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[Africa] British American Tobacco company wins case in Kenya

In the case filed by cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT), the taxman lost more than a half a billion shillings, where BAT was let off the hook over classification of cigarettes. The decision by High Court Judge George Odunga exonerated BAT fro
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Feb 8, 2015 15:00
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] TSL revenue goes up 19 percent

TSL has said it will continue to focus on creating sustainable value through its clusters after the group reported a 19 percent increase in revenue ... TSL maintained a stable growth in their business anchored by spiking tobacco and logistics businesses
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 7, 2015 13:06
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Gloom for tobacco farmers

Zimbabwe is expected to lose significantly this year in earnings as farmers are unlikely to meet the target of 222 million kilogrammes of tobacco owing to late rains and a mid-season dry spell.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 7, 2015 13:05
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Police struggle to bust cigarette racket

Widespread smuggling of cigarettes persists despite police insisting that they are investigating the racket and have made some arrests.
The Zimbabwean (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 10:07
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[Africa] Kenya imposes tough cigarette packaging rules

Cigarette manufacturers, distributors and importers will not be allowed to put brand names or trademarks on cigarette packages and wrappers starting June this year. According to the new Tobacco Control Regulations 2014 published by the Ministry of Health
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Feb 3, 2015 08:19
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Virginia tobacco exports up 327pc

rose 327 percent to 23,5 million kg last month from 5,5 million during the same period last year as prices firmed to $7,70 per kilogramme from $4,22 per kg during the prior period.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 2, 2015 23:28
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[Africa, Kenya] VIDEO: Govt Announces Raft of Measures to Fight Tobacco Smoking

In a new campaign that is designed to shock and discourage smokers, cigarette manufacturers will be required to feature graphic images showing the effect of tobacco on users. Michael Njenga now reports on the regulations that have been approved and gazett
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:51
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Robert Mugabe: man of the people?

Africa’s leaders have appointed Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe to the largely ceremonial role of chairman of the 54-state African Union. Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe since 1980, is still respected by many for leading his country to independence from Britain
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 1, 2015 13:33
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Merchants say no to low-grade tobacco

Preparations for the 2015 tobacco marketing season have started with merchants indicating that they will not be buying low-grade leaves this season. An oversupply of tobacco on the international market is expected and this may affect local prices.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:50
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[Africa] Ghana Likely To Face Sanctions Over Tobacco Control Protocol

some officials of government have arranged a meeting with major players in the tobacco industry for the purposes of addressing “their concerns”. The meeting which is said to be at the instigation of the Ministry of Trade and Industry is to be chaired by
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:28
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