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[Africa, South Africa] Is this giraffe puffing on a cigarette or it all just smoke and mirrors?

The giraffe, snapped in the Mkhuze Game Reserve, South Africa, was in fact chewing an animal bone to extract minerals - but ended up looking like it'd gone for a puff. And thanks to rolling it around in its rubbery lips, the animal ended up pulling some
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:41

[Africa, South Africa] Suspected cigarette kingpins nabbed

Four men, suspected to be kingpins in the illicit cigarette trade, have appeared in court in connection with dealing in illegal cigarettes worth more than R1.5 million, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said on Friday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Feb 7, 2016 20:58

[Africa, South Africa] Accusations of espionage, sabotage in tobacco industry

Small manufacturers in the tobacco industry have taken on big business, accusing multi-national cigarette companies of corporate espionage and sabotage, and claiming to have the evidence to prove it. The Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association (Fita)
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:13

[Africa, South Africa] Big tobacco under fire / Alleged tax evasion, use of spies, bugging and money laundering cited.

The Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) yesterday accused big tobacco companies of tax evasion, rogue spies, bugging and surveillance, and money laundering among other “corrupt practices”. Fita is comprised of Benson Craig (Pty) Limited t/
The Citizen (za)
added Feb 5, 2016 19:11

[Africa, South Africa] 'SA ahead of world in anti-tobacco film ratings'

the Film and Publication Board (FPB) in South Africa already considers this during its ratings... it has for a long time considered cigarette smoking and the use of substances before it applied an age rating to films. “It is not a new situation for the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:50

[Africa, South Africa] FMF warns against new smoking ban

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has come under fire from the Free Market Foundation (FMF) over his call to “ban all smoking in public places”. Reacting to what it said was Motsoaledi’s “assault on freedom and individual rights”, the FMF said smoking wa
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Dec 1, 2015 20:01

[Africa, South Africa] Illegal cigarettes worth R4.2m seized

South African Revenue Services (SARS) officials seized R4,2 million worth of illegal cigarettes in two separate raids on the same day earlier this week, the agency said on Wednesday. The raids occurred on Monday November 23 at the Grobler’s Bridge border
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:28

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

[Africa, South Africa] Billions lost to illegal tobacco trade

Roughly R4 billion in South African tax revenue had been lost annually since 2010 due to illicit tobacco trade, it emerged at the annual Anti-Illicit Trade Conference in Cape Town on Tuesday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:39

[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Smoke and mirrors

(Nicotine nazis hate one thing: pleasure) Leon Louw shows his warped understanding of addiction, tobacco control organisations and the history of the tobacco industry. He makes many false and weird assertions....what he seeks is freedom to harm, not freed
Business Day (za)
added Oct 16, 2015 08:07
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