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Billy Rautenbach (Muller Conrad Rautenbach)

Date of Birth: 23/09/1959


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Party strife draws in white businesses

His network of white moguls includes Omani tycoon Thamer Said Ahmed al Shanfari, who has funded ZANU-PF in the past (AC Vol 46 No 16, Full circle); Billy Rautenbach, who owns Zimbabwe's sole ethanol plant (AC Vol 53 No 4, The trouble after Katumba); John Bredenkamp, who provided a helicopter that transported Mnangagwa's allies in 2004 during a plot to take up positions in the ZANU-PF Praesidium under what later became known as the Tsholotsho Declaration (AC Vol 45 No 25, A heartbeat away and AC Vol 41 No 11, Glittering prizes from the war); and the controversial British tycoon, Nicholas van Hoogstraten (AC Vol 55 No 7, Grace under fire)...


The trouble after Katumba

As Governor of Katanga, in September 1998 Katumba signed the contracts that transferred 80% of shares in the mines and factories owned by the parastatal Gécamines to Ridgepoint, a British Virgin Islands-registered company controlled by the Zimbabwean entrepreneur Billy Rautenbach...


Nalinee 'Joy' Taveesin

Also listed were two businessmen, John Bredenkamp and Billy Rautenbach, and Mahmood Awang Kechik, a Malaysian urologist who attended Mugabe...


Jackie Selebi on trial

The latest problem for State Prosecutor Gerrit Nel is the disappearance of three star witnesses, including colourful Zimbabwean businessman Billy Rautenbach...


Mines, dollars and dams

Like previous Gécamines managing directors such as Billy Rautenbach and George Forrest, Fortin is likely to return to Katanga in a private capacity, but he is legally obliged to stay away for a year...


Congo-Kinshasa's big five mines

CAMEC: The Central African Mining & Exploration Company, run by Billy Rautenbach's young, hyperactive and forceful protégé Laurent Decalion, may be Katanga's most flamboyant operation...


Greed in a time of cholera

Washington raised the bar with the announcement on 25 November of financial sanctions against white Zimbabwean financiers John Bredenkamp and Billy Rautenbach, as well as Thailand’s Nalinee ‘Joy’ Taveesin and Mugabe’s Malaysian doctor and financial advisor Mahmood Awang Kechik...


Where the government gets its money

Camec, run by former England cricketer Phil Edmonds (AC Vol 49 No 8; an associate of Billy Rautenbach and investor in Southern Sudan's oil), acquired platinum interests from Anglo in the same area in April, when it bought Lefever for $5 mn...


Mining men

Billy Rautenbach: He was declared persona non grata in Congo and is wanted on murder charges in South Africa...


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