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Mozambique

Mozambique

Population: 29.67 mn.
GDP: $12.33 bn.
Debt: $12.01 bn.

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Coal train blues

Vast coal mines are ready to export millions of tonnes to Asia but disputes over transport and contracts are holding back the trade

Mining companies with a stake in Mozambique’s 23 billion tonnes of coal reserves are seeking alternative export routes to Asia because of disputes between the government and Indian...


It’s mine

Asian mining companies, from India’s state-owned giants to the opaque China International Fund, are taking up their positions for Mozambique’s great mining rush. The Indian governm...


The President is for turning

The people’s protests against ruinous rises in food prices may have ended Guebuza’s efforts to extend his rule

A week of street demonstrations has checked the confidence of the ruling Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (Frelimo). After describing a 30% rise in bread prices as ‘irreversible’...


The real cost of Maputo’s aid

Mozambique receives more aid per head than neighbouring – and similar – countries like Malawi and Tanzania. This is partly because of its long-past ‘post-conflict status’ but also ...


Aid strike in Maputo

Relations between President Guebuza’s government and the West are deteriorating fast – that will mean less aid

Diplomats and foreign aid organisations are due to meet in Maputo on 19 March to decide whether to call off what amounts to an aid strike against President Armando Guebuza’s govern...


Maputo opens its markets

If it comes to fruition, China Tong Jian’s multibillion-dollar agreement promises to bring in Mozambique’s largest-ever investment

Mozambique has a new Trade and Industry Minister following the sacking on 12 October of Antonio Fernando. President Antonio Guebuza has selected a young economist, Armando Inroga, ...


A dominant party – not a one-party state

Accusations of bias and irregularities tarnish the success of Frelimo in national elections and may prompt cuts in investment and aid

The decisive re-election of President Armando Guebuza on 27 October delivered all that the governing Frente de Libertação de Moçambique wanted: victory with over 75% of the vote in...


Brand new MDM will challenge Frelimo

Established just six months before the elections, the Movimento Democrático de Moçambique has come further than any other third party in Mozambique's history and will be well place...


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