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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers wipe out cash from banks

THE RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)’s decision to channel all tobacco payments through banks as part of a financial inclusion strategy has backfired amid indications producers of the golden leaf are wiping out financial institutions with large withdrawals
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Jun 24, 2016 16:41
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Becoming a tobacco farmer

As preparation for the 2017 tobacco marketing season begin, with seedbed preparations having already started, we have come across a number of enquiries on how one can become a tobacco farmer. This is on the backdrop of a successful season where farmers h
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:14
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[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Holdings appoints Lovemore T Manatsa as Chairman

* Says appointment follows resignation of Mandevhani as board Chairman
Reuters
added Jun 17, 2016 12:13
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Zimbabweans Growing Lucrative Burley Tobacco Start Reaping Huge Rewards

A cigar-wrapping tobacco auction floor has been set up in Zimbabwe’s Manicaland province where 14 farmers, mostly women, engaged in cultivating the lucrative burley tobacco, will utilize the facility for selling their produce.
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:28
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[Africa] Tinder-dry Zimbabwe seeks jail terms for arsonists

About 90 percent of such fires recorded in Zimbabwe are a result of arson, land clearing, illegal mining, smoking out bees, poaching, burning of waste, firebreak construction or carelessly discarded cigarette butts
Reuters
added Jun 6, 2016 13:15
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim exports $246m tobacco

Zimbabwe has earned over $246 million from the export of 42,5 million kilogrammes (kg) of flue-cured tobacco since the beginning of the marketing season in March this year.
The Daily News (zw)
added May 29, 2016 19:55
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[Zimbabwe] US$240m tobacco passes through auction floors

This year, the number of tobacco growers plunged by 22% from 92 430 last season to 71 728 after farmers failed to raise money for inputs due to poor prices. Production this year is projected to dwindle to 170 million kg from 199 million kg recorded last
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added May 27, 2016 22:23
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco price firms

TOBACCO prices have shown signs of buoyancy during the first 30 days of marketing, with an average daily price of US$2,82 per kilogramme, according to statistics obtained this week. The highest price was at US$6,25 per kilogramme, raising prospects of goo
Financial Gazette (zw)
added May 19, 2016 20:03
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim exports $164m tobacco to China

Zimbabwe has so far exported flue-cured tobacco worth $164 million to China, a development that is expected to ease liquidity challenges in the country, figures from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) indicate
The Daily News (zw)
added May 17, 2016 20:40
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers hail RBZ's higher limit

THE concessionary move by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to elevate tobacco farmers to corporate clients eligible to withdraw up to $10 000 per transaction has brought comfort among farmers though concerns remain about poor tobacco prices and access to cash
Manica Post (zw)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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