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[Africa, Zimbabwe] CBZ drags Mliswa to court

CBZ Bank Limited has taken Zanu-PF Mashonaland West provincial chairman Cde Temba Mliswa to court over a $2,7 million debt emanating from loans advanced to the politician’s tobacco company to buy the crop in the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:49

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports gross $449m

Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 17, 2014 11:26

[Africa, Zimbabwe] 2015 tobacco registration clocks 75,000 plus

MORE than 75,000 farmers have registered for the 2015 tobacco farming season, compared to 71,579 who had registered during the same period last year. Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) indicate Matabeleland region, whic
Chronicle (zw)
added Oct 16, 2014 03:06

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Bittersweet tale of 'new tobacco' in Zim

Though lauded as one of the success stories of the land reform programme in the country, tobacco farming has left a trail of environmental degradation, a starving nation and a health compromised tobacco small-scale farming community. (uk)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:33

[Africa, Russia, Zimbabwe] Farmers cry foul over exclusion

The International Tobacco Growers Association has complained over the exclusion of agricultural experts from the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control's 6th meeting which will be held in Moscow from October 13 to 18 as this wi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 7, 2014 16:48

Zimbabwe Tobacco Revival Causes Forests to Go Up in Smoke

In the place of 1,400 commercial farmers who ran large mechanized operations, more than 90,000 small-scale cultivators rely on freshly cut wood, rather than more costly coal or electricity, to produce so-called flue-cured tobacco. “What can we do?”
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 1, 2014 06:03

[Africa] Belgium largest tobacco export market for Zimbabwe

BELGIUM has become the largest tobacco export market for Zimbabwean tobacco overtaking South Africa, statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) show.
Newsday (zw)
added Sep 13, 2014 21:14

[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Police foil cigarette smugglers

Police Border Control Unit on Tuesday intercepted a contraband of export quality cigarettes worth $760 000 in a South Africa-bound goods train in Beitbridge.The train was on its way from Bulawayo. Police intercepted the train at the main railway station
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 13, 2014 20:51

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farming goes national

The Tobacco Research Board is conducting research on the feasibility of growing tobacco in non-traditional tobacco farming areas. TRB chief executive Dr Dahlia Garwe said significant progress had been made in studies to establish varieties that thrive in
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 8, 2014 16:50

[Africa, Zimbabwe] ‘Processed tobacco would have earned Zim $65 billion’

Zimbabwe could have earned $65 billion instead of $650 million that it realised from tobacco sales in the 2014 marketing season had it processed the crop into finished products, an industry expert has said.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 5, 2014 17:31
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