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FRELIMO BACKS NYUSI FOR ANOTHER TERM AS PRESIDENT
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FRELIMO BACKS NYUSI FOR ANOTHER TERM AS PRESIDENT

Editor Southern Times - Sep 15, 2017

Maputo – The Political Commission of Mozambique’s ruling Frelimo Party on Wednesday decided, unanimously and by acclamation, to propose Filipe Nyusi for a second term as president of the…

IMF tightens screws on Moza
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IMF tightens screws on Moza

Editor Southern Times - Sep 04, 2017

MAPUTO – There is still no sign of any new programme between Mozambique and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the IMF representative in Mozambique, Ari Aisen,…

Liberation movements to set up ideological school
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Liberation movements to set up ideological school

Staff Reporter - May 29, 2017

Southern Africa’s former liberation movements recently met in Luanda, Angola, to discuss various challenges being faced in their individual countries. Topical on the agenda was the issue…

NamPower banks on regional utilities
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NamPower banks on regional utilities

Staff Reporter - May 02, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek – Namibia’s power utility, NamPower, has put its hopes on the regional utilities to supply the country with power for the next five…

In rural Mozambique, bank-funded irrigation systems bring back life and hope to small farmers
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In rural Mozambique, bank-funded irrigation systems bring back life and hope to small farmers

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

Maputo –Maize and rice hold a special place in the lives of many Mozambicans. As a food staple, many rural residents rely on these cereals as a…

Mustang discovers huge graphite reserves in Mozambique
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Mustang discovers huge graphite reserves in Mozambique

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

LONDON - The Australian mining company, Mustang Resources, has announced that it has discovered high-grade graphite at its Caula project in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo…

Silencing the guns: Mozambique parties seek absolute peace
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Silencing the guns: Mozambique parties seek absolute peace

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

MAPUTO - IN a rare expression of unanimity, all three political parties represented in the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Monday expressed the hope…

Mozambique discovers oil
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Mozambique discovers oil

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

MAPUTO  – The South African petrochemical giant, Sasol, has announced the discovery of oil off the coast of southern Mozambique, Reuters news agency reported on Monday. “These…

Moza signs first major solar power deal
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Moza signs first major solar power deal

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Katy Migiro MAPUTO-DROUGHTSTRICKEN Mozambique will start building its first large-scale solar plant in early 2017, after Scatec Solar, which owns several such plants in Africa, signed…

Renamo leader shooting shakes Moza
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Renamo leader shooting shakes Moza

Staff Reporter - Oct 17, 2016

By Lenin Ndebele THE shooting death of a senior official of Mozambique’s Renamo opposition party as he jogged on the beachfront on October 8 has shaken the country…

The perfect storm: Mozambique’s compounding crises
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The perfect storm: Mozambique’s compounding crises

Staff Reporter - Jul 29, 2016

By Jonathan Rozen A PERFECT storm is brewing in Mozambique as rocky economic and political fortunes stoke the embers of a decades-old conflict. Twenty-four years after the end…

Mozambique: There’s more to peace than silencing the guns
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Mozambique: There’s more to peace than silencing the guns

Staff Reporter - Jul 08, 2016

‘We hadn’t understood the war, and now we didn’t understand the peace. But everything seemed to be going well, after the guns had fallen silent.’ This quote…

The resource curse comes to Mozambique
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The resource curse comes to Mozambique

Staff Reporter - Jun 21, 2016

By Peter Fabricius Mozambique, which was poised to take off as the world’s third-biggest natural gas producer, is instead now teetering on the brink of a major sovereign…

Has Mozambique become haven for drug trafficking?
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Has Mozambique become haven for drug trafficking?

Staff Reporter - Apr 13, 2016

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Nyamapanda Border Post - Officials at the Nyamapanda Border Post have said the recent arrest of a Zimbabwean man caught with 21 bags of…

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Has Mozambique become haven from criminals?

Staff Reporter - Apr 11, 2016

Lovemore Ranga Mataire recently at Nyamapanda Border Post Officials at the Nyamapanda Border Post have said the recent arrest of a Zimbabwean man caught with 21 bags…

Zim concerned with Renamo insurgencies
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Zim concerned with Renamo insurgencies

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2016

Zimbabwe has since independence played a critical role in the maintenance of regional peace and stability as evidenced by its intervention in abating a serious civil strife…

Gas summit returns to Maputo
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Gas summit returns to Maputo

Staff Reporter - Mar 19, 2016

> Tichaona Owen Kurewa Harare – Mozambique is to host the gas summit in Maputo towards the end of this year, after a break in 2015. The…

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Mozambique to host energy summit

Staff Reporter - Mar 14, 2016

Sifelani Tsiko Mozambique will host the Southern Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit from May 4 -6 this year to help promote regional co-operation on energy and infrastructure…

Regional railway companies to move grain
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Regional railway companies to move grain

Staff Reporter - Mar 05, 2016

Tichaona Kurewa Harare — The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has entered into partnerships with Transnet Freight Rail of South Africa and Mozambique’s ports and railways company,…

African stocks in red zone
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African stocks in red zone

Staff Reporter - Dec 04, 2015

Most African stocks on Tuesday 17 November played in the red zone. The shakers included Nigeria, Egypt, Mauritius, Botswana and Zimbabwe. The Nigerian bourse continued its bearish…