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Mozambique is at one of its most critical moments since the end of the civil war in 1992. The government has borrowed massively both internationally and domestically, and this includes three secret loans amounting to $2bn between 2013 and 2014. This has led to several major donors, like IMF and the World ...
But the beer consumed in Mozambique is mostly produced inside the country by one company, CDM (Beers of Mozambique). It is estimated that only about five per cent of the beer drunk in Mozambique is contraband. CDM is one of the country's largest taxpayers, and nobody has ever accused it of ...
Maputo -- A species of bat, previously unknown to science, has been discovered in Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park, in the central province of Sofala. A study published in the Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society describes three new species of bats from southern Africa. One, with ...
Fernando Bismarque, of the Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM), also called on Buchili to resign, and found it absurd that after three years of investigation nobody has been charged with any offence over the Ematum, Proindicus and MAM loans. Renamo deputies repeatedly claimed that ... secret

Mozambique has yet to find evidence of any criminal activity over its $2 billion hidden debt crisis that has threatened the country's economy, the attorney general said Wednesday. President Filipe Nyusi has been accused of being reluctant to expose those in the ruling Frelimo party responsible for the ...
Three new attacks allegedly by radicalised Muslim youth in northern Mozambique have left one dead and three injured in recent days, sources told AFP on Wednesday. A spate of violence has erupted in the region since October when an apparent jihadist assault targeted a police station and military ... Islamist
Maputo — The generalised fuel subsidies practised by the previous Mozambican government, under President Armando Guebuza, led to colossal debts to the fuel distribution companies, which the current government has not yet been able to pay off in full, according to Almirante Dimas, deputy director of ... Islamist
London — Trade between Mozambique and China grew by 24.24 per cent to 33.5 million US dollars in the first two months of 2018, compared with the same period last year. According to figures published by the Chinese customs service, in January and February, Chinese imports into Mozambique ... Islamist
In Numbers. 1,654 MT of food assistance distributed. US$ 346,626 in cash based transfers. US$ 1.8 unmet funding requirements for MarchAugust 2018, representing 9% of total requirements for the period. 237,799 people assisted in March. Operational Updates. • Around 300 people including school ... Islamist
Paul Dolan, CEO of Obtala, commented: “We will fully review the potential financial implications of these measures to the group, but since Argento's operations in Mozambique are certified by MITADER, if they are adopted into law they should, in the long term, benefit the group from both an operational and ... Islamist
Maputo — The Mozambican police have categorically denied reports in a South African paper that terrorists from the self-styled “Islamic State”, or ISIS, have infiltrated northern Mozambique. The paper, the “Lowvelder”, published in Mbombela, capital of the eastern South African province of Mpumalanga, ... Islamist
ASX-listed Mustang Resources has discovered a new ruby-bearing gravel deposit just 3.5 km from its processing plant at the Montepuez ruby project in Mozambique. The discovery was made during an extensive exploration and test pitting campaign undertaken at Montepuez during the March 2018 quarter ... Islamist
Cape Town - Tsogo Sun [JSE:TSH] announced the official opening of its newest offshore hotel property, StayEasy Maputo, in Maputo, Mozambique. This addition to the Tsogo Sun Hotels portfolio will bring the number of properties outside of South Africa for the group to eleven, and the third hotel for the ... Islamist
Mozambique's rail sector is witnessing a major boost as private sector firms have begun renovations and further developments of new lines to help transport people and goods. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. At the Nampula station, in the north-east of the country, the 4:00 am train to Cuamba ... Islamist
International lenders and markets are growing increasingly concerned about "hidden debt" in Zambia, a situation similar to the one that plunged neighbouring Mozambique into a deep financial crisis. For several weeks financiers have demanded answers about the level of the country's true external ... Islamist

We illustrate how this works using Mozambique as a case study. Following a prolific gas discovery in 2009, foreign companies came pouring in and FDI ballooned off the chart. By our calculations 21,500 out of the 25,500 created by FDI in the five years following the first giant gas discovery in 2009 could be ... Islamist
