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[Ethiopia] Profitable Tobacco Enterprise Seeks 100m Br Loan for New Machine

The National Tobacco Enterprise (NTE) is seeking financing to procure a new cigarette-making machine that will produce 20,000 pieces of cigarette a minute, at a cost of around 142 millionBr.
Addis Fortune (et)
added Dec 6, 2012 12:28
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[Africa, UK] ASHALL: My experience with British American Tobacco’s shameful behaviour in Ethiopia

BAT) was aware and fully involved in getting those posters on poor storefronts in Addis, even though BAT knew that advertising cigarettes was against Ethiopian law. Indeed, British American Tobacco ignored all of my attempts to contact them through thei
The Great Tobacco Plague - A doctor's experience of the world's biggest preventable killer (Dr Frank Ashall blog)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:19
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Ethiopian city bans smoking in public areas

The capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, Mekelle, has banned smoking in public areas, making it the first Ethiopian city to implement a tobacco control proclamation bill passed by parliament last year.
Sudan Tribune (fr)
added Jan 12, 2015 22:45
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[Africa, Ethiopia] Smoke Screen: Companies Secretively Scramble for Tobacco Monopoly

as the auction of 40pc of the National Tobacco Enterprise’s shares is scheduled for May 19, 2016...have their legal teams in Addis, to ready their bids. Ethiopia, as a gateway to East Africa, represents a growing, youthful population, with increasing disp
Addis Fortune (et)
added May 18, 2016 19:34
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[Africa] Stubbing it out: Ethiopia implements smoking ban

The town of Mekelle is bucking the trend in Africa where tobacco use is increasing driven by companies that see a growing market on the continent amid a tightening of smoking laws elsewhere. Tobacco consumption in Africa -- excluding South Africa -- incr
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:39
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[Africa, Ethiopia] JT negotiating stake in National Tobacco Enterprise

is in talks with the Ethiopian government after emerging as top bidder for a 40 per cent stake in the state tobacco monopoly, the Nikkei Asian Review reported... JT has been expanding in Africa and the Middle Eas
Tobacco Journal International
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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[Africa] BRIEF-Japan Tobacco gets 40 pct stake in National Tobacco Enterprise Ethiopia S.C for $510 mln

Reuters
added Jul 18, 2016 19:43
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[Africa] Ethiopia: Japanese firm acquires huge stake in State-owned tobacco company

Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) has sealed the purchase of a substantial share in Ethiopia's National Tobacco Enterprise – a state-owned tobacco monopoly. Officials announced in May that the Japanese company, also seller of Camel and Winston cigarettes outside t
The Africa Report (fr)
added Oct 31, 2016 17:40
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[Africa] Japan’s JT Buys 40% Stake In Ethiopian Tobacco Monopoly For A Record $510M

announced on Sunday it had won a bid to buy 40 percent of the National Tobacco Enterprise Ethiopia S.C. from the Ethiopian government for a record $510 million. JT said in a press release (in Japanese) that it has signed a share purchase agreement of $51
AFKInsider
added Jul 18, 2016 12:52
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[Ethiopia] Smokers Coughing Up a Hefty Price

“Some years back, the price of Nyala was 15 cents for a stick and 50 cents for the Rothmans, but now both have increased drastically to 80 cents and two Birr, respectively,” said Abdu Nassir, a shop owner at Mexico Square.
Addis Fortune (et)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:09
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