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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Farmers hail tobacco selling season

0 Comments and 0 Reactions Agriculture Reporter Tobacco farmers have described the 2013 selling season set to end this Friday as a success. Most farmers described the season as a success while others complained of poor quality crop due to incessant rains.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:11
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[Africa] Malawi Kwacha still registering gains, as tobacco earns $233.8m: Inflation slows

This is coming at a time when the so called Malawi’s green gold, tobacco, has earned the economy a total of $233.8 million from 113 million kgs so far sold until last week which was week 15 representing a sales increase of 62 percent compared with 2012.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:23
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[Zambia, Zimbabwe] African tobacco farmers oppose WHO ban

This came up at an International Tobacco Growers’ Association-Africa meeting held recently in Zambia. Tobacco growers opposed the ultimate eradication of tobacco growing
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:40
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[Africa] Zambia urged to raise tobacco tax

A HEALTH expert has said that Zambia should raise taxation on tobacco in line with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation to safeguard lives. Ministry of Health tobacco control focal point person John Mayeya said at the launch of the internat
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 14, 2015 16:03
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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, 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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