Renamo Violates Ceasefire Deal
[The Herald] Maputo -The Mozambican government yesterday accused the main opposition Renamo of violating a ceasefire deal signed last September by clashing with army in the north-western province of Tete. Agriculture Minister and head of the government delegation to the talks with Renamo, Jose Pacheco, made the statement before the start of a new round of talks between the two sides.
No Advance in Government/Renamo Dialogue
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo has not yet put forward any proposals on "economic questions" to the dialogue between government and Renamo delegations, even though it was Renamo that placed this item on the agenda over two years ago.
Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland Fight Malaria
[AIM] Maputo -The governments of Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland on Monday renewed their determination to share experiences and resources in the struggle to eradicate malaria.
Kenmare Resources Increases Exports Despite Difficulties
[AIM] London -The Irish company Kenmare Resources on Monday announced that exports from its dredge mine in Moma district, on the coast of the northern Mozambican province of Nampula, increased by three per cent in the first half of this year, despite problems with power cuts and an unofficial strike.
Food Security Guaranteed in Manica
[AIM] Maputo -A good harvest in 2014 has guaranteed food security this year in the central Mozambican province of Manica, according to the information given by the provincial government to President Filipe Nyusi, currently on a working visit to the province.
Renamo Tries to Exclude MDM From Council of State
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's main opposition party, the parliamentary group of the former rebel movement Renamo, is trying to prevent its rival, the Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM), from appointing a member of Council of State, an advisory body to the President of the Republic.
Farmers Demand Action On Pollution
[AIM] Maputo -Farmers in the central Mozambican province of Manica on Sunday asked the government to take measures against the illegal mining which is polluting the rivers in the region.
Region-China Infrastructure Investment Seminar
[Focac] The SADC Committee of Ambassadors in Beijing, the China-Africa Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCOIC), in collaboration with the SADC Secretariat organised and hosted the Southern African Development Community (SADC) SADC Regional Infrastructure Investment Seminar on 9th July 2015 in Beijing China, at the Westin Beijing Chaoyang.
Nyusi Remains Willing to Speak With Dhlakama
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Saturday reiterated that President Filipe Nyusi is willing to meet at any moment with Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the former rebel movement Renamo, to discuss the re-establishment of effective peace in the country.
Half a Billion U.S Dollars Lost in Illegal Wood Exports
[AIM] Maputo -In the decade between 2003 and 2013 Mozambique lost over 540 million US dollars through the illegal export of wood to China, according to a study by researchers at Maputo's Eduardo Mondlane University.
Good Working Relations With Other Countries Pays Off
[SAPS] Nelspruit -The Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General (Adv) Mark Magadlela commended the collaboration with foreign countries in the fight against crime. The sentiments aired by the Provincial Commissioner came after the recovery of a truck worth R1.7 million was stolen in Germiston and smuggled into Mozambique on 6 May 2015.
Women of Machaze Say No to War
[AIM] Maputo -The women of Machaze district, in the central Mozambican province of Manica, on Saturday expressed their willingness to work with all others who wish to prevent the eruption of a new armed conflict in the country.
'Mozambicans Are Brothers, Not Enemies' - Nyusi
[AIM] Maputo -"We Mozambicans are brothers and not enemies", President Filipe Nyusi declared on Saturday.
'I Will Not Allow Mozambique to Be Divided' - Nyusi
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Friday warned that he will never allow the country to be divided.
Minister Confident in Use of Local Sugar By Drinks Industry
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Minister of Industry and Trade, Max Tonela, is confident that local soft drinks companies will switch from imported sugar to locally milled sugar in the near future, thus helping to guarantee the sustainability of the Mozambican sugar industry.
PM Urges Priority for Research and Extension
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Friday urged all institutions of higher education to prioritise research and extension.
Malawi to Hand Over Mozambican Flood Victims to Maputo
[Malawi News Agency] Nsanje -Government has hinted that it will not provide land for the reallocation of Mozambican nationals affected by floods early this year, but says such provision would be considered if their lives are at stake.
Nyusi Inaugurates Chimoio-Espungabera Road
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi, on the first day of a working visit to the central province of Manica, inaugurated a new road between the provincial capital, Chimoio, and Espungabera, capital of Mossurize district, on the border with Zimbabwe.
Guebuza Libel Trial Postponed
[AIM] Maputo -The trial of prominent academic Carlos Nuno Castel-Branco and of Fernando Mbanze, editor of the independent newssheet "Mediafax", on charges of libeling former Mozambican President Armando Guebuza, has been postponed from 3 August to 31 August.
Sweden Pledges Budget Support for 2016
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican and Swedish governments signed an agreement in Maputo on Friday, under which Sweden pledged direct support to the Mozambican state budget of 300 million Swedish crowns (about 35 million US dollars) for 2016.