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    16 February, 2009
  
   Frelimo victory in Nacala mayoral election
 
 

Frelimo candidate Chale Ossufo has won the mayoral election in the northern port of Nacala ...
 
     
 
    16 February, 2009
  
   Zimbabwean electricity debt “unsatisfactory”
 
 

Despite promises to clear its debt, the Zimbabwean electricity company ZESA still owes large sums of money to Hidroelectrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB), the company ...
 
     
 
    16 February, 2009
  
   Oilmoz hopes to have refinery operational by 2014
 
 

The Mozambican company Oilmoz hopes that it will have an oil refinery up and running in Maputo province by 2014 ...
 
     
 
    16 February, 2009
  
   Gloom and doom from the IMF
 
 

The effects of the world financial crisis on the prospects for investment and development aid have led the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to review its projections for Mozambique’s economic growth for the next two years downwards.
 
     
 
    16 February, 2009
  
   Mine clearance priorities discussed
 
 

The Mozambican government and donor agencies will spend $8.8 million on demining this year under the country’s Mine Action Programme. Of this sum, $3 million will come from the Mozambican state budget, and donors will provide the remaining $5.8 million.
 
     
 
    16 February, 2009
  
   Reforms in Higher Education
 
 

The Mozambican government plans a sweeping reform of higher education that will eliminate the current five-year first degree course, known as a “licenciatura”.
 
     
 
    16 February, 2009
  
   Sumbana sworn in as Sports Minister
 
 

President Armando Guebuza on 10 February swore Fernando Sumbana into office as Minister of Youth and Sport, a post he will hold simultaneously with his existing job as Minister of Tourism.
 
     
 
    16 February, 2009
  
   Italy to rehabilitate institutes in Boane
 
 

The Italian government has granted about $386,000 for the rehabilitation of the Boane Agriculture Institute (IAB) and the Umbeluzi Pedagogic Institute (IPU), both in the Boane district, about 40 kilometres west of Maputo.
 
     
 
    3 February, 2009
  
   President calls for consolidation of national unity
 
 

President Armando Guebuza declared on 2 February that the best way to honour the founder of Mozambican nationalism, Eduardo Mondlane, is to consolidate national unity, deepen peace and achieve economic progress.
 
     
 
    3 February, 2009
  
   Opening of Canhu season
 
 

Speaking on 31 January, President Guebuza stressed the importance of using the lessons of Eduardo Mondlane to strengthen the unity of all citizens, indispensable for the development of the country.
 
     
 
    3 February, 2009
  
   Election campaign underway in Nacala
 
 

The Mozambican cabinet, meeting in extraordinary session on 20 January, decided that the second round of the mayoral election in Nacala would be held on 11 February.
 
     
 
    3 February, 2009
  
   Renamo threat to create parallel governments
 
 

On 2 February Renamo insisted that it would swear into office several of its candidates who were defeated in the municipal elections.
 
     
 
    3 February, 2009
  
   LAM cuts airfares
 
 

Mozambique Airlines (LAM) announced on 20 January that it is cutting its fares on domestic routes by between five and 77 per cent as from 22 January.
 
     
 
    3 February, 2009
  
   Chibuto project put on hold
 
 

The mining of titanium bearing heavy sands in the southern district of Chibuto has been put on hold, and may not go ahead for years, if at all.
 
     
 
    3 February, 2009
  
   Prime Minister criticises poor perceptions of Africa
 
 

Prime Minister Luisa Diogo has criticized what she regarded as widespread misunderstandings about Africa, remarking that often lack of knowledge is easier to correct than poor perceptions.
 
     
 
    3 February, 2009
  
   WFP makes record purchases
 
 

In 2008 the UN World Food Programme purchased over 30,000 tonnes of food from Mozambican suppliers.
 
     
 
    3 February, 2009
  
   Organic fertiliser unit inaugurated
 
 

Maputo now has a small factory capable of producing 600 to 700 kilos of fertilizer a day based on solid organic waste collected from the city’s markets.
 
     
 
    3 February, 2009
  
   Tourism investment falters
 
 

New investment in tourism in Mozambique fell by 24.3 per cent in 2008 after several years of growth.
 
     
 
  9 June, 2017  
 
New chairperson for telecoms companies
 
The shareholders of Mozambique’s two publicly owned telecommunications companies, TDM (which runs the network of fixed lines), and the mobile telephony company MCel, met on 8 June and elected Mohamed Rafique Jusob as chairperson of the board of directors of both companies.

 
  7 June, 2017  
 
President lays first stone on Cuamba-Lichinga road
 
President Filipe Nyusi declared on 6 June that a tarred road between the two main cities in the northern province of Niassa, Cuamba and Lichinga, was no longer a dream but is becoming a reality.

 
  29 May, 2017  
 
New CTA Chair promises “cohesion”
 
The newly elected chairperson of the Confederation of Mozambican Business Associations (CTA), Agostinho Vuma, on 26 May promised to work towards greater cohesion among CTA members and make the organization more effective in consolidating the business environment in Mozambique.

 


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