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Joseph Mtakwese Made
Zimbabwe

Joseph Mtakwese Made

Minister of Agriculture

Date of Birth: 21/11/1954


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Seized farms haunt ZANU-PF

These include Tara Farm, acquired by Agriculture Minister Joseph Mtakwese Made; Nyamanda Farm (Indigenisation Minister Francis Nhema, AC Vol 55 No 9, Scramble for the top); Nyamazura Farm (Chinamasa); Rise Holm Farm (ex-Lands and Rural Resettlement Minister Herbert Murerwa, now Chairman, ZESA Holdings); Shigwiri Farm (Ignatius Chombo, Local Government); Young Farm (Obert Mpofu, Transport); and BW Farm (Walter Mzembi, Tourism)...


The lesser weevils

The image had a certain topicality as the media had recently fingered the Minister of Agriculture, Joseph Made, for forcing the cash-strapped Grain Marketing Board to pay top whack for his weevil-invested maize delivery...


Mugabe shuffles the pack, again

Joseph Made, the veteran Agriculture Minister and foe of the commercial farmers, keeps his portfolio and is set to preside over yet another season of food shortages, although his new deputy, Paddy Zhanda, has business experience and may moderate some of Made's wilder schemes...


Adapt or die

Outraged, Agriculture Minister Joseph Made ordered the Grain Marketing Board to recall the maize to be repackaged into bags emblazoned with Mugabe’s likeness...


The wiles of a crocodile, the memory of an elephant

With the exception of Didymus Mutasa, ZANU-PF’s pontifex maximus, the entire regional hierarchy was swept out of Parliament, with Justice Minister Patrick Chinamasa and Agriculture Minister Joseph Made securing their berths only by presidential appointment...


Economic clouds, platinum lining

Faced with another poor harvest, Agriculture Minister Joseph Made complains that it is the fault of sanctions that new farmers have not got the capital to farm properly...


A mixture, not a coalition

Supporters of Mnangagwa, newly appointed Minister of Defence, make up almost half of Mugabe's cabinet appointments: Joseph Made (Agriculture), Ignatious Chombo (Local Government), Lt...


China's trains, Zimbabwe's tobacco

China is already one of the largest buyers of Zimbabwean tobacco and the proposal has support from Minister of Agriculture and Mechanisation, Joseph Made...


Tsvangirai's transient victory

Justice Minister Patrick Chinamasa, the party's chief negotiator, was beaten; so were Women's League leader Oppah Muchinguri; Water Minister Munacho Mutezo; longest-serving ZANU-PF Politburo member Kumbirai Kangai; War Veterans' leader Joseph Chinotimba; Transport Minister Christopher Mushowe; and Agricultural Mechanisation Minister Joseph Made...


Mugabe's people in the provinces

He also counts on Joseph Made and Patrick Chinamasa...

Manicaland: Didymus Mutasa, Patrick Chinamasa, Simba Makoni, Kumbirai Kangai, Munacho Mutezo, Joseph Made, Mike Nyambuya, Chris Mushowe, Victoria Chitepo, Morton Malianga, Muchinguri...


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