Attacks Continue Despite Planned Talks
[AIM] Maputo -Despite the formation of a Joint Commission between the Mozambican government and the Renamo rebels to prepare a meeting between President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama, Renamo gunmen have continued to ambush traffic on the main roads in the centre of the country.
Dredging of Maputo Port Access Channel Under Way
[AIM] Maputo -Dredging of the access channel to the Port of Maputo has begun and a million cubic metres of sediment have now been removed, the consortium that manages the port, the Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC), announced on Wednesday.
Assembly Debates General State Account
[AIM] Maputo -Opinion in the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, divided along utterly predictable lines on Wednesday, when the Assembly began debating the General State Account (CGE) for 2014.
Renamo Too Appoints New Members to Joint Commission
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican rebel movement Renamo on Tuesday announced its three new members for the Joint Commission between the government and Renamo, set up to prepare a face-to-face meeting between President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama.
Study On Coruption and Private Sector Launched
[AIM] Maputo -'A society which comes to accept corruption as a normal practice, from schools up to the government, will not be a just society". warned British High Commisisoner, Joanna Kuennsberg in Maputo on Tuesday.
Nyusi Adds Members to Joint Commisison With Renamo
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Tuesday appointed three new members to the government team on the joint commission established with the former rebel movement Renamo which is intended to prepare the ground for a face-to-face meeting between the President and Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama.
Dredge Collides With Cargo Ship in Beira
[AIM] Maputo -The dredge "Macuti", owned by the Mozambican Dredging Comoany (Emodraga), on Monday collided with a cargo ship in the access channel to the central Mozambican port of Beira.
Pupils Relocated to Other Schools After Attacks
[AIM] Maputo -Children forced by the militia of the rebel movement Renamo to abandon their schools in the central Mozambican province of Manica are being relocated, as far as possible, to other schools, according to Education Minister Jorge Ferrao.
Study On Child Labour Presented
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Labour Minister Vitoria Diogo has warned that society must pay attention to the abuse of children through child labour, slavery, drug trafficking and child prostitution.
Inspiring Young Imaginations - Africavenir Screens Mozambican Film, O Grande Bazaar
[Namibia Economist] A delightful drama set in Maputo about two boys who become friends and together reinvent a new life full of fun. 12-year-old Paito sells fritters outside his house in the suburbs of the big city, to support his family. One day, a band of young robbers takes his money. He decides he is not going to go home until he recovers what he lost. With this in mind, he heads out for the city. Looking for work, he begins to live in a major market square that at night becomes a dormitory for homeless vendors. There he
IMF Demands Forensic Audit of Loans
[AIM] Maputo -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has demanded an international, independent forensic audit of the government guaranteed loans contracted by the Mozambican companies EMATUM (Mozambique Tuna Company), MAM (Mozambique Asset Management) and Proindicus (intended to provide maritime security services).
Commemorations of 30th Anniversary of Samora Machel's Death Launched
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Saturday launched commemorations of the 30th anniversary of the death of the country's first President, Samora Machel.
IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Mozambique
[IMF] Press Release No. 16/304
Zimbabwe Borders Under Threat from Renamo
[Financial Gazette] AREAS along Zimbabwe's border with Mozambique are under threat from the unrest rocking the neighbouring country following fresh clashes between the Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) government and opposition Mozambique National Resistance (Renamo), the Financial Gazette can report.
Ruling Party Calls for Arrest of Dhlakama
[AIM] Maputo -Parliamentary deputies of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party on Wednesday called on Attorney-General Beatriz Buchili to take action against the main opposition party, the rebel movement Renamo, and even to outlaw it.
LAM Suspends Maputo-Luanda Flights
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique Airlines (LAM) announced on Wednesday that it is temporarily suspending flights between Maputo and Luanda.
Mozambican Leader to Grace ZITF
[Times of Zambia] MOZAMBICAN President Fellipe Nyusi is expected to officially open this year's Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Ndola next month.
Govt Says Mozambique Officials Assure of Security to Transporters
[Nyasa Times] Government has confirmed meeting their counterparts in Mozambique in a bid to find a lasting solution to problems facing transporters in the country following skirmishes between Renamo and Frelimo.
Over 40 Per Cent of Senior Officials Failed to Declare Assets
[AIM] Maputo -Less than 60 per cent of the senior state officials who should deposit declarations of their assets and income, under Mozambique's Law on Public Probity, did so in 2015, according to Attorney-General Beatriz Buchili.
Wentworth Resources to Take Control of Rovuma Onshore Concession
[AIM] London -The Canadian-based oil and gas company Wentworth Resources on Wednesday announced that the Mozambican government has approved its appraisal plan for the Rovuma onshore concession in the northern province of Cabo Delgado.