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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco companies embark on massive reforestation programme

TOBACCO Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) and tobacco merchants have established a Sustainable Afforestation Association (SAA) to spearhead reforestation across the country.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:34
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[Africa, China] Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobacco

At least five farms have attracted Chinese investment in Mashonaland Central...Safe in the knowledge that Mr Mugabe’s policy of strengthening ties with China will offer a degree of protection, they have poured money into machinery and are taking advice f
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:59
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim tobacco farmers earn $3,6m

Zimbabwean tobacco farmers have earned about $3,6 million from the sale of the golden in the first week of the season, a 33 percent increase from the $2,7 million that was realised in the same period last year. The golden leaf remains one of the country’
Southern Times (na) [DUPLICATE]
added Apr 11, 2016 18:03
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales rack in $200m in two months

export earnings have clocked $200 million from a sale of 28 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf since the beginning of the year, latest statistics indicate. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that a sum of $40 million
Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:41
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[Africa, Zambia] Smuggled cigarettes ‘robbing’ local producers

A LOCAL cigarette manufacturer says Government needs to seriously monitor and stop the smuggling of cigarettes into the country to promote the local industry. Roland Imperial Tobacco Company Limited (RITCO) general manager Aliport Ngoma said the preval
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added May 16, 2017 14:54
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers face cash blues

ZIMBABWE’S tobacco farmers say they feel cheated after government banned cash payments at auction floors, days before the start of the 2016 selling season.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:16
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[Africa] Stubbing it out: Ethiopia implements smoking ban

The town of Mekelle is bucking the trend in Africa where tobacco use is increasing driven by companies that see a growing market on the continent amid a tightening of smoking laws elsewhere. Tobacco consumption in Africa -- excluding South Africa -- incr
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:39
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN Reiterates Commitment to End Illicit Tobacco Trade

The company regretted that despite efforts to combat this global menace, Nigeria loses about 30 million pounds to counterfeit tobacco trade. At a media parley in Lagos to mark this year's World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) the company revealed that combined effo
This Day (ng)
added Jun 21, 2015 17:17
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 4 tobacco buyers risk losing licences

AT least four of the 20 Class “A” buyers that have been licensed to buy tobacco this year risk losing their licences as they have not yet started operating, four weeks after the season begun. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chief executive Dr Andrew
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 18, 2014 15:54
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[Korea - South] S. Korean tobacco firm ‘depicts African farmers as monkeys’

The African Tobacco Control Alliance, a Pan-African tobacco control organisation, has called on South Korea’s largest tobacco manufacturer, KT&G, to pull the brand, which features a caricature of monkeys roasting tobacco leaves, the Korean Herald reporte
Health-E (za)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:41
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