Category Archives: Business

Mozambique: Beira Fishing Port Able to Store Produce for a Year

Maputo — The new Beira fishing port, inaugurated in October 2019, will receive as from this month large tonnage ships that can discharge fresh fisheries produce from other countries, reports Monday’s issue of the independent daily “O Pais”.The director…

Mozambique: Tobacco Company Reduces Prodution

Maputo — Mozambique Leaf Tobacco (MLT) plans to reduce its tobacco production in the northern province of Niassa, in the next agricultural campaign, because of the added difficulties of selling tobacco during the Covid-19 pandemic.Cited in Wednesday’s …

Mozambique: Businessman Released After Huge Ransom Paid

Maputo — A gang who kidnapped Mozambican businessman Artur Magaia on 11 August released him on Tuesday – but only after receiving a ransom of over a million US dollars, according to a report in Wednesday’s issue of the independent daily “O Pais”.Magaia…

Mozambique: Second Foot and Mouth Outbreak in Mozambique

Maputo — The Mozambican livestock authorities have detected a second outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, this time in Angonia district, in the western province of Tete.The notification of the Angonia cases comes at a time when the veterinary authoritie…

Mozambique: Total Wins Tender for Fuel Imports

Maputo — The French oil and gas company Total has won the tender for importing liquid fuels into Mozambique.The tender, launched by the Mozambican Petroleum Importing Company (Imopetro) on 5 August, is for the import of about a million metric tonnes of…

Mozambique: World Bank Grant for Skills Development

Maputo — The World Bank on Wednesday approved a grant of 104 million US dollars from the International Development Association (IDA) in support of skills development programs for young Mozambicans.According to a World Bank press release, the project wi…