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[Africa] Zimbabweans spot green gold in bamboo that spares forests

around 9 percent of Zimbabwe’s 72,000 tobacco growers now use bamboo to cure their crop. ...“The days of going all out in search of firewood to cure tobacco could soon be over,” said Ngorima.
added Aug 11, 2016 14:32

[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco habit kicks in, but can't lift dollar drought

"Since dollarising the economy in 2009, Zimbabwe has faced a growing shortage of hard cash, now estimated at around $2.5-billion [R34-billion]. We see little scope for this trend reversing over the next two years, as a poor outlook for key exporting sect
Times LIVE (za)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:03

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco mop-up sales planned

mop-up sales will be conducted later this month as this year’s crop marketing season comes to an end today
Chronicle (zw)
added Aug 7, 2016 22:41

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim explores alternatives to flue-cured Virginia tobacco

Small-scale tobacco farmers in the Burma Valley embarked on a cigar wrapper tobacco project this season. Cigar wrapper is tobacco leaf used as the outermost covering of a cigar, surrounding the binder. This comes at a time when there is a shortage of ciga
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 5, 2016 17:15

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco deliveries likely to be shy of last year’s figure

This year’s tobacco deliveries are unlikely to reach or surpass last year’s figure of 198 million kg as only about 192 million kilogrammes has been delivered so far with only two days remaining before the end of the season. The tobacco marketing season w
BH24 (zw)
added Aug 4, 2016 10:55

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers cry foul over levy

TOBACCO farmers are up in arms with government over how it is using funds generated under the Afforestation Levy, which is meant to support production of the golden leaf, the country’s biggest export earning crop. Over the past two seasons, government, t
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:07

[Africa] Zimbabwe targets 190mln kg tobacco output

Zimbabwe has revised its tobacco sales targets from 175mln kg to 190 million as deliveries continue to trickle in. This was after the country last week surpassed its initial target by more than 5% at 183 million kg of the golden leaf earning the country
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:55

[Africa] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Zimbabwe (Holdings) Ltd declares dividend of $0.18 per share

added Jul 26, 2016 16:56

[Africa, USA, Zimbabwe] US$57m lost in dodgy American trade

ZIMBABWE was prejudiced of more than US$57,2 million through extortionately priced imports and underinvoiced exports to the United States between 2000 to 2005, a new study reveals.Much of the losses — US$29,4 million — were mainly through unreasonably hi
Zimbabwe Daily
added Jul 25, 2016 14:47

[Africa] Zimbabwe: Zim Tobacco Crop Surpasses Target

ZIMBABWE's 2016 tobacco sales have surpassed the 160 million kilogrammes target set by the industry's regulator, with 167 million kilogrammes having been sold by day 69 of the tobacco marketing season.
added Jul 25, 2016 14:44
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