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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”.
 
     
 
  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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