Daily Archives: March 2, 2018

MORE THAN 100 VULTURES IN MOZAMBIQUE DELIBERATELY POISONED BY POACHER

MAPUTO, A poacher has been arrested for deliberately poisoning at least 104 vultures at Mbashene in Moamba district, about 70 kilometres north of the Mozambican capital, Maputo.

Several species of vultures were killed. According to the National Administration of Conservation …

MOZAMBIQUE, SWITZERLAND SIGN DEVELOPMENT CO-OPERATION AGREEMENT

BERN, The Mozambican and Swiss governments have signed an institutional framework agreement for development co-operation following official talks in Bern between delegations of the two countries, led by Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and his Swiss counterpart, Alain Berset.

Nyusi told …

MOZAMBICAN GOVT NEGOTIATES LOWER FREIGHT TARIFF WITH PRIVATE RAILWAY OPERATOR

MAPUTO, The Mozambican government has negotiated a significant reduction in the cost of transporting goods by rail from the northern port of Nacala to Lichinga, the capital of Niassa province, a distance of some 600 kilometres overland.

Previously the operator …

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS WILL BE FOCUS OF NEW SESSION OF MOZAMBICAN PARLIAMENT

MAPUTO, The opening of the first sitting of 2018 of the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, here Wednesday saw both the ruling Frelimo Party, and the main opposition party, Renamo, welcoming their consensus on decentralisation which they reached …

Activities of Secretary-General in Switzerland, 25-26 February

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Geneva on Sunday, 25 February, in the evening. On Monday, 26 February, he participated in the opening of the thirty-seventh session of the Human Rights Council, together with the President of the Human …