Headlines Tagged with Rwanda — 67 headlines found
THE Senate has moved closer to making smoking in public places illegal. This week, the house unanimously voted in favour of the tobacco control legislation that had spent the last two years in the senate. When the bill comes into law, smokers may have t
Oct 7, 2012 The New Times (rw)
added Oct 8, 2012 04:50
According to Dr Musafiri, TB has been a major public health outcry for not only Rwanda but the entire Africa and the world as a whole but of recent especially in Rwanda, its prevalence has been so low. He says that each year, they receive between 6,000
May 9, 2016 All-Africa.com
added May 9, 2016 22:32
The ministry of health and the ministry of finance are planning to see how tobacco taxation can be further increased. This comes after an 11% reduction in consumption since the tobacco taxation policy was started.
Sep 5, 2016 Asoko Insight (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 15:57
Prices of cigarettes in Rwanda have doubled following a shortage...due to tax stamps. In an email to The New Times, BAT Kenya’s Simukai Munjanganja...explained the shortage.
Apr 19, 2018 The New Times (rw)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:52
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
The sale is a fresh blow to Diane Rwigara, who has accused Kagame of stifling dissent... The revenue authority sold the stock of Premier Tobacco Company owned by Rwigara’s family to another tobacco company for around 500 million Rwandan francs ($577,842.2
Mar 28, 2018 Reuters
added Mar 29, 2018 17:46
The imminent tobacco law is not meant to entirely abolish tobacco in the country but it must reduce risks of use, members of a joint Senate-Chamber of Deputies committee set up to streamline issues in the draft tobacco bill stressed on Wednesday. While
Jul 26, 2012 The New Times (rw)
added Jul 27, 2012 20:25
Oct 8, 2001 All-Africa.com
added Oct 8, 2001 00:00
A clause forbidding smoking in public places will remain intact to mitigate illnesses caused by passive smoking as legislators continue to review the draft tobacco bill.
Jul 14, 2012 The New Times (rw)
added Jul 14, 2012 14:15
Rwanda and Kenya have banned shisha smoking, becoming the second and third African countries respectively to put bans in place. Tanzania was the first African country to implement a ban after President John Magufuli outlawed shisha smoking in July. Rwan
Dec 31, 2017 East African Monitor (uk)
added Dec 31, 2017 18:46