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Zimbabwe

Obert Moses Mpofu

Date of Birth: 12/10/1951
Place of Birth: Southern Rhodesia


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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...


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...


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