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2015-10-05 Dhlakama Promises to Come Out of Hiding, Abjures Revenge
[AIM] Maputo -Afonso Dhlakama, leader of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo, has promised that he will shortly leave his hiding place, somewhere in the bush of Gondola district, in the central province of Manica, and come to Maputo for talks with the government.

2015-10-06 'We Are Paying Dearly for Our Arrogance' - Nyusi
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi argued on 27 September in New York that the threat posed by climate change results from "the arrogance and ignorance" of the human species, which had long behaved as if it owned the planet.

2015-10-05 Henning Mankell Dies
[AIM] Maputo -The world of Mozambican culture went into mourning on Monday, on receiving the news of the death of Swedish author Henning Mankell from cancer in Goteburg at the age of 67.

2015-10-06 Lwandamina's Local Bullets Prepare for Egypt & Mozambique
[Zambia Reports] The local assemblage of the Chipolopolo boys have began their preparation for the two engagements against Egypt on October 11 and Mozambique on the 17th of the same month.

2015-10-04 Govt, Renamo to Resume Talks
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi declared on Sunday that he believes the government and the former rebel movement Renamo will "very soon" resume dialogue, thus respecting the desire of Mozambicans to resolve problems through discussing them.

2015-10-04 Renamo, Police Clash
[AIM] Maputo -A unit of the Mozambican police clashed with gunmen of the former rebel movement Renamo in Gondola district, in the central province of Manica, on Friday morning.

2015-10-03 Renamo, Govt Set for Further Talks
[AIM] Maputo -In the wake of last Friday's attack against the motorcade of Afonso Dhlakama, leader of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo, the Renamo national spokesperson, Antonio Muchanga, has suggested that Renamo may be willing to resume dialogue with the government.

2015-10-05 "Guns Never End War", Warns Nyusi
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Saturday lamented the fact that the efforts he and his government, and various other sectors of society, have made to ensure effective peace have not yet borne fruit.

2015-10-05 PM Urges Respect for Deadlines in Beira-Zimbabwe Road
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Friday demanded that the Chinese contractor, the Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Group, comply rigorously with the deadlines established for concluding the rehabilitation and improvement of the Beira-Zimbabwe highway.

2015-10-03 Power Cuts in Southern Mozambique for Third Day
[AIM] Maputo -Power cuts continued in parts of Maputo and elsewhere in southern Mozambique on Friday morning, 48 hours after a serious breakdown in the sub-station in the city of Matola.

2015-10-03 World Bank Loan for Financial Sector Development
[AIM] Maputo -The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank has approved a loan of 25 million US dollars to support the Mozambican government's financial sector development strategy.

2015-10-03 'Tourism Is an Industry of Peace' - Nyusi
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Friday described tourism as "an industry of peace", and pledged continued government support for this sector of the economy.

2015-10-03 Chokwe Receives 40 Tractors
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government's Agricultural Development Fund (FDA) on Thursday delivered 40 tractors and their accessories to Chokwe district, in the southern province of Gaza, in a ceremony that marked the launching of the National Agricultural Mechanisation Programme.

2015-10-03 Foreigner Rots in Remand Prison After Mozambique Refuses Him, Zim Doesn't Know Where to Deport Him to
[New Zimbabwe] A FOREIGN national married to a Zimbabwean woman has languished in remand prison for over eight months as he is failing to produce valid documents to prove his nationality to enable the government to deport him to that country.

2015-10-03 Repayment of Urban Poverty Loans 'unsatisfactory'
[AIM] Maputo -The levels of repayment of loans from the Mozambican government's Urban Poverty Reduction Strategic Programme (PERPU) remains unsatisfactory, according to Manuel Rodrigues, spokesperson for the Coordinating Council of the Ministry of State Administration, meeting in the southern resort of Bilene.

2015-10-03 Anglo-American Closes Maputo Office
[AIM] London -The London based mining giant Anglo American on Thursday closed its office in the Maputo as part of cost cutting measures.

2015-10-02 Five Suspects Confess to Murdering Albino
[AIM] Maputo -Five suspects currently detained in prisons in the northern Mozambican province of Nampula have confessed to participating in the murder of albino citizens, and the sale of their body parts, reports Thursday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".

2015-10-02 Super El Niño Set To Put Millions Of Hunger
[AIM] Maputo -The non-governmental organisation Oxfam International has warned that a super El Niño and climate change will leave at least ten million people around the world hungry this year due to drought and erratic rains.

2015-10-02 PM Swears Senior Officials Into Office
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Wednesday swore into office Joao Loforte, as general secretary of the Labour Consultative Commission (CCT), the tripartite forum on labour matters between the government, the trade unions and the employers' associations.

2015-10-02 Nigeria Down Mozambique, Advance to the Semi-Finals
[Vanguard] Nigeria became the first team to advance to the AfroBasket Women 2015 Semi-Finals after beating Mozambique 71-66 in the first Quarter-Finals on Thursday in Yaounde, Cameroon.

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