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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim ventures into cigar tobacco production

Zimbabwe is now producing cigar wrapper tobacco, becoming the third African country after Cameroon and Kenya to produce the high value brand. The tobacco is produced by farmers in Burma Valley, Manicaland.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 11, 2017 23:17

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Victory for farmers as govt suspends tobacco tax

THE government yesterday suspended plans to introduce a 10% withholding tax on tobacco farmers without clearance certificates, a victory for farmers, who had asked authorities to reverse the decision.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:41

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco deliveries up, rakes in US$53 mln

Tobacco sales have raked in US$53 million as the selling season gathers pace. The amount was generated from the sale of 29 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf.
ZBC (zw)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:53

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Savanna Tobacco rebrands

Government has called for the creation of a cigarette industry which fully embraces value-addition and beneficiation to realise better profits compared to selling unprocessed tobacco. The successful empowerment of the tobacco sector at primary level has
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:03

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Farmers push for tobacco tax reversal

Farmers’ associations have engaged the government to reverse its decision to impose a 10% withholding tax on tobacco farmers without valid tax clearance certificates.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:03

[Africa] Slow carbon credit sales hinder Zimbabwe forest protection

"We are encouraging tobacco farmers to have their own woodlots to cure tobacco. If a farmer does not have such a woodlot we advise them not to grow tobacco," he said. Tobacco curing alone is responsible for more than 20 percent of the country's
added Mar 29, 2017 16:01

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales reach $21,7m

Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53

[Africa, Zimbabwe] NetOne targets tobacco farmers

State-owned NetOne, which was the only mobile network operator to record growth in active subscribers last year, has invaded the auction floors to market its products and has so far endeared itself with farmers. A farmer from Mashonaland Central, Tonder
Newsday (zw)
added Mar 27, 2017 04:34

[Africa] Heavy rains wash away Zimbabwe’s roads, leaving crops stranded

“We are now in the tobacco selling season and people need to take their tobacco to the tobacco auction floors,” Mukwangwariwa said.
added Mar 23, 2017 01:58

[Africa] Zimbabwe opens tobacco-selling season for financial boost

Hundreds of farmers are waiting to sell their crop, but some express concern that they may struggle to access their money due to the country's cash shortages.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52
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