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[South Africa, Zimbabwe] Savanna tobacco heist: director freed

The Attorney-General’s office (AG) on Friday withdrew charges against a local company director facing allegations of conspiracy to commit robbery in a case where Savanna Holdings lost tobacco consignments worth over R5 million to hijackers in South Afr
Newsday (zw)
added Dec 26, 2012 01:26

[South Africa] Minister defends smoking laws

Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi said on Friday the proposed smoking regulations are in line with the best international practice.
added Sep 22, 2012 06:58

South Africa: Gov't to Follow New Australia Tobacco Laws - Report

"... We will do it, definitely," Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi was quoted as telling The Times newspaper.
SAPA (za)
added Aug 21, 2012 01:58

[South Africa] Tobacco giant makes last ditch bid on advertising

British American Tobacco SA (Batsa) has launched a final attempt to have tobacco advertising re-instated by approaching the Constitutional Court, Die Burger reports.
Legal Brief Today (Juta & Company Ltd) (za)
added Jul 13, 2012 06:35

[South Africa] LOUW: Anti-smoking legislation the real menace to SA

It is not a government's place to dictate the habits of its citizens so long as what they are doing is legal and does not negatively impact on others.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 6, 2012 12:48

[Africa, South Africa] 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health Declarations announced at conference close

We call on governments to unite with civil society to stop tobacco industry interference and accelerate implementation of the WHO FCTC using a whole of government approach. We urge governments, scientists, research entities, foundations, and civil socie
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36

[China, South Africa] Taiwanese anti-tobacco delegates blocked from joining the 17th WCTOH due to political interference from the WHO

We, registered NGO delegates from Taiwan to the 17th WCTOH in Cape Town, South Africa, were blocked from attending the World Conference. In addition, all peer-reviewed accepted scientific posters/presentations from Taiwan were first removed, and then som
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 10, 2018 19:00

Appalling geo-politics at @WCTOH2018 where China seems to have bullied the conference organisers to exclude Taiwanese delegates AFTER they arrived in South Africa.

Full compensation & apology required
added Mar 9, 2018 00:41

[South Africa] Bongani Mabusela: Cheap tobacco a big problem

Because of illicit trade, the progress that South Africa has achieved in reducing tobacco consumption since 1993 is fast being undone through the availability of cheap tobacco. The provisions of the Tobacco Products Control Act 83, 1993 are becoming aca
The Herald (za)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:48

[Africa, South Africa] SARS suspends 'last Jedi'

The unit was part of the controversial Project Honey Badger investigation into the illicit tobacco industry that has claimed the heads of senior SARS investigators...the tobacco investigation led to a viscous backlash at SARS against the so-called “rogue
News24 (za)
added Feb 27, 2017 11:55
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