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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Poor rains, erratic power supply affect tobacco output

Tobacco growers have started reaping early irrigated crop, but the sector is expected to register a decline in volumes due to poor rains and erratic power supplies that affected irrigation activities. Most tobacco growers said the irrigated crop was in
Zimbabwe Daily
added Dec 29, 2015 23:18
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Gambia Among Champions of Tobacco Control in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Executive Director of Raid-The Gambia has stated that The Gambia is among the champions of tobacco control in Sub-Saharan Africa, after the country has attained much success in the past few years.
The Daily Observer (gm)
added Dec 29, 2015 22:20
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[Africa] Kenya BAT scandal: Raila tried to stop KRA from freezing Mastermind Tobacco accounts

Raila Odinga "intervened" to stop Kenya Revenue Authority from freezing Mastermind Tobacco Kenya's accounts over non payment of taxes amounting to billions. In the letter dated May 4, 2010, the office of the Prime Minister wrote to then KRA boss Michael
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:59
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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, Kenya] Raila entangled in BAT’s grand bribery of senior KRA officials

According to Mr Hopkins, Mr Odinga’s office ordered the KRA to freeze multi-million shilling tax demands issued to Mastermind Tobacco – the maker of the Supermatch brand of cigarettes. Mr Odinga’s office wrote to the then KRA boss Michael Waweru asking h
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 22, 2015 21:39
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[Africa] Zambia Daily Mail We will not establish cigarette plant – JTI

JAPAN Tobacco International (JTI) says the company has no immediate plans of establishing a cigarette manufacturing plant in the country as the market is fairly small. JTI corporate affairs and communications manager Litiya Matakala said in an interview
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 21, 2015 15:00
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[Africa, Botswana] Govt loses millions to illegal tobacco trade

Recently, the Botswana Police reported an annual loss of P 3,328,000 through cigarette smuggling at the Tlokweng border...the MoH, in collaboration with the World Bank, is conducting a workshop aimed at eliminating illicit trade on tobacco products in th
Mmegi (bw)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:45
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[Africa, Ghana] Business Regulation: FDA cracks down on improper cigarette labels

The Food and Drugs Authority has launched an exercise to clamp-down on the sale of cigearettes without standardized labelling...A properly labelled cigarette in Ghana must be in English Language warning smokers of the health risks they were taking.
Pulse Ghana (gh)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:11
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[Africa, Kenya] British American Tobacco paid union to disrupt production at one of its chief rivals, whistleblower claims

The union plan was part of a strategy to drive Mastermind Tobacco, an African rival, out of business. The clandestine plot is revealed in internal BAT documents disclosed by whistleblower Paul Hopkins, who worked for the tobacco giant in Africa for 13 ye
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 21, 2015 12:17
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[Africa, Ghana] Health risk: Developing countries urged to campaign against tobacco use

Dr. Kyei-Faried made the call when he spoke on “Ghana’s Tobacco Control Regulation: Progress and Challenges, ” at a strategic meeting of Coalition of NGOs in Tobacco Control and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). It was organized by the Vision for Alte
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:34
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