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Suzete's Battle: Women's Rights in Mozambique

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Suzete's Battle: Women's Rights in Mozambique

- True gender equality might seem a remote dream. However, in Mozambique, small steps are being made in the fight for women's rights thanks to the passion and determination of women like Suzete Sangula. The 18-year-old student activist has made it her mission to educate girls and young women about their rights, and teach them strategies to defend themselves. We want social emancipation where we can also take decision-making positions
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‘Refugee influx puts strain on State resources’ | The

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‘Refugee influx puts strain on State resources’ | The

- Innocent Ruwende Senior Reporter. Zimbabwe is currently hosting a total of 10 860 registered refugees and asylum seekers and the country’s emergency response to the Mozambican crisis has put a strain on already stretched resources, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. The conflict in Mozambique has led to the influx of more than 6 000 asylum seekers in the eastern border area of Zimbabwe
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Bald Mozambique men could be targets of ritual killings, police warn

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Bald Mozambique men could be targets of ritual killings, police warn

- Police in Mozambique have warned that bald men could be the targets of ritual attacks, after the killing of two of them last month. The two bald men, one of whom was found with his head cut off and organs removed, were killed in the central Zambezia province, AFp news agency reports. "Last month, the murders of two bald people led to the arrest of two suspects," national police spokesman Inacio Dina said at a news conference in the capital, Maputo
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5 lions flee South Africa's Kruger park

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5 lions flee South Africa's Kruger park

- JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Armed South African wildlife rangers and police scoured farmland around a small town near the Mozambican border on Tuesday (May 9) for five lions that escaped from the country's main national park. The animals broke free from the Kruger park on Monday morning close to Komatipoort, a community of about 5,000 people. "We believe it is five lions, and they are in the sugar cane fields near the border with Mozambique," said park spokesman Reynold Thakuli
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Mozambique's gas boom dream under threat

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Mozambique's gas boom dream under threat

- OIL: Mozambique’s gas boom dream under threat Palma, Mozambique | AFP | The small, palm-fringed fishing town of Palma was meant to become a symbol of Mozambique’s glittering future, transformed by one of the world’s largest liquefied natural gas projects. But construction has fallen far behind schedule and the town’s fate is uncertain after gas prices fell and the government became engulfed in a $2 billion debt scandal
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Malaysia seizes 18 rhino horns from Mozambique

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Malaysia seizes 18 rhino horns from Mozambique

- KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian authorities said Monday that they have seized 18 rhino horns believed to have been smuggled into the country from Mozambique. Airport customs director Hamzah Sundang said the horns were flown from Mozambique and transited in Doha before arriving at Kuala Lumpur's airport on Friday. He said the horns, which weighed 51.4 kilograms (113 pounds) and were worth 13
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Mozambique introduces tourist visa on arrival

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Mozambique introduces tourist visa on arrival

- Cape Town - Mozambique has instituted visas on arrival for tourists regardless of whether or not there is an embassy in their country of origin. A Government-issued notice has confirmed that citizens from countries that require visas to enter Mozambique will be able to get these on arrival at 44 border posts in Mozambique, including Maputo International Airport, and the Port of Maputo, as well as such border posts as Ressano Garcia, Goba, Ponto D’ouro, Giriyondo, , Vilanculos Airport, Inhambane Airport, Beira Airport, Pemba Airport and Nampula Airport, among others
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Moza hails Zim on plane crash response | The

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Moza hails Zim on plane crash response | The

- Cletus Mushanawani in MUTARE. The director of transport in Manica Province of Mozambique, Ms Maria Da-Imaculada Gabriel, has hailed the Zimbabwean Government and Zimbabwe National Army for their swift response in retrieving bodies of the six people who died in a plane crash in Vumba on Monday. In an interview after meeting Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs Cde Mandi Chimene yesterday where the repatriation process of the late five Mozambican nationals was discussed, she said Mozambique was grateful to the people of Zimbabwe
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Ruby rush brings gangland turf war to Mozambique

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Ruby rush brings gangland turf war to Mozambique

- Montepuez (Mozambique) (AFP) - The stakes are high in Montepuez where the discovery of rubies has led to violence among miners that has turned the northern town into what some describe as Mozambique's own version of the Wild West. Discovery of the red gemstone in 2009 sparked a "ruby rush", with thousands of miners arriving to seek their fortune, but often finding only grim conditions, conflict and danger
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Plane crash kills six people in eastern Zimbabwe

