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[Africa] Simbi to compete with Nyasa as new Malawi cigarette maker

Billionaire businessman Simbi Phiri through his Khato Civils plan to start manufacturing cigarettes in Malawi and challenge Nyasa Manufacturing Company, a move which could help the country create more jobs.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Mar 16, 2017 19:24
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[Africa, China] Malawi tobacco buyers go on leave as leaf regulators bring in new buyers

Tobacco buyers have gone on summer holiday, leaving huge tonnes of unbought leaf prompting the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) to invite three more buyers....the government has invited a Chinese firm, Chinese Monopoly, an Egyptian company, Eastern compa
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:50
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[Africa] State Of Denial: Malawi's Tobacco Farming Addiction

Not many people in the southeast African nation smoke tobacco. They can't afford it. But the country is hooked on growing it and turns a blind eye to the associated risks, especially for child laborers.
WorldCrunch (fr)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:16
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[Africa, Malawi] Tobacco renders farmers poorer

Buyers in Malawi are making tobacco farmers poorer, according to one farmer quoted in a story by Dibie Ike Michael for Africa News. While the government had established minimum prices for tobacco, buyers continued to pay less than the stipulated auction
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 29, 2016 21:31
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[Africa, Malawi] "˜Even Jesus could not stop smoking," says Mutharika

has established a framework on the farming of tobacco told off all those people who are asking Malawian government to forget tobacco farming..."People have been smoking since time immemorial, even before Jesus Christ walked on this earth,” said Muthari
Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 30, 2015 05:47
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[Malawi] Poor tobacco prices irk producers

Tobacco producers in the southern region are unhappy with the low prices being offered by buyers at the Limbe Auction floors. There were also indications that there is a slow inflow of the leaf at the Limbe auction floors, a week after official sales co
Capital Radio (mw)
added Mar 26, 2013 14:43
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[Africa, Malawi] Tobacco farmer commits suicide after making losses

A 30 year-old farmer in Dowa district on Saturday committed suicide after failing to recoup the money he spent when growing his tobacco. Dowa Police Public Relations Officer Richard Kaponda has identified the man as Mandaachepa Kandikana Kachipere.
Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:10
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[Africa] Tobacco farmers request Malawi govt permission to sale the leaf abroad

Frustrated tobacco farmers at Limbe Auction Floors have asked the government to give them permission sale their leaf abroad following the high rate of tobacco rejection rate at the market.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jun 17, 2016 19:40
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[Africa, Malawi] Alliance One Tobacco donates K11m library and a recreation hall

Alliance One Tobacco, a multinational tobacco company on Monday donated a K11 Million recreation hall and a library to Kalonga Full Primary School. ... "We have been assisting this school for eighteen years and we will continue doing that," said Malila
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:29
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Malawi revenue from tobacco sales to last only 47 days, says paper

According to an analysis by Malawi's business broadsheet, The Business Times, Finance Minister Ken Lipenga confirmed the the paper's findings and asked for more time to explain how the country will generate forex to be used for the rest of the year.
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Apr 4, 2013 08:09
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