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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco reaping, curing starts

Harvesting and curing of the early planted irrigated tobacco is underway in most parts of the country although farmers are facing a shortage of labour and experiencing constant power cuts due to incessant rains.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:51
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: China Reclaims Top Virginia Tobacco Importer Position

CHINA has reclaimed its position as Zimbabwe's top virginia tobacco importer after buying 22,3 million kilogrammes worth $187,6 million at $8,41 a kilogramme since the beginning of the year. Zimbabwe exports its golden leaf to at least 52 countries
All-Africa.com
added Jan 3, 2015 13:29
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[Zimbabwe] Africa: Mugabe undaunted ($$)

Zanu-PF’s plans to “indigenise” foreign businesses. This would mean that at least 51 per cent of any enterprise should be owned by black Zimbabweans. ... manufacturers such as Nestlé and British American Tobacco, are in Zanu-PF’s sights.
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 15, 2013 15:14
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco selling season opening hangs in balance

THE anticipated early opening of this year’s tobacco selling season hangs in the balance due to incessant rains being experienced across the country Stakeholders in the tobacco industry who included the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, farmers, Tobacco Industry
Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:56
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Zimbabwe Independent Tobacco farmers fall into destitution

Hungry and fatigued, with eyes fixed to the door, tobacco farmers wait in anticipation for the manager at Boka Auction Floor to occasionally appear and announce the names of those whose funds will be disbursed on the day.
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added May 6, 2016 19:45
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[Africa] Drought cuts output of Zimbabwe's top export earner tobacco

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
Reuters
added Mar 30, 2016 21:17
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[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
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Namibiam customs and police seize contraband cigarettes haul

customs and police have seized a huge cigarette contraband being smuggled from Zimbabwe to South Africa. The cigarettes that were seized at Rundu in northeast Namibia were concealed in two South African registered gas tanker trucks from Zimbabwe heading t
Coastweek (ke)
added May 10, 2015 11:46
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[Asia] Zanu PF, China and Rhodesians: Who really is pimping Zimbabwe’s tobacco industry?

As different media publications try to figure out who to blame for this years poor tobacco season in Zimbabwe, the usual suspects have already been lined up...understanding how the tobacco industry actually operates; has still remained a mystery to the av
Nehanda Radio (zw)
added Apr 19, 2015 17:20
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[Zimbabwe] PHOTO GALLERY: Exquisite Portraits of African Farmers

Jackie Nickerson’s Terrain series aims to make that link. Her portraits of farm workers in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, South Africa, and Kenya show the laborers ... Many of the now-resettled farms harvest tobacco, a crop that saw production sharply decli
Wired
added May 26, 2014 13:56
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