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Plane crash kills six people in eastern Zimbabwe

- Six people were killed when a small plane crashed in eastern Zimbabwe near the border with Mozambique, a state-owned newspaper said on Tuesday. The Mozambican-registered eight-seater plane crashed into the Vumba mountains near the Mozambican boarder, with witnesses blaming bad weather, The Herald newspaper said. Four of the people were directors of a Mozambican company that has operations in Zimbabwe, while the two crew members were a father and son
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Mozambique extends probe into government loans to April 28

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Mozambique extends probe into government loans to April 28

- Mozambique has extended until April 28 an investigation into government-owned firms that hid $2 billion in loans, state media said on Saturday. The Mozambican Attorney-General's Office PGR said it proposed the latest extension to allow collecting of data from banks and other institutions in Mozambique and abroad, state media reported. Debt-ridden Mozambique, one of the world's poorest countries, is struggling to repay the loans which were not approved by parliament or disclosed publicly
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Mozambican footballer killed in croc attack

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Mozambican footballer killed in croc attack

- A young Mozambican football player was snatched and killed by a crocodile while training along the banks of a river, his club said on Monday. Estevao Alberto Gino, 19, who played for Mozambique's second division club Atletico Mineiro de Tete, lived near the Zambezi river in the western province of Tete. The incident happened last Thursday. "On that night, he was training and after jogging he stretched his hands into the water and that was when the crocodile caught him," coach Eduardo Carvalho told AFP
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Mozambique cholera outbreak infects over 1,200

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Mozambique cholera outbreak infects over 1,200

- Mozambique is battling a cholera outbreak that has infected 1,222 people and killed two, the country's health ministry said Tuesday, warning that it has been unable to slow its spread. Four of Mozambique's 13 provinces have been affected since the infection spread from the capital Maputo on January 5, deputy director of public health Benigna Matsinhe told a press conference. It is the third consecutive year that Mozambique has suffered a cholera epidemic with the two fatalities reported to be from the Maputo area
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Mozambique truce extended by two months

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Mozambique truce extended by two months

- Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama on Friday extended a truce between his rebel Renamo group and the government and said peace talks would resume next week. The move prolongs a truce that Renamo fighters announced unilaterally the day before Christmas last year. It has been observed with only minor breaches, according to Dhlakama. "We will extend the truce by 60 days to allow us to not only work on the
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Cyclone Dineo: At least 55 injured, over 100 000 displaced in Mozambique

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Cyclone Dineo: At least 55 injured, over 100 000 displaced in Mozambique

- Maputo - Cyclone Dineo killed seven people, injured 55 and displaced more than 100 000 as it battered southern Mozambique, natural disasters agencies said on Friday. The National Institute of Disaster Management said that among the 55 people injured, four were in critical condition. More than 650 000 people in the southeastern African country were also affected since the storm made landfall late on Wednesday. Dineo's impact has been greatest
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LATEST: Cyclone Dineo kills 7 in southern Mozambique

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LATEST: Cyclone Dineo kills 7 in southern Mozambique

- Johannesburg - Officials in Mozambique say seven people died and thousands of homes were destroyed in a tropical cyclone. Parts of South Africa and Zimbabwe are anticipating high winds and heavy rain on Friday after cyclone Dineo hit southern Mozambique late on Wednesday and swept inland. It was later downgraded to a tropical storm. Emergency officials in Mozambique are reporting downed power lines and blocked roads in Inhambane, the province
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Tropical Storm Dineo Kills at Least Seven People in Mozambique

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Tropical Storm Dineo Kills at Least Seven People in Mozambique

- MAPUTO — Tropical storm Dineo has killed seven people in Mozambique since it hit the eastern coast on Wednesday, the government's disaster center said on Thursday. The storm, has brought heavy rain and winds of up to 160 km an hour (100 mph), raising the risk of flooding and crop damage in the impoverished southern African country. Mozambique's emergency operational center said in a statement about 130,000 people living in
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  • Suzete's Battle: Women's Rights in Mozambique
    Suzete's Battle: Women's Rights in Mozambique

