Headlines Tagged with Zimbabwe — 2,307 headlines found
Shouting, sweating and stamping their feet, dozens of farm laborers fill Tinago Chisvo's makeshift office to demand their money, as the tobacco farmer desperately tries to explain the crisis that has hit his farm. Nobody listens. "We don't want to hear
Apr 25, 2016 Reuters
added Apr 25, 2016 23:59
Thousands of small-scale farmers in Zimbabwe fear they will be going hungry this winter after abandoning traditional staples like maize, sorghum and groundnuts for tobacco, a cash crop known locally in this southern African nation as "green gold". For 1
Jul 22, 2015 Reuters
added Aug 7, 2015 20:31
This year alone, Zimbabwe is expected to earn a record $777 million dollars from tobacco sales, mainly to China. The country’s tobacco farmers and tobacco traders be may thrilled, but their joy is an environmental catastrophe for the African country.
May 4, 2015 Earth Island Journal
added May 20, 2015 06:24
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
May 10, 2015 Coastweek (ke)
added May 10, 2015 11:46
South Africa has become one of the major tobacco export destinations for Zimbabwe, occupying the second place in the list of major buyers, statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board show.
Apr 28, 2015 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 28, 2015 09:07
Virginia tobacco exports have so far earned the country $211,9 million with China remaining the leading exporter after buying 19,3 million kg worth $166,7 million at $8,63 per kilogramme
Mar 17, 2015 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 17, 2015 00:14
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.
Jan 9, 2015 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:51
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
Jan 1, 2015 All-Africa.com
added Jan 3, 2015 13:29
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.
Aug 15, 2013 Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 15, 2013 15:14
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
Feb 2, 2017 Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:56