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[Ethiopia] National Tobacco to Maintain Monopoly Rights After Majority Share Acquisition

National Tobacco Enterprise (NTE) will continue to hold its monopoly right as producer, importer and seller of tobacco products for the next 10 years. Sheba Investment Plc, co-owner with the government, has been holding over a billion Birr in payments to
Addis Fortune (et)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:54
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Ethiopian Lawmakers Enact Anti-Tobacco Law

House of Representatives has reportedly ratified the World Health Authority's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which places limitations on the sale and use of cigarettes. Besides a ban on smoking in public, the proclamation also includes p
Zegabi (ke)
added Jan 29, 2014 18:41
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[Ethiopia] Sheba buys majority share of National Tobacco

Sheba Investment PLC will pay 1.25 billion birr to own a 60 percent stake in the nation’s only tobacco company. The company has come to terms with the Privatization and Public Enterprises Supervising Agency (PPESA), which is the public enterprises regulat
Capital (et)
added Jun 23, 2014 09:57
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Yemeni Company Seeks Majority Stake in Ethiopia’s Sole Tobacco Producer

The PPESA may be unwilling to sell, as Sheba Investment have not been actively involved in the business
Addis Fortune (et)
added May 7, 2014 21:46
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Steady growth for Ethiopian tobacco sector ($$)

The tobacco market in Ethiopia is set for significant growth over the coming years, due to rising incomes and a range of measures designed to reduce the volume of contraband cigarettes being consumed in the country.
Tobacco Journal International
added Jan 3, 2013 04:53
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[Ethiopia] Gov't, Sheba Investment negotiate tobacco enterprise acquisition

government of Ethiopia is negotiating with representatives of Sheba Investment PLC – a company owned by foreign investors – for the full acquisition of the National Tobacco Enterprise SC, a legal tobacco monopoly in Ethiopia, The Reporter has learnt.
The Reporter (et)
added Apr 7, 2014 16:05
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Ethiopia passes law banning smoking in public

Ethiopian House of Peoples’ Representatives pass a new tobacco control proclamation. The proclamation prohibits smoking in public places and it also includes putting enormous taxes on and increasing the price of cigarettes.
Ethiosports
added Jan 22, 2014 19:46
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Adult tobacco use practice and its correlates in eastern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study

There is paucity of data on the smoking habits of rural populations in developing countries.... Conclusion: Cigarette smoking is prevalent among the male rural town population in Ethiopia.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 31, 2013 13:31
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[Ethiopia] When the smoke clears: new tobacco directive

Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) ...has drafted a directive which is expected to enter into force in the next three months....prohibits indoor smoking in public places such as hotels, bars, nightclubs
The Reporter (et)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:34
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[Ethiopia] Gov’t Issues Directive to Implement a Proclamation to Protect Non-Smokers

A directive which will effectively ban smoking in public places within the coming six months and introduce new packaging depicting the harms of smoking in three months has been issued by the Food, Medicine & Health Care Administration & Control Authority
Addis Fortune (et)
added Jan 5, 2015 22:56
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