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  • Mass use of cooking gas will remove regional inequalities

    President Filipe Nyusi has stressed that the mass use of cooking gas will not only remove regional asymmetries but also change the mindset of many citizens who might see this energy source as a luxury product.

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  • Poor harvest expected in southern Mozambique

    The US-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) on 1 March warned that below-average rainfall is expected to result in a poor harvest in the southern Mozambican provinces of Gaza and Inhambane, and the southern parts of Manica and Sofala provinces.

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  • Covid-19: vaccination rate now over 72 per cent

    The Ministry of Health on 26 February reported a further 63,915 people were vaccinated against Covid-19 during the previous 24 hours, bringing the number of people fully vaccinated against the disease to 10,988,141.

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  • Mozambique to restore 185,000 hectares of mangrove forests

    The Mozambican government and its partners plan to restore 185,000 hectares of mangrove forest in the central provinces of Sofala and Zambezia as part of the sustainable management of eco-systems.

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  • Installation of Floating LNG platform running to schedule

    The installation of the floating platform to be used for the production of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the Coral South gas field off the coast of the northern province of Cabo Delgado, is running within the scheduled time frame, according to a report in the Maputo daily “Noticias” on 7 February.

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  • President Nyusi inaugurates solar power station

    President Filipe Nyusi on 2 February inaugurated a photo-voltaic power station in the Ngapa administrative post, in Mueda district in the northern province of Cabo Delgado.

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  • Port of Maputo sets new record for handling cargo

    The Port of Maputo on 26 January declared that in 2021 it set a new record for handling cargo.

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  • Cyclone Ana claims eight lives

    Eight people died when cyclone Ana struck central and northern Mozambique on 24 and 25 January, and 20,650 people were affected by the storm according to the national relief agency, the National Disaster Management Institute (INGD).

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  • Pequenos Libombos reservoir over 80 per cent full

    The Greater Maputo Metropolitan Area will not face water shortages within the next five years, since the reservoir behind the Pequenos Libombos dam (BPL), in Boane district, is over 80 per cent full, according to a report in the Maputo daily “Noticias” on 24 January.

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