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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Over 55 000ha put under tobacco

At least 55 885 hectares of land have been put under tobacco as at the end of last week, an increase from 50 151 hectares planted during the comparable period last year, the industry regulator has said.<span i
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Dec 23, 2016 01:33

[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Cigarette Smuggling Costs Zim Millions

ZIMBABWE could be losing millions of dollars in unpaid taxes due to rampant smuggling of cigarettes into South Africa, investigations by this paper have revealed.Between 2014 and 2015, local customs officials seized nearly 2 500 cartons worth around $500
added Dec 17, 2016 06:58

[Africa, India, Zimbabwe] Zim survives nicotine levels scrutiny

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sector has for now survived the global push to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes that could have cut down the country’s income from the golden leaf by 50% after the recent Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) conference fa
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:23

[Africa] Zimbabwe: Premium Tobacco Takes Over Tribac

Premium Tobacco, the Dubai headquartered company is said to have offered "a price" for Tribac assets after its financier, Japan Tobacco International, indicated it was unable to continue financing its contract scheme. Japan Tobacco International and Pre
added Nov 28, 2016 01:38

[Zimbabwe] ZINYUKE: Did Africa shoot itself in the foot?

millions of tobacco growers have been left to stew over what one- sided policies will emerge from the meeting which has deliberately sidelined them... Maybe, just maybe, prohibition of tobacco products might not the best solution. This will just result i
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 17, 2016 03:19

[Africa, Asia, India, Zimbabwe] Zim seeks voice at global tobacco forum

Stakeholders in the tobacco industry have raised concern over the exclusion of countries producing the crop... Zimbabwe signed the treaty in 2014 and was expected to participate in all discussions and hoped its considerations would be heard. In a statem
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 5, 2016 01:44

[Africa] Zimbabwe's evicted elderly white farmers pin last hope on compensation

After investing most of his money in his tobacco farm, van Buuren was left almost destitute when his land was seized by the government in 2010. "I lost virtually everything,"... Today, he is one of countless evicted elderly white landowners struggling t
added Oct 31, 2016 17:09

[Africa] The last white farmers of Zimbabwe

The only crop where output staged a recovery was with flue-cured tobacco, and it was dramatic. From one of the highest ever of 234 million kg in 2000, it crashed to 49 million kg in 2008 as skilled white growers were hounded off their land. Then it surge
added Nov 21, 2016 21:34

[Africa, China] Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobacco

At least five farms have attracted Chinese investment in Mashonaland Central...Safe in the knowledge that Mr Mugabe’s policy of strengthening ties with China will offer a degree of protection, they have poured money into machinery and are taking advice f
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:59

[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Gold Leaf Tobacco appeals to Supreme Court

South African-based cigarette manufacturer, Gold Leaf Tobacco on Sunday said it has appealed to the Supreme Court against a High Court order which stopped the firm from trading its cigarettes in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:31
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