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Scott Sakupwanya to feature in Gold Mafia Episode 4: Here is what we know so far

Politician and gold buyer, has drawn attention after being referenced in a clip from Gold Mafia 4. Ambassador at Large Uerbet Angel, who has appeared in all three episodes that have released so far, mentioned the name of the gold buyer. A four-part investigative documentary series called Gold Mafia is revealing the smuggling of gold and hard currency into and out of Zimbabwe. Although Angel is in charge of luring business and investment to the nation, he talks money laundering and gold smuggling in the documentary.

Here is everything we currently know about Scott.

Scott Sakupwanya appears in Al Jazeera's Gold Mafia documentary, he is Mr. Gold
Controversial gold buyer Scott Sakupwanya

Sakupwanya won the March 2022 by-election and is now the ward 21 councilor in Mabvuku. After Douglas Mwonzora, the leader of the MDC-T, started recalling lawmakers who had refused to acknowledge him as the party’s president, the seat fell empty.

The 44-year-old recently prevailed in Zanu-PF elections and will stand as the party’s candidate for Mabvuku Tafara in the next elections. Zimbabwe will hold elections this year in either July or August.

Sakupwanya took home the prize for best gold buyer of the year in 2022 at the first-ever gold mining awards ceremony, hosted by the minister of mines,

Sakupwanya reportedly delivered seven tonnes of gold to the Fidelity Printers and Refinery. The Reserve Bank’s gold buying subsidiary is Fidelity Printers and Refinery.

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