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[Africa] Zimbabwe sees subdued 2015 tobacco sales

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sector which had been on the resurgence, is currently facing a subdued 2015 auctioning season following reduced deliveries at the country’s three auction floors. The move would translate into reduced revenue flows for the country as th
The Citizen (za)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:57
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[Africa, South Africa] WHO bullying burley tobacco growers

Having failed to reduce the demand for tobacco, the World Health Organisation is directing its attack at "the soft underbelly" of the industry - the growers, says Francois van der Merwe, chairman of the Africa region of the International Tobacco Growers'
BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added Jul 25, 2012 22:57
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[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco industry exploiting local farmers – NGO

THE tobacco industry in Zambia is exploiting local farmers by encouraging them to cultivate the crop and then intentionally keep prices too low for the tobacco companies to make huge profits, says Tobacco Free Association of Zambia
Zambia Daily Nation (zm)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:06
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Merchants say no to low-grade tobacco

Preparations for the 2015 tobacco marketing season have started with merchants indicating that they will not be buying low-grade leaves this season. An oversupply of tobacco on the international market is expected and this may affect local prices.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:50
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[Africa] Malawi grosses US$38m from tobacco sales

Malawi has earned K15 billion (about US$38 million) from tobacco sales during the first five weeks of the 2013/2014 marketing season, the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) announced Tuesday.TCC chief executive Bruce Munthali said 28 million kilogrammes of
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Apr 29, 2014 12:55
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[Africa, Tanzania] Tobacco firm reveals multiple causes of crop's decline

TLTC's and Tanzania Tobacco Processors Limited (TTPL) Group Legal and Corporate Affairs Director Richard Sinamtwa unveiled the challenges in a presentation when he visited Morogoro Regional Commissioner Joel Bendera. One of them, he said, was a the mult
IPP Media (tz)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:30
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[Africa, Zambia] PF has neglected tobacco farmers-Chishala Chilufya

Speaking in an interview Mr Chilufya said Zambia was the biggest producer of tobacco in the region but that it has fallen behind countries like Malawi which is six times smaller than Zambia. He said the lack of policy consistency has chased away potenti
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Mar 15, 2016 21:07
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Healthier than ever

Although the price of cigarettes has skyrocketed in recent years, Egyptians are smoking more than ever. Multinational tobacco companies are competing aggressively for a slice of the market... "Watch Egyptian TV...the characters are smoking Marlboros," say
Zawya.com (ae)
added Feb 24, 2016 18:43
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[Africa, Asia] Egypt's only cigarette producer says 79 billion cigarettes sold over past year

has seen an uptick of around 8.5 percent, with 82 billion cigarettes produced and 79 billion sold, mostly to Egyptians, in this period. Eastern Company—predominantly owned by the Egyptian state, manufactured 82 billion cigarettes in the year—nearly 61 bil
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:31
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[Africa, UK] ASHALL: My experience with British American Tobacco’s shameful behaviour in Ethiopia

BAT) was aware and fully involved in getting those posters on poor storefronts in Addis, even though BAT knew that advertising cigarettes was against Ethiopian law. Indeed, British American Tobacco ignored all of my attempts to contact them through thei
The Great Tobacco Plague - A doctor's experience of the world's biggest preventable killer (Dr Frank Ashall blog)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:19
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