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Saturday | AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: MDM Office in Chokwe Attacked

The opposition Mozambique Democratic Movement has accused supporters of the ruling Frelimo Party of attacking and damaging its offices in Chokwe, in the southern province of Gaza, reports Friday's issue of the independent daily "O Pais". According to the MDM provincial delegate, Judite Sitoe, the attack took place early on Thursday morning.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Don't Miss This: September 12 - 18

The Diemersfontein Pinotage On Tap series, which won the 2014 Drinks International Wine Tourism Awards' World's Best Wine Event award, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The series kicks off on September 13 at Val Bonne Country Estate in Jo'burg, then moves on to the Litchi Orchard in Durban on October 4, and then Cape Town on October 11. Guests get the opportunity to taste the wine straight from the barrel while enjoying delicious food and live entertainment.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

News24

.com | Dhlakama to hit the campaign trail

Days after coming out of hiding to sign a peace deal with the government, Mozambican rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama said he was ready to start campaigning for October presidential elections. "I will ask people to vote for me, Afonso Dhlakama, because I feel Mozambicans want change," the 61-year-old said on Thursday, in his first press conference since leaving a bush hide-out.

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TrekEarth

Personal Paradise

I mentioned in my last note that I had a great experience at this island. Well, it was paradise.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

Mozambique and China Sign Agreement On Fishing Port

The agreement, signed by Finance Minister and the Chinese ambassador, Li Chanhua, is a necessary step towards an agreement between the Mozambican government and the Chinese Eximbank on a soft loan for . "This agreement falls within the scope of the Mozambican government's priority projects for the period 2013-2015, which were submitted to the Chinese government for financing", said Chang, after the signing ceremony.

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AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Dredging of Maputo Port Quays to Begin

Maintenance dredging of the quays in Maputo port should begin within a month, according to a press release from the Maputo Port Development Company , which holds the lease on the port. The MPDC will use the newest dredge acquired by the South African Transnet National Ports Authority , baptized the "Italeni".

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Mozambique: Mozambique and China Sign Agreement On Fishing Port

The Mozambican and Chinese governments signed an agreement in Maputo on Wednesday for financing the rehabilitating the fishing port in the central city of Beira. The agreement, signed by Finance Minister Manuel Chang and the Chinese ambassador, Li Chanhua, is a necessary step towards an agreement between the Mozambican government and the Chinese Eximbank on a soft loan for 120 million US dollars.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Parties Launch Election Campaigns

The official campaign opened Sunday for the 15 October elections for President, national parliament, and provincial assemblies with marches, rallies, speeches and vast number of posters.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Mozambique's Bar Association Sets Up Legal Aid Body

The Mozambican Bar Association is to expand access to justice to the poor who cannot afford the services of a lawyer with the formal launch of its Institute for Access to Justice , a body subordinate to the OAM.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Iodine Deficiency Endangering Millions Of Children: Unicef

Representative of United Nations Children's Fund in Maputo, Koen Vanormelingen, has stressed the need for the Mozambican government to deal with iodine deficiency in children.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Rebel Leader to Meet Guebuza?

Renamo sources and the Italian embassy say that Renamo head Afonso Dhlakama will fly to Maputo on Thursday and meet President Armando Guebuza on Friday September 5. Matteo Zuppi of Sant'Egidio Community, who was one of the four mediators between Renamo and the Mozambican government in the Rome negotiations which led to the peace agreement signed on ... (more)

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Mozambique: Radio Station Shut Down On Eve of Election Campaign

A community radio station, Radio Progresso, in the southern Mozambican town of Maxixe, has received orders to shut down its broadcasts immediately, on the grounds that it is interfering with the communications of the nearby Inhambane airport, reports Monday's issue of the independent newsheet "Mediafax".

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Mozambique: Mozambique Improves the Issuance of Business Licenses

The Integrated Platform, also known as the e-BA Platform, now makes it easier for enterprises in the industrial, commercial, and tourism sectors to obtain their business licences quickly.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

SciDev.Net

podcast: Ebola research, Maasai entrepreneurs and more

This month's podcast sheds light on the role of medical research in the current Ebola crisis.

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Mozambique: Renamo Meets to Discuss Campaign Discipline

Delegates from Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo Maputo on Saturday to discuss the best ways of maintaining discipline during the official election campaign that begins on Sunday.

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Mozambique: Guebuza Urges Tolerance in Election Campaign

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza has urged all candidates, leaders and members of political parties, and Mozambican citizens in general, to behave in a civil and tolerant manner during the general election campaign which began throughout the country n Sunday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Renamo Faces Stiff Election Contest

An opinion poll undertaken by the Polytechnic University, Mozambique's largest privately owned institution of higher education, suggests that the former rebel movement Renamo is no longer the main opposition force in the country, but has been overtaken by the Mozambique Democratic Movement .

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Mozambique: Guebuza Inaugurates Gas-Fired Power Station

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Thursday inaugurated a gas-fired power station, at Ressano Garcia, on the border with South Africa, which will eventually be able to generate 180 megawatts.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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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Mozambique: 'Public Policies Do Not Ensure Social Justice'

Public policy in Mozambique do not ensure the social, economic and political justice in result of being traced not to respond to the concerns of the citizens, but rather to the interests of external organs considered main investors and that ensure their functioning and of the institutions that implement them, according to the researcher and ... (more)

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