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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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[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, Kenya] KRA targets e-cigarettes, sheesha in new excise duty plan

Manufacturers and importers of tobacco products in Kenya will be required to affix excise duty stamps on their products as the government rolls out a system to broaden tax compliance. The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) expects all tobacco manufacturers a
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[Africa, Kenya] KRA targets e-cigarettes, sheesha in new excise duty plan

Manufacturers and importers of tobacco products in Kenya will be required to affix excise duty stamps on their products as the government rolls out a system to broaden tax compliance. The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) expects all tobacco manufacturers a
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:44
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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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