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[Africa, South Africa] Former taxmen lay bare SA's industrial sabotage

A cache of stored electronic data shows how the tentacles of the tobacco industry penetrated and manipulated intelligence and law-enforcement agencies.... Van Loggerenberg and former Sars spokesman Adrian Lackay have thrown a spotlight on complicity betw
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26
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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, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Gold Leaf Tobacco appeals to Supreme Court

South African-based cigarette manufacturer, Gold Leaf Tobacco on Sunday said it has appealed to the Supreme Court against a High Court order which stopped the firm from trading its cigarettes in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:31
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Evaluating South Africa's tobacco control policy using a synthetic control method

These results, which we mostly attribute to tax increases, are robust to different specifications of the ‘donor pool’. Conclusions Significant public health dividends can be obtained by consistently increasing the real tax on cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 7, 2016 00:13
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[South Africa] The man who blew the whistle on BAT

THE man who blew the whistle on the alleged racket of bribes relating to British American Tobacco (BAT) says he and his wife still get death threats....“I worked for FSS, but BAT was aware of what was happening every step of the way,” he says. “They eve
Sunday Mail (zw)
added Sep 5, 2016 13:30
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[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwe: SA Firm to Set Up Cigarette Plant in Zim

South African-based cigarette manufacturer, Gold Leaf Tobacco is planning to set up a cigarette plant in Zimbabwe after officially registering its presence on the local market. Gold Leaf launched its brand, Rudland & George (RG) in Zimbabwe on Wednesday
All-Africa.com
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19
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[Africa, South Africa] Cape Town businessman sentenced over illicit cigarettes

Businessman Owen George Keyser was sentenced on Wednesday for transporting 40 000 packets of illicit cigarettes and having them escorted illegally. In 2011 police noticed Warrant Officer Jerome Hendricks in full uniform driving an unmarked car with light
News24 (za)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:54
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[Africa, South Africa] Railway cop accused of escorting illicit cigarettes

A railway policeman faces trial for providing a blue-light escort to a truck carrying 40,000 packs of illicit cigarettes from Johannesburg to Cape Town. The warrant officer‚ who was in uniform when he was arrested‚ will go on trial in Cape Town next we
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:53
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[Africa, South Africa] SATobacco Espionage ‏@EspionageSA

TWEET ANY ARCHIVES, INTIMIDATION, BRIBERY, CORRUPTION, MONEY LAUNDERING, RAIDS, CCTV FOOTAGE, RECORDINGS OR ANYTHING RELATED TO THIS MATTER
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added Aug 16, 2016 14:15
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[Africa, South Africa] ARCHIVE: SARS drama spills over into the UK

Last year, it emerged that BAT had paid Pretoria attorney Belinda Walter to feed them intelligence on the illicit tobacco trade in South Africa. Others, however, claim that Walter was paid for information on some of BAT’s competitors in South Africa, incl
News24 (za)
added Aug 16, 2016 14:11
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