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The Mugabe Economy in Charts Highlights Challenges for Zimbabwe

In 2000, Mugabe’s government authorized the often-violent seizure of about 4,500 mostly white-owned commercial farms to redistribute to blacks in a land-reform program that human-rights groups slammed. Exports of tobacco, the nation’s biggest foreign-cur
Bloomberg News
added Nov 17, 2017 21:50
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Would-be Zimbabwe investors beware: post-Mugabe era may be no better

Zimbabwe’s bourse - originally founded in Bulawayo in 1896 - features 65 listed stocks, many of them local subsidiaries of international companies, such as British American Tobacco . However, logistics at both ends of the investment process make putting
Reuters
added Nov 17, 2017 21:47
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[Africa] Key Images From Robert Mugabe’s 37 Years Ruling Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean tobacco farmers protest at the low prices being offered for their crop at an auction in Harare on the first day of marketing season in March 2015. Exports of tobacco, the nation’s biggest foreign-currency earner among agricultural products, co
Bloomberg News
added Nov 17, 2017 21:30
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[North Carolina] Suit seeks to stop new union limits around farm operations

North Carolina's only farmworker union is challenging a law limiting organized labor's activities in and around the state's vegetable and tobacco fields and other agricultural operations. Their lawsuit filed Wednesday called the restrictions unconstituti
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2017 15:18
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FARM LABOR ORGANIZING COMMITTEE v. ROY COOPER, in his official capacity as Governor of the State of North Carolina (PDF)

The Farm Act obstructs free expression and free association guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution for over 100,000 farmworkers in North Carolina, including Plaintiffs...and their labor union, Plaintiff Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC
NC Policy Watch (blog)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:17
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[North Carolina] Farm workers, civil rights groups file federal lawsuit over NC Farm Act

North Carolina farm workers and a coalition of civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit this week challenging a state law that inhibits the ability of farm workers to organize and make collective bargaining agreements with employers.
NC Policy Watch (blog)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:09
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[North Carolina] Suit Seeks to Stop New Union Limits Around Farm Operations

North Carolina's only farmworker union wants to block a state law limiting organized labor's activities in and around vegetable and tobacco fields.
U.S. News & World Report
added Nov 16, 2017 15:04
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British American Tobacco launches Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods Focus Report

British American Tobacco’s commitment to working to enable prosperous livelihoods for all farmers who supply our tobacco leaf is the focus of the latest report on Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods, available now.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:53
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[North Carolina] Back in the Day: Tobacco festival opens

It was an evening of remembering the past honoring the present and affirming the future as agricultural and community leaders met on Nov. 16, 1987, to salute the tobacco industry. The Southern Flue-cured Tobacco Festival, celebrating its 10th anniversary
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Nov 12, 2017 01:57
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ILO Postpones Decision on Partnerships to Eliminate Child Labor in Tobacco

[JTI] commends [ILO] for postponing its decision on the continuation of the ILO's partnerships with the tobacco sector...ARISE (Achieving Reduction in Child Labor in Support of Education), JTI's current Public Private Partnership with the ILO, has proven
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2017 20:41
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