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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] PMI welcomes the outcome of UN’s Third International Conference on Financing for Development

welcomes the adoption of the AAAA and the recognition of the role businesses can, and must, play in financing development. In the words of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon “this agreement is a critical step forward in building a sustainable future for a
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2015 09:29
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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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[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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[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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[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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[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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[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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