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[Africa] Tobacco companies in Uganda oppose planned increase in taxes

BATU said the rise was detrimental to the industry. “Such sharp increases usually lead to a rise in illicit trade, currently standing at over 20 per cent of the market value, which is damaging to stakeholders, including the public health lobby,” said Di
East African Standard (ke)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:46
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings up 150pc

TOBACCO export earnings have increased by over 150 percent to $322 million since the beginning of the year... Zimbabwe’s major consumer of the golden leaf, China, has since January spent $176.7 million importing 20.8 million kgs at an average price of $
Chronicle (zw)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:23
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[Africa] Malawi tobacco sales rake in US$31m in three weeks

Tobacco earnings have reached over US$31million from 21.7 million kilogrammes in three weeks of sale at the country’s tobacco auction market.Tobacco Control Commission chief executive Bruce Munthali said Monday that this year’s earnings appeared a bit be
StarAfrica
added May 4, 2015 17:32
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim earns $730m through tobacco exports

TIMB chief executive officer Andrew Matibiri told Business Chronicle last week that this year’s tobacco export volumes were lower than in 2013 due to a recent industrial action at Mashonaland Tobacco Company. “This year’s tobacco export volumes we
Chronicle (zw)
added Dec 29, 2014 12:47
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[Africa, Uganda] Artists launch campaign against tobacco use

The artists with the help of a social enterprise, Text To Change (TTC) have formed a web page dubbed: “Wall of Fame” where MPs, radio personalities, actors and journalists will urge children to desist from tobacco use. “These are the people who the youn
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 12, 2014 20:55
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[Africa] Zambia loses $100 million from tobacco

MINISTER of Agriculture Dora Siliya says the country is likely to lose about US$100 million in export earnings due to the drastic reduction in tobacco production from 45 million kilogrammes in 2013 to 22 million kilogrammes in 2017.
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:13
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[Africa, Ghana] Expedite the Tobacco Tax Legislation process -Govt. urged

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to President John Dramani Mahama to reject tobacco industry interferences in developing national Tobacco Tax Policy. “The recent proposal from the Ministry of Fin
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:30
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[Africa, Tanzania] MUSHI: Cigarette Smoking Is Deadly, Can't We Stop It?

The Director General of the Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (TAEC), Prof Iddi Mkilaha, says that by their own admission, cigarette companies create doubt about the health charge without actually denying it.
All-Africa.com
added Nov 17, 2014 13:02
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers continue to increase

At least 86 751 farmers have registered to grow tobacco during the 2014/15 season, up from 83 668 that had applied by the corresponding period in 2013, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said. At least 40 359 of the farmers that want to
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:56
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[China] S Africa tops as Zimbabwe's biggest tobacco buyer

SOUTH Africa has overtaken China as the biggest buyer of the country’s golden leaf as of last week, according to latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB).
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Aug 11, 2013 22:58
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