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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Puff … puff … pass…Shisha culture takes Zim by storm

Now it has entered popular culture with young people taking it up as a show of sophistication, and the aromatic smoke is now common at many of Zimbabwe’s trendier clubs and bars. Now, establishments like Bulawayo’s Backroom Shisha Lounge and Vintage Shi
Zimbabwe Daily
added May 11, 2018 02:56
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] GWANYANYA: Leveraging on tobacco for currency stability

The only way to go around the marketing challenge for tobacco is for Zimbabwe and China to structure a deal in which the former forward sells its crop to the latter and receives significant billions of dollars, which will be used to support production of
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added May 4, 2018 17:23
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco curing decimating forests

Government has threatened to repossess land from resettled farmers who continue to use vast quantities of wood to cure their tobacco, contributing to deforestation and defying calls to use coal
The Daily News (zw)
added Apr 26, 2018 15:26
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farming in Zim: A bitter harvest

Human Rights Watch found that work in tobacco farming in Zimbabwe poses significant risks to children’s health and safety, consistent with our findings in Kazakhstan, the United States, and Indonesia. Children working on tobacco farms in Zimbabwe are exp
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added May 4, 2018 17:25
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco hits $25m in sales

TOBACCO sales have reached $25.8 million from 8.9 million kilogrammes delivered at the auction floors since the start of the marketing season on March 21, official figures show.
Chronicle (zw)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:37
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers get $25m in 9 days

Tobacco farmers have grossed $25,8 million from 8,9 million kg of the golden leaf delivered, nine days into the 2018 marketing season. In 2017, farmers had delivered 10,4 million kilogrammes worth $26,6 million by this time. Reads part of the Tobacco
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Apr 9, 2018 03:37
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Zimbabwe tobacco farms: Child labour, abuse rife, HRW says

In a report launched in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, on Thursday, Human Rights Watch...child workers are exposed to nicotine and toxic pesticides, and many suffer symptoms consistent with nicotine poisoning from handling tobacco leaves. Adults working
Al Jazeera
added Apr 8, 2018 16:03
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Zimbabwe urged to take action against child labour on tobacco farms

In a report titled “Bitter Harvest”, the HRW revealed on Friday that children as young as 11 were working on tobacco farms, often in hazardous conditions, to earn school fees or supplement the family income.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 7, 2018 17:28
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[Zimbabwe] Witness: Tobacco Farmers Kept in the Dark

Tobacco companies have responsibilities to respect human rights in their supply chains, and that includes making sure that farmers know about the dangers of nicotine exposure – particularly for children. Margaret had hoped that in those seven years, someo
Human Rights Watch
added Apr 5, 2018 14:55
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A Bitter Harvest / Child Labor and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe

research in 2016 and 2017 into conditions on tobacco farms in Zimbabwe revealed an industry tainted by child labor and confronted by other serious human rights problems as well. Zimbabwean authorities and tobacco companies should take urgent steps to addr
Human Rights Watch
added Apr 5, 2018 14:53
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