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2014-08-29 'Public Policies Do Not Ensure Social Justice'
[Verdade]Public policy in Mozambique do not ensure the social, economic and political justice in result of being traced not to respond to the concerns of the citizens, but rather to the interests of external organs considered main investors and that ensure their functioning and of the institutions that implement them, according to the researcher and University lecturer, Alexandrino Forquilha, speaking to @Verdade.

2014-08-29 War in Mozambique - Ceasefire Agreement Signed
[Verdade]After more than a year of violence involving government forces and Renamo guerrillas, resulting in dozens of Mozambicans deaths and hundreds of injuries, a ceasefire was finally signed. Minister of Agriculture José Pacheco, head of the government delegation and parliament member Saimone Macuiane, head of delegation of Renamo and signed the document on the evening of Sunday, August 24th in Maputo city.

2014-08-29 Men Who Robbed Chief of Staff Sentenced
[AIM]Maputo -A Maputo court on Wednesday sentenced two men to eight years imprisonment for assaulting the former chief of staff of the Mozambican armed forces (FADM), Gen Paulino Macaringue and stealing his car, reports Thursday's issue of the independent newsheet “Mediafax”.

2014-08-29 Angola and Mozambique Create Mechanism to Stimulate Cooperation
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Republics of Angola and Mozambique announced on Thursday in Luanda the creation of a mechanism to monitor the agreements and understandings to boost cooperation relations between the two countries, aimed at raising the level of economic, institutional political and diplomatic relationship, considered excellent.

2014-08-29 SA Fosters Closer Trade Relations With Mozambique
[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -South Africa is fostering closer trade relations with Mozambique, which is one of the seven fastest growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

2014-08-29 All Is Prepared for Election Campaign, Says Frelimo
[AIM]Maputo -Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party declared on Thursday that it is ready to start the official election campaign for the 15 October general elections on Sunday throughout the entire country.

2014-08-29 Kenmare Increases Production, but Runs At a Loss
[AIM]Maputo -The Irish company Kenmare resources increased production of ilmenite (iron titanium oxide) at its dredge mine in Moma district, on the coast of the northern Mozambican province of Nampula, by 47 per cent in the first half of 2013.

2014-08-29 EDM Needs a Billion Dollars to Improve Quality
[AIM]Maputo -The chairperson of Mozambique's publicly owned electricity company, EDM, Augusto de Sousa Fernando, has warned that EDM needs to invest a billion US dollars in order to improve the quality of the electricity it sells.

2014-08-29 Traffic Returns to Normal On Save-Muxungue Road
[AIM]Maputo -Traffic along the stretch of Mozambique's main north-south highway between the Save river and the small town of Muxungue has now returned to normal, with the removal of the military escort system that had been in place for over a year.

2014-08-28 Mozambique Wants to Increase Co-Operation With Angola
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Mozambican minister of Foreign Affairs and Co-operation, Oldemiro Baloi, last Wednesday in Luanda expressed his country?s interest in strengthening the co-operation and political relations with Angola.

2014-08-28 Angola and Mozambique Seek Visa Facilitation Deal
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Governments of Angola and Mozambique will increase effort to reach a legal framework leading to the signing of a visa facilitation accord.

2014-08-27 Army Accused of Continued Presence
[Verdade]The President of the Renamo party, Afonso Dhlakama, accused on Tuesday (26) the Mozambican army for having gone to a base of the movement in the South of the country, considering the alleged movement "a provocation". Despite the cease-fire agreement signed last Sunday (24) military tension also continues in central Mozambique where are still present several military units of the army and the traffic of vehicles by the National Highway No.1, in the section between the Save river and the administrative post

2014-08-27 Two Presidential Terms not Ideal for Africa - Chissano
[Verdade]"Two terms is not long enough for African leaders... it is very short (...) in my case I would complete my work in a third term, although I decided not to compete "said the former President of Mozambique, Joaquim Chissano, during a southern Africa lawyers' Forum which took place last week just in Victoria Falls, in Zimbabwe.

2014-08-27 Armed Forces Will Not Pull Out of Gorongosa
[AIM]Maputo -The Mozambican armed forces (FADM) have no intention of abandoning their positions in the central district of Gorongosa, according to Defence Minister Agostinho Mondlane, cited in Tuesday's issue of the independent newsheet “Mediafax”.

2014-08-28 FCO Welcomes End of Military Hostilities in Mozambique
[PR Newswire]London -FCO welcomes agreement signed between Government of Mozambique and RENAMO bringing about cessation of hostilities

2014-08-28 New Angolan Ambassadors Express Intention to Boost Co-Operation
[ANGOP]Luanda -The new extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of Angola to Mozambique, Brito Sozinho, last Wednesday in Luanda expressed his intention to make the co-operation and friendship relations between both countries stronger.

2014-08-28 Education Ministry Signs Anti-Corruption Agreement
[AIM]Maputo -The Mozambican Ministry of Education on Wednesday signed an agreement with the Attorney-General's Office, aimed at combating corruption within schools.

2014-08-28 Judge Accused of Assault
[AIM]Maputo -A judge in the southern Mozambican city of Inhambane has been accused of physically assaulting a woman over a debt.

2014-08-28 Mozambique Calls On Angola to Waive Entry Visas
[AIM]Luanda -Mozambican Foreign Minister Oldemiro Baloi on Wednesday called for the waiving of entry visas between Mozambique and Angola, arguing that this measure would increase business activity between the two countries.

2014-08-28 Authorities Seize Smuggled Cotton
[AIM]Maputo -The agricultural authorities in the central Mozambican province of Manica have confiscated eight tonnes of raw cotton which farmers were attempting to smuggle into Zimbabwe, reports Wednesday's issue of the independent daily “O Pais”.

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