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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Mugabe threatens tobacco farming ban

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has threatened to ban tobacco production if the indiscriminate cutting down of trees by Zimbabwe's poorly resourced indigenous farmers continues. In his Independence Day speech weekend, Mugabe said tobacco growers were causing de
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:19
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco companies embark on massive reforestation programme

TOBACCO Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) and tobacco merchants have established a Sustainable Afforestation Association (SAA) to spearhead reforestation across the country.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:34
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Police intercept truckload of cigarettes

Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Apr 6, 2014 11:59
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Big Tobacco in bed with SA law enforcement agencies

An amaBhungane investigation into the R5-billion-a-year illicit tobacco industry can reveal how two major multinational companies used their considerable resources to influence South African state security agencies to protect their commercial interests.
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Mar 20, 2014 14:31
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 4 tobacco buyers risk losing licences

AT least four of the 20 Class “A” buyers that have been licensed to buy tobacco this year risk losing their licences as they have not yet started operating, four weeks after the season begun. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chief executive Dr Andrew
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 18, 2014 15:54
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Broken hearts, tension and anger at the tobacco auction floors

TENSION was high at various tobacco auction floors in Harare last week where angry growers said they were being cheated by unscrupulous buyers.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Mar 18, 2014 01:12
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Zimbabwean Tobacco Prices Decline 16% From the Previous Year

Tobacco prices in Zimbabwe, which relies on the crop as its biggest agricultural export earner, fell 16 percent from a year earlier, according to the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 11, 2014 14:57
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Plight of Zimbabwe's small-scale tobacco growers

BBC Online
added Mar 8, 2014 14:05
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] ‘Tobacco firms should invest in communities’

All tobacco companies operating in Hurungwe District will with effect from the next tobacco cropping season be required to sign a memorandum of understanding with Hurungwe Rural District Council to regulate their operations. This follows concerns tha
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 6, 2014 03:00
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] ‘Beware of thieves’: Police warn tobacco farmers

Police have warned tobacco farmers to be wary of thieves operating at the auction floors in Harare. The tobacco marketing season started on Wednesday last week and thousands of farmers will over the coming weeks converge at the auction floors.Police ass
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 1, 2014 19:25
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