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  1. Mozambican campaigners demand cancellation of secret debtRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Ekklesia Daily News

    Campaigners in Mozambique have called for secret debts to be cancelled before the IMF lends to the country again, alongside a range of measures including public disclosure of the audit into the debts, mechanisms to hold leaders accountable for actions and greater tax collection from megaprojects in the country. In a statement signed by 35 organisations in Mozambique, and supported by 31 international organisations, the groups say: "The only sustainable way out of Mozambique's economic crisis is through far greater transparency in borrowing and lending, and ensuring that any adjustment falls on those who are able to pay, and that Mozambique does not get trapped by an unpayable debt burden."

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  2. Mozambique sees capital gains of $350 million on Exxon dealRead the original story

    Wednesday | World Oil

    Mozambique said Exxon Mobil Corp.'s acquisition of a 25% stake in an offshore gas block from Eni SpA will generate capital gains revenue of $350 million. The government expects only to receive payment when the transaction is concluded, Anibal Balango, an official in Mozambique's tax authority, told reporters in the capital, Maputo, on Tuesday.

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  3. Mozambique sinks deeper into defaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    Mozambique missed a $119 million payment due Tuesday on a loan Credit Suisse Group arranged, the second debt repayment the government failed to make in as many months. The $622 million facility was taken out by state-owned ProIndicus and was supposed to fund the purchase of boats and radar systems to protect the country's Indian Ocean coastline, where companies including Italy's Eni and US-based Anadarko Petroleum Corporation have large offshore gas reserves.

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  4. 'No need to change land clauses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    ... laws." In 1988, Sachs lost his right arm and sight in one eye when a bomb was placed in his car in Maputo, Mozambique. After the bombing, he devoted himself to the preparations for a new democratic constitution for South Africa. When he returned ...

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  5. BRIEF-Servotronics reduces size of board to six from sevenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Reuters

    TORONTO, March 21 A push by Canadian companies and pension funds to aggressively pursue overseas acquisitions is helping global investment banks to win a bigger share of M&A advisory mandates and prompting once-dominant domestic rivals to beef up their international operations.

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  6. BRIEF-Candlewood Investment Group reports 9.1 pct passive stake in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Reuters

    TORONTO, March 21 A push by Canadian companies and pension funds to aggressively pursue overseas acquisitions is helping global investment banks to win a bigger share of M&A advisory mandates and prompting once-dominant domestic rivals to beef up their international operations.

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  7. BRIEF-Stentys FY operating loss shrinks to 8.3 mln eurosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Reuters

    TORONTO, March 21 A push by Canadian companies and pension funds to aggressively pursue overseas acquisitions is helping global investment banks to win a bigger share of M&A advisory mandates and prompting once-dominant domestic rivals to beef up their international operations.

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  8. DEALTALK-Record outbound Canadian M&A gives foreign banks an upper handRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Reuters

    A push by Canadian companies and pension funds to aggressively pursue overseas acquisitions is helping global investment banks to win a bigger share of M&A advisory mandates and prompting once-dominant domestic rivals to beef up their international operations. Canada's outbound M&A volume hit a record $128 billion last year.

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  9. Global Markets-Shares tumble on impatience over Trump policies; euro gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Reuters

    NEW YORK, March 21 U.S. and European shares tumbled on Tuesday on concerns that higher interest rates and pro-growth U.S. policies were on hold, boosting safe-haven Treasuries and gold prices, while the euro hit a more than six-week high against the dollar on soothed French election worries. The U.S. S&P 500 financial sector fell as much as 2.8 percent and was on track for its biggest daily plunge in nine months.

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  10. .com | Top Africa stories: Ghana, Zim, MozRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | News24

    Twenty students died after trees fell on them while swimming in a river during a storm in Ghana, emergency officials said Sunday. Ghana National Fire Service spokesperson Prince Billy Anaglate said the "unusual incident" happened on Sunday afternoon, when a group of high school students were swimming at the Kintampo waterfalls, a popular tourist destination in the Brong-Ahafo region.

