Mozambique

25.03.2019

Cyclone Idai: rich countries are to blame for disasters like this – here’s how they can make amends

Cyclone Idai: rich countries are to blame for disasters like this – here’s how they can make amends

Michael Mikulewicz, Glasgow Caledonian University and Tahseen Jafry, Glasgow Caledonian University for The Conversation The tropical cyclone rampaging south-eastern Africa has been described as one of the worst disasters ever to strike the southern hemisphere, with up to 2.6m people potentially affected in Mozambique, Malawi… »

20.09.2015

Mozambique removes last known landmine

Mozambique removes last known landmine

The African nation of Mozambique has been declared free of landmines after its last known landmine was removed in the country’s central region. The British Halo Trust charity organization, which has led the clearance in Mozambique, said on Thursday that it had removed nearly 171,000 landmines. The last mine was removed from… »

12.12.2014

Mozambique: a dictatorship of no alternatives, or an alternative to the dictators?

The victory of Filipe Nyusi and the Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) in the October 15 presidential and parliamentary elections pours cold water on the hopes of many who were convinced that 2014 would bring political change to Mozambique. By Boaventura Monjane Instead, Frelimo will maintain its stranglehold on political… »

12.03.2014

Brazilian Innovation for Under-financed Mozambican Agriculture

Brazilian Innovation for Under-financed Mozambican Agriculture

By Amos Zacarias for IPS MAPUTO, Mar 12 2014 (IPS) – Some of the technological excellence that revolutionised Brazil’s tropical agriculture is reaching small producers in Mozambique. But it is not enough to compensate for the underfinancing of the sector. Last year, Erasmo Laldás,… »

04.05.2013

Humanists celebrate the 4th of May around the world. First Park of Study and Reflection inaugurated in Africa.

Humanists celebrate the 4th of May around the world. First Park of Study and Reflection inaugurated in Africa.

In a special day for adherents of New Humanism – the doctrine of peace and nonviolence elaborated by the Argentine author, philosopher and spiritual guide, Silo [Mario Rodriguez Cobos] – celebrations were held around the world to remember the 4th of May 1969.  On that date Silo stood in the… »

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