Mozambican President Urges Countries to Fight for Economic Independence
[AIM] Nairobi -The main challenge facing Africa, and Mozambique in particular, is to attain economic and financial independence, declared President Filipe Nyusi on Saturday.
Situation in Nihessiue Returns to Normal
[AIM] Maputo -The situation in the small town of Nihessiue, in the northern Mozambican province of Nampula, has returned to normal, after a pre-dawn attack by gunmen of the rebel movement Renamo on Saturday.
Money From Miners' Social Fund Returned
[AIM] Maputo -Over the last fortnight the Mozambican government has recovered over 100 million rands (about seven million US dollars, at current exchange rates) that was discounted from the wages of Mozambican mine workers in South Africa, and has returned it to its rightful owners, according to a press release from the Labour Ministry.
Renamo Gunmen Spread Terror in Murrupula
[AIM] Maputo -Gunmen of the Mozambican rebel movement Renamo launched a pre-dawn attack on Saturday against the Nihessiue administrative post, in Murrupula district, in the northern province of Nampula, according to a report on the independent television station, STV.
TICAD VI 'Excellent Opportunity for Business'
[AIM] Nairobi -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi declared on Saturday that the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), held in the Kenyan capital, was an excellent opportunity for business and brought many gains for Mozambique.
Angola and Mozambique Reaffirm Cultural Cooperation
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and Mozambique expressed in the city of Beira the will to improve cultural cooperation between the two countries, Angop learnt through a press note from the Angolan embassy in that Indian Ocean state.
Inhambane Tourism in Steep Decline
[AIM] Maputo -There has been a sharp decline in tourism in the southern Mozambican province of Inhambane, and the situation threatens to deteriorate still further with the proposal to close Vilankulo airport to international traffic, reports Friday's issue of the independent daily "O Pais".
Chewa King Gawa Undi Urges Revivial of Growth Triangle for Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique
[Nyasa Times] Paramount Chief Kalonga Gawa Undi of the Chewa people of Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique has called for the revival of the popular growth triangle for the benefit of the three neighbouring countries.
Renamo Didn't Win 6 Provinces - President
[AIM] Nairobi -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Friday attacked the pretension of Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the rebel movement Renamo, to govern by force the six northern and central provinces where he claims that Renamo won the October 2014 general elections.
Nyusi in Nairobi for Ticad VI
[AIM] Nairobi -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi arrived on Friday morning in Nairobi, where he will participate in the sixth edition of the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD VI), a two day event due to begin on Saturday.
African Swine Fever Detected in Beira
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican veterinary authorities have banned the movement of live pigs, pork and any pork derivatives from Beira to anywhere else in the country, following an outbreak of African swine fever, reports Friday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".
Education Ministry Aims to Reduce Price of Text Books
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Ministry of Education will, as from the 2017 school year, adopt a single book for each subject taught in the country's secondary schools, thus ending the current situation of a multiplicity of books, from a variety of publishing houses, chosen by each of the schools.
Govt to Expand Cooperation With Japan
[AIM] Nairobi -Mozambique and Japan on Friday expressed their willingness to step up cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the economic sphere.
Human Rights Watch Denounces Renamo Attacks On Health Units
[AIM] Maputo -The international NGO, Human Rights Watch (HRW), on Wednesday denounced the Mozambican rebel movement, Renamo, for its attacks on health units.
At Least Four Dead in Mine Collapse
[AIM] Maputo -At least four people died on Sunday, when an illegal gold mine collapsed in Muaja locality, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, according to a report in Wednesday's issue of the independent daily "O Pais".
Interest Rate Rises Making It Difficult to Repay Loans
[AIM] Maputo -Successive rises in interest rates are making it impossible for some Mozambican companies to pay off bank loans, reports Wednesday's issue of the independent newssheet "Mediafax".
Govt Must Protect the People From Attack
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Tuesday reiterated that it is the government's duty to protect the public from the attacks by gunmen of the rebel movement Renamo.
Sena Company Produces Stevia
[AIM] Maputo -The Sena Company, which runs one of the largest sugar plantations in Mozambique, at Marromeu, on the south bank of the Zambezi, is introducing the cultivation of stevia, a sweetener and sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant Stevia Rabaudiana, which is native to Brazil and Paraguay.
Armed Men Linked to Renamo Raid Hospitals
[HRW] Johannesburg -Armed men linked to Mozambique's main opposition party, the Mozambique National Resistance (RENAMO), have raided at least two hospitals and two health clinics over the past month. The attacks on the medical facilities, which involved looting medicine and supplies and destroying medical equipment, threaten access to health care for tens of thousands of people in remote areas of the country.
Angola in Mozambique's National Culture Festival
[ANGOP] Luanda -An Angolan delegation participates in the 9th National Culture Festival of Mozambique, taking place from 24 to 28 August in the cities of Beira and Dondo, Sofala Province.