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Widespread smuggling of cigarettes persists despite police insisting that they are investigating the racket and have made some arrests.
Feb 5, 2015 The Zimbabwean (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 10:07
rose 327 percent to 23,5 million kg last month from 5,5 million during the same period last year as prices firmed to $7,70 per kilogramme from $4,22 per kg during the prior period.
Feb 3, 2015 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 2, 2015 23:28
Cigarette manufacturers, distributors and importers will not be allowed to put brand names or trademarks on cigarette packages and wrappers starting June this year. According to the new Tobacco Control Regulations 2014 published by the Ministry of Health
Feb 2, 2015 Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Feb 3, 2015 08:19
In a new campaign that is designed to shock and discourage smokers, cigarette manufacturers will be required to feature graphic images showing the effect of tobacco on users. Michael Njenga now reports on the regulations that have been approved and gazett
Feb 2, 2015 Citizen Digital (ke)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:51
Africa’s leaders have appointed Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe to the largely ceremonial role of chairman of the 54-state African Union. Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe since 1980, is still respected by many for leading his country to independence from Britain
Jan 30, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 1, 2015 13:33
Preparations for the 2015 tobacco marketing season have started with merchants indicating that they will not be buying low-grade leaves this season. An oversupply of tobacco on the international market is expected and this may affect local prices.
Jan 26, 2015 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:50
some officials of government have arranged a meeting with major players in the tobacco industry for the purposes of addressing “their concerns”. The meeting which is said to be at the instigation of the Ministry of Trade and Industry is to be chaired by
Jan 26, 2015 SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:28
in Kenya, the World Health Organisation has found that fifteen percent of Kenyans aged between 13 and 15 use tobacco...In some African countries, child smokers now outnumber adult smokers. This shocking rise is storing up huge problems for Africa.
Jan 26, 2015 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:17
amid indications that there could be an oversupply of the crop on the international market, which could lead to lower prices. The expected glut in supply has resulted in merchants putting in strict conditions for the quality of leaf they want to buy.
Jan 23, 2015 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 23, 2015 13:37
Most of the tobacco crop is showing signs of distress due to excessive rains, raising fears that the country may not meet the 2015 target to produce 220 million kilograms.Total flue cured tobacco output last year amounted to 216 million kg, compared to 1
Jan 22, 2015 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 23, 2015 13:35