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Zimbabwe

Obert Moses Mpofu

Date of Birth: 12 October 1951


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Asian ambassadors offer economic advice

A statement from Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s office on 30 November assured that politicians would not scupper the plan and claimed that it was Mines Minister Obert Mpofu who was leading the challenge to the Essar deal...


ZANU-PF’s gem of a campaign

At the same time Mines Minister Obert Mpofu (self-proclaimed monarch of Matebeleland) was bolstering his claims to high office with regular weekend ZANU-PF rallies in drought-prone provinces at which up to 50 tonnes of maize are distributed to the faithful...


Muscling out Mugabe

Nonetheless including urban Bulawayo there is forceful competition for second prize between Vice-President John Nkomo Simon Khaya Moyo (National Chairman) and Obert Mpofu the extremely wealthy Mines Minister...


Constitutional reform blow

Matebeleland is shaping up for a battle between Simon Khaya Moyo and Mines Minister Obert Mpofu to succeed Vice-President John Nkomo who was too ill to attend Mugabe’s 88th birthday bash...


Missing the sparklers

After prolonged obstruction by Mines Minister Obert Mpofu critical iron ore claims were finally cleared for transfer to New Zimbabwe Steel as agreed previously with Industry Minister Welshman Ncube...


Parting gifts

The Mines Minister Obert Mpofu also warned that the purchase of the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company by India’s troubled Essar Energy would face more difficulties related to its associated mining concessions that could scupper the deal (AAC Vol 5 No 2 Essar takes control of Zisco)...


Steel while the iron is hot

Other ministries have tangential interests lMines (Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front’s Obert Mpofu) Transport (ZANU-PF’s Nicholas Goche) Power (Elton Mangoma from Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC faction) and Indigenisation and Empowerment (ZANU-PF’s Saviour Kasukuwere)...


Harare in the sky with diamonds

’ Cock-a-hoop Mines Minister Obert Mpofu enthused that the way was now clear to generate $2 billion in annual export earnings from what he called the world’s largest deposits and that diamonds would make up 50% of government revenue and more than 25% of world diamond sales...


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