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Zimbabwean Minister of Mines and Mining Development Obert Mpofu... News PhotoDay 2,Economy,Finance,Horizontal,Speech,Victoria Falls,ZimbabwePhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPZimbabwean Minister of Mines and Mining Development Obert Mpofu delivers a speech on November 13, 2012 during the second day of the Zimbabwean Diamond Conference in Victoria Falls. Zimbabwe hosts an international diamond conference aimed at polishing the image of the country and help attract investors to the sector which was tainted by serious violations including graft, torture and murder. Zimbabwe's diamond sector has been blemished by allegations of graft, labour and human rights violations that occured when Harare deployed security forces to drive away illegal miners from the eastern Marange diamond fields. AFP PHOTO / JEKESAI NJIKIZANA (Photo credit should read JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images)