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[Africa] Zimbabwe Tobacco Exports Rake In $221.1mln

Zimbabwe has so far exported 47.2 million kilograms of flue cured tobacco valued at $222.1 million, 10.5 percent lower compared to $248.3 million reported in the same period last year, latest statistics from the industry regulator shows. Tobacco is the c
News of the South (zm)
added May 24, 2017 03:06
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] GUTA: Decentralisation of tobacco auction floors noble

The increase in tobacco farmers and an increase in tobacco production gives pressure to the few tobacco auction floors which are all centralized in Harare hence the need to decongest them by decentralization.
Harare24
added May 23, 2017 13:24
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers at their wits’ end

Tobacco farmers’ woes at the auction floors started as a blooper by banks that was tolerable and mildly transgressive but it has evolved into a repetitive, insipid seasonal mess that is creating paupers out of potentially vibrant business people. These
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Flue-cured tobacco export volumes rise 9pc

Volumes of tobacco which has been exported now stand at 47, 1 million kilogrammes, a 9 percent rise from those exported in the corresponding period last year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.
BH24 (zw)
added May 19, 2017 14:55
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[Africa, Uganda] Public smokers face prosecution

Starting today, anyone found smoking in public places will be arrested. This follows a court ruling that blocked a move by British American Tobacco (BAT) to temporarily halt the implementation of the Tobacco Control Act 2015. On Wednesday, a panel of f
The New Vision (ug)
added May 19, 2017 05:06
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports drop 12pc

ZIMBABWE’S seasonal tobacco export receipts have registered a 12 percent drop so far to $216,9 million compared to $246,3 million realised during the comparable period in 2016, official data shows.
Chronicle (zw)
added May 17, 2017 15:23
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[Africa, Zambia] Smuggled cigarettes ‘robbing’ local producers

A LOCAL cigarette manufacturer says Government needs to seriously monitor and stop the smuggling of cigarettes into the country to promote the local industry. Roland Imperial Tobacco Company Limited (RITCO) general manager Aliport Ngoma said the preval
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added May 16, 2017 14:54
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The huff and puff surrounding e-cigarette regulation in South Africa

the vape solutions used in e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco and, therefore, these products do not qualify as tobacco products in terms of the Tobacco Products Act. In terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act of 1965 (“Medicines Act”), nicoti
BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added May 15, 2017 20:18
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[Africa, Lesotho] NO CLEAR PREPARATIONS FOR NO TOBACCO DAY

While Lesotho is engaged in the review and ultimate implementation of the alcohol policy, it is still not clear as to the preparations for World No Tobacco Day commemoration on May 31.
LENA (Lesotho News Agency) (ls)
added May 14, 2017 20:01
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Cash crisis pushes tobacco growers into a tight corner

A horde of disgruntled farmers along with vendors around the TSF premises, teams up to protest against the unavailability of cash at banks. The protests are just but one of the manifestations of the liquidity crunch and cash crisis that is threatening th
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added May 13, 2017 01:46
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