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[Africa, Namibia] British American Tobacco bemoans increased tobacco taxes

On World No Tobacco Day, British American Tobacco (BAT) called on governments across Southern Africa to carefully consider the unintended consequences of increased taxes on tobacco products with the intention of reducing tobacco consumption.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:08
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Big Tobacco in bed with SA law enforcement agencies

An amaBhungane investigation into the R5-billion-a-year illicit tobacco industry can reveal how two major multinational companies used their considerable resources to influence South African state security agencies to protect their commercial interests.
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Mar 20, 2014 14:31
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[Rwanda] Africans discuss tobacco control policy

Health specialists from around Africa are discussing policy coordination for tobacco control in a three-day workshop held in Kigali organized by the World Health Organization and the Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC).
The Rwanda Focus (rw)
added Oct 18, 2013 08:25
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[Africa] Nigeria's 10th Leading Tobacco Market Globally —BAT

Nigeria is one of the biggest 10 tobacco markets in the world, says the Managing Director, British American Tobacco, Mr. Keith Gretton. The Federal Government of Nigeria also rakes in N15 billion as tax annually from the BAT, its Managing Director added
P.M. News Nigeria (ng)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:44
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[Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Truck driver tries to sell tobacco

Five men among them two crew members of a Zambian haulage truck have appeared at a Karoi magistrate court facing charges of stealing 15 bales of tobacco destined for a Harare company.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:51
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[Africa, Kenya] NJOGUNDONGWE: Here's why you should not smoke shisha

Shisha smoking has become a craze of sorts in Nairobi and other cities. It looks cool, makes for good bonding or hangout, and even smells nice. It is not your typical cigarette, so it must be safe, right? Wrong. Unknown to many, smoking shisha may actual
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jun 18, 2013 15:33
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[Africa, Malawi] Tobacco earns US$15m

Tobacco sales at the country's auction floors have earned US$15 million in foreign exchange in four weeks, Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has said.
Daily Times (mw)
added Apr 10, 2013 15:05
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[Africa, Namibia] WHO Windhoek meeting looks at tobacco

The World Health Organization Regional office for Africa, with support from the government of Norway held a Regional Consultation on Tobacco and Trade in Windhoek from 4 to 6 February.
Namibia Economist (na)
added Feb 13, 2013 21:11
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: 2017 Tobacco Output Promising

Tobacco output is this year projected at 200 million kg despite concerns that heavy rains could militate against a better yield. Tobacco will perform notwithstanding the dangers associated with excessive rainfall.
All-Africa.com
added Feb 14, 2017 12:22
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[Africa] BRIEF-Japan Tobacco gets 40 pct stake in National Tobacco Enterprise Ethiopia S.C for $510 mln

Reuters
added Jul 18, 2016 19:43
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