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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Desperate baboons feed on tobacco

With agricultural practice lacking concern for ecological balance, these Chocma monkeys are reaping revenge on farmers’ lack of regard for the environment as they have begun raiding tobacco fields in Hurungwe as they run out of food due to land clearing
Nehanda Radio (zw)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:56

[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

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Persistent rains threaten tobacco output

Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) corporate communications manager Isheunesu Moyo told New Ziana that preliminary findings from the crop assessment currently underway show that rain- fed tobacco had been affected by incessant rains.
BH24 (zw)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:50

[Africa] Heavy rains damage crops after drought in Zimbabwe

, threatening its food staple, maize, and its cash tobacco crops just months after the worst drought in a quarter century... Chabikwa said maize and tobacco, the biggest export earner ahead of gold and platinum, were most affected by leaching. "Leaching
added Feb 2, 2017 16:37

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Industry pins hope on tobacco exports

THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) is pinning its hopes on the opening of the tobacco marketing season, which is expected to improve nostro account balances
Chronicle (zw)
added Jan 30, 2017 18:19

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco floors in final e-marketing platform rollout

Installation of electronic marketing systems for tobacco is almost complete at the country’s three auction floors ahead of the selling season, an official said yesterday. This season, auction floors will start using e-marketing technology, a development
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:32

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco firm counts heavy losses

Gold Leaf Tobacco (GLT) suffered losses of US$800 000 after being compelled to recall stocks from the market and destroy material after the High Court barred the company from packaging and distributing cigarettes bearing the RG brand, a company official h
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Jan 27, 2017 17:03

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Gold Leaf eyes 20% market share

Gold Leaf Tobacco Zimbabwe is targeting a 20% market for its cigarette brand, Rudland & George, as it has given the market a premium offering at affordable prices, an executive said yesterday.
Newsday (zw)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:36

[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Gold Leaf Tobacco skates legal dispute, re-enters market

South Africa-based cigarette manufacturer, Gold Leaf Tobacco has skated past its legal battle with a competitor over a brand name to reintroduce its cigarettes on the market, rebranding from ‘RG’ to its full name ‘Rudland and George.
BH24 (zw)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:38

[Africa, Zimbabwe] RBZ pays tobacco farmers $27m

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) yesterday said it has paid $26, 6 million export incentive to farmers who sold tobacco during the 2016 marketing season. In order to encourage tobacco farmers to increase production, as well as promote financial inclusi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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