cigarettes

Should you believe the latest smoking figures from this tobacco-funded non-profit?

Naphtali Khumalo

Claim: 49% of men and 34.1% of women in South Africa smoke tobacco. Is this true? Africa Check investigates.


Taxes to ashes: The smoking gun

Tshegofatso Mathe

A new reports shows that the illegal cigarette trade is costing the fiscus — and the health department — billions


Illegal cigarette brand a top seller in SA

Tshegofatso Mathe

An Ipsos report says the sale of illegal cigarettes is on the increase


Tobacco ‘epidemic’ in Africa fuelled by fewer filters

​Thulebona Mhlanga

Cigarette consumption in Africa rose by 40% between 1990 and 2012


The high price of cigarettes

Simon Allison

Child labour and other rights abuses on Zimbabwe’s tobacco farms