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  • Half a million vaccine doses arrive

    A further 500,000 doses of the VeroCell vaccine, produced by the Chinese company Sinopharm, for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, arrived in Maputo on 9 August.

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  • President Nyusi extends phase II of vaccination campaign

    President Filipe Nyusi on 17 July extended the administration of the second dose of vaccine against Covid-19, under the second phase of the national vaccination campaign. He announced a three day extension to give a further opportunity to all those who have taken the first dose of the vaccine, but not the second.

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  • Kenmare sets record for ilmenite production

    The Dublin and London listed company Kenmare Resources, which operates the Moma titanium minerals mine on the coast of the northern Mozambican province of Nampula, on 14 July announced that it set a record for production of ilmenite in the second quarter of this year.

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  • UNICEF needs $80 million for Mozambique operations

    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on 12 July lamented that it has only received $16.3 million in donations to provide life-saving and life-sustaining services for children in Mozambique.

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  • Mozambique in grip of third wave of Covid-19

    There can no longer be any doubt – Mozambique is indeed in the grip of a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, declared the Director of Surveys of the National Health Institute (INS), Sergio Chicumbe, on 5 July.

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  • Mozambique receives humanitarian aid from EU

    The European Union and the governments of Portugal and Italy have coordinated efforts to undertake three flights carrying humanitarian cargo to support the victims of extremist violence in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado.

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  • Electricity to reach over ten million households by 2024

    President Filipe Nyusi on 1 July pledged that over 10 million households will have access to electricity in their homes for the first time by 2024 in the framework of the “Energy for All” Programme, intended to secure universal access to electrical power.

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  • African Development Bank supports rehabilitation of Machipanda railway line

    The African Development Bank (ADB) on 29 June announced that it has granted 665,000 US dollars to support the rehabilitation of the Machipanda railway which runs between the Mozambican port of Beira and the border with Zimbabwe.

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  • CMG and iGas become shareholders in Rompco

    The Mozambican Gas Company (CMG) in partnership with the South African based “iGas”, an affiliate of the Central Energy Fund (CEF), will become shareholders of the Republic of Mozambique Pipeline Company (ROMPCO), with holdings of 25 per cent and 40 per cent respectively.

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