When it comes to identifying counterfeit cigarettes, it can become tough if you are not an expert. To be able to spot fraud with ease you need some awareness and knowledge.
According to Online Mail journalist, Daniel Miller, one in seven cigarettes are either smuggled or fake. The black market tobacco, which consists mostly of high levels of chemicals, is costing the country millions in unpaid taxes.
Research states the containers used to smuggle illicit cigarettes into the country often transport illegal guns and weapons into the country.
Epainette Mbeki was the mother of former president Thabo Mbeki and the wife of the late ANC and SA Communist Party stalwart Govan Mbeki. Epainette passed away at St Dominic hospital in East London after being sick for a while.
According to a statement made by Zizi Kodwa, Her passing has made South Africa Poorer given her long history of activism and her contribution in the struggle against apartheid.