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530th Issue | March 23 2017 | The #1 Newsletter for top business, investment and legal news in Mozambique
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Investing in Mozambique
Mozambican student shortlisted for international engineering prize
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Dhlakama says will only come out of hiding when his security is guaranteed
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Nyusi in Zambézia for 2 days with Land, Agriculture and Trade on the agenda
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Beira conference discusses paths for a future Mozambique - AIM report
EDIFICIOS - Vista da cidade da Beira, Mocambique. Quarta feira, 19 de novembro de 2013. (CELESTE MacARTHUR/ASF)
President Nyusi appoints seven officials First Deputy of the Commissioner of Migration
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Watch: MPLA and Frelimo pledge to strengthen cooperation - "The scoundrels are united, those inside and those outside"
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Veteran's projects fund cut by 75% - Government
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Angolan candidate to presidency João Lourenço says that "MPLA and Frelimo must unite"
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Peace in Mozambique: Widespread optimism in Zambézia
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Minister appears before ethics commission - Mozambique
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Prime minister represents Nyusi in extraordinary SADC heads of state summit in Mbabane
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SADC to set up regional fund for natural disasters
Japan, Mozambique agree on maritime security cooperation - Watch
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Read more of the latest stories making headlines here
Environment, Social Development and Society

Mozambique to use drones to monitor natural disasters
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What of the logs seized in 'Operation Tronco'? - Divided opinions in Mozambique
WFP responds to post cyclone #Dineo needs in Mozambique
Gorongosa Lions go to Washington
Watch: Niassa authorities dismantle two illegal logging camps
Muagura, arboreal witness to the decline and recovery of Gorongosa Park
Three game wardens suspended in Zambezia

US$17M per year: Provision of the school book "a complex process which comprises several steps
LIVROSORTANE
Child Labour: Mozambican government produces list of hazardous work for children
Mozambicans displaced from Vanduzi weigh risk of going home
Mozambican brewer takes drinking water to Meconta, Nampula province
African governments urged to spend more on water safety
Mozambique ranked among top eight worst in Human Development Index
MSF backs decentralization of tuberculosis health care in Mozambique
Chinese Communist Party donates US$8 million worth of rice to Mozambique
Security vs. Privacy: The silence of the authorities over video cameras in Maputo and ...
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Mozambique may be affected by cuts in US aid
Mozambique to introduce unique identification numbers this year
Mozambique records 1,462 cases of cholera infection
Portuguese-led project to research human evolution in Mozambique
Supreme Court proposes to cut judges holidays - Mozambique
Graça Machel Trust launches movement to elevate women's leadership in African development
Africa needs more women computer scientists. How to make it happen
Constitutional Court declares Administrative Litigation Law unconstitutional

Protest in Mozambique over petrol price rises - BBC
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Nampula: Road accident kills eight, injures dozens on N8 - Noticias
Chinese woman shot in the head in prime Chimoio neighbourhood - Mozambique
Hawks swoop on woman after she allegedly pays undercover cop R20,000 to kill her Mozambican husband ...
Non-unionized workers responsible for deadlock at EMTPM - Noticias
Maputo commuters at wit's end over transport strike
Mozambique customs seize US$425,000 about to be smuggled into Zimbabwe
More on Pakistani brothers caught at border in possession of US$400,000 - AIM report
Tete police stop search for football player killed in crocodile attack
For less than 50 meticais: Mother and three children die of burns in Gaza arson - ...
Portuguese man arrested with counterfeit dollars released - Mozambique
Rains relieve water shortage but crisis continues
Tete celebrates another birthday
Maputo public transport workers on indefinite strike
Woman from Ponta do Ouro in court for allegedly plotting to kill husband
Richard Hammond 'fine' after Grand Tour motorbike fall while filming in Mozambique
Patrols in Mozambique-Tanzania border get two-wheel mobility

Footballer tragically killed by crocodile in Mozambique
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Maputo water supply remains critical - AIM report
Four die in Niassa from contaminated home-brewed alcoholic drink
Mozambicans in Swaziland urged to register
Police arrest two suspected kidnappers in Maputo
ZAP suspends broadcasting of SIC Notícias and SIC Internacional in Mozambique and Angola

