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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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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 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] Dire Dawa confiscates contraband goods worth 43 mln birr

The goods were seized from Jijiga-Togochalle border, Eastern Harerge area, Bale Zone and Harar. Tips from public were instrumental in the confiscation, the deputy general manager said. �
Walta Information Center (et)
added Feb 18, 2013 10:26
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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] 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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[Ethiopia, Arizona] Carmona deals with mutual-funds issue

Richard Carmona, the former U.S. surgeon general who is now running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona, until recently owned mutual funds containing stocks in the tobacco giants Altria Group and Philip Morris International.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 2, 2012 17:36
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