Maputo, Mozambique Newswire (Page 2)

Maputo, Mozambique Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Mozambique's reserves sap central bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Iol.co.za

    Mozambique's diminishing reserves are undermining the central bank's ability to stabilise the foreign-exchange market as the metical, Africa's worst-performing currency, continues to depreciate, Governor Ernesto Gove said. The coal-producing nation holds reserves equivalent to 3.2 months of imports, not including merchandise for mega-projects, he said, without giving a figure.

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  2. Mozambique: Traditional Healers Deny Mudering AlbinosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | AllAfrica.com

    This year there has been a spate of killings of albino citizens, particularly in the north of the country, apparently due to the import from Tanzania of the myth that the body parts of albinos have magical properties, and can be used in rituals that confer wealth and power. Speaking at a Maputo press conference on Tuesday, held on the premises of the Ministry of Health, Azevedo Baptista, the spokesperson for the Association of Mozambican Traditional Doctors , denied that Mozambican curandeiros use human body parts in their activities.

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  3. Who is the greatest enemy of Nigeria?Felix Amadi, Maputo, MozambiqueRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Nigeriaworld

    What is on my mind this morning? A lot about the country we call home? Why is the civilization of Nigeria always moving backward instead of forward? Are we cursed or we are just damn unfortunate as a people? At Independence in 1960 we were on par with Indonesia, Malaysia before Singapore seceded from her and became an automatic first world nation. We were on par with South Korea, Brazil and a host of other semi-first world nations of today.

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  4. UPDATE 2-Mozambique currency falls 10 pct amid scepticism about IMF missionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Reuters

    MAPUTO, June 15 An International Monetary Fund team arrived in Mozambique on Wednesday to try to find a way out of a sovereign debt crisis that is crippling the economy of one of the world's poorest countries and could trigger social and political unrest. Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario welcomed the arrival of the IMF team which is scheduled to stay until June 24. But diplomats were not optimistic about its prospects for success, given the anger among donor nations after the government ran up more than $2 billion in private debt deals behind their back.

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  5. Mozambique's currency plungesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Iol.co.za

    An International Monetary Fund team arrived in Mozambique on Wednesday to try to find a way out of a sovereign debt crisis that is crippling the economy of one of the world's poorest countries and could trigger social and political unrest. Diplomats were not optimistic about the success of the June 16-24 IMF mission, given the anger among donor nations after the government ran up more than $2 billion in private debt deals behind their back.

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  6. Andre Ayew presents a solution to Avram Grant's striking quandaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | GhanaWeb

    One of the biggest quandaries of Avram Grant when taking charge of the Black Stars was to find an extra attacking dimension and end product to a side which had loads of potential in midfield and heavily reliant on a skipper with a proven international knack for goals. Twenty games into his job, and the Israeli manager can confidently boast of a record which has seen his team not score only 1.75 goals per game, but a variety of goal scorers to lessen the burden on Asamoah Gyan.

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  7. Radisson Blu Hotel Maputo Opens New Residences ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Hotel News Resource

    Radisson Blu became the first international five-star hotel brand in Mozambique following the opening of the 154-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Maputo, and this new development will add an additional 117 serviced apartments managed by the brand. Radisson Blu announced the opening of a new residences complex as part of an expansion project at Radisson Blu Hotel, Maputo.

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  8. Mozambique: China Forgives Part of Mozambique's DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | AllAfrica.com

    The Chinese authorities will forgive 30 million yuan of Mozambique's debt to China under an agreement signed in Maputo on Monday by Mozambique's Deputy Minister of Economy and Finance, Maria Isaltina Lucas, and the Chinese Deputy Trade Minister, Zhang Xiangchen. Speaking immediately after the signing ceremony, Mozambique's Deputy Foreign Minister Nyeleti Mondlane said the Chinese decision will help relieve the pressure on the servicing of Mozambique's public debt.

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  9. Nigeria: Govt, States Spend 1.6% on AgricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | AllAfrica.com

    ... food security and nutrition, economic growth and prosperity for all, which Nigeria is a signatory. In Maputo, Mozambique, in 2003, the African Union (AU) Summit made the first declaration on CAADP as an integral part of the New Partnership for ...

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  10. Amec Foster Wheeler wins Sasol contract in MozambiqueRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | World Oil

    Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a detailed design and engineering contract by Sasol Petroleum Mozambique Limitada for Phase 1, Tranche 1 of the PSA development for surface facilities, located at Temane, 600 km north of Maputo, Mozambique. The scope of work and contract is for a new integrated oil, liquefied petroleum gas and gas project, including flowlines for the fields, located adjacent to Sasol's and its partners' existing Temane Central Processing Facility.

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  11. Mozambique: 'Arrangement Fee' Paid to Secure LoansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | AllAfrica.com

    In order to obtain the secret $535 loan in 2014 for Mozambique Asset Management , a highly unusual and expensive upfront fee of $35 mn was paid to VTB Bank, Reuters discovered. VTB is 61% owned by the Russian government; MAM is 98% owned by the State Security and Intelligence Service .

