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Baptisms at Christmas

In most Wesleyan churches across Mozambique, Christmas is not celebrated with tinsel, lights or nativity scenes (as these are not available) but is celebrated with all-night services or baptism. 226 more words

On Shitholes

Mozambique, our glorious land
Rock by rock, constructing a new day
Millions of arms, but one strength
Oh homeland, we will overcome
– Translated lyrics to chorus of Mozambique’s National Anthem…

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Peace Corps

My Dear, You Are Shining

Winter break was all sorts of wonderful. I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. I reunited with all of my favorite people. I returned to Mozambique recharged and refreshed with new energy in my veins and love in my heart. 1,028 more words


“The Next One to Die”. State Security Force and Renamo Abuses in Mozambique

This report documents violent abuses in the country’s central provinces between November 2015 and December 2016. These include enforced disappearances, arbitrary detention, and the destruction of private property by government forces, and political killings, attacks on public transport, and looting of health clinics by the Renamo political party’s armed group. 23 more words

Human Rights Watch

Living & Losing

About a month before leaving for Mozambique, I took a trip to Cedar Park, Texas to see my mom and stay with my Aunt D. Visiting Mom was always hard. 1,503 more words


A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To An Island Off Mozambique...

We began  our holiday with a three day train ride from Cape Town to Pretoria.

Since we confiscated electronics, we also began with some rage.  Fortunately that turned into a lot of card playing.   672 more words

The Case for Term Limits, Angola Edition

The erasure of Jose Eduardo dos Santos’ 38-year rule in Angola appears to be accelerating. Angola does not have executive term limits, but Eduardo dos Santos finally stepped down as president in late 2017. 285 more words