Headlines Tagged with Zimbabwe — 2,094 headlines found
Shouting, sweating and stamping their feet, dozens of farm laborers fill Tinago Chisvo's makeshift office to demand their money, as the tobacco farmer desperately tries to explain the crisis that has hit his farm. Nobody listens. "We don't want to hear
Apr 25, 2016 Reuters
added Apr 25, 2016 23:59
AT least 14,5 million kg of tobacco valued at $36,5 million had been sold by Friday last week, from 7,3 million kg worth $16,3 million recorded during the same period last year.
Apr 20, 2016 Newsday (zw)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:31
TOBACCO deliveries at the auction floors have increased by 66 percent as prices continue to firm, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said. Latest TIMB statistics show that by day nine of sales, there was an increase in deliveries from 4
Apr 15, 2016 All-Africa.com
added Apr 15, 2016 12:11
Zimbabwean tobacco farmers have earned about $3,6 million from the sale of the golden in the first week of the season, a 33 percent increase from the $2,7 million that was realised in the same period last year. The golden leaf remains one of the country’
Apr 11, 2016 Southern Times (na)
added Apr 11, 2016 18:03
The decentralisation of tobacco floors has benefited some contracted farmers who no longer worry about transport and accommodation costs when selling their crop
Apr 8, 2016 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 8, 2016 04:53
ZIMBABWE’S tobacco farmers say they feel cheated after government banned cash payments at auction floors, days before the start of the 2016 selling season.
Apr 4, 2016 Newsday (zw)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:16
The 2016 tobacco selling season officially opened on Wednesday with some farmers complaining about the new payment system in which farmers are expected to receive payment through banks instead of receiving cash at the auction floors.
Mar 30, 2016 Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Mar 30, 2016 21:17
is expected to fall 15 percent to 160 million kilograms this season following a drought that has left millions facing hunger, an industry survey showed on Wednesday. Zimbabwe earned $855 million from tobacco sales in 2015, nearly a third of its total exp
Mar 30, 2016 Reuters
added Mar 30, 2016 21:17
The tobacco-selling season started in Zimbabwe on Wednesday at a sales floor packed with bales of harvested and cured leaves, but a persistent drought has cut into the southern African nation's main export earner this year.
Mar 30, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 30, 2016 20:44
THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board and auction companies will this marketing season restrict the number of people entering auction floors to curb illegal activities by middlemen. This follows complaints by farmers that middlemen, popularly known as
Mar 29, 2016 All-Africa.com
added Mar 29, 2016 23:24