Latest  Mozambique stories making headlines here

Business & Economy

Torres Rani: Mozambique needs more of this
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IMF position on the recent fuel price increase in Mozambique - Full statement
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International conference in Beira examines debt questions - Mozambique
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IMF hopes for Mozambique audit in next two weeks - Selassie
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Food and drink not labelled in Portuguese will be penalised as from July - Mozambique
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Mobile operator Vodacom announces 15.4% price increase - Mozambique
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Mozambican government sues 138 contractors over unfinished works
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Hundreds of public works have been abandoned or suspended in Mozambique
Mozambique must restructure debt and negotiate with the IMF at the same time - Consultant
Mozambique defaults on Proindicus US$120 million instalment
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Mozambique sinks deeper into default after missing loan payment
Mozambique Grain Institute to take action against "oportunists who distort and strangle" ...
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Transport in Mozambique on the verge of collapse
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Cooperation with Austria: Trade balance favourable to Mozambique
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Mozambican debt audit: "It will be all right", says Sweden
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Sweden optimistic about Kroll investigation - AIM report
Investment incentives in Mozambique "balanced" with need for revenue - Economics
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Cooperation between Mozambique and China has been positive, says Consul General in Macau
Poor roads cause problems for agricultural marketing - Mozambique
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Mozambique analyses difficulties in disposing of agricultural surpluses
Mozambique's public debt almost at 110% the highest in sub-Saharan Africa - consultant
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Financial default threatens investment in Mozambique - BMI
Mozambique exports little to the US
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IESE questions destination of money left out of state budget - Mozambique
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Portugal's Sonae expands ties with Mo Ibrahim's Satya group, but Angola stays out
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All BAT produced tobacco goods will bear control stamp as from Wednesday - Mozambique
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Mozambican e-commerce startup Izyshop raising $300k
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Chinese investment in Mozambique is close to US$6 billion
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Mozambican ambassador wants to see more Portuguese entrepreneurs in Mozambique
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Car boot food sales temporarily banned in Maputo, Mozambique
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More on bus workers threatening strike action - AIM report

Read more of the latest Business stories making headlines here

Mining & Energy
Economist defends putting an end to fuel subsidies in Mozambique
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Mozambique to get $350 mln in tax from gas deal: How to use this money?
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Fuel prices in Mozambique got their second price hike in 5 months
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Kenmare Resources bounces back to profit on record output in Mozambique
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Moody's raises oil and gas sector outlook to positive from stable
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Decisions on extraction of natural gas in Mozambique due to be made before July
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Mozambique to get $350 mln in tax from Eni-Exxon deal
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ENI to pay US$350 million capital gains tax
Mozambique earns US$350m in capital gains taxes
Fuel prices rise in Mozambique as of tomorrow
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Gas - CIP criticizes the process of selecting companies to manage energy in Mozambique
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OPEC oil cuts spark fuel price increases in Southern Africa
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Iron ore mining to resume in Lalaua, Nampula province
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Zambezi basin: Low water levels threatens Cahora Bassa electricity production
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SA's economic future lies in oil and gas - Zwane
Mosebenzi Zwane, South African Minister of Mineral Resources, speaks on the first day of the Mining Indaba 2017 Conference on February 6, 2017, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town.The Mining Indaba ("conference" in Zulu and Xhosa language) is the world's foremost conference on mining in Africa. / AFP PHOTO / RODGER BOSCH
Read more of the latest Mining & Energy stories making headlines here
Regional & International

