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Stories about Mozambique

29 May 2013

Mozambique's Health Care Workers Strike for Higher Pay

Health professionals in Mozambique have been on strike for ten days leading to the halt of operations in many medical units throughout the country. The dispute with the government is...

10 May 2013

Leaked Development Plan Raises Land Grab Fears in Mozambique

Against a backdrop of growing concern about 'land grabs' in Africa, a leak from a controversial economic development plan has raised alarm in Mozambique, as well as in donor countries.

1 May 2013

‘Africa Is A Country’ Blog Challenges West's Idea of Africa

This isn't another blog about "famine, Bono, or Barack Obama," blog Africa is a Country warns in its description. We recently interviewed founder Sean Jacobs about how the blog is...

6 February 2013

Dancing to the Beat of History with Marrabenta in Mozambique

Every year around this time, Mozambicans start the year celebrating Marrabenta music. And in each rhythmic beat the country's identity and history resonates. Find out why.

30 January 2013

Tens of Thousands Affected by Heavy Rains in Mozambique

In Mozambique, the rains that have been falling since early January devastated populations in the country's center and south. Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated, and 45 deaths...

31 December 2012

From Indigenous Protests to Online Preaching, Portuguese Language Countries in 2012

As the last day of the calendar approaches, we select a few glimpses of citizen media from the action and imagination of the Portuguese-speaking online world.

21 December 2012

Transparency in Extractive Mega Projects in Mozambique

Mozambique's richness in natural resources has placed the country at the centre of large international investment in the African continent. While the economy is growing at 7% per year, the...

25 November 2012

Widespread Elephant Poaching in Mozambique Reserve Uncovered

A news report published by the newspaper @Verdade at the end of October 2012, unmasks illegal hunting of elephants in the Mareja Reserve, in the Northern region of Mozambique, in...

1 August 2012

Mozambique: Meanings Behind Women's Traditional Mussiro Masks

In the northern coast and islands of Mozambique, it is very common to come across women with their faces covered of a natural white mask, called mussiro. The purposes of...

26 July 2012

Brazil: Deported Activist Returns to Denounce Mining Company Vale

Jeremias Vunjanhe, a Mozambican journalist and activist, was prevented from entering Brazil during Rio+20. After civil society movements and organisations mobilised, Jeremias returned to the country to denounce the actions...

18 July 2012

Mozambique: Scholarship Students Kicked Out of Sudanese University

An open complaint letter published on social media by a group of scholarship holders from Mozambique at the International University of Africa, in Khartoum, Sudan, regarding their precarious social and...

26 June 2012

Africa: Celebrating Humanity through Photos and Videos

An article highlighting 21 pictures that will restore your humanity recently went viral. Unfortunately, Africans and Africa were absent from all of them. Yet, there is no shortage of great...

13 June 2012

Africa: Improving Governance and Accountability with New Media

L. Abena Annan speaks with Kwami Ahiabenu,II from African Elections Project about the impact of new media technologies in coverage of elections in Africa. African Elections Project enhances the ability...

28 May 2012

Mozambique: Diving and Defending Marine Life

Recent alarm has been raised about overfishing at one of Mozambique's most important tourist beaches. We document involvement of Mozambicans as dive professionals and conservationists - crucial to a sustainable...

17 May 2012

Mozambique: Police Chief Sitting Above the Law

The intransigence of Jorge Khalau, Commander in Chief of the Police of the Republic of Mozambique, who stated that police forces are governed by his rules and should not comply...

12 May 2012

Mozambique: President Rejects Social Networks

A rejection of online communication tools by Mozambique's President Armando Guebuza to an audience of young voters made waves on social networks. Netizens respond to the leader's comments.

2 May 2012

Africa: Calls for Transparency Over Marked Increase in Land Deals

Almost 5% of Africa's agricultural land has been bought or leased by investors since 2000. Observers are increasingly worried about the fact that such land deals usually take place in...

13 March 2012

Mozambique: The People's Wall of Maputo

At the same time that we increasingly see the advance of new technologies which facilitate communication and information, in Maputo the People's Wall has emerged; a large wall in a...

8 March 2012

Africa: Tech Entrepreneurship Bubbling in the Developing World

To illustrate the technological transformation that the African continent is undergoing, CNN's African Voices has highlighted 10 leading tech voices from different African countries. While the article put a much...

17 February 2012

Video Highlights: Video Advocacy and Recent Events

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including indigenous rights and recent news from Latin America, East Asia and Sub Saharan Africa selected by Juliana...

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