Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Africa 1,749 headlines found

48 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] 2015 tobacco registration clocks 75,000 plus

MORE than 75,000 farmers have registered for the 2015 tobacco farming season, compared to 71,579 who had registered during the same period last year. Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) indicate Matabeleland region, whic
Chronicle (zw)
added Oct 16, 2014 03:06
48 Views

[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
47 Views

[Africa, Uganda] New tobacco law comes into force

The President’s signature means that the Tobacco Control Bill, 2014, that criminalises display of cigarettes at the point of sale, advertising, promotion and sponsorships of tobacco companies. The law also bans the sale of cigarettes to people under the
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:35
47 Views

[Africa] What next for Zimbabwe's tobacco sector?

facing an uncertain future with tobacco growers recently rioting at auction floors due to low prices being offered for the “golden leaf” amid concerns about poor quality production. Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector has over the years been regarded as the ba
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Apr 10, 2015 16:37
47 Views

[Africa] Kenya imposes tough cigarette packaging rules

Cigarette manufacturers, distributors and importers will not be allowed to put brand names or trademarks on cigarette packages and wrappers starting June this year. According to the new Tobacco Control Regulations 2014 published by the Ministry of Health
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Feb 3, 2015 08:19
45 Views

[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
45 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco output seen higher at 185 million kg

Zimbabwe’s tobacco output for 2014 could reach 185 million kilogrammes, 11 percent more than last year, an industry official said ahead of the start of the selling season next month. “The outlook is quite encouraging and we will easily surpass the 167 mil
Zimbabwe Mail (uk)
added Jan 30, 2014 12:45
44 Views

[Africa] Zimbabwe Tobacco Sales Kick Off Amid Discontent Over New Payment System

The 2016 tobacco selling season officially opened on Wednesday with some farmers complaining about the new payment system in which farmers are expected to receive payment through banks instead of receiving cash at the auction floors.
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Mar 30, 2016 21:17
44 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Insurance companies quit tobacco

RISKY . . . At least 13 insurance companies have pulled out of the tobacco industry citing the high risk associated with the crop,
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:30
44 Views

Smoking in South Africa

Tobacco legislation in South Africa is constantly changing, and ignorant smokers may find themselves on the wrong side of the law with fines of up to R100 000. Here is what smokers should know, and the changes they can expect in future.
Health-E (za)
added May 30, 2013 07:08
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines