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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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Gov’t Commends JTI For Recruiting Fresh Graduates
Aug 12, 2019: Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Kondwani Nankhumwa has commended Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Leaf Malawi for recruiting fresh graduates.

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TCC Reaps Benefits of SADC Regional Trade
Aug 15, 2019: As the government is championing to promote inter-regional trade and industrialisation within the Southern African Development Community (SADC), region, Tanzania Cigarette Public Limited Company (TCC Plc), is committed to walking the talk, with its export volume to this region standing at 2.5 billion cigarette sticks in 2018 and continues to grow steadily.

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South Africa: British American Tobacco’s Takeover Of E-Cigarette Maker Twisp Approved
Aug 13, 2019: British American Tobacco’s (BAT) proposed takeover of e-cigarette maker Twisp was approved by South Africa’s Competition Tribunal on Tuesday after the UK-based group agreed to a series of conditions.

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Juul Launches A Bluetooth E-Cigarette That Tracks How Much You Vape
Aug 06, 2019: Juul is launching its first Bluetooth-connected vape in the UK after piloting the device in Canada. The Juul C1 connects to an Android app that lets owners monitor how much they’ve been vaping, lock the device so that no one can use it, and locate the device if they’ve misplaced it.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)