Category Archives: Education

CLOSED MOSQUE RE-OPENS IN PEMBA, NORTHERN MOZAMBIQUE

MAPUTO– The Mozambican government has authorised the re-opening of the Muhammad mosque in Pemba, capital of the northern province of Cabo Delgado, about 2,400 kilometres north east of by road, after it had been ordered closed about a year ago …

ARGENTINIAN EXPERT TO ASSIST IN MOZAMBICAN PEACE TALKS

MAPUTO– Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has announced that an Argentinian expert will co-ordinate the international contact group set up to support the dialogue between the Mozambican government and the former rebel movement, Renamo, in order to establish a definitive peace …

JAPAN GIVES SOUTH AFRICA SAPLING FROM TREE WHICH SURVIVED HIROSHIMA A-BOMB

CAPE TOWN– Japan has presented South Africa a sapling from a tree which survived the 1945 atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima. The Gingko Survivor Tree is a symbol of peace, hope and friendship.

The sapling was planted in the arboretum …

PRESIDENT: MOZAMBIQUE IS REGAINING TRUST OF ITS PARTNERS

MAPUTO– Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi says the country is regaining the trust of its international partners because it is complying with the rules of transparency agreed with them, according to media reports here.

Tuesday’s issue of the Maputo daily, Noticias, …

Hundreds Arrested in Ethiopia After Violence Around Capital

ADDIS ABABA � An Ethiopian security official has confirmed the arrests of hundreds of youths in the capital, Addis Ababa, following violence within the city and in nearby towns last week in which several dozen people were killed.

The announcement …

WHO: Progress Made Containing Ebola in Eastern DRC

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports substantial progress is being made in containing the spread of the Ebola virus in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It warns, however, that new hotspots are appearing. The WHO says the number …