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Malawi Sees 36% Increase In Tobacco Exports

has realised a 36 percent increase in tobacco exports in first half period of this year, the country’s Tobacco Control Commission revealed. “Data compiled by the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has shown that cumulative tobacco exports in the period from Ja
VENTURES AFRICA (ng)
added Jul 10, 2014 22:16
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Malawi's Children of Tobacco

People & Power investigates the plight of children forced to work in Malawi's tobacco industry.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jun 17, 2014 17:24
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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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