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2015-04-18 South African Workers Expelled in 'Xenophobic Revenge'
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican workers in Ressano Garcia, on the border with South Africa, on Friday expelled South Africans from their workplaces, and barricaded the road to the frontier.

2015-04-18 Reaction Against South Africa Attacks Spreads to Border
[AIM] Maputo -Violent reactions by Mozambicans to the wave of attacks against foreigners in South Africa spread on Friday to Ressano Garcia on the Mozambique-South Africa border.

2015-04-18 Chissano Hospitalised in South Africa
[AIM] Maputo -Former Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano has been hospitalized in South Africa with a gastro-intestinal infection.

2015-04-18 Mozambican Workers Expel South Africans
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican workers in Inhambane and Tete province have retaliated against the wave of anti-foreigner riots in South Africa by attempting to expel South African workers from the country.

2015-04-18 Deadline for Digital Migration Will Be Missed
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government admitted on Friday that it will miss the deadline of 17 June to complete the analogue to digital migration for the country's television and radio stations.

2015-04-18 No Money for Moatize-Macuse Railway
[AIM] Maputo -The project to build a railway from the Moatize coal basin in the western Mozambican province of Tete to a new deep water port at Macuse, on the coast of Zambezia province, is in serious trouble, since it has been unable to secure funding, according to a report in Friday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".

2015-04-18 Assistant Attorney-Generals Take Office
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday swore into office three new Assistant Attorney-Generals, Orlando Generoso, Sérgio Dos Reis and Amabélia Chuquela.

2015-04-17 Nyusi "Greatly Concerned" At Xenophobia in South Africa
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday expressed his distress at the suffering of Mozambicans targeted by anti-foreigner pogroms in the South African port city of Durban.

2015-04-17 Minimum Wage in State Rises By 10 Per Cent
[AIM] Maputo -The minimum wage in the Mozambican public administration is to rise by 10 per cent, backdated to 1 April.

2015-04-17 Dhlakama Conjures Up Crowds of "200,000"
[AIM] Maputo -Afonso Dhlakama, leader of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo, boasted on Wednesday that he could mobilize enough people to overthrow the government, if he so wished.

2015-04-17 Study Finds Rural Women Approve of Depo Provera
[AIM] Maputo -About two thirds of women in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado know nothing about contraceptive methods, according to a study released in Maputo on Wednesday.

2015-04-17 Agreement Reached On Locally Assembled Buses
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Transport Minister Carlos Mesquita on Wednesday signed an agreement with the vehicle assembly plant, Matchedje Motors, to acquire buses in order to improve urban public transport.

2015-04-17 Mozambique and Zimbabwe Discuss River Pollution
[AIM] Maputo -Delegations from the Mozambican and Zimbabwean authorities met this week in the central city of Chimoio to discuss the pollution of international rivers caused by illegal artisanal gold mining, according to a report in Thursday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".

2015-04-17 Cooperation Agreement Signed With Spain
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican and Spanish governments signed an agreement in Maputo on Wednesday, under which Spain is to grant 46.55 million euros (about 50 million US dollars) for development programmes in Mozambique.

2015-04-16 Despite Risk of Violence, Red Cross Volunteers Continue to Try and Prevent Spread of Cholera
[IFRC] Twelve Red Cross volunteers gather on a porch in Namitotelane village, a rural area of Nampula, Mozambique, to discuss the challenges they face in preventing the spread of cholera in their communities.

2015-04-16 Over 100 Mozambicans Want to Leave Durban
[AIM] Maputo -So far over 100 Mozambicans resident in South Africa have expressed a desire to return to Mozambique following the anti-foreigner pogroms that have broken out in the port city of Durban, according to Foreign Minister Oldemiro Baloi.

2015-04-16 Police Recover Stolen Vehicles in Mozambique
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The Ant-Vehicle Theft Unit of Lilongwe has recovered two vehicles in Mozambique which were stolen from Mrs. Mable Nyirenda of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural resources (LUANAR) and Mr. Grem Kabuluzi Tembo of Salima.

2015-04-16 Natural Gas Should Benefit All Sectors of the Economy
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's National Hydrocarbon Company (ENH) has stressed that one of its major challenges is to ensure that the country's natural gas is used for the harmonious growth of all sectors of the economy.

2015-04-16 Farmers Complain of Stock Theft and Poaching
[AIM] Maputo -Farmers in Magude district, in Maputo province, have urged the Mozambican government to set up a multi-sector team to investigate and combat stock theft and poaching, phenomena which are rampant in this area.

2015-04-16 Prime Minister Lays First Stone in Water Project
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Wednesday laid the first stone for the construction of a water supply system in the neighbourhood of Intaka, in the southern city of Matola.

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