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  • Mozambican entrepreneur awarded US patent for Community Tablet

    A Mozambican entrepreneur, Dayn Amade, on 2 June was awarded a United States Patent for the design of his Community Tablet trailer, which will protect the design for fifteen years.

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  • US provides $30 million to address food security

    The United States government, via the US Agency for International Development (USAID), has granted US$30 million to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to address food insecurity in communities affected by terrorism in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado and those affected by natural disasters in the central provinces of Sofala and Manica.

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  • Vodafone Foundation and UNHCR expand education for refugees

    The British charity, the Vodafone Foundation, and the United Nations Refugee Agency, the UNHCR, have opened two Instant Network Schools in northern Mozambique to help with the education of nine thousand children who are missing their schooling due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the effects of conflict in many parts of Africa.

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  • Distribution Centres expand access to drinking water in Greater Maputo

    Over 465,000 residents of 15 neighbourhoods in the Greater Maputo Metropolitan Area will enjoy a better water supply service, following the inauguration on 17 June of the distribution centres in Matlhemele and Guava neighbourhoods.

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  • Funding crisis hits life saving assistance in northern Mozambique

    A lack of funds is hampering the efforts of aid agencies to provide life saving assistance and protection to 1.1 million people in the northern Mozambican provinces of Cabo Delgado, Niassa and Nampula, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

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  • Community development initiatives reduce poaching

    The wide variety of initiatives crafted by the South Africa-based Peace Parks Foundation has not only contributed to reducing poaching in several Mozambican conservation areas but has also boosted the livelihoods of thousands of people living in the surrounding areas.

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  • DP World launches Maputo-Harare freight rail service

    DP World, the company that holds the concession to operate the container terminal at Maputo Port, has launched a rail service between the port and Harare, reducing the transit time for containers travelling between Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

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  • World Bank grant for sustainable rural economy

    The World Bank on 10 June approved a grant of US$150 million from the International Development Association (IDA) in support of the first phase of Mozambique’s Sustainable Rural Economy Programme.

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  • Government seeking to reduce vulnerability to climate change

    The Mozambican government is focused on optimising plans and strategies to reduce the country’s vulnerability to the adverse effects of climate change, declared the Minister of Land and Environment, Ivete Maibase.

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