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Thanks to Kathleen Sheldon for suggesting these three selections of books on Mozambique.
Sheldon is a specialist on Mozambican and African women's history, and writes widely on these topics.

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June 12, 2013  Mozambique: Agriculture Project Challenged
    "We, the rural populations, families from the communities of the Nacala Corridor, religious organisations and Mozambican civil society, recognising the importance and urgency of combating poverty and promoting sustainable and sovereign development, believe it is timely and crucial to voice our concerns and proposals in relation to the ProSavana Programme. ... After several discussions at community level in the districts covered by this programme, with Mozambican Government authorities [and with representatives of Brazil and Japan], we find that there are many discrepancies and contradictions [confirming] defects in the programme design; irregularities in the alleged process of public consultation and participation; serious and imminent threat of usurpation of rural populations' lands and forced removal of communities from areas that they currently occupy." - Open letter to leaders of Mozambique, Brazil, and Japan, May 28, 2013

Sep 10, 2010  Mozambique: Police and Protesters
    Thirteen dead, at least 300 injured, and 224 arrested is the toll of three days of demonstrations against prices rises and the high cost of living. The main protests were in Maputo and the adjoining city of Matola, with both cities paralysed on Wednesday and Thursday (1 and 2 September) and only slightly functioning on Friday. Activity returned to normal on Saturday, and on Tuesday September 7, the government announced a reversal of the price increases.

Sep 10, 2010  Mozambique: Poverty and Inequality
    "Donors need to believe in the Mozambique success story, so they do not look at anything which would challenge their comfortable picture and would force them to rethink their consensus development policy. But inequalities are growing and are now the major area of conflict in Mozambique." - Joseph Hanlon

May 23, 2007  Africa: Medicines without Doctors
Apr   8, 2005  Mozambique: Tree of Life
Jan   9, 2005  Africa: Year of Action for AIDS Treatment?
May 24, 2004  Africa: AIDS Treatment Update

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Africa Policy E-Journal (1995-2003)

2003-03-04 Mozambique: Corruption and Murder
2002-11-25 Mozambique: Cardoso Murder Trial
2002-01-16 Mozambique: Press Freedom
2001-02-19 Mozambique: Cashew, Sugar Concessions
2000-11-24 Mozambique: Journalist Assassinated
2000-02-09 Mozambique: Elections and Foreign Media
1999-07-07 Mozambique: Debt Relief Commentary
1998-04-11 Mozambique: Debt Relief Decision
1997-12-15 Mozambique: World Bank Strategy
1997-11-19 Mozambique: Cashew Policy
1997-10-01 Mozambique: Peace Process Bulletin, 2
1997-10-01 Mozambique: Peace Process Bulletin, 1
1997-09-02 Mozambique: Debt Relief Proposals
1996-02-04 Mozambique: US Ambassador Reply to Criticism
1995-12-06 Mozambique: Recent Documents, 1
1995-12-06 Mozambique: Recent Documents, 2
1995-05-15 Mozambique: Donor Politics and Mozambique

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News (allafrica) Nov 23, 2014
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Report Expects LNG Production to Begin in 2019
Mozambique and Spain Sign Partnership Programme
Poachers Without Borders
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