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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] EXCLUSIVE: ‘Tobacco giant used state to spy’ ($$)

British and EU authorities are investigating top management at the South African and Zimbabwean branches of the world’s largest tobacco producer‚ British American Tobacco‚ for alleged industrial espionage‚ money laundering and bribing government official
Times LIVE (za)
added Feb 19, 2018 19:29
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[Africa, Nigeria] Enforce Ban On Tobacco Advertising, Senate Urges Health Ministry

The Senate has urged the Ministry of Health and other relevant enforcement agencies to ensure the comprehensive prohibition of Tobacco Advertising Promotion and Sponsorship such as cigarette advertisement. It also urged the Ministries of Health, Educati
PM News (ng)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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[Africa, Nigeria] Groups hail Senate over resolution banning tobacco sales around schools

Two tobacco control groups, the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Nigerian Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco p
Premium Times (ng)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings top $100 million

Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s latest weekly bulletin, show that China accounted for over 10,4 million kg valued at $88,01 million while Sudan bought 594 600 million kg for $2,5 million
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers urged to preserve forests

Government has urged tobacco farmers to seek other sources of energy when curing their crops in order to preserve Zimbabwe’s forests. The country loses at least 330 000 hectares of forests annually due to various activities, including agriculture, domest
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 5, 2018 01:24
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[Africa, South Africa] WATCH: 10 000 Tobacco farming jobs on the line due to illicit cigarettes

Besieged commercial and emerging farmers in the Waterberg Region of Limpopo held a Tobacco Farmers Day in the town of Vaalwater on Thursday. They met to share knowledge and information, but mostly to hear how industry players are planning to tackle the
News24 (za)
added Feb 2, 2018 18:30
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[Africa, South Africa] FTW Pick: Illicit tobacco trade ‘destroying’ legal value chain say producers ($$)

“Our industry is under siege from illicit traders who not only sell cheap cigarettes but also procure leaf outside our borders,” said Limpopo Tobacco Processors managing director, Christo van Staden. According to AgriSA, tobacco volumes have already bee
FTW online (Freight & Trading Weekly) (za)
added Feb 1, 2018 23:46
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[Africa, Kenya] LETTER: CS Balala is wrong on shisha, its harm negates tourism revenue

Balala has called for the revocation of the shisha ban by the Health ministry... Other East African countries — Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda — have already banned shisha. It is in order that Kenya follows suit to prevent cross-border impediments to succes
Daily Nation (ke)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:51
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[Africa, Nigeria] Right Groups Demands Mass Action on Tobacco Control Act

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) and National Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has asserted that enforcing tobacco control laws in Nigeria is everyone’s duty; hence all hands must be on deck to ensure that the laws a
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:19
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[Africa, South Africa] Government to ban ‘unhealthy’ tobacco advertising

The government has started the process to ban “bad cigarette advertising”, the health department said...bad advertising displays tobacco products at till points to lure people to smoke.
The Citizen (za)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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