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[Africa, China] Tobacco Farm: What's in it for Namibians?

THE PROPOSED tobacco farm in the Zambezi region of Namibia by Chinese company Namibia Oriental Tobacco cc has raised a lot of controversy...at a time the country is facing a devastating drought that threatens its food security, top in people's mind is gr
The Namibian (na)
added Aug 7, 2015 20:29
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[Asia, Namibia, Solomon Islands, Togo] WikiLeaks Launches Campaign to Offer $100,000 "Bounty" for Leaked Drafts of Secret TPP Chapters

JOHN OLIVER:...it's not just Togo. Two tobacco companies sued Australia in its highest court. Philip Morris International is currently suing Uruguay. British American Tobacco sent a similar letter to Namibia, ... the Solomon Islands.
Democracy Now!
added Jun 2, 2015 22:16
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[Africa, Namibia] MUBITA: Smoking Zambezians to death

approved plans we are told – to develop a 10 000-hectare fertile piece of land at Liselo, in the Zambezi region into a tobacco farm. Hunger and malnutrition are made worse when governments use scarce land for tobacco production rather than for growing foo
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added May 18, 2015 11:02
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[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
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added May 11, 2015 23:43
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Namibiam customs and police seize contraband cigarettes haul

customs and police have seized a huge cigarette contraband being smuggled from Zimbabwe to South Africa. The cigarettes that were seized at Rundu in northeast Namibia were concealed in two South African registered gas tanker trucks from Zimbabwe heading t
Coastweek (ke)
added May 10, 2015 11:46
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[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
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[Africa, Namibia] New cigarette packaging scares smokers

health ministry's spokesperson Ester Paulus said the new cigarette packaging is part of the amended Tobacco Control Act of 2010. She said the amended regulations call for all foreign companies that export cigarettes into the country to feature the images
The Namibian (na)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:38
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[China, Namibia] Chinese want land for tobacco

GOVERNMENT is in the process of leasing 10 000 hectares of Namibian land in Liselo, Zambezi region, to a Chinese company to grow tobacco. Namibia Oriental Tobacco CC which has Ng Yung listed as the only director of the company plans to use the land to gr
The Namibian (na)
added Mar 8, 2015 16:41
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[Africa, Namibia] British American Tobacco bemoans increased tobacco taxes

On World No Tobacco Day, British American Tobacco (BAT) called on governments across Southern Africa to carefully consider the unintended consequences of increased taxes on tobacco products with the intention of reducing tobacco consumption.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:08
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[Africa, Namibia] Support for public smoking ban

With the Tobacco Products Control Act No 1 of 2010 to be gazetted next month, after which it will be enforced, effectively banning people from smoking in public places, a random survey by New Era yesterday indicates that many people fully support what the
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Mar 5, 2014 13:38
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