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[Africa] Poor prices mar Malawi tobacco market opening day ; as low as 80 cents/kg

There is little for local tobacco farmers for this year’s marketing season with the first day as the green gold fetches as low as 80 cents per kilogram. President Peter Mutharika and Vice-President Saulos Chilima opened this year’s tobacco market at Lilo (mw)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:20

[Malawi] Tobacco workers to ILO: Quit tobacco industry

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: I am writing to you on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of farmers in Malawi trying to make a living out of growing tobacco. We wish to express our support for the International Labour Organisation ( (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:50

[Africa, Malawi] Tobacco farmer commits suicide after making losses

A 30 year-old farmer in Dowa district on Saturday committed suicide after failing to recoup the money he spent when growing his tobacco. Dowa Police Public Relations Officer Richard Kaponda has identified the man as Mandaachepa Kandikana Kachipere.
Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:10

[Africa] Tobacco farmers request Malawi govt permission to sale the leaf abroad

Frustrated tobacco farmers at Limbe Auction Floors have asked the government to give them permission sale their leaf abroad following the high rate of tobacco rejection rate at the market.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jun 17, 2016 19:40

[Africa, Malawi] Alliance One Tobacco donates K11m library and a recreation hall

Alliance One Tobacco, a multinational tobacco company on Monday donated a K11 Million recreation hall and a library to Kalonga Full Primary School. ... "We have been assisting this school for eighteen years and we will continue doing that," said Malila
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:29

Malawi revenue from tobacco sales to last only 47 days, says paper

According to an analysis by Malawi's business broadsheet, The Business Times, Finance Minister Ken Lipenga confirmed the the paper's findings and asked for more time to explain how the country will generate forex to be used for the rest of the year. (mw)
added Apr 4, 2013 08:09

Malawi tobacco growers smile as season starts

Malawi tobacco growers on Monday smiled from ear-to-ear at the onset of the 2013 tobacco marketing season as prices started on a good note buoyed by the weakening of the local unit, the kwacha.
Malawi Nation Online (mw)
added Mar 12, 2013 14:53

Malawi exports set to rise in 2013

Malawi exports are projected to rise in 2013 backed by the expected strong tobacco output this year and growth in uranium exports, Nico Asset Managers Limited has said.
Malawi Nation Online (mw)
added Feb 18, 2013 10:28

Malawi Tobacco Prices Fell 2.4% to $2.39 a Kilogram Last Week

Tobacco prices in Malawi, the world’s largest producer of the burley variety of the leaves, dropped 2.4 percent last week, Auction Holdings Ltd. said.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 26, 2012 15:49

[Malawi] Tobacco demand exceeds supply in Mzuzu

The Malawi Nation (mw)
added May 13, 2012 23:57
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