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[Africa, Zambia] Government shuts down Illegal Tobacco Company

officers stormed the administrative office at Novelle Tobacco Company Limited today and questioned why it has been operating without a trading license. Mr. Zulu said the company was last week given a seven day ultimatum in which to obtain the required do
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:36
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[Africa, Zambia] ‘Investing in tobacco lucrative’

ROLAND Imperial Tobacco Company (RITCO) has urged Government to invest in tobacco production as it is a lucrative investment which can help transform the agriculture sector. RITCO chairperson Ephraim Mwenda said in Lusaka recently that due to the lucra
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:53
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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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