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    16 July, 2017
President Nyusi inaugurates Kuvaninga power station
 
Bilene (Mozambique), 16 Jul (AIM) – President Filipe Nyusi on 15 July inaugurated a gas fired power plant station in Macarretane in the southern province of Gaza.

The Kuvaninga power project is a public private partnership composed of Mozambican investors, with technical and financial assistance from South African partners. The project required an investment of US$110 million with construction commencing in 2014.

Kuvaninga will supply 40 megawatts of electricity to the southern grid which is run by the publicly owned electricity company EDM. The gas comes from the Temane field in Inhambane province, operated by the South African petrochemical giant Sasol.

At rallies held by President Nyusi during his visit to Gaza province, one of the main issues raised was the need for access to electricity.

President Nyusi has emphasised that the new power plant will also have a positive impact in neighbouring Inhambane, which suffers from frequent power cuts due to the increased consumption of electricity over recent years.

At a rally in Chongoene last week, President Nyusi said that various projects are in the pipeline which will increase the electricity supply even further. This will include the Mapai power plant in northern Gaza.
(AIM)
 
 
  10 January, 2018  
 
Goods traffic to resume between Cuamba and Lichinga
 
Goods traffic is to return to the branch line between the cities of Cuamba and Lichinga, in the northern Mozambican province of Niassa, under an agreement reached between the Niassa provincial government and the Northern Development Corridor (CDN), the private-led consortium that operates the line.

 
  9 January, 2018  
 
Chimoio government distributes seeds
 
The government of Chimoio city, in the central province of Manica, has distributed 2,000 tonnes of vegetable seeds to poor peasant farmers in the city’s green belt.

 
  8 January, 2018  
 
Essar Ports to invest in Beira
 
The ports arm of the Indian Essar group claimed on Monday that it will invest US$500 million over the next 30 months to expand capacities at two existing Indian projects, at Hazzira and Salaya, and to build a new coal terminal in Mozambique.

 


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