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Wednesday, 08-27-14, 12:37Army 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 read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 12:35Two 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. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 6:26Armed 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”. read more...
Tuesday, 08-26-14, 9:44Access to Information Bill Approved By Parliamentary Assembly[IFEX]The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) is pleased to learn of the passing of Mozambique's access to information (ATI) law at its first reading before parliament on 21 August 2014. read more...
Monday, 08-25-14, 19:04Mozambique Government, Former Rebels Sign Peace Pact[VOA]Mozambique's government and the former rebel Renamo movement have signed an accord to end two years of low-level fighting. read more...
Monday, 08-25-14, 13:33Assembly Elects Judges to Constitutional Council[AIM]Maputo -The Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Wednesday elected five judges to the Constitutional Council, the country's highest body in matters of constitutional and electoral law. read more...
Monday, 08-25-14, 4:39Govt, Rebels Sign Peace Deal[Deutsche Welle]Mozambique's government and rebel movement-turned political party Renamo have signed an agreement to immediately end their armed conflict. The deal comes ahead of presidential elections in October. read more...
Sunday, 08-24-14, 18:34First Lady Dedicates Prize to the Mozambican People[AIM]Maputo -Mozambican First Lady, Maria da Luz Guebuza, on Saturday night dedicated a prize she was awarded as “Woman Personality of the Year 2013” to the entire Mozambican people “for never vacillating in the tough battle against poverty”. read more...
Saturday, 08-23-14, 10:15Mozambique Hopes to Slash Rice Import Bill[AIM]Maputo -The Mozambican government hopes that by 2020 the country will produce 80 per cent of the rice it consumes and import only 20 per cent read more...
Saturday, 08-23-14, 9:25Arrested Renamo Members Get Amnesty[AIM]Maputo -The Mozambican authorities in the southern province of Inhambane have released 23 members of the former rebel movement Renamo, who had been arrested in illegal possession of firearms, some of them last year and some this year. read more...

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