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[Africa, Zimbabwe] BAT declares healthy dividend

A combination of reduced raw material prices, cost containment measures and asset disposals saw British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Holdings Ltd record a $15,5 million net profit for the year ended December 31
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:40
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] The pain of learning in 'tobacco barns'

The government has done little to construct decent structures for the hundreds of pupils, who are currently learning in tobacco barns left behind by an evicted white farmer. Both the primary and secondary school pupils share the tobacco barns.
Newsday (zw)
added Feb 20, 2016 16:29
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[Africa, Namibia] Zimbabwean cigarette smugglers to hear judgement next week

The two Zimbabwean truck drivers who have been in custody since their arrest in May last year for allegedly smuggling contraband cigarettes will hear their judgement next week. The duo represented themselves when they testified in their defence in court
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:50
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[Africa, South Africa] FIRST ON EWN: WHISTLEBLOWER IMPLICATES B.A.T IN DIRTY TOBACCO WAR

The man, who cannot be identified yet, has claimed that British American Tobacco (BAT) allegedly hired spies, paid off the authorities and has corrupt government officials on its payroll. An excerpt from an affidavit has exposed a smouldering corporate
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 15, 2016 20:16
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Anti-tobacco policies could kill economy, industry body TIMB warns

Tobacco industry officials have warned that adopting harsh anti-tobacco policies will cripple Zimbabwe’s economy and destroy the livelihoods of more than 70,000 farmers who depend on the crop. Zimbabwe grossed $855 million from exports of the golden l
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Feb 13, 2016 22:01
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[Africa, Ghana] Delayed regulations affecting control of tobacco use

The Programme Director of VALD, Mr Labram Musah Massawudu, reiterated the need for the MOH to expedite action on the introduction of the regulations, stating that as a party to the Framework Convention on Tobacco, Ghana ought to take administrative, legi
Graphic Ghana (gh)
added Jan 23, 2016 15:13
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[Africa, Ghana] Business Regulation: FDA cracks down on improper cigarette labels

The Food and Drugs Authority has launched an exercise to clamp-down on the sale of cigearettes without standardized labelling...A properly labelled cigarette in Ghana must be in English Language warning smokers of the health risks they were taking.
Pulse Ghana (gh)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:11
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[Africa] 3 million Kenyans smoke cigarettes

Jane Ongang’o of the Kenya Medical Research Institute said only 40 per cent of Kenyan smokers have tried to quit. Some 17 per cent plan to quit in six months. Though concern for personal health was the most common reason for thinking about quitting, On
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 16, 2015 17:39
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[Africa, South Africa] Bid to stub out all smoking

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi wants to outlaw smoking in certain public areas completely because there is no valid reason to smoke any form of cigarette. “We want to relook the issue of having smoking areas,” he told the Saturday Star. “Can anyone tel
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:34
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[Africa, Uganda] NDUGWA: Why Govt is right in banning of Shisha

The impact of the Tobacco control Bill 2014 on reducing tobacco use will depend on sensitisation of enforcers such as the Police, municipal laws (like KCCA enforcers), health implementation staff at the ministry of health as well as local administration
The New Vision (ug)
added Aug 14, 2015 10:58
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