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[Africa, Burundi, Kenya, UK] The secret bribes of big tobacco

Panorama found British American Tobacco illegally paid politicians and civil servants in countries in East Africa... BAT made illegal payments to two members and one former member of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
BBC Online
added Nov 30, 2015 17:03
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[Africa, South Africa] Illegal cigarettes worth R4.2m seized

South African Revenue Services (SARS) officials seized R4,2 million worth of illegal cigarettes in two separate raids on the same day earlier this week, the agency said on Wednesday. The raids occurred on Monday November 23 at the Grobler’s Bridge border
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:28
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] NUMBER OF TOBACCO FARMERS DROP

The number of farmers who have registered to grow tobacco has dropped from over 86 000 last year to slightly above 69 000 this year, statistics released by the industry regulator show.
Zimbabwe Daily
added Nov 24, 2015 21:10
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] NUMBER OF TOBACCO FARMERS DROP

In its latest bulletin, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) said a total of 69 092 farmers have so far registered for the 2015/16 season compared to 86 992 who had registered by the same time last year.
Newsdzezimbabwe
added Nov 24, 2015 03:37
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[Africa, Mid-east, UK] Criminal gangs are selling fake fags to help fund Islamic State

CROOKS are using Facebook to sell potentially deadly fake fags and booze that could be funding Islamic terrorism....Mokhtar Belmokhtar was dubbed “Mr Marlboro” after funding his war on the West through cigarette smuggling.
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:22
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[Africa, Kenya] Religious leaders hail ban on smoking in public

Religious leaders in Nakuru have welcomed a move to ban cigarette smoking in public premises. Their sentiments comes a day after the county Public Health Office banned smoking in public areas including schools, hospitals, churches, government offices amo
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:31
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[Africa, Mauritania] The World's Smoking Capital Is Not What You Think

In his opinion, developing countries need to stand up to the international tobacco lobbies and raise taxes even more. For now, though, smokers of the world have a new mecca: Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania. It should be pretty easy to find — just fo
OZY.com
added Nov 12, 2015 14:43
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] EDITORIAL COMMENT: Tobacco debunks myth of land reform failure

that this country has emerged as the biggest producer of tobacco in Africa and is rated fifth in the world is no mean feat, but rather an achievement that sends a clear message that this economy is on the right track and is not a write off as brandished i
Zimbabwe Daily
added Nov 11, 2015 21:18
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These are South Africa’s biggest companies

1 British American Tobacco 1 515.0 / 2 SAB Miller 1 392.0
BusinessTech (za)
added Dec 22, 2015 22:33
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[Africa, South Africa] Billions lost to illegal tobacco trade

Roughly R4 billion in South African tax revenue had been lost annually since 2010 due to illicit tobacco trade, it emerged at the annual Anti-Illicit Trade Conference in Cape Town on Tuesday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:39
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