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6 hrs ago | 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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Fri Aug 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Parliament Approves Amnesty for Citizens

Mozambican parliament has debated and approved the Amnesty Law that grants and guarantees pardon to all citizens who committed crimes against people, property or against state security during the violence that erupted on June 21, 2013 and continued until recently.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Armando Guebuza

Bloomberg

Mozambique's Likely Next Leader Invites Investors to Build Roads

Mozambican Defense Minister Filipe Nyusi, the frontrunner to become president after Oct. 15 elections, invited investors to help develop a country in need of railways and roads to export its coal reserves.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

In-depth Africa

George Marange: Nationalist, sub-chief and man of the people

A VETERAN politician and nationalist, Cde George Marange died on August 20, 1997 in Mutare, at 67. He was diabetic.

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa

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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AME Info

New business deals announced between Dubai and Africa

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has intensified the momentum of its preparations for the 2nd Africa Global Business Forum being held on Oct.1 and 2 at Atlantis The Palm, with the confirmation of President Armando Guebuza of Mozambique, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, and Amama Mbabazi, Prime Minister of Uganda as well as Aliko Dangote, ... (more)

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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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AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Vale-Mozambique Announces More Heavy Losses

The Brazilian mining company Vale has announced heavy losses for its operations in Mozambique, for the second quarter of the year.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

In-depth Africa

34th SADC leaders Summit opens in Zimbabwe

A lot of pomp and splendour is expected to characterized the official opening ceremony of the 34th SADC Heads of State and Government Summit, this morning.

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Related Topix: Armando Guebuza, Hifikepunye Pohamba, Africa, World News, Namibia

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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In-depth Africa

Former Mozambique President Chisano expected in Zambia

Former Mozambique President Joaquim Alberto Chissano is expected in the country for a three day visit to commemorate Zambia's golden jubilee independence anniversary.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Guebuza Promulgates Amnesty Law

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Thursday promulgated the Amnesty Law passed on Tuesday by the country's parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, and sent it to the official gazette, the "Boletim da Republica", for immediate publication.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Xinhuanet

Mozambique beefs up efforts to prevent Ebola

Mozambique has stepped up efforts to prevent the entry of the dreaded Ebola virus which has claimed over 1,000 lives in West African countries since earlier this year, the country's health authorities said Thursday.

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AllAfrica.com

Mozambique: Assembly Passes Amnesty Bill in Late Night Sitting

The Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Tuesday night unanimously approved a bill granting amnesty to all those involved in the recent clashes between government forces and gunmen of the former rebel movement Renamo.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

Strengthening of sustainable resource use towards mitigating loss of...

Status: Currently under execution Project Description: Strengthening of sustainable resource use towards mitigating loss of biodiversity through promotions of vegetable gardens, poultry, pottery and beekeeping in and Ancuabe Grantee: Forum Terra Cabo Delgado Organisation Mission : For GEF SGP, the community-based approach is the cornerstone for ... (more)

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The Baltimore Sun

Mozambique passes amnesty law for opposition leader ahead of vote

Mozambique's parliament has approved an amnesty law that will allow opposition Renamo party leader Afonso Dhlakama to leave his hideaway in the bush, sign a peace accord with President Armando Guebuza and run in an Oct. 15 election, lawmakers said.

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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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