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  1. China trade almost doublesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    CHINA'S ambassador to Mozambique says trade between the two countries increased to nearly $3 billion this year. Ambassador Li Chunhua said that trade had risen from $1.64bn in 2013 to $2.94bn between January and October 2014.

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  2. Green Cove Springs company a key player in building Mozambique's fishing industryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The catch of tuna coming into the docks in Maputo, Mozambique, last week is drawing a lot of attention. It's part of a program designed to grow the country's commercial fishing industry that is getting support from a company based in Green Cove Springs.

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  3. Kidnapped 'drug baron' rescued in MozRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Mozambique police have rescued a wealthy businessman branded a "drug baron" by the US government who was kidnapped in Maputo more than a month ago, state media said on Sunday. Momade Bachir Suleman was freed in a dawn operation on Saturday in Macia town, about 130km north of the capital Maputo.

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  4. Poaching kingpin arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... rules by the gun. He is often the middleman between the poachers and buyers, but he also organises poachers in Mozambique and locally and provides them with weapons. "There have been several cases against him before but they have either been ...

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  5. Engineer denies wrongdoing in laundry tenderRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... been told that Mechanicos, who has Cypriot and South African citizenship, is under investigation by Interpol in Mozambique for alleged fraud of $10 million. "A warrant of arrest was issued to us from the Maputo police as well, regarding another ...

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  6. Kidnapped Mozambican businessman releasedRead the original story

    Saturday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... have." Suleman's abduction was the latest in an increasing number of kidnappings targeting wealthy figures in Mozambique. Mondlane said police were working on strategies to prevent further kidnappings. "He and his family are collaborating with the ...

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  7. Trade between China and Mozambique nears $3 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Asian Correspondent

    Ambassador Li Chunhua said that trade had risen from $1.64 billion in 2013 to $2.94 billion between January and October 2014. The ambassador said cooperation had expanded from traditional sectors such as infrastructure development and agriculture to include manufacturing and tourism.

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  8. Mozambique legalises abortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Peninsula

    MAPUTO: Mozambique has legalised abortion, making it one of the few countries in Africa to allow women to terminate unwanted pregnancies. President Armando Guebuza on Thursday signed into law a revised penal code bill that eases prohibitions in abortion regulations, a move hailed by health groups.

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  9. Mozambique: President Guebuza Awarded Honorary DegreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | AllAfrica.com

    The Economics Faculty of the Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique's oldest institution of higher education, on Thursday awarded an honorary doctorate in development economics to President Armando Guebuza. Speaking at the ceremony, Faculty Director Manuel Silvestre said the doctorate was being awarded in recognition of the achievements of Guebuza "who conceived and out into practice policies and mechanisms which enshrine the enrichment of the economy and development".

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  10. RTI International to support effort to reduce blindness caused by trachoma in MozambiqueRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | PressReleasePoint

    The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust named RTI International the coordinating agency to provide essential support to the Mozambique Trachoma Control Programme for scaling-up trichiasis surgery in Mozambique MAPUTO, Mozambique - As part of an effort to end blindness caused by trachoma, the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust named RTI International the coordinating agency to provide essential support to the Mozambique Trachoma Control Programme for scaling-up trichiasis surgery in Mozambique through implementing partners Sightsavers and Light for the World. The surgery is a key component of the World Health Organization-endorsed SAFE strategy to eliminate blinding trachoma.

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  11. Mozambique legalises abortion to stem maternal deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Mozambique has legalised abortion, making it one of the few countries in Africa to allow women to terminate unwanted pregnancies. President Armando Guebuza on Thursday quietly signed into law a revised penal code bill that eases prohibitions in abortion regulations, a move hailed by health groups.

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  12. Stamp Identifier: Zambezia 1894-1917Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Linn's Stamp News

    Value and country name inscribed: Zambezia at the end of the 19th century was a district in the center of the Mozambique province, in what was then known as Portuguese East Africa Colony and which today is the Republic of Mozambique. Stamps of Mozambique were used in the region until 1894, when the first stamps of Zambezia were issued: 12 definitives depicting King Carlos encircled by a frame containing the names "Portugal" and "Zambezia."

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  13. Mozambique legalises abortion to curb maternal deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Mail & Guardian

    The new law specifies that abortions will have to be carried out in recognised and designated health centres by qualified practitioners. In a bid to stem maternal deaths due to unsafe illegal abortions, Mozambique has become one of the few African countries to legalise pregnancy termination.

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  14. 5 die in Mozambique floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... that it had set aside $32 million of its national budget to deal with flooding and avoid possible disaster. Mozambique is frequently hit by floods. In 2000 the country experienced its worst flood, in which more than 800 people were killed and ...

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  15. Mozambique legalizes abortion to stem maternal deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Daily Star

    A file photo taken on October 14, 2014 shows a people sifting through garbage at the Maputo municipal garbage dump site in Maputo. AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA MAPUTO: Mozambique has legalized abortion, making it one of the few countries in Africa to allow women to terminate unwanted pregnancies.

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  16. Five die in Mozambique floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Iol.co.za

    The city's health and social welfare councillor, Nurbai Calu, said people living in flood-prone areas of the coastal city would be moved to safe zones. In the neighbouring city of Matola, about 300 people were left homeless after 19 houses collapsed and another 370 were flooded.

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  17. .com | Mozambique offers opposition leader $2m postRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | News24

    Mozambique's President Armando Guebuza has signed into law a bill granting special status to opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama, who lost October's presidential elections. The move on Wednesday was seen as an olive branch to the former rebel commander to avoid further conflict in the resource-rich country.

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  18. Mozambique offers opposition leader plum $2 mn postRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Vallejo News

    Mozambique's President Armando Guebuza has signed into law a bill granting special status to opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama, who lost October's presidential elections. The move on Wednesday was seen as an olive branch to the former rebel commander to avoid further conflict in the resource-rich country.

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  19. Mozambique publishes law for foreign LNG investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The China Post

    Mozambique Wednesday published a law setting the framework for energy firms Anadarko and ENI's multibillion-dollar gas projects, as the country gears up to become a leading exporter of liquefied gas. The law sets legal, labor and fiscal terms for the Texas-based Anadarko and Italy's ENI, which plan to build liquefaction plants worth US$2 billion each in the offshore Rovuma Basin. 1 comment

  20. Dozens of baby African elephants captured for Chinese zoos, according to reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Salon

    The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority has captured dozens of baby elephants to be shipped to zoos in China and possibly the Middle East, according to reports. Zimbabwe Conservations Taskforce director Johnny Rodrigues has allegedly confirmed that the stolen elephants are between two-and-a-half and five years old, and are being sent to Maputo, Mozambique in container trucks, where they will then board a freighter to China.

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