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[Africa, Rwanda] Tobacco addiction on the rise among youth

In order to find out how tobacco smoking is posing a big health risk to the youth in the City of Kigali, Sunday Times visited Kicukiro Centre. Here, many young people do casual jobs to earn a living and most of them use tobacco as refreshment. But what
The New Times (rw)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:20
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS QUESTIONS THE CREDIBILITY OF LACKAY’S LETTER

Sars on Friday said it doubted whether a letter submitted to Parliament by its former spokesperson Adrian Lackay that claimed British American Tobacco (BAT) had broken South African laws, was actually written by him.
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 27, 2015 08:52
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[Africa] Egypt's to cigarette maker profit up by 19%

Egypt's top cigarette maker Eastern Co said on Sunday its nine-month net profit rose by 19.4 percent compared with the same period last year. The company's net profit from July 1 to March 31 reached 841.760 million Egyptian pounds ($110.39 milli
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Apr 26, 2015 18:19
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[Africa, South Africa] BAT DENIES SMUGGLING CLAIMS

As British American Tobacco (BAT) denies claims it’s been involved in cigarette smuggling, the National Council Against Smoking says there’s a strong incentive for tobacco firms to smuggle their own products.
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 24, 2015 11:29
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[Africa, South Africa] FIRST ON EWN: BAT IMPLICATED IN CIGARETTE SMUGGLING

South African Revenue Service (Sars) spokesperson Adrian Lackay claims evidence has emerged that British American Tobacco (BAT), a private investigation firm, and State Security Agency officials have been involved in cigarette smuggling.
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 24, 2015 11:22
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[Africa, Malawi] Egypt to Construct Two Tobacco Processing Factories

The Egyptian government says it will construct two tobacco processing factories in Malawi as a way of supporting the tobacco industry in the country. The Egyptian Ambassador to Malawi, Maher El-Adawy disclosed this in an interview with Mana on Tuesday in
All-Africa.com
added Apr 23, 2015 09:49
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Editorial Comment: Let’s prepare for a smoking-free era

we should be using the breathing spell we now have to do the necessary research so that when tobacco goes we can still make money, both as farmers and as a country.
Zimbabwe Daily
added Apr 22, 2015 09:11
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[Africa] Zimbabwe takes tobacco road to agriculture recovery

years after Zimbabwe's agriculture sector collapsed in the face of President Robert Mugabe's seizure of white-owned farms, its tobacco industry is again booming, with black farmers funded by private firms producing a near record crop.
Reuters
added Apr 18, 2015 15:46
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[Africa, China, South Africa] Zimbabwe encourages booming Tobacco trade, but discourages smoking

Mugabe...“We will grow for those who want to smoke it. You should listen to what your doctor says. But if you over smoke, don’t blame us,” he added, drawing raucous laughter from Zimbabwean and South African government ministers and reporters.
VENTURES AFRICA (ng)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:51
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT challenges new cigarette regulations on packaging from Ministry of Health

The new Tobacco Control Regulations 2014 requires cigarette packages to carry health warnings and pictogrammes on the front and back respectively. In an application filed at the High Court yesterday, BAT says the order is unconstitutional.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:51
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