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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] 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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[Algeria, UK] How cigarette smuggling fuels Africa's Islamist violence

Contrabrand tobacco is a $1bn trade in north Africa, run by extremists including Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who masterminded the attack on the Algerian gas plant. The trade is highly profitable – and very low risk
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 23:55
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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'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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[Africa] Tanzania earns $50m from the tobacco industry

The Tanzania goverment earns around $ 50million a year from the tobaaco industry as revenue. Speaking to the East African Business Week in Dar es Salaam, recently the Professor of Economics from the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Asmerom Kidane s
East African Business Week
added Mar 8, 2015 14:33
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Climate change shortens tobacco season

THE tobacco sector will experience a shorter season as a result of climate change which has brought the rains late, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said.
Newsday (zw)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:10
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[Africa] Shocking statistics on tobacco smoking in Kenya

Over 8 billion sticks of cigarettes are smoked in Kenya every year, according to recent statistics from the World Health Organization ( WHO). This represents an increase given the statistics indicate that over 6.4 billion sticks of cigarettes smoked in
The Standard (ke)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:19
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