Obert Mpofu

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 16th, 2013
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By GILLIAN GOTORA Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Angry Zimbabwean depositors ran amok at a downtown bank, breaking down a door and smashing windows after money ran out to pay withdrawals as cash shortages worsen in the troubled economy. Witnesses said Monday scores of depositors turne...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 26th, 2012
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By Herbert Mugwagwa, zimeye.org In the last instalment, we gave Obert Mpofu, Mines Minister, an E grade for the lack of clear leadership that he is demonstrating in his ministry. Can Mpofu clearly tell us what the Zimbos (within and from without Zimbabwe) are benefiting from our wealth, especially mi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Dec 23rd, 2012
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FINANCE minister Tendai Biti has written to President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai advising them that the country does not have sufficient funds to hold elections and the referendum set to next year. Speaking at the monthly state of the economy address in Harare yesterday, Biti ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Dec 20th, 2012
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For the umpteenth time, President Robert Mugabe, speaking at the 13th Zanu (PF) Annual People’s Conference in Gweru this month, castigated his cabal of ministers for deep-seated corruption. Mugabe said corruption and violence were dragging the name of the party into the mud and threatened to fire min...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Dec 6th, 2012
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ZIMBABWE has been rated by Transparency International which released its latest corruption perception index placing the nation on number 163 from a total of 176 countries worldwide making it the most corrupt nation in the SADC region. The politically volatile Southern African country is only rated be...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 17th, 2012
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A letter from the diaspora By Pauline Henson The Zimbabwe Diamond Conference which began on Monday was sponsored by the Zim government and opened by Robert Mugabe. The intention of the Conference said Mugabe was to “shed light” on the diamond industry and particularly on the question of where all the...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Nov 13th, 2012
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Address by former South African President Thabo Mbeki at the Zimbabwe Diamond Conference, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe: November 12, 2012: Director of Ceremonies, Our host, Minister Obert Mpofu, Honourable Ministers from Zimbabwe and our region, Leaders of the Kimberley Process, Your Excellencies, Ambass...
By IndepthAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Nov 13th, 2012
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Zimbabwean officials have dismissed a report by a non-profit group leading the campaign against conflict diamonds. The report says at least $2 billion worth of diamonds have been stolen from the country’s diamond fields and have ended up in the pockets of President Robert Mugabe’s ruling circle...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2012
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Zimbabwe is set to announce on Wednesday the fate of Impala Platinum’s shareholding in its local unit after latest talks on black ownership ended in deadlock, the state-controlled Herald newspaper said. The government wants Implats, the world’s second-largest platinum producer, to hand a ...
By benim
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Jun 24th, 2011
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Zimbabwe has been given the green light to sell diamonds from its Marange diamond fields by the industry’s leading certification system, but the decision did not have the backing of all members. Participants of the Kimberley Process, which aims to stop “conflict diamonds” entering t...