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Tuesday | Reuters

Timing "tough" for $4.5 bln Thai-Mozambique coal rail-port project

A Thai-Mozambican consortium has set a 2018 target to commission a $4.5 billion coal export railway and port terminal project in central Mozambique, but the depressed global coal prices outlook made the timing "tough", the company's president said.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Italy PM kicks off Africa tour in Mozambique

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi became the first Italian head of government to visit Mozambique at the start of an African tour aimed at bolstering trade ties with the continent.

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Related Topix: Travel, Mozambique, Mozambique Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Armando Guebuza

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Trinadad Express

How to apologise

We are not alone. Here is a news item about Mozambique: "Mozambican civil society organisations on 16 June praised President Armando Guebuza for exercising his veto against bills passed by the Assembly of the Republic which would have increased the pension rights and other privileges of former parliamentary deputies and former heads of state.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Regus Backs Business Growth in Mozambique

Jul 3, 2014--Regus, the global workspace provider, has opened its first business centre in Mozambique, at Edificio Millennium Park in Maputo.

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AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Former Rebel Leader Fears Possible Arrest

Afonso Dhlakama, the Mozambique National Resistance president, described the recent arrest of his spokesman Antonio Muchanga as a provocation by President Armando Guebuza but even so, he promised that he will not retaliate by force.

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Related Topix: Mozambique, Africa, World News, Armando Guebuza

Sat Jul 12, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Court Confirms Renamo Spokesperson's Detention

The Maputo City Law Court on Wednesday confirmed the detention of Antonio Muchanga, spokesperson for Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the former rebel movement Renamo.

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AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Prices Fall in June

The National Statistics Institute announced on Thursday that the rate of inflation in Mozambique in June, as measured by the consumer price indices for the three largest cities , was negative, at minus 0.52 per cent.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

News24

.com | Mozambique presidential candidate pleads for peace

More sub-Saharan Africans are living in extreme poverty now than in 1990, says a UN report, warning the region will miss most of its development goals.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Renamo Spokesperson Detained

The spokesman for the Office of the President of Renamo, Antnio Muchanga, was detained in the early afternoon of Monday July 7th, outside the Presidency of the Republic of Mozambique, moments after leaving the State Council meeting, a body of which he is a member.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Iol.co.za

SABMiller details Tsogo Sun sale

The Maputo Southern Sun Hotel in Mozambique is run by Tsogo Sun. SABMiller will dispose of its 39.6 percent stake, worth R11.7 billion, in the hotel group.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Maternal Mortality Remains Too High

Maternal mortality rates have not made much improvement in Mozambique since 2003, according to the 2011 Demographic and Health Survey .

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AllAfrica.com

Southern Africa: Ease of Doing Business in the East and Southern Africa

Between June 30th and July 2nd the annual Conference "Ease of Doing Business Initiative - EDBI", was held in Maputo, Mozambique.

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AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: First Stone Laid for New Maputo Fish Market

Mozambique's Minister of Fisheries, Victor Borges, on Thursday laid the first stone for the construction of the new Maputo fish market.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Business Wire

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The launch will help companies of all sizes to operate in one of Africa's fastest-growing economies.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

SciDev.Net

Q&A: Mozambique's education minister on PhDs for growth

When Mozambique became independent from Portugal in June 1975 after more than a decade of anticolonial warfare, its education sector was in tatters.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

AlertNet

Malnutrition a threat with use of climate-resilient crops -experts

Rosa Aroni Thembe manually crosses a sweet potato variety high in vitamin A with a high-yielding variety in a field in Maputo, Mozambique.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Rwanda, Africa, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Mozambique, Fruits

Mon Jun 30, 2014

World Magazine

U.S. to sign land mine treaty

The United States announced Friday its intention to join an international treaty banning land mines, a step that could lead to the complete elimination of the U.S. land mine arsenal.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: Reaping the Rewards of Africa's Agricultural Transformation

Last week, at the African Union Summit in Equatorial Guinea, heads of state from across the continent reaffirmed their commitment to lift millions of Africans out of poverty by investing in agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Equatorial Guinea, World News, Africa, Medicine, Nutrition, Mozambique

Sun Jun 29, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Deadline to End Demining Globally Set for 2025

The states that are party to the Ottawa Convention to ban anti-personnel land mines ended their Third Review Conference in Maputo on Friday with a declaration in which they committed themselves to step up efforts to clear mined areas and to assist the victims of land mines.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The China Post

US signals move to phase out landmines

The United States signaled Friday its intent to eliminate its stockpile of anti-personnel landmines and eventually join a global treaty banning them, boosting efforts to rid the world of the weapons.

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