Headlines Tagged with Rwanda — 62 headlines found
“The Ministry of Health informs the general public that the use, advertisement, and import of waterpipe tobacco smoking known as shisha tobacco is banned on Rwandan territory effective December 15, 2017,”
Dec 15, 2017 KT Press (rw)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:37
One of the official flavours like Laroma (50gms) has health warning inscriptions, “It’s more dangerous than you think” which no one seems to notice... UN Clinic medical specialist in Rwanda, Dr. Abanda Tueche on bursting the shisha myths says that 40 – 8
Dec 8, 2017 KT Press (rw)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:36
Recently, World Health Organisation (WHO) in an advisory note to regulators revealed that smoking shisha posed grave health risks as shisha smokers in a single session would inhale smoke of 100 or more cigarettes.
Dec 15, 2017 Nation Media (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:30
The ban of Shisha tobacco smoking by Rwanda's Ministry of Health has sparked wild and hilarious reactions from Kenyans - Through a public notice published on Friday, December 15, the Ministry of Health in Rwanda declared use, advertisement and importation
Dec 15, 2017 Tuko (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:27
Uganda ostensibly banned shisha in 2015, but the toxic product is still sold, promoted and used openly around the country. . . . In Kampala, there are bars whose primary selling point is shisha, also known as hookah.
Dec 15, 2017 The Observer (ug)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:17
Rwanda becomes the second country in Africa to ban shisha smoking after Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli imposed the ban in July last year. Other countries with similar bans are Pakistan, Jordan, Singapore and Saudi Arabia.
Dec 15, 2017 Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:13
key stakeholders in the tobacco industry held a workshop in Naivasha – Kenya... The conference, themed “Tobacco harm reduction: Towards a smoke free world” identified the urgent need to quickly adopt and promote reduced-risk alternatives aimed at accelera
Nov 24, 2017 News of Rwanda (rw)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
Richard Tusabe, the authority’s commissioner general, said the Rwigara family’s tobacco company had not paid taxes “over a period of five years”.
Aug 30, 2017 Reuters
added Sep 1, 2017 14:00
The consequences of her intention to challenge Mr. Kagame came quickly...The Rwandan tax agency demanded $6.6 million from her family’s tobacco business for taxes, penalties, fees and interest.
Aug 7, 2017 New York Times
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health Julius Korir said the deaths due to tobacco use in the country have been steadily increasing hence the need to establish tobacco control measures such as offering dependence treatment and cessation services.
Jun 2, 2017 Coastweek (ke)
added Jun 2, 2017 18:01