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[Malawi, South Africa] The price of Africa's puff SPECIAL REPORT

“With nearly 80 percent of the world’s one billion smokers living in low- and middle-income countries, this is a very real public health care problem for us in Africa. Making nicotine addiction prevention and treatment readily accessible to the youth cou
added Jan 6, 2017 01:09

[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Cigarette Smuggling Costs Zim Millions

ZIMBABWE could be losing millions of dollars in unpaid taxes due to rampant smuggling of cigarettes into South Africa, investigations by this paper have revealed.Between 2014 and 2015, local customs officials seized nearly 2 500 cartons worth around $500
added Dec 17, 2016 06:58

Sex, spies and smuggling in South Africa BAT IN BED WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

About 18 months later, the acting commissioner of SARS, Ivan Pillay, and 55 other top SARS officials, found themselves unemployed— the result of an aggressive campaign against SARS. The plot involved the Sunday Times newspaper, which published false sto
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 12, 2016 21:57

[Africa, South Africa] Marlboro and Boxer tobacco brand shuts production amid wage strike

Philip Morris International‚ has suspended production at its Boksburg factory in the East Rand‚ where some workers are on strike. Workers at the company have been on strike for over a month demanding a 10 percent salary increase. Company spokeswoman‚ Ru
Times LIVE (za)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16

[Africa, South Africa] Striking workers burn tyres outside tobacco company

Striking workers at Philip Morris International‚ a tobacco company‚ have blocked the main road leading to the company’s factory in Boksburg with burning tyres on Wednesday.
Times LIVE (za)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:55

[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco -related deaths on the rise

conference of the World Environmental Health, that was held on Monday at Ingwenyama Lodge. Ehlanzeni District Municipality hosted the event. The theme this year was: “Tobacco control: A response to a global pandemic”. The conference was graced by delegat
Mpumalanga News (za)
added Oct 5, 2016 19:42

[Africa, South Africa] A Billion Lives wins award at Jozi Film Festival

winning Best International Documentary Film: A Billion Lives....a billion people will die this century from smoking...It addresses questions about both smoking and vaping...--Adapted from a press release
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:29

[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

[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

[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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