Tobacco export earnings up 13pc

11 months ago | September 4, 2017

Tobacco export earnings up 13pc

ZIMBABWE’s tobacco export earnings have risen 13 percent to $380,6 million from $334,8 million, but the average price ...

11 months ago | August 24, 2017

Tobacco exports rake in $1bn

Herald Reporters— Tobacco exports are expected to reach nearly $1 billion during the 2017 season, the tobacco ...

1 year ago | July 13, 2017

RBZ seeks $500m facility

Tawanda Musarurwa and Kudakwashe Mhundwa The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is seeking a $500 million facility to cover ...

All stages are important in tobacco production

Yvonne Mutava There is a 21 percent increase in the number of growers who sold their tobacco this marketing season ...

1 year ago | July 6, 2017

Tobacco earnings exceed $500m

Livingstone Marufu TOBACCO earnings have gone past $506 million from the 171,79 million kilogrammes that have been ...

Experiences of a young tobacco grower

Buhle Nkomo Correspondent The interest in farming by young Zimbabweans has steadily grown over the years. Many have seen ...

1 year ago | June 29, 2017

Govt urged to fund agric research

The Government is not funding agriculture research, a situation that is affecting acquisition of new knowledge on crops ...

Tianze: Helping hand for tobacco growers

Sydney Kawadza Senior Features Writer The Chinese must be a happy lot. Guided by one of their proverbs, it can be ...

1 year ago | June 22, 2017

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Save our farmers, probe GMB dealings

WHEN the tobacco marketing season opened in March, farmers were assured that everything was in order. There were even ...

Farming was the answer

Buhle Nkomo “Life in the diaspora was not rosy as I played cat and mouse with the police when my documents expired,” ...

Tobacco rakes in $470 million

Zimbabwe has earned $470 million from the sale of 161 million kilogrammes of tobacco since the 2017 selling season ...

1 year ago | May 12, 2017

Golden leaf turns farmers pale

Leroy Dzenga Features Writer — National identity cards have turned into a currency as tobacco farmers at auction ...

1 year ago | May 11, 2017

Tobacco exports up 10 percent

Michael Tome Business Reporter The country has exported 45,6 million kilogrammes of flue-cured tobacco worth $214,7 ...

1 year ago | May 10, 2017

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Punish Command Agric saboteurs

NOT everyone would have been happy about the success of Government’s Command Agriculture programme. But even those who ...

1 year ago | April 25, 2017

Tobacco exports up 14 percent

Volumes of tobacco which has been exported now stand at 42,5 million kg, a 14 percent rise from those exported in the ...