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2017-09-19 Fake Agriculture Projects Draining Millions
[AIM] Maputo -Joaquim Mazive, one of the 24 accused in the case of the fraud that syphoned 170 million meticais (about 2.9 million US dollars, at current exchange rates) from the Mozambican government's Agricultural Development Fund (FDA), on Friday denied that he had issued favourable opinions for fake livestock projects.

2017-09-19 Ruling Party Receives Tricycles From Chinese Company
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party on Friday received a gift of 500 three wheeler motorcycles, each with a trailer, donated by the Chinese Africa Great Wall Mining Development Company.

2017-09-19 Police Recover Mayor's Stolen Cell Phone
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police have recovered the cell phone belonging to Mahamudo Amurrane, Mayor of the northern city of Nampula, which was stolen from him on 23 July, in the middle of a religious service in the local Catholic cathedral.

2017-09-19 Number of Patients Abandoned in Hospitals Increasing
[AIM] Maputo -67 patients were abandoned by their families in Maputo hospitals in the first half of this year, according to a report on the independent television station, STV.

2017-09-19 Nyusi Warns Against Corruption in Technical Schools
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday urged the directors of technical and professional schools to stand up for honesty, and avoid any acts of corruption in their institutions.

2017-09-19 No IMF Programme Without Completing Audit Report
[AIM] Maputo -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has politely made it clear that there will be no normalization of relations with Mozambique until the information missing from the audit of the security-related companies Ematum (Mozambique Tuna company), Proindicus and MAM (Mozambique Assets Management) is provided.

2017-09-19 Unsold Pigeon Peas At Risk of Rotting
[AIM] Maputo -Over 300 tonnes of pigeon peas harvested this year in the districts of Ancuabe, Montpuez, Chiure and Balama, all in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, are at risk of rotting in the hands of peasant farmers, for lack of a market, reports Saturday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".

2017-09-18 Late Kanda Equalizer Deny Usma Victory
[CAF] A last gasp equalizer by Fabrice Kanda earned Ferroviario da Beira a one-all draw against visiting USM Alger in their quarter final first leg clash on Saturday in Beira.

2017-09-15 Harambee Starlets Thrash Mozambique
[Nation] Harambee Starlets on Thursday launched their Cosafa (Confederation of Southern African Football Associations) campaign with an impressive 5-2 win over Mozambique at the Luveve Stadium, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

2017-09-13 Australian Mining Firm Exceeds Ruby Auction Target
[AIM] London -The Australian mining company Mustang Resources on Tuesday announced that it has gathered more rubies than expected from its mine in Montepuez, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado.

2017-09-13 Maputo Ferry Workers On Strike
[AIM] Maputo -Workers of the state company Transmaritima, which operates the ferry service across the bay of Maputo, from the centre of the city to the outlying neighbourhood of Katembe, went on strike on Monday morning demanding payment of their New Year bonus for 2016.

2017-09-13 Govt, U.S. Renew Partnership Against Aids
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican and United States governments on Tuesday announced in Maputo a joint annual plan that renews their partnership in the fight against AIDS.

2017-09-13 Beira Council Rejects Bus Company
[AIM] Maputo -Beira Municipal Council has refused to take responsibility for the public bus company in the city, according to a report in Tuesday's issue of the independent daily "O Pais".

2017-09-13 Police Seize Ivory and Garnets in Nampula
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police on Friday detained two people, a Mozambican and a Tanzanian, in the northern province of Nampula in illegal possession of ivory and semi-precious stones.

2017-09-13 'Expansion of ICTs One of Main Challenges'
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario declared on Monday that the constant and gradual expansion in the use of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) is one of the main challenges the country faces in the communications sector.

2017-09-12 Ten Million Dollars to Fight Malaria in Pregnancy
[AIM] Maputo -Maputo 11 Sep (AIM) - Lelio Marmora, the Executive Director of Unitaid, an international body that works closely with the World Health Organisation (WHO), said in Maputo on Monday that ten million US dollars will be invested in combating malaria among pregnant women.

2017-09-12 Syrah Resources to Export Graphite to China
[AIM] London -The Australian based mining company Syrah Resources has announced that it has signed a binding sales agreement for the supply of graphite from its Balama project in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado.

2017-09-12 Inspectors Order Closure of 12 Establishments
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government's National Inspectorate of Economic Activities (INAE) closed down 12 establishments across the country in the fortnight from 28 August to 8 September.

2017-09-12 Quarrying in Umbeluzi Valley Banned
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Leticia Klemens, has banned all quarrying and sandpit operations along the Umbeluzi valley, in Maputo province, reports the independent television station, STV.

2017-09-11 Mozambicans Welcome End of Banditry
[CAJ News] Maputo -MOZAMBICANS are eager for a fresh start ahead of October when the country's warring parties are set to sign a permanent peace deal. This will end long running hostilities between the ruling Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) and Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO). RENAMO has been waging terror against citizens in protest of the outcome of the 2014 general election, which it claims was rigged.

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