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    28 February, 2014
  
   Japanese aid for Gaza water supply
 
 

The Agricultural Directorate of the southern Mozambican province of Gaza and the Japanese government signed in Maputo on Thursday a grant agreement worth US$114,617 for the construction of two boreholes in Gaza.
 
     
 
    25 February, 2014
  
   23,000 die in first day of life
 
 

The British-based NGO Save the Children estimates that about 23,000 babies die during childbirth or on the first day of their lives in Mozambique every year.
 
     
 
    20 February, 2014
  
   No sovereign wealth fund yet – Finance Minister
 
 

The Mozambican government does not, at least in the short term, intend to use money from natural resources to set up a sovereign wealth fund, Finance Minister Manuel Chang told reporters on 19 February.
 
     
 
    19 February, 2014
  
   ABB awarded power contract
 
 

The Swiss group ABB, one of the world’s main suppliers of electrical equipment, has been awarded a US$20 million contract to improve Mozambique’s electricity transmission grid.
 
     
 
    19 February, 2014
  
   Moatize coal fired power station gets go ahead
 
 

The Mozambican government on 18 February approved the project to build the Moatize coal-fired power station, in the western province of Tete, budgeted at around a billion US dollars, and with the capacity to generate 600 megawatts of electricity.
 
     
 
    13 February, 2014
  
   Central Bank keeps interest rates unchanged
 
 

Despite increased depreciation of the Mozambican currency, the metical, against the US dollar since the start of the year, the Bank of Mozambique has decided to keep its key interest rates unchanged.
 
     
 
    11 February, 2014
  
   Mozambique could be free of land mines this year
 
 

Mozambique could be free of anti-personnel land mines by the end of this year, according to the head of operations of the National Demining Institute (IND), Antonio Martins.
 
     
 
    10 February, 2014
  
   Metals of Africa confirms Broken Hill type system
 
 

The Australian mining company Metals of Africa on 3 February announced that it has found further evidence of potentially significant deposits of lead, zinc, silver and copper at its Rio Mazoe base metals project in the western Mozambican province of Tete.
 
     
 
    7 February, 2014
  
   Merck pledges “strategic partnership” with Mozambique
 
 

The international pharmaceutical company Merck announced on 6 February that it is entering into “a strategic partnership” with Mozambique, centred on an “Advanced Capacity Building Programme”.
 
     
 
  13 January, 2017  
 
Flood alert on some rivers, but Umbeluzi remains low
 
Although several major Mozambican rivers are at or approaching flood alert level, in the far south the Umbeluzi River, on which Maputo depends for its water supply, remains dangerously low.

 
  5 January, 2017  
 
Dedicated electricity line for new hospital
 
Electricity company announces independent, medium voltage transmission line exclusively to provide power for the country’s newest health unit, the Quelimane Central Hospital.

 
  3 January, 2017  
 
New Deputy Governor of Central Bank
 
President Filipe Nyusi has urged the new Deputy Governor of the Bank of Mozambique, Victor Pedro Gomes, to make every effort to help stabilize the country’s economy.

 


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