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Heineken Starts Building $100 Million Mozambique Brewery

Heineken Starts Building $100 Million Mozambique Brewery

Heineken NV, the world’s second-largest brewer, started building a $100 million plant in Mozambique as it seeks to compete with its larger competitor, Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, in the southeast African country. The brewery, to be located in Maputo province, will have a capacity of 800,000 hectoliters and will start production in in the first half of […]

Tete Women Of Western Mozambique Urged To Use Family Planning

Tete Women Of Western Mozambique Urged To Use Family Planning

The permanent secretary of the Tete provincial government, in western Mozambique, Lina Portugal, on Monday urged Mozambican women to adopt family planning methods to ensure spacing between births. She was speaking in Tete city at the ceremony to launch National Health Week in the province. During the week the Tete authorities hope to reach 435,000 […]

Josina Machel Sets Up NGO To Assist Victims Of Violence

Josina Machel Sets Up NGO To Assist Victims Of Violence

 Josina Machel, the daughter of Mozambique’s first President, Samora Machel, on Monday launched in Maputo the Kuhluka Association, a movement that seeks to provide support for women victims of violence. At the launch ceremony, Josina said Kuhluka will seek to eradicate gender-based violence, and will set up shelters to provide support for the survivors of […]

Mozambique: Traffic Cop Filmed Extorting Money From Tourists Suspended

Mozambique: Traffic Cop Filmed Extorting Money From Tourists Suspended

The General Command of the Mozambican police has suspended from duty an officer in the traffic police who was caught on film extorting money from South African tourists as they drove into Mozambique. The incident shows the power of amateur videos shot on cell phones. An occupant of the car recorded the entire incident, and […]

Mozambique: Former Mozambican President Guebuza’s Daughter ‘Shot Dead’ In Maputo

Mozambique: Former Mozambican President Guebuza’s Daughter ‘Shot Dead’ In Maputo

Former Mozambican president Armando Guebuza’s daughter Valentina Guebuza has reportedly been shot dead by her husband, Zófimo Muiuane, in Maputo. Reports on Thursday said the incident took place on Wednesday. According to Club of Mozambique, police confirmed the shooting, adding that she died on her way to the hospital. Muiuane had since been arrested and […]

Mozambique: Scores Killed In Oil Truck Blast In Mozambique

Mozambique: Scores Killed In Oil Truck Blast In Mozambique

Authorities in Mozambique are still trying to determine the cause of a lethal explosion in a village. What’s clear is that a fuel truck went up in smoke, killing more than 40 and injuring scores more. At least 44 people were killed and more than 100 injured when a fuel truck burst into flames in […]

Mozambique: Efforts Underway To Prevent Deaths Among Women and Children

Mozambique: Efforts Underway To Prevent Deaths Among Women and Children

 Mozambique is making efforts to eradicate, by 2030, deaths among women, children and adolescents that are caused by preventable illnesses, a target that is in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To this end adolescents from across Mozambique are attending a meeting in Maputo of the Global Financing Facility (GFF). This is […]

Mozambique: One Per Cent Of Budget Should Go On Gender Issues

Mozambique: One Per Cent Of Budget Should Go On Gender Issues

At least one per cent of the Mozambican state budget should be earmarked for activities focused on gender equality. This was a recommendation made on Sunday by Raquel Credmades, a European Union specialist in gender-responsive budgeting, speaking to reporters after the end of seminar in Chidenguele, a resort in the southern province of Gaza, intended […]

Mozambique: Over Eight Thousand Children Show Signs of Tuberculosis

Mozambique: Over Eight Thousand Children Show Signs of Tuberculosis

More than 300,000 children between the age of six months and five years old were screened for tuberculosis during Mozambique’s National Health Week which ended on 29 July. According to figures released by the Ministry of Health on Tuesday, over eight thousand children presented signs of tuberculosis. The Deputy National Director of Public Health, Quinhas […]

Mozambique: Bar Association Demands Transparency Over Debt

Mozambique: Bar Association Demands Transparency Over Debt

The Mozambican Bar Association (OAM) has added its voice to those demanding that the government release the full details of the country’s public debt, following the revelation that over a billion dollars worth of government guaranteed debt was not disclosed, either to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) or to the Mozambican taxpayers. A statement from […]

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