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3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

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.

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9 hrs ago | News24

.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.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

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".

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

AllAfrica.com

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.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Yahoo!

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.

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AllAfrica.com

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.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

AllAfrica.com

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.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

In-depth Africa

Vukoxa 'washing' away violence in Chokwe

Roselyne Sachiti Features Editor Domestic violence knows no age, profession, gender or nationality.

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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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

In-depth Africa

SADC resolutions should be meaningful - Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe says the decisions made by the Southern African Development Community Heads of State and Government at the just-ended 34th Summit will only be meaningful to the people if they are implemented.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

National Geographic

Giant Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis in Africa

MAPUTO, Mozambique -On a recent Friday morning, at a laboratory in southern Africa, Tariq correctly identified all six spit samples known to be positive for tuberculosis, the world's second most fatal infectious disease.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Dhlakama Still Refusing to Meet Guebuza

Afonso Dhlakama, leader of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo, in a telephone interview with the independent weekly Savana, published on Friday, has categorically refused to come to Maputo to sign the final agreement on a cessation of hostilities with President Armando Guebuza.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

United Nations

Celebrating Youth Day, UN stresses importance of good mental health

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets with his special guest Raquelina Langa, a young student from Mozambique.

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In-depth Africa

Mozambique: New Eye Clinic To Serve Two Million

Groundbreaking ceremony for new eye clinic of LIGHT FOR THE WORLD, a European confederation of development NGOs, took place in the provincial capital Beira MAPUTO, Mozambique, August 12, 2014/African Press Organization / A few days ago the Central Hospital in Beira, Mozambique, saw the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Invicta Eye Clinic, which ... (more)

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Government Not Officially Informed of Rio Tinto Sale

The Mozambican government has not yet received any information about the sale by the Anglo-Australian company Rio Tinto of its coal assets in the western province of Tete.

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Daily Kos

Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs' journey from S. African freedom fighter to Constitutional Court Justice

I arrived at Oakland's Grand Lake Theater on Sunday just in time to buy one of the few remaining tickets to East Bay filmmaker Abby Ginzberg's biographical documentary, Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa .

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Iol.co.za

New dredger to start work

South Africa's newest dredger, acquired as part of a R2 billion fleet upgrade programme, will start working in Cape Town next month before heading to Maputo in neighbouring Mozambique.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: 43 Percent of Children Chronically Malnourished

Chronic malnutrition affects 43 per cent of Mozambican children under the age of five, according to the Deputy Minister for Women's Affairs and Social Welfare, Virgilio Mateus.

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AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Mining Contract Signed With Kenyan Group

Maputo - The Mozambican government and the company Sol Mineracao Mocambique, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kenyan group Sunflag, signed a mining exploration contract in Maputo on Thursday Under this contract, signed by the Minister of Mineral Resources, Esperanca Bias, and by the general director of Sol Mineracao, Ravibhusan Bhardwej, the ... (more)

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