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Mozambique

Mozambique

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

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Oily bumps in the road

Arguments over the gas project, an offshore spill and an uncertain legal framework show that the way to the oil and gas bonanza is not easy

Mozambique’s nascent oil and gas industry has suffered its first significant spill. It highlights one of the difficulties in developing one of the world’s largest gas d...


Spills – clear as mud

In May, Anadarko informed the Environment Ministry that 30,000 litres of drilling fluid had accidentally leaked from one of its exploratory wells in the Rovuma Basin, 46 kilometres...


Stand by your man

The governing Frente de Libertação de Moçambique licked its wounds and stuck on the sticking plasters during a four-day extraordinary meeting of its Central Co...


My enemy's enemy

The leader of the Resistência Nacional Moçambicana, Afonso Dhlakama, may well stand in October's presidential election as part of a deal reached with President Armando...


TV gold

The daughter of President Armando Guebuza, Valentina, has come under attack after a company in which she is a major shareholder was awarded a US$300 million contract without public...


Huge rise in illegal logging

A Maputo university study has gathered hard figures on illegal timber and revealed a massive and unexpected increase

A study by Maputo's Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (UEM) has uncovered an 88% increase in illegal logging since 2007. Funded by the European Union, the report shows that enforcement...


Frelimo picks a candidate

After a strong challenge from his rivals, the governing party has chosen Guebuza’s man to stand in the presidential election

After more than a year of uncertainty and speculation, the party in power has finally chosen the Defence Minister, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, as its presidential candidate for the Octob...


The race opens up

The governing party's next Central Committee meeting promises to be an unusually lively affair. On 27 February the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique has to de...


Renamo conflict escalates

The disgruntled rebels’ attacks are taking on the aspect of an insurgency but it seems that President Guebuza is in no hurry to settle the dispute

The political and military situation is deteriorating as the rebellion by the Resistência Nacional Moçambicana looks increasingly like a serious civil conflict. Armed ...


Donors up in arms

The countries helping fund the national budget are split on whether or not to suspend funds over corruption and bad governance

Mozambique risks the suspension of up to one third of the US$400 million it is due to receive in budget support funds from major donors this year, according to European official so...


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