Category Archives: Business

MOZAMBICAN CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS APPROVED

MAPUTO– Mozambiques’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, has approved an amendment to the Constitution to allow for the indirect election of provincial governors and district administrators, as well as mayors of cities and towns.

All contentious issues had been …

Africa in Spotlight at Paris Tech Fair

French President Emmanuel Macron says his country will invest $76 million in African startups, saying innovation on the continent is key to meeting challenges ranging from climate change to terrorism. He spoke Thursday at a technology fair in Paris showcasing …

MOZAMBIAN GOVT SEEKS FUNDS TO RENABILITATE NORTH=SOUTH HIGHWAY

MAPUTO– The Mozambican government is seeking funding to rehabilitate the country’s main North-South Highway (EN1), particularly the stretches which are most degraded, says President Felipe Myusi.

Addressing a rally in Chemba district in the central province of Sofala, about 1,400 …

HYDROLOGIS FROM MOZAMBIQUE, ZIMBABWE, ZAMBIA TO DISCUSS DROUGHT’S EFFECT ON HYDRO-POWER

HARARE– Mozambican hydro-electric company Cahora Bassa Hydroelectric (HCB) will host the first meeting of hydrologists of the Joint Operations Technical Committee (JOTC) of the Zambezi Basin in Maputo this week to discuss the drought currently affecting the area.

The JOTC …

Zimbabwe Sets New Date for Mugabe Hearing

Zimbabwe’s parliament said on Monday that former President Robert Mugabe was scheduled to answer questions this week related to diamond mining operations during his tenure, but an official said senior ruling party politicians opposed this.

Mugabe was originally scheduled to …

SOUTH AFRICA’S MPUMALANGA PROVINCE, MOZAMBIQUE’S MAPUTO PROVICE TO BOOST ECONOMIC TIES

MATOLA, MOZAMBIQUE– The Premier of South Africa’s Mpumalanga Province, Refilwe Mtsweni, and her counterpart from Maputo Province in neighbouring Mozambique, Raimundo Maico Diomba, have signed bilateral agreements to strengthen economic relations between the two provinces which share part of the …