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Mozambique: Campaigns end ahead of Tuesday’s elections

Campaigning has ended in Mozambique ahead of crucial presidential, legislative and provincial elections on Tuesday. Four candidates are contesting the presidency but 26 parties and other coalitions are seeking control in legislative and provincial elections. Six opposition parties have also signed a cooperation pact to prevent electoral fraud. These parties are Renamo, MDM, New Democracy, Amusi, Podemos, and the Ecologists.… Read More
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Photos: Pope Francis visits Mozambique

Pope Francis on Thursday spent most of the day during his visit to Mozambique urging citizens there to nurture peace to make it last. The pontiff spent time with warring factions in the Southern African country where a recent peace accord was signed to formally end years of civil war. The Pope said to the gathering that “Peace must be… Read More
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The Mozambique peace deal that is ‘here to stay’

On Thursday the much talked about peace deal between the government and the opposition in Mozambique was signed. The country’s President Filipe Nyusi and the leader of the main opposition party Renamo signed the deal which is said to be a permanent ceasefire agreement. It is meant to put an end to years of fighting that led to the death… Read More

George Soros Invest Millions in Food Security and Clean Cooking Venture in Mozambique

Funding for CleanStar Mozambique benefits smallholder farmers and the environment, creates jobs, and protects families from indoor air pollution JOHANNESBURG – September 19, 2012 –To increase food security in Africa and stem the disastrous human and environmental costs of indoor cooking with charcoal, the Soros Economic Development Fund and the Industrialization Fund for Developing Countries today announced investments of nearly... Read More