Police Foil Child Traffickers
[AIM] Chimoio -The police in the central Mozambican city of Chimoio on Monday detained two men, who subsequently confessed to reporters that they had kidnapped a seven year old child, whom they then attempted to sell.
Mozambicans in Benelux Countries Meet With Nyusi
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican citizens resident in Holland, Belgium and Luxemburg on Friday expressed their satisfaction at the progress made in the dialogue to achieve peace in their home country.
Mozambicans Pay Dearly for a President's Financial Mistake
[IRIN] Maputo -Diagnosed HIV-positive two years ago, Kayana Kandagona* suffers regular episodes of dizziness. However, this is not the cause of the 34-year-old's anxiety as she waits for a routine appointment at a faith-based organisation's outpatient clinic in the Mozambican capital, Maputo.
Nyusi Inaugurates Nacala-a-Velha Coal Terminal and Railway
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Friday officially inaugurated the Nacala Integrated Logistic Corridor (CLN), the new railway and port built to carry coal exports from the Moatize coal basin in Tete province to the Indian Ocean.
Attorney-General's Office Receives Kroll Audit Report
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Attorney-General's Office (PGR) announced on Saturday that it has received the audit report on the security-related companies Ematum (Mozambique Tuna Company), Proindicus and MAM (Mozambique Asset Management) produced by the London office of the US company Kroll Associates, reputedly the top forensic auditing company in the world.
Tasha Vasconcelos - Beauty With a Kind Heart for the Poor
[East African] As an international supermodel, Tasha Vasconcelos is used to travelling the world in luxury. But these days she travels in relatively low-key style.
World Bank Stresses Investment in Natural Resources
[AIM] Maputo -The World Bank has invested around 200 million US dollars in Mozambique over the last two years, in the areas of natural resources, the environment and rural development.
Unpacking 'Very High Suicide Rate' Claims
[The Conversation Africa] Three years ago the World Health Organisation launched the first ever world suicide report and claimed that Mozambique had the highest suicide rate in Africa at 27.4 per 100,000 people. The Conversation Africa's Samantha Spooner asked Dr. Brad Wagenaar about his research which sought to fill the knowledge gap on Mozambique's suicide attempts and deaths.
Govt, Brazil Sign Agreements
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican and Brazilian Foreign Ministers, Oldemiro Baloi and Aloysio Ferreira, on Thursday signed in Maputo legal instruments, notably on social security, to promote and strengthen cooperation relations between the two countries.
HIV Prevalence Rate Rises
[AIM] Maputo -Despite the many millions of dollars spent on preventing the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, the disease is continuing to advance in Mozambique.
Petitions Commission Complains of Lack of Funds
[AIM] Maputo -The Petitions Commission of the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Tuesday complained that it is running out of money.
Electricity Company Claims 78% Increase in Power Sales
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's publicly owned electricity company, EDM, increased its sales of power by about 78 per cent between 2015 and 2016.
Three Nations Combine in Fight Against Malaria
[The Herald] Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi have agreed to collaborate in fighting malaria and diarrhoeal diseases, amid revelations that 949 people have died of the disease since the beginning of this year in the three countries. There were four million recorded cases of malaria in the three countries during the same period. A further 13 016 people were treated for typhoid and another 2 131 were treated for cholera, of which a sizable number of cases occurred along the border lines.
Indefinite Truce - Debt Guarantee Confirmed
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Ceasefire extended indefinitely
Maputo Hub Ignites Entrepreneurial Spirit Among Youth
[CAJ News] Maputo -LAUNCHED in 2011 by Klaus Schwab, the veteran Germany engineer and economist who is also the founder of the World Economic Forum, the Global Shapers Community is enabling young Mozambicans to contribute to the development of the Southern African country. The Global Shapers Community is a network of hubs bringing together youth that have a common, voluntary goal, to take the lead in the economic and social evolution of their respective countries.
Secret Debt Legalised, Troops Leave Gorongosa, Arrest Warrant for Nini Satar
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Parliament accepts & legalizes secret debt
Government Forces Pulling Out From Rural Gorongosa
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi told reporters on Thursday that the government's defence and security forces are pulling out of positions they occupied in the central district of Gorongosa during the recent low level insurrection by the Renamo rebels.
Kroll Audit Report Postponed
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Attorney-General's Office (PGR) on Thursday announced that the independent audit of the security-related companies Proindicus, Ematum (Mozambique Tuna Company) and MAM (Mozambique Asset Management) will not be ready by the deadline of Friday.
Nyusi Wants 'Productive Mentality' in Public Sector
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday called for creating "a productive mentality" among members of the public administration.
SADC Recognises Role of Mozambique Transport Corridors
[AIM] Gaberone -The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Wednesday recognised the role played by Mozambique, ever since the creation of the regional body, in the promotion of development corridors.