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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

[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Gold Leaf Tobacco appeals to Supreme Court

South African-based cigarette manufacturer, Gold Leaf Tobacco on Sunday said it has appealed to the Supreme Court against a High Court order which stopped the firm from trading its cigarettes in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:31

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales hit 200m kg as revenue reaches $600m

TOBACCO sales have raked in $600 million for this season after the sale of over 200 million kg of the golden leaf, latest statistics have shown.
Newsday (zw)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:51

[Africa, USA, Zimbabwe] US, Mauritius dump Zim tobacco

over escalating human rights abuses, sources say....withdrawal by the deep-pocketed countries from buying Zimbabwean products is a heavy blow...police last week used teargas, water cannons and batons to disperse opposition youths
The Daily News (zw)
added Sep 7, 2016 16:48

[Africa] Zimbabwe: High Court Stubs Out Cigarette War

Businessman Mr Simon George Rudland and his company Livera Trading (Pvt) Limited have been barred from packaging and selling cigarettes bearing the brand name "RG" on the Zimbabwean market. Cigarettes bearing the name "RG" had flooded the market thereby
added Sep 6, 2016 15:36

[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwe: SA Firm to Set Up Cigarette Plant in Zim

South African-based cigarette manufacturer, Gold Leaf Tobacco is planning to set up a cigarette plant in Zimbabwe after officially registering its presence on the local market. Gold Leaf launched its brand, Rudland & George (RG) in Zimbabwe on Wednesday
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Gold Leaf launches RG cigarette brand, targets 10% market share

GOLDEN Leaf Tobacco Zimbabwe has launched its Rudland & George (RG) cigarette brand targeting at least a 10% market share and sales forecast of three million sticks per month.
Newsday (zw)
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19

[Africa, Zimbabwe] One man's killer, another's hope: Zim tobacco seen pulling US$1bn

TOBACCO could be the world’s most dangerous product sold on supermarket shelves, but it is Zimbabwe’s hope. If properly managed, the tobacco industry appears on course to earn the country US$1 billion in the next few years, as production on farms taken f
Southern Times (na)
added Aug 29, 2016 15:31

[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
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