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[Africa, Zambia] BATZ SEEKS APPROVAL FOR $15M LOAN

BATZ) is seeking approval from its shareholder before acquiring a $15 million loan from BATIF Dollar Limited for the construction of a tobacco manufacturing plant in Zambia. BATIF Dollar Limited is a subsidiary of British American Tobbaco (BAT ) based
Times of Zambia (zm)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:53
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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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[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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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] ITGA calls for dialogue

Tobacco growers are urging governments to open formal dialogues about the challenges the sector is facing due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products and the absence of viable alternative crops. The plea was made at a meeting today organized by the
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers fear livelihood is at stake

International Tobacco Growers Association... “We have come to a point where it is clear that the FCTC Secretariat has experienced a veto to tobacco growers by ignoring their pleas,” said the ITGA Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Abrunhosa.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:45
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[Africa, Zambia] Smuggled cigarettes ‘robbing’ local producers

A LOCAL cigarette manufacturer says Government needs to seriously monitor and stop the smuggling of cigarettes into the country to promote the local industry. Roland Imperial Tobacco Company Limited (RITCO) general manager Aliport Ngoma said the preval
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added May 16, 2017 14:54
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[Africa] Don’t fear Malawian soldiers at Zambia/Malawi border they are curbing smuggling-Kasolo

Government has dismissed fears over the presence of Malawian soldiers along the Zambia-Malawi border line. Eastern Province Permanent Chanda Kasolo told a media briefing in his office in Chipata that the Malawian government had deployed soldiers along
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58
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[Africa, Zambia] Revive Tobacco act-SILIYA

Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya has called on the Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) to accelerate the process of reviewing the Tobacco ACT which was enacted in 1964...at the launch of the Tobacco Board of Zambia Strategic Plan for 2017 to 2021. Ms. S
Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation (zm)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:04
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[Africa, Zambia] Japan Tobacco International denies sponsoring farmers damaging the environment

has said it was the only tobacco company that was encouraging farmers to plant trees...that it was the responsibility and mandatory in the contracts with the farmers to be planting trees. On Tuesday, Chief Chanje threatened to ban growing of tobacco in h
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:47
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[Africa, Zambia] 'We will smoke you out'

THE Lusaka City Council (LCC) is concerned about the continued non-adherence to the ban on smoking in public places and has warned lawbreakers of stern action. Public Relations Manager Habeenzu Mulunda said it was saddening that some people and business p
Times of Zambia (zm)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:17
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