Mozambique News


Friday, 12-19-14, 15:30Cuamba - Official Result Confirms Frelimo Victory[AIM]Maputo -The official results from the mayoral by-election in the northern Mozambican municipality of Cuamba, announced on Thursday by the Niassa Provincial Elections Commission, conform the victory of Zacarias Filipe, the candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 15:29President Guebuza Awarded Honorary Degree[AIM]Maputo -The Economics Faculty of the Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique's oldest institution of higher education, on Thursday awarded an honorary doctorate in development economics to President Armando Guebuza. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 7:15Annual Trade With China Approaching Three Billion U.S. Dollars[AIM]Maputo -The volume of trade between Mozambique and China rose from 1.64 billion US dollars in 2013 to 2.94 billion so far this year, according to Chinese ambassador Li Chunhua. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 6:43Frelimo Wins Cuamba By-Election[AIM]Maputo -Zacarias Filipe, the candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party has won Wednesday's mayoral by-election in the northern Mozambican municipality of Cuamba, with almost 58 per cent of the votes. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 9:24Contrary to 'Noticias', CNE Has Delivered Results Sheets[AIM]Maputo -Mozambique's National Elections Commission (CNE) has delivered to the Constitutional Council, the country's highest body in matters of constitutional and electoral law, all the results sheets from the 15 October general elections which it requested - contrary to a claim made on the front page of Wednesday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias". read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 9:10All Polling Stations Bar One Opened On Time[AIM]Maputo -All bar one of the 65 polling stations in the northern Mozambican municipality of Cuamba opened on time, at 07.00, for Wednesday's mayoral by-election, according to the Electoral Observatory, Mozambique's largest and most credible group of election observers. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 13:06Government and Ifad Discuss Projects[AIM]Maputo -Representatives of the Mozambican government and of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) met in Maputo on Monday to assess the projects currently under way with IFAD support. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 13:03Contract On Sale of Gas to EDM[AIM]Maputo -Mozambique's National Hydrocarbons Company (ENH) will sell two million gigajoules of natural gas a year to the publicly owned electricity company, EDM, which will be used to generate power at the Ressano Garcia thermal power station (CTRG), on the border with South Africa. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 5:32Dhlakama Accused of Violating Ceasefire[AIM]Maputo -The Mozambican government on Monday accused Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the former rebel movement Renamo, of violating the agreement on cessation of hostilities that he had signed with President Armando Guebuza on 5 September. read more...
Monday, 12-15-14, 10:38Mr. Ribbon Cutter[Verdade]Collective knowledge says that a "selfish" individual is one who believes that he or she is more important than others. Perhaps this adjective is inappropriate to describe President Armando Emílio Guebuza. But at some point, it can describe what we have seen in recent days. Because untimely or not, with just a few months until the end of his term President Guebuza has been infected by a mean case of Inauguration Syndrome. The President has consecutively appeared at events to pull back the curtain un read more...


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