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Sex, spies and smuggling in South Africa BAT IN BED WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

About 18 months later, the acting commissioner of SARS, Ivan Pillay, and 55 other top SARS officials, found themselves unemployed— the result of an aggressive campaign against SARS. The plot involved the Sunday Times newspaper, which published false sto
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 12, 2016 21:57
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[Africa, South Africa] Marlboro and Boxer tobacco brand shuts production amid wage strike

Philip Morris International‚ has suspended production at its Boksburg factory in the East Rand‚ where some workers are on strike. Workers at the company have been on strike for over a month demanding a 10 percent salary increase. Company spokeswoman‚ Ru
Times LIVE (za)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16
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[Africa, South Africa] Big tobacco ‘infiltration’ of SA intelligence detailed in Sars pair’s book

An explosive cache of stored electronic data shows how deeply the tentacles of the tobacco industry penetrated and manipulated intelligence and law-enforcement agencies in South Africa. “It documents precisely how the interests of informants‚ state offi
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:34
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[Africa, Australia, South Africa] Blank non-brand packing won't stop smokers

This is according to a study conducted by Helvin Manuel, an MBA graduate of the University of Stellenbosch Business School... The study, which was prompted by the South African government’s proposed introduction of plain tobacco packaging, also found tha
The Citizen (za)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:16
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These are South Africa’s biggest companies

1 British American Tobacco 1 515.0 / 2 SAB Miller 1 392.0
BusinessTech (za)
added Dec 22, 2015 22:33
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[Africa, South Africa] Zim’s tobacco industry on the ropes

The tobacco auctioning season on Friday reached Day 68. However, about 20,769 growers who had sold their crop in the 2014 auctioning season have failed to do so this season...TIMB) chief executive officer Andrew Matibiri in an emailed response late Frida
The Citizen (za)
added Jun 15, 2015 08:59
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[Africa, China, South Africa] Zimbabwe encourages booming Tobacco trade, but discourages smoking

Mugabe...“We will grow for those who want to smoke it. You should listen to what your doctor says. But if you over smoke, don’t blame us,” he added, drawing raucous laughter from Zimbabwean and South African government ministers and reporters.
VENTURES AFRICA (ng)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:51
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco jet fuel could power SAA

South African Airways is hoping to start powering some of its aircraft with a tobacco-based jet fuel and other crop-based biofuels within the next two years.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 2, 2014 12:23
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[Africa, South Africa] Authorities smoking socks, says BAT

BRITISH American Tobacco (BAT), South Africa’s biggest cigarette maker, has unsurprisingly come out against plans to force cigarette companies to sell their products in plain packets by next year. France, New Zealand, India and Britain are all consideri
Business Day (za)
added Aug 10, 2014 21:52
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[Africa, South Africa] WILLIAMS: Smoking in a hospital? How bizarre

Having designated smoking rooms in hospitals beggars belief, says Murray Williams.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:24
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