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  • Minister calls on Norway to diversify investment

    Maputo, 14 Feb (AIM) – The Mozambican Minister of Industry and Trade, Carlos Mesquita, declared in Maputo on 13 February that those interested in investing in Mozambique should look into not only its hydrocarbon potential, but also other areas such as agriculture and infrastructures.

     

    Speaking at the opening of a Mozambique-Norway Business Seminar, held as part of the visit by Norwegian Crown Prince Haaken Magno ...

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  • Torrential rains hit parts of Manica and Sofala

    Sussundenga (Mozambique), 14 Feb (AIM) – The Secretary of State for the central province of Manica, Edson Macuacua, on 13 February demanded that members of the provincial government show a greater capacity of response to avoid further loss of life in the regions recently lashed by torrential rains.

     

    He was speaking in Sussundenga district, where The rains have left at least 500 households without a roof over their heads. ...

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  • Frelimo founder Marcelino dos Santos dies

    Maputo, 11 Feb (AIM) – One of the founders of the Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo), Marcelino dos Santos, died in Maputo on 11 February, at the age of 90.
     
    Fittingly, his death was announced by President Filipe Nyusi, speaking in the northern city of Pemba. “We have lost our icon, Comrade Marcelino dos Santos”, said President Nyusi, promising that more details will be made public later.

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  • AIDS related deaths fell 20 percent over five years

    Nampula, 2 Dec (AIM) – President Filipe Nyusi declared on 1 December in the northern city of Nampula that the number of deaths from HIV/AIDS in Mozambique fell by 20 per cent between 2014 and 2018.

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  • President addresses Catholic Bishops

    Maputo, 18 Nov (AIM) – President Filipe Nyusi on 16 November challenged the Catholic Church to continue its commitment to achieving the social well-being of Mozambicans and indicated that dialogue should be one of the paths chosen.

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  • New water system for Gorongosa inaugurated

    Gorongosa (Mozambique), 17 Nov (AIM) – More than 30,000 people will benefit from clean drinking water in Gorongosa town, in the central Mozambican province of Sofala, thanks to a new water supply system that President Filipe Nyusi inaugurated on 15 November.

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  • President Nyusi inaugurates rebuilt Beira – Zimbabwe highway

    Inchope (Mozambique), 15 Nov (AIM) – President Filipe Nyusi on 14 November inaugurated the rebuilt highway from the central port of Beira to the Zimbabwean border, a distance of 287 kilometres.

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  • President Nyusi inaugurates rebuilt Beira – Zimbabwe highway

    Inchope (Mozambique), 15 Nov (AIM) – President Filipe Nyusi on 14 November inaugurated the rebuilt highway from the central port of Beira to the Zimbabwean border, a distance of 287 kilometres.

    Budgeted at US$410 million, financed by the Exim Bank of China and by the Mozambican government, the work on the road began in April 2015 and should have finished on 31 March 2018. But lack of funds to resettle households and move shops in the area of Inchope, where the road intersects with the main north-south highway (EN1), led to a delay of over a year.

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  • 80 gas powered buses to enter service

    Maputo, 8 Oct (AIM) – As from February 2020, a further 80 buses powered by compressed natural gas will enter service in the Greater Maputo Metropolitan Area.

    This is part of a project by the Maputo Metropolitan Transport Agency in partnership with the company Autogas, which seeks to promote the use of Mozambican natural gas in public transport and thus reduce expenditure on importing liquid fuels.

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