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  11. Mozambique: Control Stamps Obligatory for TobaccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | AllAfrica.com

    In an attempt to stamp out contraband, the Mozambican Tax Authority has banned the production, import and sale of tobacco products that do not carry an official control stamp. This measure has been in force since Friday, and was announced by AT chairperson, Amelia Nakhare, when she visited the Maputo factory of British American Tobacco , where she witnessed the production of packets of cigarettes bearing the stamp.

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  12. Mozambique: Maputo Water Supply Remains CriticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | AllAfrica.com

    Despite a recent increase in the level of water stored in the Pequenos Libombos dam, the water supply for the Greater Maputo Metropolitan Area remains critical, warned Mozambique's Minister of Public works, Carlos Bonete on Thursday, cited by the independent television station STV. The water supply for Maputo, the neighbouring city of Matola and Boane district depends on the pumping and treatment station on the Umbeluzi river.

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  13. Mozambique: Supreme Court Proposes to Cut Judges' HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | AllAfrica.com

    In a major shake-up of the Mozambican legal system, the country's judges will now find their annual holiday entitlement cut from two months to one. Announcing the proposal, the spokesperson for the Supreme Court, Pedro Nhatitima, cited in Friday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias", said that from now on judges should take their holidays like any other state employee, and will be free to enjoy a month's paid leave at any time in the year.

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  14. Mozambique: 220,000 Register for Military ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | AllAfrica.com

    The Mozambican Defence Ministry announced on Monday that it has registered 220,211 people for military service, in the registration period that ran from 2 January to 28 February. The Ministry proclaims this as a victory, because the registration target was only 170,000.

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  15. Mozambique: Elephant Tusks Seized in Maputo MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | AllAfrica.com

    The Mozambican police on Friday arrested two men caught trying to sell 22.5 kilos of elephant tusks in Maputo Central Market. According to Paulo Nazare, a spokesperson for the Maputo City Police Command, the men, named as Beltrano Salvador and Justino Sitoe, were also in possession of 100 grams of shark teeth and one kilo of leopard skin.

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  16. Mozambique: Cholera outbreak infects over 1,200Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 14 | Crofs Blogs

    Mozambique is battling a cholera outbreak that has infected 1,222 people and killed two, the country's health ministry said Tuesday, warning that it has been unable to slow its spread. Four of Mozambique's 13 provinces have been affected since the infection spread from the capital Maputo on January 5, deputy director of public health Benigna Matsinhe told a press conference.

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  17. AstraZeneca ovarian cancer drug slows disease markedly in studyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | Reuters

    AstraZeneca's ovarian cancer drug Lynparza slowed disease progression sharply in a closely watched clinical trial, boosting hopes for a product that belongs to a novel drug class called PARP inhibitors. The British drugmaker hopes the data from the SOLO-2 trial will widen the use of Lynparza and help it keep up with competitors racing to broaden the use of PARP medicines.

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  18. Mozambique cholera outbreak spreading, more than 1,200 infectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | Reuters

    A cholera outbreak in parts of Mozambique has infected more than 1,200 people, killing two this month after heavy rains, and will spread further if no action is taken, a health ministry official said on Tuesday. The disease, which is usually contracted from infected water, has already spread from the capital Maputo to another three of Mozambique's 13 provinces since the start of this year, deputy director of public health Benigna Matsinhe told Reuters.

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  19. .com | Mozambique cholera outbreak infects over 1 200Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | News24

    Mozambique is battling a cholera outbreak that has infected 1 222 people and killed two, the country's health ministry said on Tuesday, warning that it has been unable to slow its spread. Four of Mozambique's 13 provinces have been affected since the infection spread from the capital Maputo on January 5, deputy director of public health Benigna Matsinhe told a press conference.

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  20. Mozambique cholera outbreak infects over 1,200Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | New Vision

    Four of Mozambique's 13 provinces have been affected since the infection spread from the capital Maputo on January 5, deputy director of public health Benigna Matsinhe told a press conference. Mozambique is battling a cholera outbreak that has infected 1,222 people and killed two, the country's health ministry said Tuesday, warning that it has been unable to slow its spread.

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