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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Suspected Zanu-PF Youths Kidnap, Assault Vapostori Worshipers, Force Them to Sniff Tobacco

Ten suspected Zanu PF youths were on Sunday arrested after they kidnapped and assaulted vapostori worshipers who were conducting their night prayers at a mountain near Murahwa Hill Nature Reserve, saying the place was "sacred". The youths had been campin
added Feb 13, 2016 22:04

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Anti-tobacco policies could kill economy, industry body TIMB warns

Tobacco industry officials have warned that adopting harsh anti-tobacco policies will cripple Zimbabwe’s economy and destroy the livelihoods of more than 70,000 farmers who depend on the crop. Zimbabwe grossed $855 million from exports of the golden l (uk)
added Feb 13, 2016 22:01

Zimbabwe to press ahead with controversial indigenisation scheme

put foreign businesses under the majority control of black Zimbabweans...foreign businesses such as Barclays, Standard Chartered, British American Tobacco and Nestlé, which have clung on through years of economic chaos and decline, would also be affected.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 19:46

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports up 7 percent

TOBACCO exports increased by more than seven percent to $183 million in January this year after exporting 25 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf, latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) show. During the same period last year,
Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:13

[UK] EXCLUSIVE: AK47-wielding 'thugs' move in on Zimbabwean family's farm for 'land grab' British GP... and chuck their belongings into a truck

This is the moment white tobacco farmers were evicted from the Zimbabwe plantation they had called home for 35 years – by AK47-wielding thugs and police acting on behalf of a wealthy British GP who lives 7,500 miles away in Nottingham.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:31

[Africa, Zimbabwe] GURANUNGO: Time to smoke out tobacco from schools

THE increase in the uptake of tobacco smoking by young people in the country and the world in general is a cause for concern. Most of these youngsters who smoke are below the age of 15 which is mostly school-going age worldwide. Statistics released rece
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:17

[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Hectarage Down 4 Percent

Lack of confidence in prices and the effects of drought have affected tobacco production this season, with the area put under the crop declining to 89 500 hectares from 93 419 hectares last season, the Zimbabwe Farmers' Union has said.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:28

[Africa] WHO worried by high rate of schoolchildren smoking in Zimbabwe

says there has been a sharp increase in smoking by school-age children in Zimbabwe, despite the illegality of selling tobacco products to children. The findings are part of WHO’s Global Youths Tobacco Survey, released Wednesday. Sebastian Mhofu reports fr
Zimbabwe Daily
added Jan 28, 2016 20:09

[Africa, Zimbabwe] 20pct of Zim school kids smoke, Health Min

The local World Health Organisation (WHO) representative described the findings as “alarming”. (uk)
added Jan 28, 2016 19:57

Zimbabwe tobacco exports up on China demand, drought dims outlook

Zimbabwe's tobacco export earnings rose 11 percent to $855 million in 2015 on higher prices and demand from China, an industry official said on Wednesday, but production this year could suffer from a scorching drought.
added Jan 21, 2016 17:35
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