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Sunday, 08-31-14, 17:19Guebuza Urges Tolerance in Election Campaign[AIM]Maputo -Mozambican President Armando Guebuza has urged all candidates, leaders and members of political parties, and Mozambican citizens in general, to behave in a civil and tolerant manner during the general election campaign which began throughout the country n Sunday. read more...
Sunday, 08-31-14, 17:15Renamo Meets to Discuss Campaign Discipline[AIM]Maputo -Delegates from Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo Maputo on Saturday to discuss the best ways of maintaining discipline during the official election campaign that begins on Sunday. read more...
Saturday, 08-30-14, 7:20Dhlakama Refuses to Take Part in Start of Campaign[AIM]Maputo -The leader of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo, Afonso Dhlakama, has confirmed that he will not take part in the launch of his party's election campaign on Sunday, even though he is the Renamo presidential candidate. read more...
Saturday, 08-30-14, 7:09Renamo Faces Stiff Election Contest[AIM]Maputo -An opinion poll undertaken by the Polytechnic University, Mozambique's largest privately owned institution of higher education, suggests that the former rebel movement Renamo is no longer the main opposition force in the country, but has been overtaken by the Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM). read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 12:38War 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. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 12:37'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. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 9:13SA 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). read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 6:46Men 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”. read more...
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...

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