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[Tanzania] Youth group records 80m/- turnover in tobacco farming

A youth group in Sikonge District, Tabora Region is expected to collect over 80m/- in tobacco gross sales this harvest season. The group of at least 100 youth works in what is referred to as an 'investment village' dubbed the 'Maisha Plus'. Launched on
IPP Media (tz)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:02

[Africa, Asia] Tanzania to Export 10000 Tonnes of Tobacco to China

CHINA Yunnan Tobacco International Company said it would start buying tobacco leaf from Tanzania and this season the firm is going to buy 10,000 tonnes. The move follows the agreement signed during President Xi Jinping visit in the country in March, last
added Jul 28, 2014 23:39

[Africa] MWITA: Tanzania: Smoking Ravages Children's Health

TODAY I have my mind on the effect of smoking on children. Boys and girls as young as ten years are often seen puffing on cigarettes in schools these days. Not many people understand why this incredible behaviour has taken root among children. A few deca
added Apr 29, 2014 12:42

[Africa] Tanzania: Morogoro Honours Tobacco Firm for Community Support

TANZANIA Leaf Tobacco Company (TLTC) was on Sunday named the overall winner of Uluguru Awards for the year 2014, having donated more than 200m/- in support of various development initiatives in Morogoro Region. Speaking in a colourful awards gala night d
added Apr 14, 2014 12:10

[Africa, Tanzania] Tobacco Firm Donates Sh65 Million Medical Equipment

THE Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited (TLTC) has donated an ultra Sound machine worth 65m/- to the Morogoro Referral Hospital. The equipment was presented to the Minister for Health and Social Welfare, Dr Seif Rashid. The donation was in response to
added Mar 28, 2014 11:39

[Tanzania] Tobacco firm joins fire safety drive

Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company (TLTC) has reconditioned one of four fire tending facilities in Morogoro at the cost of 7.8m/-, the company announced in a statement. Handing over the reconditioned fire tender, TLTC Group Corporate Affairs Director, Mr Rich
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Mar 18, 2014 09:10

Tanzania not likely to ban tobacco farming

DESPITE calls by anti-tobacco activists for Tanzania to ban or reduce production of tobacco, the government is not likely to do so in the near future until a credible alternative crop is in place to enable farmers continue to earn incomes.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Nov 5, 2013 18:35

[Africa] Kenyans opt to sell tobacco to Tanzania

Kenyan tobacco farmers along the Tanzania border have opted to sell their produce in the neighbouring country due to better prices and leaf grading measures. A survey shows that a kilo of tobacco in Tanzania sells for over Sh360 while the same quantity w
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Nov 1, 2013 08:56

[Africa, Tanzania] Tobacco firm reveals multiple causes of crop's decline

TLTC's and Tanzania Tobacco Processors Limited (TTPL) Group Legal and Corporate Affairs Director Richard Sinamtwa unveiled the challenges in a presentation when he visited Morogoro Regional Commissioner Joel Bendera. One of them, he said, was a the mult
IPP Media (tz)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:30

[Africa, Tanzania] Tobacco Farms Notorious for Worst Forms of Child Labour

According to International Labour Organization, the causes of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in tobacco plantations in Tanzania are linked to poverty; 84 per cent of the parents of children working on the farms come from poor and very poor socio-economi
added Aug 27, 2013 11:00
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