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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, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Truck driver tries to sell tobacco

Five men among them two crew members of a Zambian haulage truck have appeared at a Karoi magistrate court facing charges of stealing 15 bales of tobacco destined for a Harare company.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:51
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: 2017 Tobacco Output Promising

Tobacco output is this year projected at 200 million kg despite concerns that heavy rains could militate against a better yield. Tobacco will perform notwithstanding the dangers associated with excessive rainfall.
All-Africa.com
added Feb 14, 2017 12:22
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco price firms

TOBACCO prices have shown signs of buoyancy during the first 30 days of marketing, with an average daily price of US$2,82 per kilogramme, according to statistics obtained this week. The highest price was at US$6,25 per kilogramme, raising prospects of goo
Financial Gazette (zw)
added May 19, 2016 20:03
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] China-top-Zim-tobacco-importer

Zimbabwe’s tobacco exports to China for the first month of 2015 soared more than tenfold compared to the same period last year owing to the ever increasing appetite for the country’s products by Beijing.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Feb 9, 2015 10:19
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Gloom for tobacco farmers

Zimbabwe is expected to lose significantly this year in earnings as farmers are unlikely to meet the target of 222 million kilogrammes of tobacco owing to late rains and a mid-season dry spell.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 7, 2015 13:05
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 'Shift in tobacco auctioning season to affect performance'

The tobacco marketing season is starting on March 30. In previous years, the season began in February. Speaking at the company annual general meeting in Harare yesterday, Matsaira said the auction floors’ opening was moved back by a month, while output
Newsday (zw)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:14
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[Africa] Zimbabwe 2015 tobacco sales down 8.5 percent after drought

Zimbabwe's tobacco sales have dropped 8.5 percent to 188.5 million kilogrammes this year after drought in southern Africa affected production of the country's top export earner, an official said on Thursday. Andrew Matibiri, chief executive of the Tobacc
Reuters
added Jul 17, 2015 12:44
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports for first quarter surge

Harare- Zimbabwe’s tobacco exports for the first quarter of 2015 have increased 117 percent compared to the same period last year owing to increased production of the crop and experience accrued by new farmers over the years.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Apr 13, 2015 09:57
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco production ensures food security

The increase in tobacco production is expected to bring positive effects to the national food security, agricultural experts have said. There have been growing concerns over the increase in the tobacco hectarage each year with some people fearing this c
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 12, 2013 21:31
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