Tag - Tanzania

Harmonize set to launch his own cigarette brand dubbed ‘Tembo’

Tanzanian singer and Konde Music Worldwide President Harmonize has announced that plans are underway for him to launch of own cigarette brand dubbed Tembo. An update from the Dunia hit-maker details that he is the process of sourcing for business partners (Investors) before he officially introduces his Tobacco products on the market. “I need someone to put some serious...

Harmful use of tobacco thrives on weak laws in Tanzania

Tobacco control campaigners said yesterday that the lack of strong laws against smoking in Tanzania continues to allow harmful consumption of the products, reversing the efforts invested in controlling non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Launching the 2021 Tobacco Industry Interference Index Report in Dar es Salaam, medical doctors, anti-tobacco activists and researchers warned unsuspecting youth and government...

WHO FCTC needs assessment in the United Republic of Tanzania

Several state and non-state actors met virtually and face-to-face the week of 28 June 2021 in Dar Es Salaam for a needs assessment exercise for the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). Aimed at assessing the implementation of the Treaty that the United Republic of Tanzania ratified in 2007, this exercise is jointly...

Tanzania: About 500 containers of ‘shisha’ still held at Dar port

Dar es Salaam. About 500 containers of expired ‘shisha’ products have been detained at the port of Dar es Salaam, the government revealed. The minister of State in the Vice President’s Office Union Affairs and Environment, Selemani Jafo said yesterday during his visit that the 40ft containers (2TEUs) have been imported since 2019. Shisha usually contains...