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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco theif appears in court

A 25-year-old Mvurwi man has been arraigned before the court for stealing 17 340 plants of the golden leaf from his employer's field. Cephas Musaidzi of Ruia B Plot 1 farm appeared before Guruve Resident Magistrate Shingirayi Mutero accused of reaping
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Premier Tobacco fails to pay workers

DEBT-stricken and financially troubled Premier Tobacco Auction Floors has not paid workers for nearly two and half years, raising questions about its financial capacity to purchase tobacco this season. The company has been stuttering since 2015 when it
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:22
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] WHO condemns shisha smoking

(WHO) has condemned the smoking of shisha, which has become a hit in Bulawayo’s night spots...The Shisha is also popular amongst suburban youths and has been a common feature at the infamous Vuzu parties held by high school pupils
Nehanda Radio (zw)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:03
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Same old problems for tobacco farmers as selling season beckons

Federation for Farmers’ Union chairman Wonder Chabikwa said there was need to carefully handle tobacco farmers’ welfare as they facilitate the inflow of forex into the country. “Every year we have a problem of farmers crying. We must be responsible and
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:14
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] RBZ sets tobacco cash ceiling

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe set a $300 daily cash payment ceiling for tobacco growers this season with balances paid electronically in a move expected to improve settlement efficiency. Last year, farmers were allowed to withdraw as much as $1 000 cash p
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:07
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[Zimbabwe] Zim to get forex boost from tobacco sales despite poor quality crops

Zimbabwe is expecting a foreign currency boost from tobacco sales, with the 2018 auctioning season starting on March 21. "Growers shall be paid a maximum of $300 per day through banks stationed at the auction floors. The balance shall be transferred into
News24 (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:49
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[Zimbabwe] 2 tobacco auction floors to open in Rusape

Tobacco farmers in Manicaland stand to benefit from the recent announcement that two auction floors will be opening in Rusape this year. One of the auction floors will be operated by Agritrade Leaf Tobacco, a relatively new entity, while there are marke
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:47
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[Zimbabwe] Government to assist tobacco farmers meet 2020 guidelines

Government is working hard to ensure tobacco growers meet the 2020 Global Tobacco Cigarette Companies guidelines...state that as from 2020, international buyers would no longer be accepting tobacco that has not been produced in a sustainable manner, inclu
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 21, 2018 02:51
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Zimbabwe Plans Gold, Tobacco Diaspora Bonds as Bank Rules Change

Zimbabwe’s central bank said it plans to sell bonds for citizens outside the country to invest in gold and tobacco output as it also introduces banking rules to encourage money flows and exports.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco hectarage declines 5.5 percent

THE area planted under the tobacco crop in the 2017/18 cropping season has declined by 5.5 percent to 104 397 hectares from 110 518ha during the same period last year, official figures show
Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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