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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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  • Italy and ADB grant €990,000 for agro-processing

    The African Development Bank (ADB) and the Italian Technical Cooperation Fund on 24 June announced that a grant of €990,000 has been awarded to help small agro-processing enterprises in Mozambique boost production and quality control.

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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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