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    29 March, 2010
  
   Matola cement factory to double production
 
 

The Portuguese cement giant Cimpor has announced that it is investing €18 million ($24.2 million) to double production in the largest of its three factories in Mozambique, in the southern city of Matola.
 
     
 
    26 March, 2010
  
   Japan donates food aid
 
 

The Japanese government has pledged to donate $10 million worth of rice to contribute to food security in Mozambique.
 
     
 
    26 March, 2010
  
   New international airport for Pemba
 
 

A new international airport is to be built in Pemba, the capital of the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, since it was found that the cost of expanding and modernizing the existing one is about the same as that of building a new one, reports Friday's issue of the M
 
     
 
    25 March, 2010
  
   New rural water and sanitation programme launched
 
 

The Mozambican government on Wednesday launched a National Rural Water and Sanitation Programme (PRONASUR), intended to ensure that Mozambican can comply with the water-related targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
 
     
 
    25 March, 2010
  
   Districts to be classifies as free of mines
 
 

The Mozambican government's National Demining Institute (IND) intends to start classifying districts as
 
     
 
    24 March, 2010
  
   Extending electronic government to district level
 
 

The Mozambican authorities may extend the electronic government network to ten districts by the end of this year, under a communication infrastructures programme (MEGCIP) financed by the World Bank to the sum of 31 million US dollars.
 
     
 
    24 March, 2010
  
   Government lifts red alety on river basins
 
 

On the advice of the country's relief agency, the National Disasters Management Instutute (INGC), the Mozambican government on Tuesday lifted the red alert on the main river basins in the centre of the country.
 
     
 
    16 March, 2010
  
   Friction with donors continues
 
 

Foreign Minister Oldemiro Baloi on 9 March admitted that there is currently “a certain friction” between the government and the group of 19 donors and funding agencies who provide direct support to the state budget.
 
     
 
    16 March, 2010
  
   Thousands evacuated in Zambezi Valley
 
 

As of 16 March the toll from the flooding in central Mozambique is six fatalities and 37 injuries, according to Deputy Justice Minister Alberto Nkutumula.
 
     
 
    16 March, 2010
  
   Cholera death toll rises to 41
 
 

The cholera outbreaks in northern and central Mozambique have killed 41 people out of the 2,601 cases notified
 
     
 
    16 March, 2010
  
   Economy set to keep growing
 
 

Antonio Coutinho, Chief Executive Officer of Standard Bank, the third largest commercial bank in Mozambique, said in Maputo on 11 March that the Mozambican economy will keep growing gradually this year, despite the world financial crisis.
 
     
 
    16 March, 2010
  
   MDM appoints Secretary-General
 
 

Daviz Simango, president of the country’s second largest opposition party, Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM), on 14 March appointed Ismael Mussa as the party’s secretary-general.
 
     
 
    16 March, 2010
  
   Japan finances Nampula-Cuamba road
 
 

The Japanese government has pledged to disburse $60 million as part of the sum required to rehabilitate about 350 kilometres of the road between the northern Mozambican cities of Nampula and Cuamba.
 
     
 
    16 March, 2010
  
   Work on African Games village starts in April
 
 

The All-Africa Games Organizing Committee (COJA) has guaranteed that there is money available to start, in April, building work on the athletes’ village for the next games, due to be held in Mozambique in September 2011.
 
     
 
    16 March, 2010
  
   Tax collection exceeds target
 
 

The Mozambican government raised two per cent more revenue from domestic sources in 2009 than it had planned, Finance Minister Manuel Chang announced on 5 March.
 
     
 
    16 March, 2010
  
   Major investment in Maputo water system
 
 

The Mozambican government’s Water Supply Investment and Assets Fund (FIPAG) announced on 3 March that it has embarked on large-scale improvements to the Greater Maputo water system
 
     
 
    16 March, 2010
  
   Portugal to sell its shares in Cahora Bassa
 
 

Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates announced in the western province of Tete on 4 March that Portugal intends to sell its remaining shares in Hidroelectrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB),
 
     
 
    9 March, 2010
  
   Work to build African games village starts in April
 
 

The All-Africa Games Organizing Committee (COJA) has guaranteed that there is money available to start, in April, building work on the athletes' village for the next edition of the games, due to be held in Mozambique in September 2011.
 
     
 
    8 March, 2010
  
   World bank support for higher education
 
 

The World Bank has approved a loan of 40 million US dollars to support implementation of the Mozambican government's Higher Education Science and Technology (HEST) project.
 
     
 
    2 March, 2010
  
   Flood alerts in central Mozambique
 
 

Mozambique's National Water Board (DNA) has announced flood alerts on the three main rivers in central Mozambique, the Zambezi, the Pungue and the Buzi.
 
     
 
    1 March, 2010
  
   ADM scandal - long sentences imposed
 
 

The Maputo City Court on 27 February sentenced the former chairperson of the publicly owned Mozambique Airports Company (ADM)
 
     
 
    1 March, 2010
  
   No budget support received
 
 

The group of 19 donors and funding agencies that provide direct support for the Mozambican state budget have warned the government that this year disbursements will probably only begin in April.
 
     
 
    1 March, 2010
  
   Trains reach Moatize
 
 

For the first time in more than a quarter of a century, passenger and goods trains can now make the entire 547 kilometre journey from the central port of Beira to Moatize
 
     
 
    1 March, 2010
  
   Government should prioritise scientific research
 
 

The chairperson of one of Mozambique’s most influential NGOs, the Community Development Foundation (FDC), Graca Machel, said in Maputo on 22 February that scientific research must be regarded as a priority area of strategic interest for the development of the country.
 
     
 
    1 March, 2010
  
   CPI predicts growth
 
 

The Mozambican government’s Investment Promotion Centre (CPI) envisages good economic growth in 2010, due to the implementation of a number of large-scale investment projects approved in 2009.
 
     
 
    1 March, 2010
  
   Building of science and technology park launched
 
 

Minister of Science and Technology, Venancio Massingue, on 18 February laid the first stone for a Science and Technology Park in Maluana, in Manhica district, about 80 kilometres north of Maputo.
 
     
 
    1 March, 2010
  
   New electricity tariff for irrigation
 
 

The new electricity tariff for irrigated agriculture could cut the bills of some agricultural companies by two thirds
 
     
 
    1 March, 2010
  
   Minister calls for faster child reduction in child mortality
 
 

Health Minister Ivo Garrido on 24 February urged the participants to a National Conference on Paediatrics to identify ways to speed up the reduction of child mortality
 
     
 
    1 March, 2010
  
   Flooding in Sofala
 
 

The district of Buzi, in the central Mozambican province of Sofala, has been cut off from the rest of the country by flooding on the Buzi river.
 
     
 
  4 September, 2017  
 
Over twenty thousand farmers benefit from mechanisation programme
 
From October 2016 to July this year, 21,045 Mozambican farmers benefitted from tractors to plough their lands, and other technological packages to improve agricultural production and productivity.

 
  2 September, 2017  
 
Moatize – Macuse project to begin in late 2018
 
The Mozambican Ministry of Transport and Communications announced in Maputo on 1 September that the construction of a new railway from the western province of Tete to Macuse, on the coast of Zambezia province, should begin in late 2018, and be concluded in the first quarter of 2021.

 
  23 August, 2017  
 
Five billion meticais for road maintenance
 
The Ministry of Public Works expects to spend five billion meticais on routine road maintenance this year.

 


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