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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”.
 
     
 
  26 January, 2018  
 
Record production at Kenmare mine
 
Kenmare Resources, which operates the Moma Titanium Minerals mine, has reported record annual production in 2017 of the three minerals it extracts .

 
  24 January, 2018  
 
Inflation now under control
 
Inflation has been brought under control and the exchange rate of the Mozambican currency, the metical, has stabilised, declared the governor of the Bank of Mozambique, Rogerio Zandamela.

 
  10 January, 2018  
 
Goods traffic to resume between Cuamba and Lichinga
 
Goods traffic is to return to the branch line between the cities of Cuamba and Lichinga, in the northern Mozambican province of Niassa, under an agreement reached between the Niassa provincial government and the Northern Development Corridor (CDN), the private-led consortium that operates the line.

 


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