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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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[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, 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, 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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[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] Tanzania: Tobacco Tops Traditional Crops, Generates Sh400 Billion

TOBACCO maintained its outstanding performance among traditional crops, with its export revenues surging to 266 million US dollars (over 425bn/-) in the year ending March 2013.
All-Africa.com
added Jun 14, 2013 19:45
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[Africa, China, Malawi, Tanzania] Helping Tobacco Grow

JTI now invests directly in tobacco cultivation and a plant which can trace its history back thousands of years
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 17, 2012 17:13
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