    , aljazeera.com

    True gender equality might seem a remote dream. However, in Mozambique, small steps are being made in the fight for women's rights thanks to the passion and determination of women like Suzete Sangula. The 18-year-old student activist has made it her mission to educate girls and young women about their rights, and teach them strategies to defend themselves. We want social emancipation where we can also take decision-making positions
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Sports

  • Mozambican footballer killed in croc attack
    Mozambican footballer killed in croc attack

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    A young Mozambican football player was snatched and killed by a crocodile while training along the banks of a river, his club said on Monday. Estevao Alberto Gino, 19, who played for Mozambique's second division club Atletico Mineiro de Tete, lived near the Zambezi river in the western province of Tete. The incident happened last Thursday. "On that night, he was training and after jogging he stretched his hands into the water and that was when the crocodile caught him," coach Eduardo Carvalho told AFP
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Business

  • Mozambique has not approached Paris club for debt relief: FinMin
    Mozambique has not approached Paris club for debt relief: FinMin

    , yahoo.com

    LONDON (Reuters) - Mozambique's finance ministry said on Friday it had not approached the Paris Club of wealthy creditor nations for debt relief, the country's finance ministry said in a statement. "The Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Mozambique wishes to deny recent rumors in the media erroneously reporting that the Republic has approached the Paris Club for debt relief," the statement said, without giving any
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Health

  • Cyclone Dineo triggers cholera outbreak in Mozambique
    Cyclone Dineo triggers cholera outbreak in Mozambique

    , dailynews.co.zw

    News24 • 17 February 2017 11:37AM • MAPUTO - Along with the havoc wreaked by tropical storm Dineo, Mozambique has also been hit by a cholera epidemic, with 216 confirmed cases of the diarrhoeal disease and one death in three cities, radio station VOA Portugues reported on Thursday. The capital Maputo, currently experiencing water shortages and rationing, is one of the affected cities. The others are Matola, which lies
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Society & Culture

  • Moza hails Zim on plane crash response | The
    Moza hails Zim on plane crash response | The

    , herald.co.zw

    Cletus Mushanawani in MUTARE. The director of transport in Manica Province of Mozambique, Ms Maria Da-Imaculada Gabriel, has hailed the Zimbabwean Government and Zimbabwe National Army for their swift response in retrieving bodies of the six people who died in a plane crash in Vumba on Monday. In an interview after meeting Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs Cde Mandi Chimene yesterday where the repatriation process of the late five Mozambican nationals was discussed, she said Mozambique was grateful to the people of Zimbabwe
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Travel & Recreation

  • Mozambique introduces tourist visa on arrival
    Mozambique introduces tourist visa on arrival

    , news24.com

    Cape Town - Mozambique has instituted visas on arrival for tourists regardless of whether or not there is an embassy in their country of origin. A Government-issued notice has confirmed that citizens from countries that require visas to enter Mozambique will be able to get these on arrival at 44 border posts in Mozambique, including Maputo International Airport, and the Port of Maputo, as well as such border posts as Ressano Garcia, Goba, Ponto D’ouro, Giriyondo, , Vilanculos Airport, Inhambane Airport, Beira Airport, Pemba Airport and Nampula Airport, among others
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Law & Crime

  • Mozambique truce extended by two months
    Mozambique truce extended by two months

    , newvision.co.ug

    Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama on Friday extended a truce between his rebel Renamo group and the government and said peace talks would resume next week. The move prolongs a truce that Renamo fighters announced unilaterally the day before Christmas last year. It has been observed with only minor breaches, according to Dhlakama. "We will extend the truce by 60 days to allow us to not only work on the
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Science & Nature

  • LATEST: Cyclone Dineo kills 7 in southern Mozambique
    LATEST: Cyclone Dineo kills 7 in southern Mozambique

    , news24.com

    Johannesburg - Officials in Mozambique say seven people died and thousands of homes were destroyed in a tropical cyclone. Parts of South Africa and Zimbabwe are anticipating high winds and heavy rain on Friday after cyclone Dineo hit southern Mozambique late on Wednesday and swept inland. It was later downgraded to a tropical storm. Emergency officials in Mozambique are reporting downed power lines and blocked roads in Inhambane, the province
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