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2014-12-19 President Guebuza Awarded Honorary Degree
[AIM]Maputo -The Economics Faculty of the Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique's oldest institution of higher education, on Thursday awarded an honorary doctorate in development economics to President Armando Guebuza.

2014-12-19 Cuamba - Official Result Confirms Frelimo Victory
[AIM]Maputo -The official results from the mayoral by-election in the northern Mozambican municipality of Cuamba, announced on Thursday by the Niassa Provincial Elections Commission, conform the victory of Zacarias Filipe, the candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party.

2014-12-19 Foreign Debt Remains Sustainable, Says Finance Minister
[AIM]Maputo -Although one of the indicators is now causing concern, Mozambique's foreign debt remains sustainable, Finance Minister Manuel Chang told reporters on Thursday.

2014-12-19 Guebuza Meets With Representatives of Diaspora
[AIM]Maputo -Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Friday urged Mozambican communities living abroad to act as “informal diplomats”, and to place national unity, peace and self-esteem at the centre of their actions.

2014-12-19 Annual Trade With China Approaching Three Billion U.S. Dollars
[AIM]Maputo -The volume of trade between Mozambique and China rose from 1.64 billion US dollars in 2013 to 2.94 billion so far this year, according to Chinese ambassador Li Chunhua.

2014-12-19 Frelimo Wins Cuamba By-Election
[AIM]Maputo -Zacarias Filipe, the candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party has won Wednesday's mayoral by-election in the northern Mozambican municipality of Cuamba, with almost 58 per cent of the votes.

2014-12-19 Tete Province Declared Free of Land Mines
[AIM]Maputo -The western Mozambican province of Tete on Wednesday was formally declared free of land lines.

2014-12-19 Lam Introduces Cheap Flights
[AIM]Maputo -Mozambique Airlines (LAM) announced on Friday the introduction of cheap air fares, known as “Letzgo”, for selected domestic flights as from January.

2014-12-19 Central Bank Warns Politicians Not to Damage the Currency
[AIM]Maputo -Mozambican opinion makers should take care of the words they use in order not to have damaging effects on the country's currency, the metical, warned the governor of the Bank of Mozambique, Ernesto Gove, on Wednesday.

2014-12-19 At Least Five Deaths in Maputo Storm
[AIM]Maputo -At least five people died in the torrential rains that lashed Maputo on Monday night according to the municipal councillor for health and social welfare, Nurbai Calu.

2014-12-18 Contrary to 'Noticias', CNE Has Delivered Results Sheets
[AIM]Maputo -Mozambique's National Elections Commission (CNE) has delivered to the Constitutional Council, the country's highest body in matters of constitutional and electoral law, all the results sheets from the 15 October general elections which it requested - contrary to a claim made on the front page of Wednesday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".

2014-12-18 All Polling Stations Bar One Opened On Time
[AIM]Maputo -All bar one of the 65 polling stations in the northern Mozambican municipality of Cuamba opened on time, at 07.00, for Wednesday's mayoral by-election, according to the Electoral Observatory, Mozambique's largest and most credible group of election observers.

2014-12-17 Government and Ifad Discuss Projects
[AIM]Maputo -Representatives of the Mozambican government and of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) met in Maputo on Monday to assess the projects currently under way with IFAD support.

2014-12-17 Contract On Sale of Gas to EDM
[AIM]Maputo -Mozambique's National Hydrocarbons Company (ENH) will sell two million gigajoules of natural gas a year to the publicly owned electricity company, EDM, which will be used to generate power at the Ressano Garcia thermal power station (CTRG), on the border with South Africa.

2014-12-17 Independence of Africa Remains Incomplete As Long As Western Sahara Is Occupied, Says Vice President of Mozambican Parliament
[SPS]The Vice-President of Mozambican parliament, Lucas Chomera Jeremias, stressed Tuesday at the headquarters of the Saharawi National Council that the independence of Africa is incomplete as long as the last case of decolonization in Africa, Western Sahara is under colonial occupation.

2014-12-18 Girl Leaders Come Together to Advocate for Their Rights
[UNFPA]Maputo -"Adolescent girls have rights and potential," declared 15-year-old Catia Zefanias Uamusse, at the opening of the National Girls' Conference in Maputo, Mozambique, in mid-November. "We ought to be in charge of our own bodies and make decisions regarding our sexual and reproductive health."

2014-12-18 Municipal Bus Company Running At Heavy Loss
[AIM]Maputo -Maputo's publicly owned municipal bus company, EMTPM, made a loss of over 174 million meticais (about 5.5 million US dollars, at current exchange rates) in 2013, according to the company's report and accounts for that year, published this week.

2014-12-18 27 Cases of Human Trafficking Reported This Year
[AIM]Maputo -In the first ten months of this year, 27 cases of trafficking in people were reported in Mozambique, according to Assistant Attorney-General, Lucia Maximiliano.

2014-12-18 Storms Leave Trail of Destruction
[AIM]Maputo -Storms that hit parts of southern and central Mozambique over the weekend and on Monday night left a trail of destruction across Maputo city and province, and much of Sofala.

2014-12-17 President of Saharawi National Council Receives Vice President of Mozambican Parliament
[SPS]Shaheed Elhafed -The President of the Sahrawi National Council, Khatry Adduh, received Tuesday at the Guest house the Vice President of the Mozambican parliament, Lucas Chomera Jeremias.

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