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Zimbabwe: Tobacco Work Harming Children

Children and adults who work on Zimbabwe’s tobacco farms are facing serious risks to their health as well as labor abuses, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Child labor and other human rights abuses on tobacco farms in Zimbabwe tarnish t
Human Rights Watch
added Apr 5, 2018 14:51
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Zimbabwe’s tobacco crop expected to top 200 million kg

Zimbabwe’s tobacco crop is this season expected to top 200 million kg, a harvest last realised in 1999 before the country’s land reform programme, officials in the sector said on Thursday. Contract sales of the crop opened on Thursday, and earnings from
African Independent (za)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:39
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VIDEO: Zimbabwe seizure of tobacco farms hamper production

Zimbabwe's tobacco selling season has begun.... But there are complaints some of the farms seized during land reforms are not being fully utilised, hindering production. Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.
Al Jazeera
added Mar 23, 2018 21:36
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Zimbabwe expects higher tobacco output, could improve liquidity

Zimbabwe expects output of its second biggest export earner tobacco to rise 5.8 percent to 200 million kilogramme this year, an industry group said on Wednesday, as farmers started selling their crop at the country’s auctions.
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2018 14:59
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[Zimbabwe] Tobacco selling season kicks off

Zimbabwe’s 2018 tobacco selling opened Wednesday with officials saying production is set to increase by nearly six percent to 200 million kilogrammes this year from 189 million kg last year.Tobacco is the southern African country’s second biggest fore
Farmers Review Africa (ke)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:23
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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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