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[Africa, India, Zimbabwe] Zim survives nicotine levels scrutiny

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sector has for now survived the global push to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes that could have cut down the country’s income from the golden leaf by 50% after the recent Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) conference fa
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:23
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Premium Tobacco Takes Over Tribac

Premium Tobacco, the Dubai headquartered company is said to have offered "a price" for Tribac assets after its financier, Japan Tobacco International, indicated it was unable to continue financing its contract scheme. Japan Tobacco International and Pre
All-Africa.com
added Nov 28, 2016 01:38
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[Africa] The last white farmers of Zimbabwe

The only crop where output staged a recovery was with flue-cured tobacco, and it was dramatic. From one of the highest ever of 234 million kg in 2000, it crashed to 49 million kg in 2008 as skilled white growers were hounded off their land. Then it surge
POLITICSWEB (za)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:34
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[Zimbabwe] ZINYUKE: Did Africa shoot itself in the foot?

millions of tobacco growers have been left to stew over what one- sided policies will emerge from the meeting which has deliberately sidelined them... Maybe, just maybe, prohibition of tobacco products might not the best solution. This will just result i
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 17, 2016 03:19
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[Africa, Asia, India, Zimbabwe] Zim seeks voice at global tobacco forum

Stakeholders in the tobacco industry have raised concern over the exclusion of countries producing the crop... Zimbabwe signed the treaty in 2014 and was expected to participate in all discussions and hoped its considerations would be heard. In a statem
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 5, 2016 01:44
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[Africa] Zimbabwe's evicted elderly white farmers pin last hope on compensation

After investing most of his money in his tobacco farm, van Buuren was left almost destitute when his land was seized by the government in 2010. "I lost virtually everything,"... Today, he is one of countless evicted elderly white landowners struggling t
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2016 17:09
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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