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  • 03:45 Zimbabwean Farmers Disappointed By Low Tobacco Prices

    Zimbabwean Farmers Disappointed By Low Tobacco Prices

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    After a record output in 2014, Zimbabwean tobacco farmers fresh from cashing their cheques were the toast of the town. Thousands of new farmers decided to follow the money, but some of them could now be looking for a way out especially after the disappoin

  • 02:24 South African Airways Launches Tobacco-based Bio-fuel Flights

    South African Airways Launches Tobacco-based Bio-fuel Flights

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    History has been made in Africa's aviation industry. The first passenger flights using bio-fuel have made the trip between Johannesburg and Cape Town. The plane burns organic fuel extracted from a nicotine-free tobacco plant called Solaris. The endeavor i

  • 02:10 Minerals And Tobacco Sales Boost Zimbabwe's Exports By 25%

    Minerals And Tobacco Sales Boost Zimbabwe's Exports By 25%

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    Zimbabwe's exports jumped 25% in September buoyed by sales of its minerals and tobacco. The increase was reported in the latest statistics from the country's national statistics agency. CCTV's Farai Mwakutuya reports that this has been good news in a coun

  • 02:09 Zimbabwe Minerals And Tobacco Sales Boost Country's Exports By 25%

    Zimbabwe Minerals And Tobacco Sales Boost Country's Exports By 25%

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    Zimbabwe's exports jumped 25% in September buoyed by sales of its minerals and tobacco. The increase was reported in the latest statistics from the country's national statistics agency. CCTV's Farai Mwakutuya reports that this has been good news in a coun

  • 04:09 Zimbabwean Woman Tries Her Hand At Commercial Farming

    Zimbabwean Woman Tries Her Hand At Commercial Farming

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    Today marks International Women's Day. From Zimbabwe, we bring you the story of Daphne Bayayi, a woman who pursued her dream of becoming a commercial farmer. Daphne has taken advantage of a United Nations land reform programme that aims to increase Zimbab

  • 04:48 Zimbabwe Government Hoping To Boost Dollar Reserves After Leaf Sales

    Zimbabwe Government Hoping To Boost Dollar Reserves After Leaf Sales

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    Zimbabwe is likely to produce 205 million kgs of tobacco this year, slightly more than 2016, with sales of its main export likely to improve dollar supplies in the cash-strapped economy. Tobacco earns more than gold and platinum. Zimbabwe is desperately s

  • 01:20 Zimbabwe Reverses 10% Tax On Tobacco Farmers

    Zimbabwe Reverses 10% Tax On Tobacco Farmers

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    In neighboring Zimbabwe, the government has reversed a contentious 10% tax on tobacco farmers. The U-turn follows calls by the industry and agriculture ministry, who argued the levy would negatively affect the rapidly growing sector. Farai Mwakutuya repor