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Zimbabwe

Obert Moses Mpofu

Date of Birth: 12 October 1951


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The diamond mine drama

In evidence to a parliamentary committee this month Mines Minister Obert Mpofu (Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front AC Vol 51 No 6) admitted that his Ministry had no diamond expertise that in his opinion everyone in the diamond business was crooked and that desperate for foreign currency there was no option but to go along with the ones who seemed least crooked...


Petrified Politburos

As a result the very substantial figure of Obert Mpofu fills the economic seat...


Economic clouds, platinum lining

The ZANU-PF Mines Minister Obert Mpofu is far from the sharpest knife in the cabinet but the stranglehold of the parastatal Zimbabwe Mineral and Development Corporation has been broken...


Blood diamonds and old soldiers

Amid growing reports of Chinese involvement Mines Minister Obert Mpofu remains tight-lipped and parsimonious with information although it has been announced that a Chinese company the Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Company (Anjin) has a major interest in a third concession that has been granted...


Matebeleland fallout

Nkomo who is ZANU-PF National Chairman has the nomination of the debilitated party in Bulawayo; Minister of Mines Obert Mpofu has that of Matebeleland North where he was Governor until last year; Matebeleland South has reneged on its pledge to Nkomo and has now put forward Naison Ndhlovu the Deputy Speaker of the Senate...


After Msika - a new pecking order

There are many contenders including Ambassador to South Africa Simon Khaya Moyo Mines Minister Obert Mpofu Sikhanyiso Ndlovu (in the Politburo not government) and even Kembo Mohadi (co-Minister of Home Affairs)...


A mixture, not a coalition

Mugabe has nominated old hands with whom he feels comfortable: Didymus Mutasa Sydney Sekeramayi Stan Mudenge John Nkomo Obert Mpofu and Ignatious Chombo...

) Obert Moses Mpofu (Mines) Webster Shamu (Information) Patrick Chinamasa (Justice and Legal Affairs) Simbarashe Mumbengegwi (Foreign Affairs) Walter Mzembi (Tourism) Herbert Murerwa (Lands and Land Resettlement) and Francis D...


Mugabe's people in the provinces

In Matebeleland North Obert Mpofu has been Mugabe's main informant and aide since the Willowgate car scandal of the 1980s...


More blood, more cash

Trade and Industry Minister Obert Mpofu said that two state companies the Zimbabwe Development Corporation and State Trading Corporation would be likely vehicles for Mugabe's plan to take 51% shares of private companies...


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