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[Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco under threat

under threat after main international buyers resolved not to accept tobacco cured using coal citing environmental concerns. Recently, the Global Tobacco Cigarette Companies produced guidelines on the sustainable manner tobacco should be produced, which p
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:42
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[Africa, South Africa] Hijackers pose as police officers to hijack truck carrying tobacco products

Western Cape police have made a breakthrough in a case involving a hijacking of a truck transporting tobacco products in Mitchells Plain last week‚ by eight hijackers posing as police officers‚ with the arrest on Sunday of four suspects.
Times LIVE (za)
added Jan 22, 2018 05:43
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco earnings to improve forex situation

The foreign currency situation will continue to be dire until the beginning of the tobacco selling season, a senior Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) official has said. William Manhimanzi, the apex bank’s deputy director of financial markets, told to
The Daily News (zw)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:06
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN charges FG to emulate other African nations on shisha ban

has urged the Federal government to emulate countries that have banned the smoking of water-pipe tobacco otherwise known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. ERA/FoEN made the demand following the ban of shisha by
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:19
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[Nigeria] Emulate other Africans on Shisha ban, ERA/FoEN urges FG

has urged the Federal Government to emulate nations that have banned the importation and smoking of water-pipe tobacco also known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. The organisation made the call following the an
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jan 13, 2018 14:40
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[Africa, Kenya] 5 shocking facts about Shisha you didn't know

The recent ban on shisha smoking by Health CS Cleopha Mailu undoubtedly dealt a big blow to businessmen who dealt in the product. However, many people still don't know about shisha- which is vaporized and flavored tobacco. Here are 5 things you may not k
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Jan 5, 2018 13:01
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[Africa, Kenya] Mututho slams those oppossed to shisha ban

Former Nacada chairman John Mututho has slammed at companies, buinsess people and individuals who are still opposed to the ban on shisha smoking. Speaking in Turi, Molo, Mututho said smoking of shisha has great harm to the users with statistics indicat
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Jan 4, 2018 23:27
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[Africa] Ethiopia: Govt Gives Up Tobacco Monopoly for U.S.$434 Million

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) paid 434 million dollars, in full, to buy the remaining shares owned by the government at the National Tobacco Enterprise, raising its stake to almost a billion dollars.
All-Africa.com
added Jan 4, 2018 07:41
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports marginally lower

Zimbabwe earned $904 million from its tobacco crop in the 51 weeks to December 22, 2017, 2,4 percent lower than the $926,3 million achieved in the comparable period in 2016.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 3, 2018 13:30
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[Africa] Tunisia launches ‘Yakfi’ quit smoking campaign

The Ministry of Public Health in Tunisia has re-launched a programme which it hopes will encourage its citizens to stop smoking. First launched in 2016, the “Yakfi” campaign comes as part of the cooperation between the Ministry of Public Health, the Wor
Middle East Monitor (MEMO) (uk)
added Jan 2, 2018 22:36
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