Daily Archives: March 20, 2018

AUSTRALIAN MINING COMPANY FINDS HIGH-GRADE GRAPHITE DEPOSIT IN MOZAMBIQUE

MAPUTO– Australian mining company Mustang Resources says it has found high-grade graphite and vanadium at its Caula project in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado.

Results from 65 samples taken during test drilling had yields above 15 per cent …

Report: Women Short-Changed on Commercial Land Deals in Africa

Women are often short-changed compared to men when communities are compensated or resettled during commercial land deals in Africa, and governments should take action to rectify that, researchers said Tuesday.

The World Resources Institute’s (WRI) research showed men had received …

Seychelles Opposition to Block India Military Deal

Seychelles’ opposition coalition, which holds a majority in parliament, said Tuesday it would not ratify a deal signed with India to build a military base on one of the archipelago’s outlying islands.

The deal would see India invest $550 million …

STAFF OF MOZAMBIQUE’S DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS TO BE TRAINED TO ISSUE PASSPORTS

MAPUTO– Mozambique’s Interior Ministry is to train staff of the country’s embassies and consulates overseas to issue passports and identity documents (IDs) to Mozambican citizens living abroad, according to the National Director of Civil Identification, Domingos Jofane.

Media reports here …

WHO: Tainted Food Outbreak Threatens 16 African Nations

A deadly outbreak linked to tainted food in South Africa is now threatening other African nations, with neighboring Namibia reporting a confirmed case that might be connected, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

In a statement, WHO said it has …

MOZAMBIQUE INCINERATES MEAT PRODUCTS FROM SOUTH AFRICA FOLLOWING LISTERIOSIS OUTBREAK

MAPUTO– The Mozambican government’s National Inspectorate of Economic Activities (INAE) has incinerated 55 tonnes of assorted types of processed meat from South Africa, valued at about 13 million meticais (about 210,000 US dollars) following an outbreak of listeriosis in that …