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Zimbabwe

Obert Moses Mpofu

Date of Birth: 12 October 1951


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Pachyderms in the parlour

Mines Minister Obert Mpofu jealously regards mining as his territory and is not keen on other jumbos such as Kasukuwere threatening to withdraw operating licences (AC Vol 52 No 5)...


Polls, leaks and expropriations

Minister of Mines Obert Moses Mpofu who knows a milch cow when he sees one objected that mining licences were the province of his Ministry while Reserve Bank Governor Gideon Gono made a similar argument on behalf of financial institutions...


ZANU-PF cries treason

At a heated cabinet meeting Biti accused Obert Mpofu ZANU-PF’s Mines Minister and ZMDC Chairman Godwills Masimirembwa of misleading Mugabe...


Rust never sleeps

New Reclamation a South African scrap metal company had won rights via Obert Mpofu’s Mining Ministry to Marange’s diamonds...


The wiles of a crocodile, the memory of an elephant

Obert Mpofu (Mines Minister) in Matebeleland North and Kembo Mohadi (joint Home Affairs) in Matebeleland South are in the Mnangagwa camp but neither has the strength to carry a candidate with his historic baggage...


A multi-faceted business

Mugabe and his Mines Minister Obert Mpofu refuse to acknowledge criticism from the Kimberley Process watchdog about the accountability of Zimbabwe’s fast-growing diamond industry...

Zimbabwe’s Mining Minister Obert Mpofu whom one of Canadile’s arrested directors accused of soliciting bribes told the KPCS meeting that Zimbabwe would accept no conditions on the mining and marketing of its diamonds...


Ghostly presences

In Matebeleland North Vice-President John Nkomo is trying to face down Professor Jonathan Moyo and Obert Moses Mpofu the Mines Minister (and since the discovery of the Marange diamonds reputedly the richest man in Matebeleland) for control of the provincial party...


Restless spirits

Vice-President John Nkomo (no relation) is competing with the mega-rich Obert Mpofu Minister of Mines for the provincial chairmanship...


Diplomacy by other means

Empowerment Minister Saviour Kasukuwere and Mines Minister Obert Mpofu rounded on Moyo for his ideological weaknesses...


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