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RWANDA:Rwanda bans shisha smoking following Tanzania’s lead

December 2017 BusinessDaily; President Paul Kagame’s government has become the latest in Africa to ban smoking of water-pipe tobacco, popularly known as shisha, starting Friday. Rwanda becomes the second country in Africa to ban shisha smoking after Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli imposed the ban in July last year. Other countries …

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KENYA:Work for us or resign, Governor Waiguru tells medics

December 2017 Standardmedia; Medical practitioners in all public health facilities have been ordered to close down their private clinics or face the sack. Governor Anne Waiguru has also directed pharmacists in public hospitals to work on 24-hour shift, to ensure patients are not referred to private chemists to buy medicine yet …

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