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[Africa, Malawi] TCC expects high tobacco prices this year

The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has said it expects this year’s tobacco prices to be higher than last year’s since there is low supply of the leaf. This year’s tobacco market season will open tomorrow on 11th April starting with Lilongwe Auction fl
Malawi24 (mw)
added Apr 12, 2017 14:44

[Africa, Malawi] APM speaks tough on tobacco smuggling

President Peter Mutharika has warned all people involved in smuggling tobacco out of the country that they will be dealt with. Mutharika made the remarks today during the official opening of the 2017 tobacco marketing season at Lilongwe Auction Floors i
Malawi24 (mw)
added Apr 11, 2017 22:52

[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

[Africa] Tobacco Association of Malawi against farming tenancy ban

Tobacco Association of Malawi has expressed concern over government decision to ban farming tenancy in the country....Government has dubbed farming tenancy as modern slavery.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:28

[Africa] Malawi: Overproduction Strangles Malawi's Tobacco Industry

Mutharika said the continued dwindling prices of Malawi's tobacco at the auction floor demands that farmers should start growing other cash crops. "As a country we need to move away from tobacco as it is the buyers who suggest prices for the tobacco.
added Feb 6, 2017 03:13

[Africa] Mutharika fires CEO for Malawi tobacco regulator

fired the chief executive officer for tobacco regulator, the Tobacco Control Commission Dr Albert Changaya. TCC Chief Executive Officer Dr Albert Changaya has been fired from his post...Mutharika recently vowed that Malawi will keep on supporting is toba
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jan 27, 2017 14:30

[Malawi, South Africa] The price of Africa's puff SPECIAL REPORT

“With nearly 80 percent of the world’s one billion smokers living in low- and middle-income countries, this is a very real public health care problem for us in Africa. Making nicotine addiction prevention and treatment readily accessible to the youth cou
added Jan 6, 2017 01:09

[Africa] Minister Mussa trashes tenancy labour system in Malawi tobacco production: ‘Evil’

Mussa was speaking in Lilongwe on Tuesday during a consultative workshop on the Bill where delegates expressed mixed reactions on proposals to regulate or abolish use of tenancy labour in tobacco production.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Dec 22, 2016 18:11

[Malawi] Food security, or tobacco only?

Under the European Union, the NAFSN in Malawi includes, on the pretext of improved food security, an increase in tobacco growing in terms both of yield per hectare and in area cultivated. Furthermore, the programme co-operates with subsidiaries of the wo
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:03

[Malawi] WHO is spearheading the anti-smoking lobby

This is threatening economies that rely on tobacco as well as those whose very lives depend on tobacco proceeds. Last week, farmers in Kasungu District told Capital FM that they are now ready to shift their focus from tobacco to other crops.
Capital Radio (mw)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:19
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