We must brace for forex shortages

This year, the country expects to produce 265 million kg of tobacco, from a record harvest of 296 million last year.
By The Zimbabwe Independent May. 17, 2024

Pests, diseases threaten tobacco sector

Data obtained from TIMB indicated that, in terms of value, tobacco sales fell by 11,02% to US$445,3 million, despite average price per kg increasing by 18,77% to US$3,56.
By Mthandazo Nyoni May. 16, 2024

Chiwenga calls for fairness in tobacco trading

Tobacco production has rebounded from a slump which characterised the early years of the land reform programme. Zimbabwe produced a record 296 million kg last year.
By Melody Chikono Mar. 14, 2024

Drought hits tobacco output

The new system, Tsarwe added, would track the movement of the crop.
By Tanyaradzwa Kapuru Mar. 8, 2024

Timb establishes transporters framework

Zimbabwe had exported tobacco worth US$358 million in the period under review, compared to US$112,8 million realised in 2023.
By Belinda Chiroodza Feb. 29, 2024

Editorial Comment: Heads must roll after auditor general exposé

Zacc is feared to have lost money after it paid US$345 918 for 10 cars but had received only five at the time of the audit.
By The Standard Oct. 29, 2023

High time to enforce no delivery, no pay policy

In her report, acting Auditor-General Rheah Kujinga noted that there were 51 entities that had not yet submitted financial statements for audit.
By The Zimbabwe Independent Oct. 27, 2023

TIMB boss in sexual harassment storm

The damning allegations are contained in the female executive’s founding affidavit against her dismissal from TIMB on abuse of office charges.
By Staff Reporter Aug. 30, 2023

Let’s rethink tobacco funding model

For years now, farmers have been caught in a vicious cycle of taking out loans from tobacco companies to finance their operations
By Newsday Aug. 2, 2023