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[Africa] Malawi sex workers win the lotto at tobacco markets

Despite crying foul over getting less from their tobacco sales, most farmers seem to care less on how much to spend and spare on beer and short time relationship with commercial sex workers.
Malawi24 (mw)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:25
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[Africa, Malawi] Egypt to Construct Two Tobacco Processing Factories

The Egyptian government says it will construct two tobacco processing factories in Malawi as a way of supporting the tobacco industry in the country. The Egyptian Ambassador to Malawi, Maher El-Adawy disclosed this in an interview with Mana on Tuesday in
All-Africa.com
added Apr 23, 2015 09:49
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[Africa, Malawi] ARET introduces three new tobacco varieties

Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET) has introduced three new tobacco varieties in Malawi which according to the trust are pest and disease resistant besides being fast maturing.
Malawi News Agency (MANA) (mw)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:20
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Malawi Evaluates Impact of Heavy Flooding on Tobacco Harvest

Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission is investigating the effect of floods that washed away about 7,000 hectares (17,300 acres) of crops, including tobacco and corn.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 23, 2015 14:22
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Floods in Malawi, Mozambique Force Thousands to Flee Homes

Malawi 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. (AOI) and Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) are among buyers of the nation’s crop. T
Bloomberg News
added Jan 16, 2015 14:53
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[Malawi] TAMA slams WHO-FCTC moves on tobacco

Tobacco Association of Malawi (Tama), the country’s largest tobacco growers’ body, has taken a swipe at the World Health Organisation (WHO) for intensifying its campaign towards abolishing tobacco farming.
Malawi Nation Online (mw)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:16
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[Africa] Tobacco industry union petitions Malawi leader over their concerns

The trade union representing the tobacco industry in Malawi has petitioned President Peter Mutharika urging him to ensure his administration addresses their concerns including child labour and other issues. Speaking after delivering a petition to the Off
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:44
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[Africa] Egyptian Investors’ Visit Spark Excitement For Malawi’s Tobacco Fortunes

Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) says its tobacco industry is set for a major boost following the visit of a group of 16 Egyptian tobacco investors who where on ground recently to explore local opportunities. “The delegation will hold discussion
VENTURES AFRICA (ng)
added Sep 22, 2014 22:44
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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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[Africa] Malawi's tobacco earnings hit $227 million

The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) announced on Friday that Malawi has sold a total of 127 million kilogrammes of tobacco, realizing $227 million from the sales since the tobacco market opened in March this year.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:25
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