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[South Africa] UPDATE 1-Power cuts hit British American Tobacco S.African output

is losing as much as 10 percent of its South African output due to power cuts, a senior official said on Thursday. South Africa is in the middle of its worst electricity crisis since 2008 and its citizens and businesses suffer frequent controlled blackou
Reuters
added May 7, 2015 15:11
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] SA now major Zim tobacco importer

South Africa has become one of the major tobacco export destinations for Zimbabwe, occupying the second place in the list of major buyers, statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 28, 2015 09:07
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[Africa, South Africa] SARS QUESTIONS THE CREDIBILITY OF LACKAY’S LETTER

Sars on Friday said it doubted whether a letter submitted to Parliament by its former spokesperson Adrian Lackay that claimed British American Tobacco (BAT) had broken South African laws, was actually written by him.
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 27, 2015 08:52
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[Africa, South Africa] BAT DENIES SMUGGLING CLAIMS

As British American Tobacco (BAT) denies claims it’s been involved in cigarette smuggling, the National Council Against Smoking says there’s a strong incentive for tobacco firms to smuggle their own products.
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 24, 2015 11:29
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[South Africa] The British American Tobacco smuggling scam goes international

a document has been submitted to Parliament claiming there is evidence that British American Tobacco (BAT) has been involved in what looks like cigarette smuggling. The claim comes from the former Sars spokesperson Adrian Lackey, where he says that eviden
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added Apr 24, 2015 11:28
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South Africa’s Tax Agency Didn’t Spy on Zuma, Ex-Official Says

Loggerenberg, who was suspended as head of investigations at SARS. These include accusations of corruption. Van Loggerenberg has said he was being targeted by officials in the tobacco industry, which he was investigating.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 24, 2015 11:24
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[Africa, South Africa] FIRST ON EWN: BAT IMPLICATED IN CIGARETTE SMUGGLING

South African Revenue Service (Sars) spokesperson Adrian Lackay claims evidence has emerged that British American Tobacco (BAT), a private investigation firm, and State Security Agency officials have been involved in cigarette smuggling.
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 24, 2015 11:22
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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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[South Africa] NICHOLSON: World Conference on Tobacco or Health: keeping the focus on the tobacco industry

The conference closed with the announcement that South Africa had won the bid for the 17th WCTOH, the first time the conference will be hosted by an African nation. The challenge was set with the words of Nelson Mandela: “I have walked that long road to
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 15, 2015 09:00
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[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: Tobacco rules will smother small business

But the case that will damage my business beyond measure is the regulation proposed by the minister of health that will limit the space in which a specialist tobacconist may display all tobacco and tobacco-related products to 4m². Imagine trying to fit
Business Day (za)
added Mar 30, 2015 21:39
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