICA (ng)
added Jan 13, 2015 14:37
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