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[Africa] Fast Track on Drug for Ebola Has Faltered

Production of ZMapp began in August at one of these facilities, Kentucky BioProcessing, which is now owned by Reynolds American, the cigarette company. That output is slated for the clinical trials beginning next month.
New York Times
added Jan 23, 2015 11:32
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[Africa, South Africa] Cape Town pushes for legal clarity on e-cigarettes

THE City of Cape Town says it will escalate its efforts ... "We have indicated on numerous occasions our intention to consider legislation to regulate e-cigarettes in South Africa … these we said because the current Tobacco Act does not include e-cigaret
Business Day (za)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:15
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[Africa] How Tobacco Continues To Remain Zimbabwe’s King Crop

Tobacco is playing a surprisingly important role. Last year, local Zimbabwean companies expended funds in the neighbourhood of $29 million on tobacco imports, which was used to enhance the quality of the locally grown Virginia tobacco in order to make ci
VENTURES AFRICA (ng)
added Jan 13, 2015 14:37
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Companies import over $29m tobacco for blending

Local companies last year spent $29,3 million on tobacco imports that they use for blending with locally grown Virginia tobacco to make cigarettes. The companies imported about 8,1 million kilogrammes from nine countries at an average price of $3,64 per
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 12, 2015 09:05
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 87 000 register to grow tobacco

More than 16 000 farmers have registered with the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board to grow tobacco for the first time during the 2014/ 15 season. Statistics from the TIMB show that by January 2, 87 852 farmers had registered to grow tobacco throughout
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 10, 2015 15:52
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco reaping, curing starts

Harvesting and curing of the early planted irrigated tobacco is underway in most parts of the country although farmers are facing a shortage of labour and experiencing constant power cuts due to incessant rains.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:51
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[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco board starts registration of marketers

THE Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) says marketing of tobacco in the 2014/15 season will be restricted to registered growers to control and regulate the market.
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:56
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[Africa] Shocking statistics on tobacco smoking in Kenya

Over 8 billion sticks of cigarettes are smoked in Kenya every year, according to recent statistics from the World Health Organization ( WHO). This represents an increase given the statistics indicate that over 6.4 billion sticks of cigarettes smoked in
The Standard (ke)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:19
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: China Reclaims Top Virginia Tobacco Importer Position

CHINA has reclaimed its position as Zimbabwe's top virginia tobacco importer after buying 22,3 million kilogrammes worth $187,6 million at $8,41 a kilogramme since the beginning of the year. Zimbabwe exports its golden leaf to at least 52 countries
All-Africa.com
added Jan 3, 2015 13:29
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[Africa, Ghana] Illegal tobacco product hits market

Civil society group, Vision for Alternative Development (VALD,) has given hints over a new illegal tobacco product called 'shisha' which has been offered for sale on Ghanaian markets... on the blind side of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and the Ghan
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:22
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