Tobacco farmers who spoke to ZBC News at the Tobacco Sales Floor in Harare today said they are yet to get paid since selling their crop last Wednesday despite assurances by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe that it will avail money during the tobacco selling season.

Speaking to The Herald, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya, yesterday said central bank had moved in to address issues which saw some tobacco farmers withdrawing $300 instead of $1 000 per initial sale as announced.

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Harare formerly Salisbury is the capital of Is capital of::Zimbabwe. It is the is the seat of Government, the industrial hub and commercial centre for Zimbabwe. The city was founded by the Cecil John Rhodes-led Pioneer Column in 1890 and it named it Salisbury. The name was only changed to Harare in 1982 a name borrowed from the the regional chief Neharawa of the Kopje area where the city stands. The city's favourable climate earned it the name 'Sunshine City'. Read More