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2015-03-04 Govt-Renamo Dialogue Hits Fresh Impasse
[AIM] Maputo -The dialogue between the Mozambican government and the former rebel movement Renamo ground to a halt again on Monday, when Renamo threw in a new demand.

2015-03-04 Prominent Lawyer Cistac Dies After Shooting
[AIM] Maputo -One of Mozambique's most prominent constitutional lawyers, Gilles Cistac, shot by unknown assailants in central Maputo on Tuesday morning, died of his wounds in Maputo Central Hospital at about 13.20.

2015-03-04 Nyusi Urges Judiciary to Purify Its Ranks
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday urged the country's judiciary to “purify your ranks, because in your midst there are people who are staining your seriousness and dignity”.

2015-03-04 Was Lawyer Cistac Killed for His Advice?
[Mozambique News Reports & Clippings] Prominent constitutional lawyer Gilles Cistac was assassinated this morning at a cafe in central Maputo.

2015-03-04 Assassinated Lawyer Worked on Autonomous States Debate
[Deutsche Welle] Gilles Cistac has been gunned down in cold blood on the streets of Maputo, police said. An influential lawyer and academic, he was involved in the debate on the decentralization of power in Mozambique.

2015-03-04 Police 'the Weakest Link' in Mozambican State
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police is “one of the weakest links in our State”, the chairperson of the Mozambican Bar Association (OAM), Tomas Timbana, accused on Monday.

2015-03-04 Renamo Boycotts Peace Fund
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's main opposition party, the former rebel movement Renamo, on Monday boycotted the inauguration of the Peace and National Reconciliation Fund, set up as a result of the 5 September agreement on a cessation of military hostilities signed by the then President, Armando Guebuza, and the Renamo leader, Afonso Dhlakama.

2015-03-04 Assassination Attempt Against Prominent Jurist
[AIM] Maputo -Unknown gunmen on Tuesday morning attempted to assassinate prominent Mozambican academic and expert in constitutional law, Gilles Cistac, in broad daylight in a central Maputo thoroughfare.

2015-03-03 For a Better Position in the 'Doing Business' Ranking, the Government Promotes Greater Cooperation With the CTA
[AIM] Maputo -The Ministry of Industry and Trade has guaranteed a total openness and interest in working seamlessly with the Confederation of Business Associations of Mozambique (CTA) to find solutions to achieve government objectives, such as developing industry and adding value to domestic products.

2015-03-03 CTA Statement - 'Waiver of Fines for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises'
[AIM] Maputo -The Confederation of Business Associations (CTA) has announced that as part of the dialogue with the government and under the social cooperation with the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MTESS), all fines related to labour offenses applying to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are to be waived.

2015-03-03 SADC Experts to Strategise On Regional Energy Development
[SANF] Southern Africa and its energy sector cooperating partners are meeting in Botswana in late February to discuss ways of improving a coordinated approach to addressing the energy situation in the region.

2015-03-02 More Threats From Dhlakama Over 'Autonomy'
[AIM] Maputo -Afonso Dhlakama, leader of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo has once again threatened to overthrow the government if the country's parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, does not approve the Renamo bill to establish “autonomous provinces”.

2015-03-02 Cholera Death Toll Now Over 40
[AIM] Maputo -The cholera outbreaks in central and northern Mozambique, which began in late December, have now claimed 41 lives, according to the deputy national director of public health, Quinhas Fernandes.

2015-03-02 Jindal Will Not Pull Out of Mozambique
[AIM] Maputo -The Indian mining company Jindal intends to remain in Mozambique, despite the current losses made in its coal mining operations in the western province of Tete.

2015-03-02 Bank Payments for Registry Services Postponed
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government has postponed implementation of measures that would ban cash payments for all the services provided by registry and notary services.

2015-03-02 Mozambican Frelimo Party Reiterates Support to Sahrawi People Right to Self-Determination
[SPS] Maputo (Mozambique) February 28, 2015 (SPS) - The Secretary General of Mozambican FRELIMO Party Mr. Eliseu Machava reaffirmed that the State Mozambique under the leadership of his party will continue to support the rights of the Sahrawi people to self-determination for freedom and independence.

2015-03-02 Malawian Accused of People Trafficking
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police have arrested a Malawian citizen in the northern city of Nampula, believed to be part of an organised criminal network trafficking in human beings.

2015-03-02 Mugiraneza Inspires APR Past Mozambique's Desportiva
[New Times] Jean-Baptiste Mugiraneza netted a superb volley in the 82nd minute to guide APR to a 2-1 victory over Mozambican champions Liga Desportiva de Maputo yesterday in the preliminary round of the Caf Champions League at the Amahoro Stadium.

2015-03-02 Tomas Vieira Mario to Head Press Watchdog Body
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Friday appointed senior journalist Tomas Vieira Mario as chairperson of the Higher Mass Media Council (CSCS), the press freedom watchdog body established under the Constitution.

2015-03-02 Academic Wants to Sue Pseudonymous Libeller
[AIM] Maputo -Prominent Mozambican academic and expert in constitutional law, Gilles Cistac, is attempting to sue a man using the pseudonym “Calado Calachnikov” who has libeled him on social media.

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