Mozambique: Dhlakama Makes Unexpected Appearance in Chimoio
Afonso Dhlakama, leader of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo, on Friday surprised the population of Chimoio, capital of the central province of Manica, when he arrived unannounced at the local airport, according to a report in the Beira daily paper "Diario de Mocambique". Dhlakama was expected in Chimoio on Tuesday, to launch his campaign for the 15 October presidential election.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Mail & Guardian
Don't Miss This: September 12 - 18
The Diemersfontein Pinotage On Tap series, which won the 2014 Drinks International Wine Tourism Awards' World's Best Wine Event award, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The series kicks off on September 13 at Val Bonne Country Estate in Jo'burg, then moves on to the Litchi Orchard in Durban on October 4, and then Cape Town on October 11. Guests get the opportunity to taste the wine straight from the barrel while enjoying delicious food and live entertainment.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Mozambique: Mozambique and China Sign Agreement On Fishing Port
The Mozambican and Chinese governments signed an agreement in Maputo on Wednesday for financing the rehabilitating the fishing port in the central city of Beira. The agreement, signed by Finance Minister Manuel Chang and the Chinese ambassador, Li Chanhua, is a necessary step towards an agreement between the Mozambican government and the Chinese Eximbank on a soft loan for 120 million US dollars.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Mozambique: Dredging of Maputo Port Quays to Begin
Maintenance dredging of the quays in Maputo port should begin within a month, according to a press release from the Maputo Port Development Company , which holds the lease on the port. The MPDC will use the newest dredge acquired by the South African Transnet National Ports Authority , baptized the "Italeni".
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Mozambique: Parties Launch Election Campaigns
The official campaign opened Sunday for the 15 October elections for President, national parliament, and provincial assemblies with marches, rallies, speeches and vast number of posters.
Malaysian National News Agency
Iodine Deficiency Endangering Millions Of Children: Unicef
Representative of United Nations Children's Fund in Maputo, Koen Vanormelingen, has stressed the need for the Mozambican government to deal with iodine deficiency in children.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Mozambique: Rebel Leader to Meet Guebuza?
Renamo sources and the Italian embassy say that Renamo head Afonso Dhlakama will fly to Maputo on Thursday and meet President Armando Guebuza on Friday September 5. Matteo Zuppi of Sant'Egidio Community, who was one of the four mediators between Renamo and the Mozambican government in the Rome negotiations which led to the peace agreement signed on ... (more)
Mon Sep 01, 2014
podcast: Ebola research, Maasai entrepreneurs and more
This month's podcast sheds light on the role of medical research in the current Ebola crisis.
Mozambique: Renamo Meets to Discuss Campaign Discipline
Delegates from Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo Maputo on Saturday to discuss the best ways of maintaining discipline during the official election campaign that begins on Sunday.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Mozambique: Renamo Faces Stiff Election Contest
An opinion poll undertaken by the Polytechnic University, Mozambique's largest privately owned institution of higher education, suggests that the former rebel movement Renamo is no longer the main opposition force in the country, but has been overtaken by the Mozambique Democratic Movement .
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Mozambique: War in Mozambique - Ceasefire Agreement Signed
After more than a year of violence involving government forces and Renamo guerrillas, resulting in dozens of Mozambicans deaths and hundreds of injuries, a ceasefire was finally signed.
.com | Mozambique: Doubts linger about peace
A peace deal signed by the Mozambican government and the armed political party Renamo is allowing people who had fled fighting to return home.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Mozambique: Armed Forces Will Not Pull Out of Gorongosa
The Mozambican armed forces have no intention of abandoning their positions in the central district of Gorongosa, according to Defence Minister Agostinho Mondlane, cited in Tuesday's issue of the independent newsheet "Mediafax".
Mon Aug 25, 2014
South Africa: South African Products, Services On Show in Maputo
A delegation of South African companies has begun showcasing their products and services at the 50th Maputo International Trade Fair, which got under way in the Mozambican capital on Monday.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Renamo rebels say ceasefire signed with Mozambique government
Mozambique's government and former rebel movement Renamo have signed a ceasefire ending two years of armed conflict, Renamo said on Sunday.
Mozambique: Concession Contracts Signed for Two New Dams
Maputo - The Mozambican government on Friday signed contracts with companies dominated by Mauritian capital for the construction of two new dams on the Zambezi river at Lupata and Boroma, in Tete province The Lupata dam will produce 210 megawatts, and is costed at 1.072 billion US dollars.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Mozambique: Mozambique Hopes to Slash Rice Import Bill
Maputo - The Mozambican government hopes that by 2020 the country will produce 80 per cent of the rice it consumes and import only 20 per cent Currently Mozambique is importing about 350,000 tonnes of rice a yea, at a cost of 140 million US dollars.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Vukoxa 'washing' away violence in Chokwe
Roselyne Sachiti Features Editor Domestic violence knows no age, profession, gender or nationality.
The Wall Street Journal
What Do the 2,400 People Who Work for the IMF Actually Do?
Let's face it. This is a question that most people have never asked, but sometimes the best reads are answers to questions you never thought to ask.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Giant rats used to sniff out TB in Africa
Using giant rats to sniff out landmines in Africa is nothing new. However, the idea of using them to detect whether someone is infected with tuberculosis new concept being ecplored by the Belgian non-profit group APOPO, which actually began using them to detect TB at 21 medical centers in Dar es Salaam Tanzania in 2008.