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    22 July, 2009
  
   Mozambican economy still growing strongly
 
 

Despite the international financial crisis, the Mozambican economy has continued to register strong growth.
 
     
 
    22 July, 2009
  
   $1 billion invested in roads since 2004
 
 

A billion dollars have been invested in Mozambique’s roads over the past five years,
 
     
 
    22 July, 2009
  
   Renamo disrupts parliament
 
 

Riot police were called into the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic,
 
     
 
    22 July, 2009
  
   Cement factory cuts pollution
 
 

The cement factory in the southern city of Matola on 17 July inaugurated a filter to reduce the emission of pollutants.
 
     
 
    22 July, 2009
  
   Strong growth in Maputo Port traffic forecast
 
 

The management of the Port of Maputo predicts that cargo using the port will rise from the current figure of 7.8 million to 40 million tonnes a year
 
     
 
    22 July, 2009
  
   World Bank finance for health and communications
 
 

The Mozambican government and the World Bank on 17 July signed two agreements in Maputo under which the World Bank is to provide loans of $75.6 million for projects in health and communications.
 
     
 
    22 July, 2009
  
   Growth in rice production
 
 

Mozambican rice production in the 2009 harvest has risen to 260,000 tonnes, a 37 per cent increase on the 2008 figure of 190,000 tonnes.
 
     
 
    22 July, 2009
  
   Support for Zambezi dam
 
 

The seven member countries of SADC (Southern African Development Community) who share the Zambezi basin, have expressed support for the construction of a new dam on the Zambezi at Mepanda Nkua, in the western province of Tete.
 
     
 
    22 July, 2009
  
   USAID launches new agri-business programme
 
 

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on 10 July in Maputo launched a new agro-business programme, AgriFUTURO, intended to improve the competitiveness of Mozambican private sector agriculture.
 
     
 
    8 July, 2009
  
   Exports fall by over a third as aluminium prices crash
 
 

Mozambique’s exports fell in value by 36 per cent in the first quarter of this year
 
     
 
    8 July, 2009
  
   IMF approves $176 million loan
 
 

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 1 July approved a loan of $176 million for Mozambique
 
     
 
    8 July, 2009
  
   Legislation on conflict of interest passed
 
 

The Assembly of the Republic, on 24 June passed unanimously the first reading of amendments to the Statute of Deputies
 
     
 
    8 July, 2009
  
   Bill on private medicine passed
 
 

The Assembly of the Republic on 26 June passed the second and final reading of a bill that tightens the regulations governing private medicine
 
     
 
    8 July, 2009
  
   Assembly passes bill against domestic violence
 
 

The Assembly of the Republic, on 29 June passed the first reading of a bill on domestic violence against women,
 
     
 
    8 July, 2009
  
   Assembly amends law on higher education
 
 

The Assembly of the Republic on 26 June passed a government bill amending the law on higher education
 
     
 
    8 July, 2009
  
   Credit for cashew companies
 
 

The Mozambican cashew processing industry has benefited, over the last five years
 
     
 
    8 July, 2009
  
   Chinese company warned over labour relations
 
 

The governor of the central province of Manica, Mauricio Vieira, has warned the Chinese company China Henan International Cooperation Group (CHICO) that it must respect Mozambican labour legislation.
 
     
 
    8 July, 2009
  
   Bio-fuel refinery for Sofala
 
 

The Galpbuzi consortium, consisting of the Mozambican Buzi Company and the Portuguese Galpenergia is planning to install a bio-fuels refinery in the district of Buzi
 
     
 
    8 July, 2009
  
   Power supply to Botswana increased
 
 

Mozambique is prepared to increase its sales of electricity to Botswana from 30 to 75 megawatts
 
     
 
    8 July, 2009
  
   Wages for chronically ill to go up
 
 

The Mozambican government plans to increase the wages of chronically ill state employees.
 
     
 
  10 April, 2017  
 
Seized wood to be sold at auction
 
Minister of Land, Environment and Rural Development, Celso Correia, has confirmed that the 150,000 cubic metres of wood seized so far in “Operation Trunk”, in the north and centre of the country, will be sold to the highest bidder at public auction.

 
  5 April, 2017  
 
Date fixed for municipal elections
 
The Mozambican government has fixed 10 October 2018 as the date for the next municipal elections.

 
  4 April, 2017  
 
Central Bank lays down new exchange rate rules
 
The Bank of Mozambique has issued regulations to ensure more transparent exchange rates.

 


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