The main cause of property depreciation, foremost in Malalane and Komatipoort, mostly relates to the imploding of the economy in Mozambique in May 2016, according to Jan Engelbrecht of Fine & Country Lowveld Kruger and law firm Esselens Engelbrechts. The Mozambican crisis was a huge blow to ... Islamist
The Seychelles Under 20 Selection held the young Mambas to a 0-0 draw at Stad Linite at home in a CAF Under 20 qualifying match on Saturday afternoon. The Mozambicans carried the game from the onset to their opponent as they tried to find an opening against a compact Seychelles defence which ... Islamist
In his article of 26th March 2018, Joseph Halon notes that only three countries have been long-term financial supporters of Mozambique (being Switzerland, the UK and Norway). However, taken on the whole, Hanlon's article gives a limited and somewhat misleading picture of Norfund's activities in ... Islamist
Uhuru handed Maputo city key during Mozambique visit. Mar. 30, 2018, 9:00 am. By PSCU @pscu_digital. President Uhuru Kenyatta is handed the key to Maputo city by mayor David Simango at the Noble Hall of the Maputo Municipal Council, March 29, 2018. /PSCU. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Islamist
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to EleQtra Mocambique Limitada for a feasibility study into a 120MW wind farm in Mozambique. The proposed project would be built in two 60MW phases in the African country's southern district of Namaacha. Islamist
A Mozambican journalist was kidnapped from the streets of the capital Maputo and brutally beaten hours after criticising President Filipe Nyusi's son on TV, his wife told AFP on Thursday. Ericino de Salema was snatched in broad daylight on Tuesday, savagely beaten and dumped two hours later with ... Islamist
Mozambique Citizens will no longer require a Visa to get into Kenya. Our forefathers fought for political liberation. It falls upon us to ensure the artificial boundaries created by colonial masters are removed & our people are free to travel,do business & marry without obstacles pic.twitter.com/J0kNAElYjr. Islamist
Maputo — Mozambique's renewed efforts to solve its spiralling "secret debt" crisis have again collapsed, leaving the country struggling to recover its reputation as one of Africa's potential growth hotspots. Last week, Finance Minister Adriano Maleiane flew to London to present creditors with a long-awaited ... Islamist
Mozambique's three main political parties agreed on Tuesday to go ahead with constitutional reforms that will decentralise power as part of efforts to consolidate peace between the government and former rebels. "We have made significant strides," said Margarida Talapa of the ruling Frelimo party after it ... Islamist
An irresponsible Chinese mining operation in Mozambique has put an entire coastal village of more than a thousand people at serious risk of being washed into the Indian Ocean, Amnesty International revealed today in a new report. Our lives mean nothing: the human cost of Chinese mining in Nagonha, ... Islamist
Mozambique's renewed efforts to solve its spiralling "secret debt" crisis have again collapsed, leaving the country struggling to recover its reputation as one of Africa's potential growth hotspots. Last week, Finance Minister Adriano Maleiane flew to London to present creditors with a long-awaited ... Islamist
A Chinese company, Haiyu, has been accused of almost destroying an entire village in Mozambique, while mining sand. Following the allegations, Amnesty International launched a two-year investigation, and now local residents want the government to investigate Haiyu and negotiate compensation for ... Islamist
As the government of Mozambique has identified in its National Strategy to Prevent and Combat Early Marriage (2016-2019), education about sexual and reproductive rights, and access to safe contraceptive methods and safe abortion are all important tools in reducing barriers to women's and girls' sexual, ... Islamist
President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), has arrived in Maputo, Mozambique on a ... "In Mozambique, President Ramaphosa will hold discussions with President Filipe Nyusi on cementing bilateral relations between the two countries," ... Islamist
MAPUTO, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi on Saturday invited South Africa to explore the country's railway potential. "We would like to see the use of our railway systems increased, as the multiple advantages they bring in the transport of merchandize are well known," Nyusi said ... Islamist
Cape Town – President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), has arrived in Maputo, Mozambique on a working visit on Saturday. The visit forms part of a long-standing tradition in the SADC region, whereby newly elected Heads of State pay ... Islamist
