March 26, 2024: Failure to end the illicit cigarette trade has cost SA billions, Business Live. By Nicole Vellios, Corné van Walbeek.

February 28, 2024: As 2024 Budget shows, SA’s legal cigarette market continues to haemorrhage (Up in Smoke Op-Ed), Daily Maverick. By Corné van Walbeek and Samantha Filby.


July 10, 2023: Legislative limbo on e-cigarettes must end to close the information gap on health risks (Vaping Op-Ed), Daily Maverick. By Kirsten van der Zee. 

July 10, 2023: New vaping tax misses the mark, Econ3x3. By Nicole Vellios, Corné van Walbeek. 

January 10, 2023: Higher tobacco prices leads to declining use, Cape Times. By Sam Filby.


December 14, 2022: Time to make cigarette taxes more effective in Mozambique, Econ3x3. By Vanessa Darsamo, Zunda Chisha, Georgina Bonet Arroyo, Corné van Walbeek.

December 5, 2022: More South Africans are smoking - higher taxes and stronger law enforcement are needed, The Conversation. By Sam Filby, Corné van Walbeek.

September 7, 2022: How big is the illicit cigarette market in South Africa? Econ3x3. By Nicole Vellios.


July 21, 2020: Tobacco Industry Factoid on Illicit Trade Leading Governments Astray. Inter Press Service. By Sophapan Ratanachena-McWhortor and Hana Ross.


May 2019: Tobacco taxation in-country technical assistance mission in Chad, by Ernest  Ngeh Tingum.