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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
Twitter
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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[Africa, South Africa] SARS Wars: Massive data leak alleges British American Tobacco SA's role in bribery and corruption

the explosive documents reveal how members of SAPS, the State Security Agency, the Hawks and SARS were drawn into BATSA’s attempts to eliminate competition... SATobacco Espionage @EspionageSA signed up on 4 August
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 16, 2016 13:52
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[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco habit kicks in, but can't lift dollar drought

"Since dollarising the economy in 2009, Zimbabwe has faced a growing shortage of hard cash, now estimated at around $2.5-billion [R34-billion]. We see little scope for this trend reversing over the next two years, as a poor outlook for key exporting sect
Times LIVE (za)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:03
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[Africa, Australia, South Africa] Dire warnings can’t stop BAT from selling 332-billion cigarettes in six months

Although sales in Australia suffered following the introduction of plain packaging laws and higher taxes, British American Tobacco listed that country along with Ukraine, Russia, Italy and Turkey as markets that helped its Rothmans brand increase volumes
Business Day (za)
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
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Boeing, South African Airways and Mango Celebrate Africa's First Commercial Flights with Sustainable Aviation Biofuel on Boeing's 100th Anniversary

The SAA and Mango flights carried 300 passengers from Johannesburg to Cape Town on Boeing 737-800s using a blend of 30 percent aviation biofuel produced from Sunchem's nicotine-free tobacco plant Solaris, refined by AltAir Fuels and supplied by SkyNRG.
PR Newswire
added Jul 16, 2016 01:42
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South African Airways Makes First Flight Using Fuel From Tobacco

South African Airways completed a flight using jet fuel made from a tobacco plant, its first contribution to the global push to power more air journeys from renewable resources. SAA used 6,300 liters of bio jet fuel for the one-way trip to Cape Town fro
Bloomberg News
added Jul 15, 2016 21:36
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[Africa, South Africa] Smokers stub out traditional cigarettes in favour of ‘vaping’

South Africans are vaping up a storm. E-cigarette franchises, between 60 and 70 in the country, are reporting exponential growth in the local market as traditional cigarette smokers use the devices to quit tobacco based cigarettes.
Business Day (za)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:30
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[Africa, South Africa] Vaping lights up profits

E-cigarette retailers are reporting remarkable growth as smokers use the devices to quit tobacco. One of the biggest brands, Twisp, reports that sales grew 4000% between 2012 and 2016. Former smoker and keen "vaper" Sharri van Zyl, who owns four e-ciga
Times LIVE (za)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:30
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