While the typical lean season extends through March, green food is not available as usual to supplement food needs due to early and mid-season dryness. As a result, Stressed (IPC Phase 2) outcomes are emerging across much of interior Gaza and Inhambane, northern Maputo, southern Tete, and parts ... Islamist
PRETORIA - Wearing his hat as chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), President Cyril Ramaphosa will visit Mozambique and Zimbabwe on Saturday. It's a long-standing tradition in the regional body that newly elected heads of state and government pay courtesy calls on ... Islamist
MAPUTO. — Pests and disease sweeping through Mozambique have destroyed at least a third of the country's agricultural crops over the past 11 months, a government spokeswoman said. Ana Comoana, the spokeswoman, said more than 41,000 hectares of crops in Mozambique had been affected by ... Islamist
INTERNATIONAL - Pests and disease sweeping through Mozambique have destroyed at least a third of the country's agricultural crops over the past 11 months, ... Ana Comoana, the spokeswoman, said more than 41,000 hectares of crops in Mozambique, a tropical African nation with a huge Indian Ocean ... Islamist
Maputo – The leader of Mozambique's rebel movement Renamo, Afonso Dhlakama, has threatened to end Renamo's negotiations with the government because of alleged fraud committed by the ruling Frelimo Party in Wednesday's second round of the mayoral by-election in the northern city of Nampula. Islamist
The reconstruction of Mozambique's Beira fishing port is 97 percent complete after an investment of $120 million to its rehabilitation provided by China.Work on the port began in mid-2017. , and is expected to be complete in June this year. The original fishing port was destroyed in a cyclone in early 2000.
Kenyatta in on a five-day official state visit to Mozambique, beginning on Thursday. Firstly, the two leaders announced the abolition of ordinary passport visas, with the aim of facilitating the movement of people and goods. In addition, the Mozambican leader introduced the matter in the form of a joke saying ...
Belgium has agreed to provide Mozambique with €12 million to promote and implement projects for the production of new and renewable energy in several of the country's regions.To that effect, an agreement was formalised late on Friday by Mozambique's Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Max ...
Children who witnessed the attack alerted an adult who then transported Salema to a private hospital in the city, according to the news website Club of Mozambique. Salema sustained fractures to his arm and legs, according to his wife Neusa Ribeiro. The journalist told his wife that the gunmen received ...
Maputo — Mozambican Transport Minister Carlos Mesquita on Thursday urged the publicly owned ports and rail company, CFM, to make a major effort to collect the money its clients owe. The clients' debt to CFM now stands at around 60 million US dollars. Speaking at a meeting of the CFM Council of ...
The viability study was written thanks to a cooperation memorandum signed between Mozambique and Japan in April 2017, intended to improve passenger transport services in the Greater Maputo Metropolitcan Area. AGT is a fully automated, driverless system in which vehicles are automatically guided ...
Maputo — Mozambique has become notably more corrupt in recent years, according to the Corruptions Perception Index published by the leading NGO fighting against corruption, Transparency International (TI). TI gives each country in its index a score ranging from zero (totally corrupt) to 100 (absolutely ...
Maputo — The storms that have lashed much of Mozambique, particularly the northern provinces, since the start of the current rainy season last October have caused 50 deaths to date, and have affected about 130,000 people. Speaking to reporters in Maputo on Wednesday, the spokesperson for the relief ...
At least 17 people were killed and five injured as a result of the collapse of a mountain of waste accumulated for decades in the northern part of the Hulene dump - the largest in the Mozambican capital - at dawn on Monday. Maputo — The rescue operation at the rubbish dump in the Maputo neighbourhood ...
That is, all products sold in Mozambique must be labelled in the Portuguese language”. INAE has previously complained about goods sold, particularly in northern Mozambique, that are labelled in languages such as Arabic and Chinese, without any Portuguese translation. But, if Duvane's words are taken ...
Maputo — Portugal on Monday pledged to continue its military cooperation with Mozambique under a new agreement that will be valid for the period 2018-2021. The agreement was signed in Maputo by Defence Minister Atanasio M'tumuke and his Portuguese counterpart, Jose Azeredo Lopes, who is on ...


 

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