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Mozambique after 40 years of independence — Part 1

On June 25 Mozambique has celebrated 40 years of independence. Since 1975, this Southern African country has been victim a violent protracted conflict which took away the lives of one million people, has undergone a radical transition from a socialist and centralised system to a liberal-democratic one, has become a model of peacebuilding in the eyes of the international community, and has more recently become an example of how peace may become fragile as long as crucial socio-economic issues are not addressed and as long as democratic change is centred on formal institutional reforms that do not address power distribution more widely. 1,971 more words


'The American Report' on Human Rights Practices, Mozambique was criticised for its high levels of corruption and impunity

(2015-06-30) On Thursday (25 June) the ‘2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices’ was released. In the report, Mozambique was criticised for its high levels of corruption and impunity, despite the fact that the Mozambican government has taken various steps over the years to ensure greater prosecution and conviction rates for guilty officials. 923 more words


Mozambique: Victory For LGBT Community As Anti-Gay Law Removed

Mozambique has overturned an anti-gay law which has been on the law books since Portuguese colonial times.A new penal code, signed into law in December last, came into effect yesterday, Monday 29th, and effectively decriminalises homosexuality, which has been a crime in Mozambique since 1886. 152 more words


the itch.

It’s happening again. I’m getting that itch. I thought I had banished it for a good while but alas, once you’ve done it once it’s so hard to stop. 374 more words

A Familia

Namuno, Mozambique

“Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.” Mitch AlbomThere are few better ways to measure a person than by the way he or she treats a stranger. 74 more words


Mozambique's next gold mine? Gold miner Xtract Resources buys Manica prospect for US$12.5mln

(2015-06-29) A scoping study carried out earlier indicated revenues from the mine of US$55mln annually based on 50,000 ounces per year of gold production.  318 more words


A Nova Era do Comércio Eletrónico em África

A Nova Era do Comércio Eletrónico em África

MAPUTO, Mozambique, June 29, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ Cada vez mais as tecnologias de informação dinamizam o comércio em África. 603 more words