Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Africa 1,765 headlines found

7 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Police struggle to bust cigarette racket

Widespread smuggling of cigarettes persists despite police insisting that they are investigating the racket and have made some arrests.
The Zimbabwean (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 10:07
20 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Virginia tobacco exports up 327pc

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.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 2, 2015 23:28
47 Views

[Africa] Kenya imposes tough cigarette packaging rules

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
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Feb 3, 2015 08:19
10 Views

[Africa, Kenya] VIDEO: Govt Announces Raft of Measures to Fight Tobacco Smoking

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
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:51
5 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Robert Mugabe: man of the people?

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
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 1, 2015 13:33
41 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Merchants say no to low-grade tobacco

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.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:50
29 Views

[Africa] Ghana Likely To Face Sanctions Over Tobacco Control Protocol

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
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:28
21 Views

[Africa] Botswana's successful anti-smoking drive comes to Kenya

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.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:17
27 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco marketing season preps underway

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.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 23, 2015 13:37
18 Views

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim to miss tobbaco production target

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
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 23, 2015 13:35
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines