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[Africa] ‘No One Is Safe’: Zimbabwe Threatens to Seize Farms of Party Defectors

politically connected Zimbabweans are continuing to grab white-owned farms. This year, a white Zimbabwean couple were expelled by police officers from their 2,000-acre tobacco farm. The new owner was a Zimbabwean medical doctor living in England; the new
New York Times
added Aug 24, 2016 16:56

[Africa, Zimbabwe] 54k tobacco farmers register

Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) statistics as at August 17 show an increase of farmers who have registered to grow tobacco next season. Last year, 38 751 farmers registered to grow the crop during the same period.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 20, 2016 20:14

[Africa] Zimbabwe's parched forests fall prey to new pests

Community wood lots throughout the country, which provide fuel wood for tobacco farmers and households, and eucalyptus plantations, which also provide timber and poles for industrial use, have all felt the pinch from the pests, she added. Makoto warned t
added Aug 19, 2016 17:56

[Africa, Asia] China snaps up Zimbabwe tobacco

CHINA has remained the top importer of Zimbabwe’s tobacco in 2016, figures out this week showed. The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) says that Zimbabwe has exported 20.2 million kilograms of the golden leaf valued at US$164 million to Beijing
Southern Times (na)
added Aug 19, 2016 10:25

[Africa, Zimbabwe] ARCHIVE: Tobacco industry destroys bio-diversity

Kanyekanye, said that all local commercial timber producers combined could not meet the fuel demands even if they were to supply all they produced – 600 000 m3 annually. He said with the tobacco industry now depleting Zimbabwe’s natural forests they were
The Zimbabwean (uk)
added Aug 16, 2016 15:49

[Africa, Zimbabwe] ARCHIVE: Illicit cigarette wars intensify

A vicious battle for market share is taking place in the tobacco industry as cigarette companies fight for survival. Investigations by The Zimbabwean have revealed that the war, which pits local companies against established multinationals, involves spy
Zimbabwe Situation (zw)
added Aug 16, 2016 15:41

[Zimbabwe] Brazilian who learned golf with a branch will open Olympics

Da Silva was 11, when he first caddied for Edmondson, a tobacco buyer who spent half his year in Brazil. Edmondson later brought him to Zimbabwe
McClatchy Newspapers
added Aug 12, 2016 19:24

[Zimbabwe] Golf: Da Silva fights tears, nerves on return to Brazil

Da Silva grew up caddying for a tobacco executive, Andrew Edmondson...Edmondson, da Silva's former sponsor from Zimbabwe and the man who introduced him to the game, served as the golfer's caddie on Thursday. "He loved it. It was very special for him. It
added Aug 12, 2016 19:16

[Africa] Zimbabweans spot green gold in bamboo that spares forests

around 9 percent of Zimbabwe’s 72,000 tobacco growers now use bamboo to cure their crop. ...“The days of going all out in search of firewood to cure tobacco could soon be over,” said Ngorima.
added Aug 11, 2016 14:32

[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco habit kicks in, but can't lift dollar drought

"Since dollarising the economy in 2009, Zimbabwe has faced a growing shortage of hard cash, now estimated at around $2.5-billion [R34-billion]. We see little scope for this trend reversing over the next two years, as a poor outlook for key exporting sect
Times LIVE (za)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:03
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