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Harry Frederick Oppenheimer

Date of Birth: 28 October 1908
Died: 19 August 2000


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Skeletons in the cupboard

They include the Gem Diamonds chief executive and former personal assistant to Harry Oppenheimer, Clifford Elphick, and the former JP Morgan bankers Mike Haworth, Lloyd Pengilly and Ian Hannam...


No place to hide

The five richest men in the country – Harry Oppenheimer (diamonds), Johann Rupert (tobacco and industrial), Christo Wiese (clothing and retail), Jacobus Petrus 'Koos' Bekker (global media) and Patrice Motsepe (mining and industrial) – have been thrown into the spotlight as the radical economic transformation campaign gains momentum...


The Glencore-Xstrata merger

Not since the days of Harry Oppenheimer’s Anglo American Corporation has there been such a potentially powerful force influencing which African mines are developed – and when...


Down the mine, down the drain

Reinvesting in Zambia was a dream for the late Harry Oppenheimer and for Jack Holmes, who worked on the Copperbelt before Anglo's mines were nationalised by former President Kenneth Kaunda...


Hard pressed

Its grandee, Harry Oppenheimer, saw well before the 1994 elections that times were changing and got rid of the newspapers...


Mining the depths

Anglo, particularly its eminence grise Harry Oppenheimer, has wanted to take the lead role in the unbundling and privatisation of Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (which had been forged out of a collection of mines mostly owned by Anglo and in which President Kenneth Kaunda’s government took a 60 per cent stake in 1982)...


Copper-bottomed

(Its presiding genius, Harry Oppenheimer, who is now 89 has long wanted to invest in the business and make it once again a power in the world of minerals)...


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