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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports for first quarter surge

Harare- Zimbabwe’s tobacco exports for the first quarter of 2015 have increased 117 percent compared to the same period last year owing to increased production of the crop and experience accrued by new farmers over the years.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Apr 13, 2015 09:57
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[Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco industry at a crossroads

is facing an uncertain future with tobacco growers recently rioting at auction floors due to low prices being offered for the “golden leaf” amid concerns about poor quality production. Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector has over the years been regarded as
The Citizen (za)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:39
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[Africa] What next for Zimbabwe's tobacco sector?

facing an uncertain future with tobacco growers recently rioting at auction floors due to low prices being offered for the “golden leaf” amid concerns about poor quality production. Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector has over the years been regarded as the ba
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Apr 10, 2015 16:37
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[Africa, Ghana] Nana Adwoa Awindor Defends Efya Over Smoking Claims

Nana Adwoa Awindor, mother of talented Ghanaian songstress Efya has debunked rumours that her daughter smokes stressing she has never seen her in the act before. The music career of Efya, born Jane Awindor, has been rocked with series of controversies a
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:32
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Legalise hashish trade to combat budget deficit: Tobacco Traders

The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association demanded a serious review of a proposal to legalise the hashish trade, submitted to the Legislative Reform committee headed by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb. Legalising such a trade could contribute quickly
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Apr 6, 2015 15:00
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Regulator asks tobacco buyers to explain decline in prices

THE country’s tobacco industry regulator told buyers and auction floors to explain why prices for the leaves have fallen for a second year as growers protest, a document from the regulator shows. Tobacco prices so far this selling season, which began Ma
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:50
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] EDITORIAL: Stop insider trading in tobacco

The recent disclosures by stakeholders that some buyers were buying tobacco at the auction floors cheaply, but get handsome rewards when the same crop is sold under contract sales is clear testimony that the regulator is sleeping on the wheels.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 2, 2015 01:46
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[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: Tobacco rules will smother small business

But the case that will damage my business beyond measure is the regulation proposed by the minister of health that will limit the space in which a specialist tobacconist may display all tobacco and tobacco-related products to 4m². Imagine trying to fit
Business Day (za)
added Mar 30, 2015 21:39
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[Africa, Kenya] Why MPs Should Pass Tobacco Regulations

Joshua Kyallo, Director of Africa for Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids, says a tobacco epidemic is looming. He spoke to John Muchangi...the work in Africa, from TFK perspective, is primarily prevention; preventing an epidemic before it hits the continent.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 30, 2015 12:21
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales decline 21pc

Exactly 12 days after sales opened, at least 7,3 million kg of tobacco worth $16, 2 million has been sold at an average price of $2,23 per kg
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:45
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