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[Africa] Zambia loses $100 million from tobacco

MINISTER of Agriculture Dora Siliya says the country is likely to lose about US$100 million in export earnings due to the drastic reduction in tobacco production from 45 million kilogrammes in 2013 to 22 million kilogrammes in 2017.
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:13
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Zambia contemplates banning tobacco adverts

Minister of Heath Joseph Kasonde has disclosed that Zambia was among many countries in the world that have embraced the World Health Organization (WHO) framework convention on tobacco control. ... said he will submit the proposal to ban tobacco sponsors
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Jun 2, 2013 09:52
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[Africa, Zambia] Lack of finances affecting tobacco farmers – TBZ

THE Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) says lack of financial support among tobacco farmers is affecting their potential to grow the crop at full capacity. TBZ tobacco inspector – Southern Region Teddy Chirwa said most farmers are unable to grow the crop, whi
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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[Zambia, Zimbabwe] African tobacco farmers oppose WHO ban

This came up at an International Tobacco Growers’ Association-Africa meeting held recently in Zambia. Tobacco growers opposed the ultimate eradication of tobacco growing
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:40
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[Africa] Zambia urged to raise tobacco tax

A HEALTH expert has said that Zambia should raise taxation on tobacco in line with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation to safeguard lives. Ministry of Health tobacco control focal point person John Mayeya said at the launch of the internat
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 14, 2015 16:03
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[Africa, Zambia] State to develop, safeguard tobacco, says Siliya

GOVERNMENT has pledged its commitment to come up with laws and regulations that aim to safeguard and develop the tobacco in the country. Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya said tobacco is an important part of the agriculture sector that is one of the bes
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:40
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[Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Truck driver tries to sell tobacco

Five men among them two crew members of a Zambian haulage truck have appeared at a Karoi magistrate court facing charges of stealing 15 bales of tobacco destined for a Harare company.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:51
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[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco to be priced in Kwacha

Times of Zambia (zm)
added Apr 10, 2013 15:09
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[South Africa, Zambia] Africa losing $40bn in illegal cigarette trade

A SOUTHERN tobacco body has urged African governments to stamp out illegal tobacco trade, as their economies are losing billions of dollars in taxes annually. Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA) revealed that governments in the region are losing
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 3, 2015 00:02
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[Africa, Zambia] ZRA destroys 'cigars' worth K146m

THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) at Chirundu one-stop-border post has destroyed 46 cartons of illegally imported cigarettes worth K146 million. ZRA communications manager Mumbuna Kufekisa said the cigarettes, which were seized in February this year, we
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Sep 6, 2015 01:14
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