Sunday, August 25, 2019

Tag: Mozambique

Death Toll from Cyclone Surpasses 500 in...

BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — A week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding still raged as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in...

Over 1,000 Feared Dead After Cyclone Slams...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages...

North Korean Diplomat Expelled from South Africa...

A North Korean diplomat has been expelled from South Africa for illegal rhino horn trading, according to a spokesman for South Africa's Department of...

The Halo Trust Declares Mozambique Is Now...

After a 30-year civil war that killed about 1 million people and displaced some 5 million, an estimated 200,000 land mines were buried throughout...

10 Interesting Backstories About How These...

Liberia Liberia got its name from the group of Quakers and slaveholders who wanted to repatriate freed Black people to Africa, a report by PBS explains....

Gas Bonanza: Mozambique To Benefit Greatly From...

The protected Bay of Pemba in northern Mozambique may look like a sea of tranquility, but this area is surging with change. As boats bob...

Artists In Mozambique Are Transforming Weapons Into...

Artists in Mozambique are certainly not lacking inspiration. Whether they draw from their colonial past, independence, or the turbulent years of civil war that followed,...

Mozambique Has The Highest Natural Gas Reserves...

A report by the World Bank Group has revealed that Mozambique holds the largest natural gas deposits in Sub-Saharan Africa with over 20 billion...

Poisoned Beer Served at Baby’s Funeral in...

About 69 people have died and 196 have been hospitalized after drinking homemade beer at a funeral on Friday in the village of Chitima, Mozambique. Consuming...

Mozambique Welcomes New International Airport In Northern...

Mozambique’s President Armando Guebuza on Saturday inaugurated a new international airport in the northern port city of Nacala, which is shortly to be Brazilian...

Multi-Billion-Dollar Gas Pipeline In Development To Link...

South African-based independent oil and gas company SACOIL Holdings is set to construct a 2,600 km long gas pipeline worth $6 billion. The pipeline...

Celebrate Independence: 10 Interesting Facts About Mozambique

The Country Got Its Name From an Arab Sheikh The name "Mozambique" is thought to come from the Swahili Musa al Big, the name of an Arab sheikh who lived...

The Afro-Brazilian Story I: Black November and...

In Brazil, November 20th is a day set aside to commemorate what is known as National Black Consciousness Day or dia da consciência negra, in Portuguese...

More Fighting Erupts in Mozambique

Fresh fighting has erupted in Mozambique between government troops and members of Renamo, a former rebel group that recently withdrew from a peace deal. Twenty-one...

Mozambique Faces Uncertainty as Renamo Ends Peace...

Mozambique's Renamo opposition movement said on Monday it was abandoning its 1992 peace accord with the ruling Frelimo party that ended the country's civil...

Africa Has Tremendous Future In Agriculture

Land still equals wealth, and in an increasingly cautious investing climate, many are turning to an old philosophy to put their money to work....

Brazil Paying Back Its Debt To Africa

Africa - Brazil pledged major investment and technology transfer to Africa to repay a "solidarity debt" from a country with a huge black population...