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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales rack in $200m in two months

export earnings have clocked $200 million from a sale of 28 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf since the beginning of the year, latest statistics indicate. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that a sum of $40 million
Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:41
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[Africa, South Africa] Young, smoking and black drive cigar sales

ALTHOUGH it is still a small market, women and young, aspiring, black middle-class people are fuelling a spike in the growth of cigar consumption in the country. Cigars are perceived as a sign of status and wealth in South Africa, to be enjoyed socially
Business Day (za)
added Aug 14, 2014 01:39
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[Africa, Morocco] Moroccans Smoked 13.8 Billion Cigarettes in 2016

The Sale of tobacco in Morocco has seen a substantial increase during 2016, reaching 13.8 billion cigarettes and an increase of 9.8 percent compared to the previous year. 2016 was a highly profitable year for tobacco companies in Morocco as the number of
Morocco World News (ma)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:36
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers face cash blues

ZIMBABWE’S tobacco farmers say they feel cheated after government banned cash payments at auction floors, days before the start of the 2016 selling season.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:16
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[Africa] Stubbing it out: Ethiopia implements smoking ban

The town of Mekelle is bucking the trend in Africa where tobacco use is increasing driven by companies that see a growing market on the continent amid a tightening of smoking laws elsewhere. Tobacco consumption in Africa -- excluding South Africa -- incr
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:39
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN Reiterates Commitment to End Illicit Tobacco Trade

The company regretted that despite efforts to combat this global menace, Nigeria loses about 30 million pounds to counterfeit tobacco trade. At a media parley in Lagos to mark this year's World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) the company revealed that combined effo
This Day (ng)
added Jun 21, 2015 17:17
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 4 tobacco buyers risk losing licences

AT least four of the 20 Class “A” buyers that have been licensed to buy tobacco this year risk losing their licences as they have not yet started operating, four weeks after the season begun. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chief executive Dr Andrew
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 18, 2014 15:54
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[Korea - South] S. Korean tobacco firm ‘depicts African farmers as monkeys’

The African Tobacco Control Alliance, a Pan-African tobacco control organisation, has called on South Korea’s largest tobacco manufacturer, KT&G, to pull the brand, which features a caricature of monkeys roasting tobacco leaves, the Korean Herald reporte
Health-E (za)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:41
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers want increased funding

THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said that farmers should access funding in order to boost production levels for the country.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Sep 8, 2013 16:49
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Relief for tobacco farmers

A Chinese company, Midriver Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd is expected to contract nearly 80 000 farmers to produce tobacco during the 2013/14 season. The company will assist the growers with inputs and working capital to pay wages. The production manager, Mr Joha
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:10
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