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  12. Endemic Cardiovascular Diseases of the Poorest Billion [Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease]Read the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | Circulation

    From Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, MA ; Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ; Partners In Health, Boston, MA ; Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, South Africa ; Universidade Eduardo Mondlane and the Instituto Nacional de SaAode, Maputo, Mozambique ; Department of Medicine, School of Medicine Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru ; CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru ; MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK ; Jan Swasthya Sahyog, Village and Post Ganiyari, Bilaspur , India ; Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford, UK ; Department of Epidemiology, Boston ... (more)

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  13. Tropical Endomyocardial Fibrosis: Natural History, Challenges, and...Read the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | Circulation

    From Cardiovascular and Thoracic Department, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy ; St. Raphael of St. Francis Nsambya Hospital, Kampala, Uganda ; Paris Cardiovascular Research Center , Cardiology & Development, Paris, France ; Instituto Nacional de SaAode, Maputo, Mozambique ; Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda ; Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France ; Maputo Heart Institute, Maputo, Mozambique ; European Georges Pompidou Hospital, Cardiology Department, Paris, France ; Necker Enfants Malades Hospital, Pediatric Cardiology, Paris, France ; Maxcure Hospitals, Hyderabad, India ; Sydney Medical School, Sydney, Australia ; and Paris Descartes University, Paris, France .

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  14. Tanzania: Dar, Maputo Sign Cooperation Agreement On EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | AllAfrica.com

    The Open University of Tanzania and Instituto Superior de Cienciase Educacao a Distancia from Mozambique have a signed an agreement that will, among other things, facilitate the exchange of staff and students that will see Kiswahili and Portuguese languages being taught between the two countries. Speaking at a brief ceremony held at the OUT premises in Dar es Salaam, Vice-Chancellor Prof Elifas Bisanda said that evidence shows that there are many students coming from Mozambique to different institutions to learn Kiswahili.

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  15. Mozambique: Convoys Under Armed Escort Introduced in ManicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | AllAfrica.com

    Maputo - The Mozambican authorities have introduced convoys under armed escort on the main road through the central province of Manica, Cited by the independent television station STV, the spokesperson for the Manica Provincial Police Command, Elsidia Filipe, said the decision to introduce protected convoys was taken following a series of attacks by gunmen of the rebel movement Renamo this week, in which two people died and 12 trucks were looted and set on fire. The convoys go from the small town of Vanduzi to the Luenha river, which forms the boundary between Manica and Tete provinces.

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  16. UPDATE 1-Mozambique tells VTB not to rely on state for loan paymentRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Reuters

    Mozambique's state firm MAM is still in talks with Russia's VTB Bank over a late $178 million loan repayment, Finance Minister Adriano Maleiane said on Wednesday, urging both parties not to rely on a government bailout. Mozambique Asset Management borrowed $535 million from VTB to build shipyards in Maputo and the northern town of Pemba in expectation of a rapid takeoff in the offshore gas sector but missed a May 23 deadline for its first loan repayment.

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  17. Mozambique: Suspected Renamo Gunmen Attack TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | AllAfrica.com

    Gunmen of the rebel movement Renamo on Monday attacked a train of the Brazilian mining company Vale in Cheringoma district, in the central Mozambican province of Sofala. The train was formed by two locomotives and 42 wagons, all empty, which were being taken back from the port of Beira, along the Sena railway line, to the Vale coal mine at Moatize in Tete province, According to Sofala police commander, Alfredo Mussa, cited in Tuesday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias", the gunmen fired on the lead locomotive, shattering its windscreen and injuring the driver's mate.

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  18. Mozambique: Mozambique's Debt - More than ReportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | AllAfrica.com

    Mozambique's actual total debt will be $14 bn, significantly more than present estimates of $12bn, according to a study by IESE, published 2 June: " A divida secreta mocambicana: impacto e consequencias economicas ". The difference is because the Mozambique Treasury reports debt on the basis of actual spending, but the value of debts contracted is larger.

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  19. 5th Mozambique Mining Conference & Exhibition - Maputo, MozambiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | MBendi

    The fifth bi-annual international strategic conference on Mozambique mining, Oil & Gas, and energy sector will take place in Maputo on the 27th-28th April, Republic of Mozambique at the Joaquim Chissano conference centre, with an audience of over 600 attendees, featuring policy makers, investors, and experts, MMEC is the key meeting for those involved in Mozambique's Mining, Oil & Gas and Power Generation sectors. The MMEC 2015 program will give you the opportunity to your conference experience with three focused conference streams covering Mining, Oil&Gas and Energy.

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  20. Mozambique: UK Investigating Banks Involved in Secret LoansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | AllAfrica.com

    The United Kingdom financial regulator is investigating possible wrongdoing by the Swiss bank Credit Suisse and VTB of Russia in the scandal of the government guaranteed loans, totaling over two billion dollars, which they arranged for Mozambican state or quasi-state companies in 2013-14. According to a report in the "Wall Street Journal" , the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority is looking into whether the banks violated regulations governing disclosures to investors.

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