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[Africa, Uganda] LETTER: Smoking in public places isn’t a right

Please, Private Sector Foundation, Uganda Law Society, the tobacco industry and its enthusiasts, kindly spare those who don’t use tobacco products particularly in public places. Our MPs, I appeal to you to maintain the clause on 100 per cent smoke-free
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jul 18, 2015 12:58
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[Africa, Uganda] ZAKUMUMPA: Madam Speaker, pass the Tobacco Control Bill now

That Uganda should spend more than four years debating whether we need a tobacco control law, in defiance of science, speaks volumes, partly on the power of the tobacco industry in Uganda today. The UK’s University of Bath has published research results
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jul 18, 2015 12:36
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[Africa] Zimbabwe 2015 tobacco sales down 8.5 percent after drought

Zimbabwe's tobacco sales have dropped 8.5 percent to 188.5 million kilogrammes this year after drought in southern Africa affected production of the country's top export earner, an official said on Thursday. Andrew Matibiri, chief executive of the Tobacc
Reuters
added Jul 17, 2015 12:44
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[Africa, Nigeria] Public smoking in the spotlight as Tobacco control Bill debate continues

Debate on the amendments of the Tobacco Control Bill continued on Wednesday with parliament looking at a clause that stipulates that people who smoke should do it at least 100 metres away from public places. The clause caused heated debate among those f
NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Jul 17, 2015 12:10
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[Africa, Uganda] Parliament warned on Tobacco Control Bill

Uganda Law Society wondered why legally licenced businesses were being subjected to harassment....the Bill generally contradicts the Constitution, since it infringes on the right of smokers and legally licenced businesses. Uganda Law Society also said so
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jul 18, 2015 12:59
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[Africa] Where are the women in Uganda’s boardrooms?

Dr. Maggie Kigozi sits on several corporate boards. Among others, she is a non-executive director at British American Tobacco and Crown Beverages. Her rise in the corporate boardrooms is attributed to hard work, networking, influence, enterprise and suc
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jul 18, 2015 13:01
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[Africa, Kenya] Court suspends new tobacco regulations over violation of Constitution

High Court judge Mumbi Ngugi said Article 10 of the Constitution, which requires public participation in the matter, was not adhered to in coming up with the regulations. The High Court has suspended implementation of the new tobacco regulations, citing
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:00
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports rake in $270m

THE country has earned over $270 million from 49.4 million kilogrammes of tobacco exported since the beginning of the year compared to 38.8 million kg during the same period last year.
Chronicle (zw)
added Jun 30, 2015 00:42
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[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Louw obscures tobacco’s ugly truth

Mr Louw opposes the sensible regulation of tobacco products and instead seeks "freedom" for drug peddlers to create child addicts and to maim and kill customers. More than 6-million deaths a year from tobacco use are not enough for Mr Louw — he wants mo
Business Day (za)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:35
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[Africa] Malawi: Veep Says Tobacco Is Strategic Crop to Malawi

Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) on Thursday officially opened its 27th Annual Congress, a gathering that draws together, stakeholders, tobacco farmers representatives across the entire region of Malawi. Speaking when he presided over the opening of
All-Africa.com
added Jun 29, 2015 09:36
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