Pictures: TSF closed after police and tobacco farmers clash

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Reliable sources have informed us that the Tobacco Sales Floor was shut down after farmers staged a demonstration where they beat up workers, destroyed property after complaining that banks are giving them $50. Riot police was called in to restore order.

The failure of banks to pay money comes at a time when the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe said that the country has reduced its foreign payments backlog by more than 50 percent to $185 million, largely due to forex flows from ongoing tobacco sales and improved dollar deposits.

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The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is the central bank of Zimbabwe. Its offices are located at number 80 Samora Machel Avenue in Harare. The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe operates under the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Act, Chapter 22: 15 of 1964. The Act provides... Read More About Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe

The Republic of Zimbabwe is a country located in the Southern Africa region. Its capital city is :Harare and the country has 10 provinces. Zimbabwe is 390,580 sq km and is bordered on all sides by other countries (Zambia in the north, South Africa in... Read More About Zimbabwe

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