SA, Mozambique to Pay Tribute to Samora Machel
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The South African and Mozambique governments will next month commemorate the 30th anniversary of the tragic death of former President of Mozambique, Samora Machel, in Mpumalanga.
Mozambique Hosts SAP Africa Code Week
[CIO] Mozambique will play host to a series of train-the-trainer (TTT) workshops during the official build-up to SAP's Africa Code Week (ACW) till 30 September.
President Nyusi Inaugurates Rail Bridge Over Umbeluzi
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday inaugurated a new rail bridge over the Umbeluzi river in Boane district, Maputo province.
Death Threat Issued Against Mayor of Quelimane
[AIM] Maputo -The mayor of the central Mozambican city of Quelimane, Manuel de Araujo, who is a prominent member of the opposition Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM), has claimed that on Tuesday a member of the city's elected Municipal Assembly made a death threat against him.
IMF Mission Claims 'Advances' in Restoring Confidence
[AIM] Maputo -The mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that has been working in Mozambique since last Thursday believes advances have been made in restoring international confidence in the Mozambican government.
At Least Four Dead As Boat Capsizes
[AIM] Maputo -Four people died when a small boat capsized on Tuesday as it was crossing the narrow stretch of sea separating the cities of Inhambane and Maxixe in southern Mozambique, according to a report in Wednesday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".
Italian Energy Firm Seeking Funding for Vessel Construction
[AIM] London -The Italian energy company ENI is seeking funding for the construction of the floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessel which will supply the world's markets with gas from Offshore Area Four in the Rovuma basin off the northern coast of Mozambique.
Mediators Make Proposal On Provincial Governors
[AIM] Maputo -The mediating team in the Joint Commission between the Mozambican government and the Renamo rebels on Tuesday presented a proposal on the appointment of governors for the six central and northern provinces where Renamo claims that it won the October 2014 elections.
Govt Approves Draft Plan and Budget
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government on Tuesday approved the draft Economic and Social Plan for 2017, which envisages an economic growth rate of 5.5 per cent.
Former Head of Agricultural Fund Arrested
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Central Office for the Fight against Corruption (GCCC) has arrested Setina Titosse, the former Chairperson of the Board of the government's Agricultural Development Fund (FDA), charging her with corruption, embezzlement, abuse of office and trafficking in influence.
Govt to Engage Mozambique Over Boundary
[Nyasa Times] Government says it will request the Malawi Defense Force (MDF) to reroute Ruo river in Nsanje which has left its course and get into Mozambique.
Africa Code Week Set for Mozambique
[CAJ News] Maputo -HUNDREDS of teachers and youngsters in Mozambique are set to benefit from a continent-wide training programme that aims to equip youth with skills to be compliant with the digital economy.
Africa Code Week Officially Arrives in Mozambique
[AMA] SAP drives digital literacy across Africa - one workshop at a time
GCCC Charges Former Lam Financial Manager
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Central Office for the Fight against Corruption (GCCC) announced on Tuesday that it has charged a former Financial Director of Mozambique Airlines (LAM) with abuse of his office.
Illegal Logging Strikes At Zambezia's Forests
[AIM] Maputo -Illegal logging on a massive scale in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia has led to the loss of two thirds of the precious hardwood "Pau ferro" (ironwood) from the Gile Reserve, reports Tuesday's issue of the independent daily "O Pais".
Renamo Tete Leaders Avoid Funeral of Murdered Member
[AIM] Maputo -Senior figures in Mozambique's main opposition party, the rebel movement Renamo, in the western province of Tete have refused to attend the funeral of a Renamo member of the Tete Provincial Assembly murdered last week, alleging motives of security, reports Tuesday's issue of the independent newssheet "Mediafax".
Coal India Seeking New Blocks in Mozambique
[AIM] London -The state-controlled mining company Coal India, the largest coal producer in the world, is seeking new exploration licences in the western Mozambican province of Tete.
China to Help Mozambique Establish Industrial Park
[Focac] Maputo -China will help Mozambique establish an industrial park as an effort to increase job opportunities in the southern African country, according to Chinese Ambassador Su Jian.
Eight Arrested for Illegal Logging
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police have arrested eight people suspected of illegal timber operations in Nhamatanda district, in the central province of Sofala, according to a report on the independent television station STV.
No Rise in Bread Prices Until January, Govt Promises
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government has promised to subsidise milling companies in order to avoid any increases in the price of bread before the end of January 2017, according to a statement from the Ministry of Industry and Trade.