Robert Mhlanga

Robert Mhlanga

Chairperson at Mbada Diamonds Limited

General Information

Experience

Director - Liparm Corporation

Helicopter Pilot - Zimbabwe Situation

Airforce Vice Marshall - Zimbabwe's

Partner - Grandwell Holdings

Chairman - Mpofu

Affiliations

Board Member - The Dubai Diamond Company

Highly Respected Member - Air Force

Recent News  

changezimbabwe.com - Exposed: The Rape of Chiadzwa

Mbada Diamonds Board of Directors, Chairman Robert Mhlanga - Robert Mugabe's former personal helicopter pilot, Sithengisiso Mpofu, Obert Mpofu's sister in law, Dingiswayo Ndlovu - Obert Mpofu's personal assistant.
Chairman Robert Mhlanga - Robert Mugabe's former personal helicopter pilot.

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ABN Amro Bank Has no Eye on ZimDiamond Industry

MbadaDiamond's chairperson Robert Mhlanga said that access to funding and the free movements of funds were "the lifeblood" of the diamond industry.
"From a producers' point of view, our part is to make sure that we produce and supply enough product to an insatiable industry that continues to grow and expand exponentially," he said.

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The Ngami Times - Edition 794 27 May - 3 June, 2016

Robert Mugabe's direct links to Marange are thought to run through Robert Mhlanga, a Zimbabwean businessman and close associate of the former president who is also the chairperson of Mbada Diamonds, which used to own a concession at Marange.
Mhlanga is Mugabe's former personal pilot and is alleged to operate as a proxy for the Mugabe family. The Mail & Guardian reported in 2012 that Mhlanga had been on a P150-million property-buying spree in South Africa, acquiring prime real estate on the Durban north coast and in Sandton, Johannesburg. His property dealings raised eyebrows because he appeared to be content to pay up to six times the going rate for the properties. The M&G also reported that he was at the centre of an opaque network of companies based in South Africa, Mauritius, Hong Kong and the British Virgin Islands. Since his ouster, the former president has largely kept out of the private eye, staying at his official Blue Roof residence in Harare.

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