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[Africa] Industry’s dire warnings deconstructed

The aim of this short write-up is to critically engage with some of the findings of the TISA study, as well as to question the methods used by the study.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 16, 2012 18:34
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[Africa, Uganda] TOBACCO: Study recommends 70 percent tax to discourage smokers

More taxes imposed on tobacco products could reduce smoking in Uganda. That is the suggestion presented in the latest study by the Kampala-based think tank, the Economic Policy Research Centre-EPRC. The study led by Dr Ibrahim Kasirye, a Principal Resea
The Independent (ug)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:38
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[Africa, UK] Investors fail to see through the gloom as BAT claims record sales

British American Tobaccco hailed a record year after its buyout of Reynolds American but investors chose to focus on falling volumes and sent the shares almost 5 per cent lower. Although the maker of Dunhill and Lucky Strike reported a 3.2 per cent incr
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 18:57
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Central bank ups tobacco incentive

he Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) says it will pay tobacco farmers an export incentive of 12,5 percent up from 5 percent, in a bid to spur production in the upcoming 2018 farming season
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Nov 19, 2017 01:44
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[Africa] Intertwined: Cigarette smuggling and militancy

A KPMG study titled “Illicit Cigarette Trade in the Maghreb Region”, found that one in five cigarettes smoked in the region were illegal, representing 13 billion cigarettes in total. The report also concluded that if these cigarettes had been purchased a
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:54
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[Africa, Nigeria] ECOWAS Member States Meet In Abuja To Fine Tune Tobacco Control Laws

Experts from the Economic Community of West African States have converged on Abuja to harmonize laws against the illicit trade in tobacco and other related matters in the Africa sub-region. Declaring open the event, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Prof. Is
The Eagle Online (ng)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:54
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[Africa] Lobby decries high consumption of tobacco products in Kenya

Kenya’s anti-tobacco lobby on Monday called for the enforcement of a 2007 law that bans smoking in public places amid an increase in tobacco use in the country.... Lindi told a stakeholders meeting in Nairobi that tobacco smoking remains a challenge among
News Ghana (gh)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:49
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[Africa, Malawi] NZANGAYA: Public smoking, a violation of non-smokers’ health rights

In Malawi walking a distance of about 500 meters without inhaling tobacco smoke due to smoking in open places is, for Christian non-smokers, as precious as being told by Christ himself that your sins have been forgiven and forgotten and you are part of P
Malawi24 (mw)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:18
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[Africa] Who benefits from a report into cigarette smuggling in the Maghreb?

It is disappointing, therefore, to see that RUSI is being paid by big tobacco firms to shore up business interests in the Maghreb... While it may have been KPMG’s logo on the front of the report, a closer reading shows that the firm had actually been hire
Middle East Monitor (MEMO) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 13:30
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[Africa, Kenya, UK] VIDEO: British American Tobacco investigated by Serious Fraud Office

(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
BBC Online
added Aug 1, 2017 15:08
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