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DP World Chairman welcomes President Guebuza of Mozambique to Jebel Ali

HE Armando Emilio Guebuza. President of Mozambique, receiving a memorial gift from DP World's Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, in the presence of Vice Chairman HE Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah and Group Chief Executive Officer Mohammed ...
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Mixed Reaction to Scrapping of Anti-Gay Law in Mozambique

ABC News: While no one has been prosecuted under the law in the 40 years since Mozambique's independence, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Mozambicans still faced prejudice, LAMBDA said in a statement. The rights group said it has been waiting eight ...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Policy Support Instrument for Mozambique The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the fourth review of Mozambique's economic performance under the program supported by the Policy Support Instrument (PSI).1 In completing the review, the Board also ...

Mozambique, Vietnam enhance defence cooperation

VietNamNet Bridge: Mozambique appreciates the valuable assistance and cooperation of the Vietnamese army in the fields of strategic research, training, force building, improved infrastructure and economic development of the army. Mozambique will dispatch military ...

IMF calls on Mozambique to settle policy

Mining MX: [] – THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) says growing investment in Mozambique's coal and natural gas sectors augers well for long term economic growth. However, it has warned that low commodity prices could raise short term risks.

It's no longer illegal to have a same-sex relationship in Mozambique

Gay Star News: But the law was seen a largely symbolic in the 40 years since Mozambique gained independence from Portugal. Danilo da Silva, executive director of Lambda, a Mozambican LGBT advocacy group, says this symbolic step does not mean an end to all ...

Mozambique drops anti-gay law, as blog readers know

Erasing 76 Crimes: Hurray for Mozambique, where a new Penal Code took effect this week, eliminating a previous law against same-sex intimacy. Many publications reported the change this week and last, which is appropriate. It's big news, because so many other African ...

Mozambique Decriminalizes Same-Sex Relationships “LGBT advocates in Mozambique worked tirelessly with the broader civil society community to ensure that the reform of Mozambique's criminal code would create a more equal Mozambique for all,” he said. “Their work serves as a model for success that ...

Mozambique in good shape but must control state firms: IMF

Reuters Africa: MAPUTO (Reuters) - Strong economic growth in Mozambique is supported by major investments in the coal mining and natural gas sectors but stricter control over state-run firms is necessary, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. "Mozambique's ...












Mozambique LGBT activists move on to next battle after anti-gay law scrapped

The Guardian: “We do welcome it but we don't actually see it as something that will bring a change for how LGBT people live in Mozambique,” said Carina Capitine, spokesperson for the country's only gay rights organisation, Lambda, which lobbied for the change.

Mozambique scraps anti-gay law

The Guardian: Mozambique decriminalised homosexuality on Monday when a new penal code came into force that swept away old Portuguese colonial laws, in a victory for campaigners for gay rights in Africa. The old code, dating back to 1886, targeted anyone “who ...

Mozambique drops anti-gay law, as blog readers know | 76 CRIMES

Hurray for Mozambique , where a new Penal Code took effect this week, eliminating a previous law against same-sex intimacy. Many publications reported the change this week and last, which is appropriate. It's big news ...

Mozambique scraps anti-gay law - Nehanda Radio

Mozambique has decriminalised homosexuality in its new penal code, making it one of a few African countries where same-sex relationships are legal. Rights activists have campaigned across Africa for greater recognition for ...


Cimpor to expand presence in Mozambique

African Review: Its current footprint in Mozambique includes an integrated cement production plant in Matola and four grinding plants in different locations. Cimentos de Moçambique has a cement production capacity of 3.1mn tonnes per year and a workforce of 1,200 people.

Xtract bets on gold in Mozambique

BDlive: XTRACT Resources intends building Mozambique's first large gold mine and restarting sizeable copper output in the Northern Cape, says CEO Jan Nelson, who was behind the growth of Pan African Resources into a mid-tier gold miner. Xtract, which trades ...

Mozambique decriminalizes homosexuality

Washington Blade: “LGBT advocates in Mozambique worked tirelessly with the broader civil society community to ensure that the reform of Mozambique's criminal code would create a more equal Mozambique for all,” said Human Rights Campaign Global Director Ty Cobb.

Ex-Shibuya 'ganguro' gal finds new meaning as Mozambique medic

The Japan Times: “I want to save as many people as possible,” the 35-year-old, who obtained a medical technician license in Mozambique last year, said during an interview in Tokyo before returning to the Southeast African nation. As a medical technician, Kuriyama's ...

Zicco Mkanda net brace in Mozambique

Mozambique-based professional Zicco Mkanda has started from where he stopped last season after scoring a double to inspire his tea Liga Desportiva De Maputo a 5-0 thrashing of of Desportivo De Nacala on Saturday. Mkanda, who is Malawi national football team fringe player, described the double as a step towards improving on last season’s haul...

India to invest $6 bn more in Mozambique gas block: Pradhan

In addition to the $6 billion already invested, Indian oil companies are slated to invest another $6 billion in stages by 2019 in Mozambique's Rovuma Area 1 offshore block, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.

ONGC, others to invest $6 bn in Mozambique

State-run ONGC, Oil India Ltd (OIL) and BPCL will in the next four years invest $6 billion in developing a giant gas field off the Mozambique coast and converting the fuel into LNG for export to nations like India, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.


Mozambique officially makes gay sex legal

Gay Star News: The southern African nation has officially been added to the list of countries with no law against same-sex relations, 180 days after the government agreed to the revised Penal Code. Legislators specifically revised the penal code that allowed ...


Access to Electricity Fundamental, but Not Free Maputo — Mozambique's Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Pedro Couto, on Thursday declared that increasing access to electricity is a fundamental priority for the government - but the electricity must still be paid for. Speaking in the ...

Mozambique Will Limit Use of Plastic Bags Maputo — The Mozambican government has passed a decree regulating the use of plastic bags, in order to reduce the environmental problems associated with the proliferation of plastic bags. Explaining the measure to reporters on Tuesday, after the ...

Final Flood Death Toll 163 Maputo — The final death toll from the storms and floods that hit Mozambique in the 2014-15 rainy season was 163, according to the Minister of State Administration, Carmelita Namashalua. Speaking in the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the ...

Are American Reports a Reliable Source On Mozambique? Maputo — Monday's issue of the independent newssheet “Mediafax” informs us, in a headline on its front page, that Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party “continues to stick its hands into an inefficient judicial system”. The paper's source for this claim ...

Mozambique: Nyusi Pledges That Mapai Dam Will Be Built

[AIM] Maputo -Residents of the Mapai administrative post, in the southern Mozambican province of Gaza, on Sunday asked President Filipe Nyusi to ensure that the new government continues to build the roads and dams planned for the area.

Mozambique: 'I Don't Want to Be President of a Divided Country' - Nyusi

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Saturday stressed that he is not just the President of those who voted for him in last October's general elections, but the President of all Mozambicans.

Mozambique: Renamo Deputies Again Accuse Frelimo of "vote Theft"

[AIM] Maputo -Parliamentary deputies of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo on Friday repeatedly claimed that the government formed by the ruling Frelimo Party is illegitimate, because Frelimo supposedly stole the general elections of 15 October last year.

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