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Zimbabwe

Obert Moses Mpofu

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


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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...


Abbey's all clear

Chikane was evidently under pressure: the Marange diamond fields are reputedly the richest in the world and Mines Minister Obert Mpofu estimates that exports from the field are worth US$1...


Spiriting away diamonds

Mines Minister Obert Mpofu, in evidence to the parliamentary Portfolio Committee, suggests Canning’s figures are twice the real earnings...


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...


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