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  • Two more Covid-19 deaths but 247 recoveries

    The Mozambican health authorities on 9 December announced two further deaths from the Covid-19 respiratory disease, 67 new cases, and 247 recoveries.

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  • Vaccine against Coronavirus available from mid-2021

    Mozambican Health Minister Armindo Tiago does not expect a vaccine against the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease to become available in Mozambique before June or July 2021.

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  • Senior figure in Renamo Military Junta demobilised

    The man widely believed to be the number two in the dissident “Renamo Military Junta”, Joao Machava, has abandoned the junta and joined the demobilization of the Renamo militia, according to a report in the Sunday paper “Domingo”.

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  • US$700 for new Zambezi dam

    The Mozambican government hopes to mobilise over US$700 million to build a new dam at Mugeba, in Mocuba district, in the central province of Zambezia.

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  • Rail link to Malawi to cost US$30 million

    Mozambique’s publicly owned ports and railway company (CFM) will invest US$30 million in the rehabilitation of the Dona Ana-Vila Nova da Fronteira railroad spur, in the central province of Tete, to re-establish the rail connection with Malawi, according to a report in Monday’s issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”.

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  • Covid-19 death toll reaches 113

    The Mozambican health authorities on 15 November announced the deaths of three more victims of the Covid-19 respiratory disease, bringing the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 113.

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  • President Nyusi congratulates Joe Biden

    President Filipe Nyusi on 8 November congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for their election as President and Vice President-elect of the United States.

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  • Gorongosa National Park to build new schools

    Gorongosa National Park (PNG), in the central Mozambican province of Sofala, has pledged to disburse US$15 million for the construction and furnishing of 40 new primary schools and associated facilities such as housing for teachers, water supply, school toilets and libraries, over the next five years.

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  • Floating LNG plant on schedule for 2022 production

    The Italian energy company ENI on 4 November announced that the last of the 13 “topside modules” has been lifted and installed on the hull of the floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, under construction in South Korea.

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