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Malawi President Annuls Election Due to ‘Rampant Irregularities’

The country is Africa’s top exporter of burley tobacco, a low-grade variety of the crop. Limbe Leaf Tobacco Co., a unit of U.S.- based Universal Corp., Alliance One International Inc. and Japan Topics Tobacco Inc. are among buyers in the nation.
Bloomberg News
added May 25, 2014 16:32
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[Africa] Malawi grosses US$38m from tobacco sales

Malawi has earned K15 billion (about US$38 million) from tobacco sales during the first five weeks of the 2013/2014 marketing season, the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) announced Tuesday.TCC chief executive Bruce Munthali said 28 million kilogrammes of
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Apr 29, 2014 12:55
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[Africa] Malawi tobacco market suspended at Limbe Auction

Tobacco sales at Malawi’s Limbe Auction Floor have been suspended on the first dual of sales opening due to wrangling over low prices. Market farmers protested prices were too low for them to make a prof
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Mar 26, 2014 13:36
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[Africa] KACHINA: Of Chakwera remarks and realities of Malawi tobacco industry

he will make sure that farmers are able to decide the prices of their produce at the Auction Floors and not what currently happen where the farmers wait for the buyer to say at how much he would want to buy the green gold and they start heckling over the
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Mar 24, 2014 10:22
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[Africa, Malawi] Alliance One Tobacco donates 75 bicycles to farmers

donated 75 bicycles to farmers who have been elected as zone leaders to ease transport problems to ensure effective monitoring of fellow famers in their respective zones. The farmers are those that are under Alliance One contract farming across the count
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:28
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[Africa, Australia] Zambia, Zim and Malawi oppose stiffer legislation on tobacco

SOUTHERN African countries have opposed stiffer tobacco legislation to compel them to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products. Francois van der Merwe, chief executive officer of the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA), said the countries,
Zambia Post (zm)
added Nov 1, 2013 14:59
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[Malawi] Shisha smoking under fire over health risks

A hookah habit can harm your health, largely due to the many misconceptions about shisha, says Dr S. Dhesi Baha Raja, former assistant state health director of the Maternal and Child Health division at the Sabah State Health department. The flavoured toba
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 13, 2013 14:01
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[Africa] Tobacco to remain Malawi's key crop, says Agriculture Minister Peter Mwanza

Despite the anti-tobacco lobby being championed by the World Health Organization, Malawi government says tobacco will remain the country’s key and strategic crop for years to come.
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Jun 29, 2013 14:50
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[Africa] Malawi Kwacha still registering gains, as tobacco earns $233.8m: Inflation slows

This is coming at a time when the so called Malawi’s green gold, tobacco, has earned the economy a total of $233.8 million from 113 million kgs so far sold until last week which was week 15 representing a sales increase of 62 percent compared with 2012.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:23
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Zambia, Malawi in tobacco revenue loss

ZAMBIA and Malawi have continued to lose revenue through illegal cross border trade of tobacco despite measures put in place to curb the vice. The revelation came to light during a bilateral meeting between the Tobacco Board of Zambia and the Tobacco Co
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 24, 2013 17:16
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