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[Africa] Zimbabwe: RBZ Pays U.S.$72,9 Million in Incentives

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe says it has to date paid $72,9 million as incentives to exporters, the bulk of which went to gold producers, tobacco farmers and diaspora remittances. The bank also said use of plastic money now accounted for 50 percent to 7
All-Africa.com
added Jan 9, 2017 20:42
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers duped

AN acute shortage of Compound C — the only blend fertiliser recommended for tobacco production — is being exploited by some unscrupulous dealers to rip-off unsuspecting gold-leaf growers through repackaged, under weighed and overpriced fong-kong products.
Zimbabwe Daily
added Dec 30, 2016 16:39
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[Africa, Morocco] Rabat-Kenitra Tobacco Merchants On Strike, No Marlboros Until New Year’s Day

Tobacco merchants in the Rabat-Kenitra region have decided to go on strike from December 26 until January 1, 2017. The strike was initiated by the National Union of Merchants and Professionals against the popular Marlboro Phillip Morris cigarette brand.
Morocco World News (ma)
added Dec 28, 2016 23:23
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[Africa] Minister Mussa trashes tenancy labour system in Malawi tobacco production: ‘Evil’

Mussa was speaking in Lilongwe on Tuesday during a consultative workshop on the Bill where delegates expressed mixed reactions on proposals to regulate or abolish use of tenancy labour in tobacco production.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Dec 22, 2016 18:11
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Environmentalists Call for Support to hold Tobacco Companies liable for tobacco harms

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to participate in the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) meeting... The Nigerian Spokesperson for the Network for Accountabilty of Tobacco Transnationals, NATT, Philip Jakpor said , “Nigeria and oth
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:31
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[Africa, Kenya] Respite for tobacco firms as court puts brakes on new rules

Kenyan cigarette makers and traders have been saved from immediately implementing tough new tobacco law after the Court of Appeal issued a 30-day stay order and the State allowed dealers time to sell old stocks till end of next month. The stringent toba
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 28, 2016 18:01
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[India, Nigeria] ITGA Africa outraged at exclusion of Tobacco growing countries from FCTC

is deeply concerned to hear reports that the UnitedNations (UN) intends to ban dozens of “appointed and elected officials from executive, legislative and judicial branches” representing tobacco-growing countries from participation in the next Conference o
Vanguard (ng)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:40
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[Africa, Kenya] Images of cancerous lungs on packs to dissuade smokers

Yesterday the Health ministry said the graphic warnings on the dangers of smoking, including of punctured throats and cancerous lungs, will be printed on all cigarette packs. The Tobacco Control Regulations, 2014, require both pictorial and text health
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Aug 17, 2016 13:46
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[Africa, USA, Zimbabwe] US$57m lost in dodgy American trade

ZIMBABWE was prejudiced of more than US$57,2 million through extortionately priced imports and underinvoiced exports to the United States between 2000 to 2005, a new study reveals.Much of the losses — US$29,4 million — were mainly through unreasonably hi
Zimbabwe Daily
added Jul 25, 2016 14:47
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South African Airways Makes First Flight Using Fuel From Tobacco

South African Airways completed a flight using jet fuel made from a tobacco plant, its first contribution to the global push to power more air journeys from renewable resources. SAA used 6,300 liters of bio jet fuel for the one-way trip to Cape Town fro
Bloomberg News
added Jul 15, 2016 21:36
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