Headlines Tagged with Africa — 1,858 headlines found
(BAT) says it is under official investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over allegations it paid bribes in East Africa. The allegations were first made in a BBC Panorama programme in 2015. BAT said that it had been investigating the claims throug
Aug 1, 2017 BBC Online
added Aug 1, 2017 15:08
Zimbabwe has earned $470 million from the sale of 161 million kilogrammes of tobacco since the 2017 selling season opened on March 15 this year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.
Jun 22, 2017 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 22, 2017 14:13
[Africa, Mauritius] Developing countries urged to display large graphic health warnings on tobacco packaging
The Minister also briefed participants on the status of Mauritius as regards the implementation of Article 11 of the WHO FCTC. Since passing of relevant legislation in 2009, all cigarettes packages sold in Mauritius should bear one of the eight prescribe
Jun 20, 2017 Mauritius Government Online Centre (mu)
added Jun 20, 2017 18:46
Anti-Tobacco Network had a conversation with the Tlhokwe family, a family of 10... This destitute squad of smokers, who epitomise desolation in its true sense of the word, can make a pyre with their cigarettes in the midst of grinding poverty.
Jun 16, 2017 Mmegi (bw)
added Jun 19, 2017 14:22
it was difficult to imagine that once upon a time, the area was a dense forest. Years of deforestation by tobacco farmers seeking wood for their barns have taken a serious toll on the country’s indigenous forests. The situation continues to get worse as f
Jun 1, 2017 Financial Gazette (zw)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:16
Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health Julius Korir said the deaths due to tobacco use in the country have been steadily increasing hence the need to establish tobacco control measures such as offering dependence treatment and cessation services.
Jun 2, 2017 Coastweek (ke)
added Jun 2, 2017 18:01
Nigeria’s Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has announced nine regulations in the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act that would be implemented by the federal government. The National Tobacco Control Act was signed into law in 2015 by former President Goodluck Jona
Jun 1, 2017 Premium Times (ng)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
A legislative Instrument (LI) to control the use of Tobacco in Ghana, has been launched by the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service at a ceremony to commemorate the 2017 World No-Tobacco Day in Accra.
Jun 1, 2017 ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
The Beyond Nicotine corporate intervention approach, developed in South African and now exported to the USA and UK, centres around a 24-day guided programme, starting with an in-house 90 minute workshop and based on the science of neuro-plasticity and th
May 25, 2017 Engineering News (za)
added May 25, 2017 22:25
According to a press statement issued by WHO ahead of the World No Tobacco Day which falls on 31 May every year, tobacco kills more than 7.2 million people per year with over 80 percent from low or middle income countries. In the statement, WHO Regional
May 24, 2017 All-Africa.com
added May 25, 2017 21:01