Zimbabwe’s tobacco production hits highest at 207m kilograms in 2018

ZIMBABWE – The production of tobacco in Zimbabwe has hit its highest this year, when it produced 207 million in kilograms, according to Tobacco and Industry Marketing Board. According to AllAfrica, the board also confirmed that tobacco sales went up 29% from 161m kg, and the total crop value of the crop also increased to…

Nigeria’s new excise duty on alcoholic beverages kicks off June 4

NIGERIA - The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that the excise duty rates on alcoholic drinks and tobacco approved by President Buhari kicks off on Monday 4 June 2018. The Vanguard quoted the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun who said the new excise duty rates would spread over a three-year period from 2018…