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Uganda: BAT to pay $5.8m to shareholders in June. KAMPALA, UGANDA - Shareholders of British American Tobacco Uganda (BAT Uganda) are set to earn a total of Ushs 20.3 billion as dividends for the year ended 31st December 2015.

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Zimbabwe: Zim exports $246 m tobacco

Zimbabwe: Zim exports $246 m tobacco
May 26, 2016: HARARE - Zimbabwe has earned over $246 million from the export of 42,5 million kilogrammes (kg) of flue-cured tobacco since the beginning of the marketing season in March this year.latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB), the country's seasonal exports improved from the $234,2 million receipts recorded prior year comparable period after 39 million kg were sold.
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Ethiopia: JT negotiating stake in National Tobacco Enterprise

Ethiopia: JT negotiating stake in National Tobacco Enterprise
May 26; 2016: JT submitted a bid of USD 500 million (EUR 448 million) for the stake in National Tobacco Enterprise, which was more than other companies, including a USD 230 million tender by British American Tobacco, the business journal said.JT has been expanding in Africa and the Middle East, acquiring a Sudanese cigarette maker in 2011...
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Uganda: BAT to pay $5.8m to shareholders in June

Uganda: BAT to pay $5.8m to shareholders in June
May 16, 2016: KAMPALA, UGANDA - Shareholders of British American Tobacco Uganda (BAT Uganda) are set to earn a total of Ushs 20.3 billion as dividends for the year ended 31st December 2015. Following another solid performance by the company, the Board of Directors recommended a final dividend of Ushs 413 per share for the just concluded year. 
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Tobacco farmers cry foul

May 16, 2016: Tobacco farmers at Limbe Auction Floors say they feel betrayed by government which has been silent on the issue of tobacco rejection rate.According to some farmers, it is very painful that the government is still silent on their business as buyers are requesting low prices and there is high rejection rate...
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