ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe tobacco farmers have so far earned $565 million from the sale of 192 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf, a development that is expected to ease liquidity crisis in the country.
ZIMBABWE - The 2015 flue-cured tobacco selling season ended last weekend, with farmers describing it as one of the toughest in recent years. Drought and floods affected the quantity and quality of the crop.
UGANDA - Tobacco farmers in Kibaale district have petitioned Parliament accusing Continental Tobacco Uganda Ltd of failure to pay for tobacco worth Sh 5bn which was sold to the company by the farmers last August.
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe tobacco farmers have so far earned nearly $430 million from the sale of 145,5 million kilogrammes (kg) of flue cured tobacco since the beginning of the current marketing season in March this year, official figures show.
KENYA - Multinational tobacco firms want the implementation of new strict tobacco rules suspended, citing sections they claim are unconstitutional.
ZAMBIA – Tobacco has continued to be one of the most important cash crops in Zambia as it contributes significantly to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe has missed the 220 million kilogrammes (kg) tobacco target set for this year largely due to bad weather in the early stages of the growing season.
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe tobacco farmers have so far auctioned 164 million kg of the crop worth $484 million since the opening of the 2015 selling season in March.
EU - British American Tobacco (BAT) on Monday announced that it had agreed to a multimillion-euro deal to acquire TDR and other tobacco and retail assets from Adris Grupa in a bid to expand its presence in central Europe.
ZIMBABWE -Zimbabwe tobacco farmers have so far earned $315 million from the sale of 112 million kilogrammes (kg) of the golden leaf since the beginning of this year’s selling season in March.
ZIMBABWE- Zimbabwe's tobacco sales have declined by 27 percent to $60 million since the opening of the 2015 selling season last month compared to $81 million recorded in the same period last year due to lower prices.