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Cape Town’s oldest shop still smoking after 223 years
Cape Town’s oldest shop still smoking after 223 years
On a corner of Greenmarket Square sits the oldest shop in Cape Town, Sturk’s Tobacconists. Four families have owned it since 1793. Currently at...
Malawi tobacco going up in smoke
Malawi tobacco going up in smoke
Malawi’s $165-million-a-year tobacco industry has fallen on hard times, with a growing number of farmers complaining that they can no longer make a...
E-cigarettes the enemy of the health system - Motsoaledi
E-cigarettes the enemy of the health system - Motsoaledi
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi wants to outlaw e-cigarettes. “If it were up to me, I would outright ban electronic cigarettes and I will fight...
A tobacco addict comes clean
A tobacco addict comes clean
It was an inauspicious Saturday morning; completely forgettable had it not been for that ... one moment. A moment of innocence still seared in my...
From critical condition to stable
From critical condition to stable
When South Africa's democratically elected government came into power in 1994, it faced many challenges left by the apartheid regime, and the...
DIY remedies to give up smoking
DIY remedies to give up smoking
Dressed for the chilly weather, 43-year-old Muntu Mbanjwa, a presenter at the Alex FM community radio station in Alexandra township, sits down at...
Zim: High prices draw farmers to tobacco, but for how long?
Zim: High prices draw farmers to tobacco, but for how long?
High prices and a growing demand for Zimbabwe's tobacco crop on the international stage has led to small-scale farmers ditching food cereals in...
S Korean tobacco firm pulls 'racist' ads
S Korean tobacco firm pulls 'racist' ads
South Korea's top tobacco firm said on Wednesday it would pull the ads for its new This Africa brand of cigarettes after complaints that the...
Tobacco retailers: Display regulations won't work
Tobacco retailers: Display regulations won't work
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's proposed stricter tobacco display regulations will harm the retail business, a retailer said on Tuesday.
Zim food supply goes up in smoke
Zim food supply goes up in smoke
Isaac Mawere's thriving tobacco farm is a good indication of why Zimbabwe has resorted to importing food. This year, he has increased the...
E-cigarettes: 'cancer risk close to zero'
E-cigarettes: 'cancer risk close to zero'
A study by the French consumer organisation, the National Consumers' Institute, has found harmful chemicals in electronic cigarettes, sparking...
Rise of black tobacco barons in Zimbabwe
Rise of black tobacco barons in Zimbabwe
A strong stench of tobacco fills the air at the Boka Tobacco Auction floors on the outskirts of Harare, but it does not appear to bother the new...

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