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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, Nigeria] FG Supports ECOWAS Move to Harmonise Laws on Tobacco Control

The federal government has commended the move by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to harmonise all laws regulating the sales and consumption of tobacco products in the region. To this end, the government declared that it would abid
This Day (ng)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:53
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JTI Now Certified Top Employer in Africa

has been officially certified for the first time as a Top Employer in Africa, demonstrating its status as an employer of choice that puts people first. This recognition was confirmed during a ceremony held yesterday evening in Johannesburg, South Africa,
PR Newswire
added Oct 13, 2017 21:09
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Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Africa

was recognized for the second consecutive year as a Top Employer in Africa, awarding the company’s excellent work environment and commitment to creating value for its employees. This certification is the result of independent assessment by the Top Employ
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 13, 2017 20:42
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[Africa, Tanzania] Smuggled, counterfeit cigarettes flood market

Tanzania Cigarette Company in collaboration with the National Environmental Management Council, Tanzania Revenue Authority and the police destroyed contraband and counterfeit cigarettes worth 8.5bn/- in Dar es Salaam last week.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:36
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Africa/Global: Tobacco Industry Targets Africa Markets

"(BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investigation has found. ... The
AfricaFocus
added Oct 10, 2017 15:52
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[Africa, Uganda] Authorities intensify fight against tobacco smoking

the health officials say it would be a de-service to the country if they sit back and watch as Ugandans continue to die of diseases associated with tobacco smoking . “Since we are in the health field, we know the dangers associated with smoking and we wi
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:16
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[Africa] Malawi’s tobacco farmers backing off from gold leaf

most of Malawi’s tobacco growers, as a survival mechanism, are now slowly abandoning growing of the crop in favor of other crops such as soya beans, sorghum, and groundnuts.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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[Africa, Zambia] BATZ SEEKS APPROVAL FOR $15M LOAN

BATZ) is seeking approval from its shareholder before acquiring a $15 million loan from BATIF Dollar Limited for the construction of a tobacco manufacturing plant in Zambia. BATIF Dollar Limited is a subsidiary of British American Tobbaco (BAT ) based
Times of Zambia (zm)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:53
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: $20m Kitty for Tobacco Growers

Government has come up with a $20 million loan facility to benefit small scale tobacco growers and ensure auction floors remain functional. This follows realisation that the bulk of flue-cured tobacco was being grown under the contract system. Few farme
All-Africa.com
added Sep 20, 2017 18:14
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