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Sinenhlanhla Mnguni: face of the tobacco industry

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Sinenhlanhla Mnguni is intent on playing his part in ensuring the South Africa he leaves is better than the country he came into.


05 Sep 2020
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Sinenhlanhla Mnguni: face of the tobacco industry

Fita chair Sinenhlanhla Mnguni has an interview with The Citizen, 2 September 2020, at the Fita offices in Norwood. Picture: Tracy Lee Stark

Sinenhlanhla Mnguni cut his teeth in human rights law, fighting for social justice. Today, as chairman of the Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association (Fita), he’s the face of the local tobacco industry. They may seem worlds apart, but when he talks about them, both these hats reflect how Mnguni sees his role in society: as a voice for those he believes are vulnerable. “For me, the most important thing is playing my part in ensuring the South Africa I leave is better than the South Africa I came into and that future generations don’t have to go through what people...

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