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[Namibia] Tobacco wars heating up

Namibia Gazetted the Tobacco Products Control Act of 2010 that introduced plain packaging and ban the use of words such 'mild' or 'light' on cigarette boxes or any other tobacco products sold in Namibia. The world's biggest and the Namibian market leader
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Aug 21, 2012 02:08

[Africa, Namibia, South Africa] A huff and a puff save money

The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa, here represented by its CEO, Mr Francois van der Merwe signed a Memorandum of Understading with the Ministry of Finance to address the revenue loss that arises from cigarette smuggling. Short of saying the Minis
Namibia Economist (na)
added Feb 13, 2013 21:09

[Namibia] Tobacco lobby continues fight against plain packaging

The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA) is displeased with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and with Namibia’s adamant stance to implement the Tobacco Products Control Act No. 1 of 2010 in line with WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Feb 7, 2013 11:16

[Africa, Namibia] Call for ban on tobacco advertising

Namibia will this coming Friday join the rest of the world in observing 'World No Tobacco Day' under the theme 'Ban Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship' with the official event slated for Keetmanshoop.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added May 29, 2013 08:48

[Africa] Two Zimbabweans appear in Namibian court over cigarette smuggling

Two suspects have appeared in a Namibian regional court Monday in connection with more than 1,000 cartons of cigarettes confiscated by the police Thursday last week. The two, both said to be Zimbabweans, appeared before a Rundu Magistrate in the northern (gh)
added May 11, 2015 23:43

[Africa, China, Namibia] Zambezi board rejects tobacco

THE Zambezi Communal Land Board has rejected an application by a Chinese majority-owned company to set up a tobacco plantation in the region. Namibia Oriental Tobacco CC, a firm co-owned by Swapo's Oshikoto regional coordinator Armas Amukwiyu, received 1
The Namibian (na)
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19

[Africa, China, Namibia] Environment clears tobacco project

THE N$14 billion tobacco and maize project mooted for the Zambezi region has received environmental clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism. A Chinese company, Namibia Oriental Tobacco cc has applied for 10 000 hectares in the Zambezi Regi
The Namibian (na)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:35

[Namibia] SASA: The many faces of tobacco

A gradual down-scaling of the importance of tobacco to economies as alternatives are sought would be far more beneficial than a large-scale and immediate banning of the crop. For now, smokers will largely continue to smoke in peace.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Mar 12, 2013 09:04

[Namibia] Noose to tighten on contraband cigarettes

Namibia, though not a cigarette producing country, will have its own public health messaging on cigarette packets once regulation for tobacco control is in place.
The Namibian (na)
added Jan 9, 2013 12:18

[Africa, Namibia] Is China the World’s New Colonial Power?

One Chinese-owned company has sought to clear-cut part of Namibia’s only pristine forest, in the Zambezi region, to create a tobacco plantation nearly double the size of Manhattan
New York Times
added May 2, 2017 15:43
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