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Mugabe snuffs Zimbabwe tobacco, fueling Zambia boom

ZWNews.com reports (17 March 2005) that Zimbabwe's neighbors are profiting from President Robert Mugabe's land redistribution program, which has ravaged the world's second-biggest tobacco export industry since 2000. More than 340 commercial farmers have relocated to Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi and Tanzania, creating jobs and boosting exports from some of the world's poorest countries. Find the full story here.

Posted by Cynthia on March 18, 2005 at 04:44 PM in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Tobacco, Zambia, Zimbabwe | Permalink