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We must act now to save Nigeria's generation of ‘tobacco babies’
We must act now to save Nigeria's generation of ‘tobacco babies’
One out of every four Nigerian stores where cigarettes and other tobacco products are sold admit to selling these dangerous items to persons under...
No smoke without fire: Tobacco companies in quiet return to Formula One
No smoke without fire: Tobacco companies in quiet return to Formula One
Tobacco giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco have formed partnerships with their scientific research subsidiaries and Formula 1 teams...
Law suits stoke anger over tobacco brands
Law suits stoke anger over tobacco brands
They have been responsible for some of the most famous advertising and marketing campaigns in history, but this week the world's big four tobacco...
Tobacco firm to challenge anti-smoking law
Tobacco firm to challenge anti-smoking law
British American Tobacco South Africa (Batsa) has launched a court challenge to anti-smoking legislation, the National Council Against Smoking said...
BAT eyes Asia boost from $494m Indonesia deal
BAT eyes Asia boost from $494m Indonesia deal
British American Tobacco (BAT) bought a majority stake in a top Indonesian cigarette firm on Wednesday, lifting its share in the world's fifth-largest and fast-growing market as it looks to offset flat sales elsewhere....
Stiff sentences in cigarette hijack case
Stiff sentences in cigarette hijack case
Two masterminds of a series of hijackings of cigarette vehicles belonging to British American Tobacco were on Tuesday slapped with lengthy jail...
Welcome to tobacco country
Welcome to tobacco country
We might think we're big in mining, synthetic fuels, cellphones or banking, but our biggest listed company on the JSE soon will be in tobacco.
Unbundling of BAT hailed as 'fantastic deal'
Unbundling of BAT hailed as 'fantastic deal'
Richemont and Remgro's unbundling of British American Tobacco (BAT) to shareholders -- and its secondary listing on the JSE -- has been heralded as...
The big firms that prop up Zim
The big firms that prop up Zim
The demand for full-blown sanctions against Zimbabwe grew louder this week with the announcement by a Munich-based company, Giesecke & Devrient,...
Nigeria takes on big tobacco
Nigeria takes on big tobacco
The Nigerian government has launched a $43-billion lawsuit against three multinational cigarette manufacturers it accuses of trying to hook young...
JSE: Sasol gains as volatility rules roost
JSE: Sasol gains as volatility rules roost
South African stocks were mixed in early afternoon trade on Wednesday due to volatility, but the feature of the morning session was a strong gain...
JSE lower on volatility among miners
JSE lower on volatility among miners
Volatility in resource stocks, as well as in the mining indices, buried the JSE in the red at midday on Tuesday.

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