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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports rake in $228m

Chronicle (zw)
added Jun 9, 2017 15:34
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[Africa] Interview / ‘Tobacco industry frustrating enforcement of appropriate laws in Nigeria’

In this interview with EDU ABADE...They have gone beyond selling tobacco products to our people. They are now conducting espionage on government. Somehow, they get informed memos in government and they have been running campaigns against government decisi
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:29
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[Africa] ‘Tobacco industry frustrating enforcement of appropriate laws in Nigeria’

The Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has expressed concerns over delays in implementing the National Tobacco Control Law and attempts by companies to frustrate the enforcement of appropriate laws, as well as the exploi
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:54
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[Africa, South Africa] Male fertility at an all-time-low, but rooibos could help say experts

A man who smokes reduces his sperm count by 15%, however a man whose mother smoked during pregnancy, has a significantly lower sperm count of up to only 40%.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:14
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[Africa, Ghana] ‘Don’t expose yourselves to second-hand smoke’

The Head of the Tobacco and Substance Abuse Department of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Mrs Olivia Boateng, has advised children not to inhale smoke from people who smoke. She stated that “second-hand smoking is as harmful as smoking itself” an
Graphic Ghana (gh)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:07
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] EDITORIAL COMMENT: Tobacco growers must embrace clean energy

farmers can pool resources and construct solar or wind power stations to power their tobacco barns.....as farmers conduct their business, they should not only think of maximising profits, but also think of preserving the environment for future generations
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:29
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco deliveries increase by 13%

A TOTAL of 144,2 million kg of tobacco valued $415,7 million has been sold as of Wednesday last week, as deliveries to the country’s auction floors increase, latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) have shown.
Newsday (zw)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:48
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[Africa, Botswana] Molao encourages smokers to quit

The Assistant Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology...said that smoking tobacco substances in public spaces, a common practice in modern society, is very harmful to human beings’ health as it affects both smokers and non-smok
Mmegi (bw)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:03
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[Africa, Italy, Tunisia] Migrants: 'gang ready to smuggle jihadists'

The suspected gang that organized crossings aboard powerboats for small groups of migrants to the coast around Trapani, Sicily... Investigators also seized 100 kilos of smuggled cigarettes.
ANSA (it)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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[Africa, Kenya] Sacked Alliance One Tobacco workers demand their dues

Former employees of an American tobacco company have accused the firm of withholding their dues. The 258 workers were laid off in 2015, when Alliance One Tobacco scaled down their operations in Kenya. In an affidavit filed in court, their representative,
The Standard (ke)
added Jun 5, 2017 21:08
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