Journalist Assassinated in Maputo
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican journalist Paulo Machava, the editor of the daily electronic newssheet "Diario de Noticias", was shot dead by unknown assailants on Friday morning in central Maputo, on the corner of Vladimir Lenin and Agostinho Neto Avenues.
Agriculture Should Make Larger Contribution to GDP
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi declared on Thursday his desire to to see Mozambican agriculture making a greater contribution to the country' gross domestic product (GDP), something that he thought would only be possible through better collaboration from the private sector.
Dhlakama Refuses to Meet With Nyusi
[AIM] Maputo -Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the Mozambican rebel movement Renamo, on Thursday categorically rejected the invitation issued earlier this week by President Filipe Nyusi for a face-to-face meeting in Maputo.
Corruption Trial - Accused Plead Ignorance
[AIM] Maputo -Several of the accused in a major fraud trial in Maputo on Wednesday pleaded ignorance - they said they did not know that the large sums of money appearing in their bank accounts had been stolen from the Ministry of Education.
Transport Operators Rage At Tachograph Rules
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican road transport have expressed outrage at the government's latest attempt to enforce basic road safety by ordering that all trucks and buses be fitted with a tachograph.
PM Wants Speedy Improvements in EDM and Post Office
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario has given the new chairpersons of the publicly owned electricity company (EDM) and of the Mozambican Post Office three months to present development strategies for these two enterprises.
Nyusi-Dhlakama Meeting 'not a Priority', Says Renamo
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's main opposition party, the rebel movement Renamo, on Friday made clear that it has no interest at all in a meeting between President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama.
Business Opportunity With an Indian Company
[AIM] Maputo -The CTA has announced that within the framework of existing economic cooperation between Mozambique and India, Kalash, -- an Indian company specializing in exporting agricultural products, jewellery, personal care products, tiles and clothes wants to invest and establish business partnerships with Mozambican entrepreneurs.
CTA Invited to Participate in Foodex Japan 2016
[AIM] Maputo -CTA invited to participate in Foodex Japan 2016 The CTA has been invited to participate in Foodex Japan 2016 -- the 41st edition of the fair of food and drinks, to be held in Chiba, Japan from March 8-11, 2016.
CTA Is Organizing Training On Local Content
[AIM] Maputo -With the support of the Fund for the Business Environment (FAN), the CTA is developing a training program to in the field of local content, which will consist of one-day seminars on local content and the prerequisites to be met by companies to provide services to the government, multinationals, mining projects, gas, agriculture and tourism. These seminars will be supplemented by a three-day course on ISO certification, the environment and health and safety at work.
Anadarko Has "90 Per Cent" of Agreements It Neds
[AIM] Maputo -The US energy company Anadarko Petroleum has obtained almost all the agreements from potential buyers it needs to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) factory in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, according to a report carried by the Bloomberg agency.
Ministry Warns Against Fake Tenders
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy has warned the public against fraudulent public tenders announced in social media.
Girls Warned Against Premature Marriage
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's First Lady, Isaura Nyusi, on Wednesday urged young Mozambicans, particularly girls, not to take hasty decisions that could compromise their future.
Government Abandons Compulsory Registration of SIM Cards
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government has abandoned its attempts to compel mobile phone companies to register all their clients.
Dhlakama Suspends Dialogue With Government
[AIM] Maputo -Afonso Dhlakama, leader of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo, on Saturday announced he was suspending the long-running dialogue between his party and the government.
D'Tigers Trounce Mozambique to Set Up Gabon Q'Final Clash
[This Day] Nigeria men's basketball team, D'Tigers, yesterday defeated Mozambique 83-47 to qualify to meet Gabon in the quarter-finals of the ongoing FIBA-Africa Basketball Championship in Tunisia.
30 Per Cent of Mozambican Teachers Are Untrained
[AIM] Maputo -About 30 per cent of Mozambican teachers lack any professional training, according to the Minister of Education, Jorge Ferrao.
Journalists' Union Condemns Guebuza Libel Case
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's National Union of Journalists (SNJ) has demanded that the libel case against economist Carlos Nuno Castel-Branco and journalists Fernando Mbanze and Fernando Veloso be dropped.
Corruption Trial of Education Officials Begins
[AIM] Maputo -A major corruption trial began in Maputo on Tuesday, in which 11 people are accused of stealing over 33.1 million meticais (about 838,000 US dollars at current exchange rates, but worth much more at the time the crimes were committed) from the Ministry of Education between 2009 and 2012.
Nyusi Proposes Agenda for Meeting With Dhlakama
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi specified on Tuesday that at his proposed meeting with Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the former rebel movement Renamo, he wants to discuss implementation of the agreement on a cessation of military hostilities signed on 5 September last year.