Archive for January, 2006

Quenians, crime, and bizarre stories

26 January, 2006

This is a weird story. A group of quenians suspected of planning to rob a bank is released from prison (Jan 5); a couple week laters they are expelled from Mozambique. Info is not very clear.

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“British look for gold and gas in Mozambique”…

26 January, 2006

“Pan African Resources” (UK) looks for gold in Manica (more…)

…and Brazil invests in Mozambican gas

26 January, 2006

Very complete article on gas production in Mozambique, Brazilian (Petrobras) investment in coal extraction and exportation. References to porto de nacala and railway line crossing Malawi . (more…)

2005: inflation rate by 14%

26 January, 2006

twice as much as the Government was expecting and 6 points above 2004 (9%) (more…)

500 mozambican miners died last year in South Africa

26 January, 2006

478 out of which from aids. Não são dados medicamentos antiretrovirais a estrangeiros sem acordo prévio entre os países de origem. (more…)

Mozambique work permits

26 January, 2006

very interesting story. Work permits in Mozambique: portuguese come first before any other nationality, with over 500 colective applications, about a third. However, we don’t know how many were actually allowes in. Some brief references to Mozambique policy regarding foreign work in the country. (more…)

Portuguese presidential election in mozambique

26 January, 2006

80% of portuguese migrants in Mozambique voted for the right-wing presidential candidate. Although only 142 voters actually showed up (more…)

“Leaded petrol to be phased out by March”

7 January, 2006

Atrasos no cumprimento da substituição por gasolina sem chumbo.

4 Jan: Agência de informação de Moçambique, tirado de AllAfrica.com. O artigo completo aqui

(…) So unleaded petrol will be passed through all the tubes and tanks in the distribution system, until the leaded fuel has been thoroughly flushed out. Braga believed this process would be completed by March, “and as from then, it can be said that we are using unleaded petrol”. (…)

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7 January, 2006

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19 Dec: A little old, but here it goes anyway.

(From reuters)

MAPUTO (Reuters) – Mozambique’s parliament on Monday rejected an opposition effort to strip the image of a gun from the national flag, saying it was no time to dump the symbol of the now-peaceful country’s long war for independence.
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