Headlines Tagged with Botswana — 93 headlines found
The much-awaited Tobacco Control Bill was sent back for further amendment...the draft law, whose purpose is to align local tobacco control efforts with the [FCTC], did not go through as planned ...“What they are basically asking for is that the structure
Aug 9, 2017 Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:57
in Kenya, the World Health Organisation has found that fifteen percent of Kenyans aged between 13 and 15 use tobacco...In some African countries, child smokers now outnumber adult smokers. This shocking rise is storing up huge problems for Africa.
Jan 26, 2015 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:17
the new Commissioner of Botswana Police Service Keabetswe Makgophe has come under heavy scrutiny for 'receiving'a donation from the British American Tobacco Company at a meeting with the business community recently.
Aug 9, 2012 Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 9, 2012 16:11
The Ministry of Health and Wellness has set up a task team to device modalities of how the tobacco levy would be channelled towards tobacco control activities, a senior health official has said.
Oct 25, 2016 Mmegi (bw)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:46
African states have been urged to unite in the war against tobacco consumption as ‘the common enemy’, the tobacco industry, is well-resourced...Uganda’s principal medical officer, who is also the tobacco control focal person in that country, Sheila Ndyana
Oct 21, 2015 Mmegi (bw)
added Oct 22, 2015 11:40
The state alleges further that the three men were found in possession of 749 cartons of Sivelles cigarettes, which were acquired outside Botswana without any declaration certificate. The men pleaded guilty to the charges.
Aug 21, 2014 Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:14
The Anti Tobacco Network of Botswana (ATNB) has reiterated its commitment to fight illicit tobacco trade in the country. The organisation held a press conference this week to brief the media about tobacco activities and policies. They also enlightened jo
Aug 1, 2014 The Voice [The Francistowner] (bw)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:28
Minister of Health Dr John Seakgosing has criticised the tobacco industry for undermining the work of his ministry, the Daily News reports.
Jun 5, 2012 Botswana Gazette (bw)
added Jun 5, 2012 15:23
“The Government of Botswana in recognising that tobacco use is a health and development priority, has committed to strengthen national tobacco control laws by repealing the Control of Smoking Act of 2004 to be compliant with the WHO FCTC. The legislation
Mar 27, 2017 Mmegi (bw)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:26
The much-awaited Tobacco Control Bill will finally be tabled in the 2018-2019 Parliament.... With the law in place, as the Bill intends, it is meant to protect people from devastating consequences of tobacco use. Smokers will no longer smoke their cigar
Mar 9, 2018 Mmegi (bw)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:25