Zimbabwe opposition demand UN-conducted vote, police out in force
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Dubai airport chief says electronics ban will have minimal impact on passenger numbers
FILE PHOTO: Emirates aircraft are seen at Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates May 10, 2016. REUTERS/Ashraf Mohammad/File Photo
Is the dress really from Morocco?
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Disquiet over possible US ambassador to SA
Exiled Yahya Jammeh works on Equatorial Guinea farm 'for the cameras'
Five dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament 'terrorist' attack
No African citizens granted visas for African trade summit in California
Uganda says seeking $500 million loan from China for roads in oil area
France's Le Pen calls for end to 'Francafrique' relations, CFA franc currency
Kenya Revenue Authority 'lost $39m to hacker'
Presidents of Ghana and Senegal discuss Regional Trade and Investment at the AFRICA CEO ...
Watch: 400-year-old mythical treasure found at the bottom of China’s Minjiang River
South Africa suspends some meat imports from Brazil
Scorched earth - If Islamic State can't have it, no one can
British parliament in lockdown after reports of shooting, at least a dozen injured
The case of Kenya: will technology deliver a free and fair election?
Zimbabwe police out in force ahead of opposition protest
Mugabe takes swipe at SA for not freeing up trade
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U.S. firm seeks $561 million from Tanzania in power supply dispute
Watch: Baby girl from Ivory Coast with four legs is separated from parasitic twin in ...
Zuma to lead S. Africa grant reform after system's near collapse
Despite murderous attacks, Tanzania's 'witches' fight for land
Any human rights are incomplete until black people have access to land – EFF, South ...
Britain follows US in electronics ban on flights - Watch
Somalia's new prime minister names 26-minister cabinet
Namibian president calls for land expropriation
Crooked business as usual in Angola, activists say, after Brazil firm admits bribes
U.S. to ban some airline passengers from carrying larger electronics
Shrinking budget hits SA Navy operations
China, EU cut imports of Brazil meat amid scandal - Video
Northern Ireland's Martin McGuinness dies at 66
Abnormal El Nino in Peru unleashes deadly downpours; more flooding seen

US billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at 101
Gates meets Trump to talk foreign aid
Nigeria: Community bulldozed in defiance of court - Watch
DA's investigation into Zille tweets immobile
At least 20 students dead in Ghana waterfall accident
Somalia blames Saudi-led coalition for 'horrorific' deadly strike on boat
South Africa's top court orders end to welfare grants fiasco
Couple quits finance, wins Brazil's top coffee prize
Zimbabwe prints $102 million in bond notes, half its limit - state newspaper
Somali pirates release hostages, warn of further attacks
Burundi's capital hit by floods
Watch - South Sudan keeps buying weapons amid famine: UN
SA elite police chief 'not fit for the job' - High court
Rex Tillerson pledges to work together with China
Rare protest in Angola as 200 march for abortion rights
Brazil's Temer plays for time in case that could unseat him
U.S. State Department criticised over quiet release of human rights report
Watch: Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry dies
South Africa moves to restrict immigrants
Angola jails alleged coup plotters for up to 10 years
Africa’s first Ethiopian A350 to Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day
Anglo’s future thrown in question as billionaire grabs stake
Mugabe lauds PPC's new $82m cement plant in Harare
Trump budget: UN sounds alarm over foreign aid cuts
Sufi leader dies in Senegal
Trump to slash foreign aid in 'hard power' budget plan
'Modi is God's gift to Pakistan security establishment'

Read more of the latest Regional and International stories making headlines here

Culture, Tourism & Sports
'Jewel of Africa' the Polana Hotel to show a new face in May - Mozambique
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Mozambique attracts US$107 million in tourism investments in 2016
Watch: Bazaruto Islanders to receive about 1 million meticais for development - Mozambique
Number of tourists rose by five percent last year

Mozambican writers heading to Brazil for 'Filipoços' literary festival
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Azgo Festival date and artists announced
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Mozambique becomes fifth team to qualify for FIBA AfroBasket 2017
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Read more of the latest Culture & Lifestyle  stories making headlines here
Read more of the latest Sports stories making headlines here
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Marketplace
FUEL AND LPG PRICES
 
 Petrol - Gasolina - unleaded       47.52 Meticais per litre
 Diesel - Gasoleo                             36.81 Meticais per litre
 
 
Prices are in force in the port cities of Maputo, Matola, Beira and Nacala.  Elsewhere in the country, fuel distribution companies can add their transport costs.
CNG – 17,75/Liter equivalent

BUSINESS
6th East Africa Oil and Gas Week 2017
Starts: 27th -  March
Ends: 29th - March

CCFM presents “Aulas de Françês: 3ª Sessão 2017”
Starts: 27th -  March
Ends: 28th - April

7th Annual Africa Sugar Conference 2017
Starts: 4th -  April
Ends: 6th - April

AMEP presents “11º Festival Internacional de Publicidade de Maputo”
Starts: 8th -  May
Ends: 11th - May
 
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