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[Mozambique] Border posts extend operations to cater for foreigners
15-12-2016 | 08:52:00
The border posts linking neighbouring Mozambique and Swaziland have extended their operations to twenty four hours.
[Mozambique] Startup Kameleon brings internet access to rural areas
15-12-2016 | 08:23:00
Mozambican technology startup company Kamaleon is bringing Internet access to remote rural areas through a platform called “Community Tablet” (“Tablet Comunitário”).
Africa Development Bank commits $75 million to Mozambique- Tanzania road revamp
14-12-2016 | 10:42:00
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved $71.8 million grant and $3.1 million loan to the Government of Mozambique for the construction of an asphalted 70km road section in Northern Mozambique, to improve connectivity with Tanzania.
Mozambique to miss digital migration deadline
07-12-2016 | 14:45:11
Mozambique will miss its latest deadline for the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting, according to its Transport and Communications Minister Carlos Mesquita.
[Morocco] New olive harvesting technology boosts job creation among youth
01-12-2016 | 15:05:54
New technologies for the efficient harvest of olives and olive oil have made it possible for Moroccan youth to continue the work of family farms without compromising their economic prospects, according to a new report by Reuters.
[Mozambique] Fourteen companies express interest in natural gas project
30-11-2016 | 15:50:43
Fourteen companies have expressed interest in developing projects using natural gas from the Rovuma Basin in northern Mozambique.
[Mozambique] Scatec solar in $80 million deal with government to supply electricity for 25 years
08-11-2016 | 13:38:58
Solar company Scatec Solar has entered into a $80 million deal with Mozambique which will see it sell electricity to the state owned company for 25 years. The deal will also see Mozambique build its first large scale solar plant starting early 2017.
Scatec Solar and Norfund sign Power Purchase Agreement for Mozambique's first large scale Solar Plant
03-11-2016 | 10:00:00
Scatec Solar and Norfund have signed the Power Purchase Agreement securing the sale of solar power over a 25 year period to the state owned utility Electricidade de Mozambique (EDM).
[Mozambique] Households and business brace for tougher times as electricity prices rise
03-11-2016 | 06:43:25
Households and businesses are set for tougher times as publicly owned electricity company EDM has announced a revision of electricity prices upward by between 27 and 40 per cent.
Mozambique government partners with French CGG Company in pursuit of oil and gas
19-10-2016 | 11:24:46
Mozambique's National Petroleum Institute (INP) has entered into an agreement with CGG, a French company for the collection of seismic data in three regions, two of which are offshore, to facilitate exploration for oil gas in the areas.
Africa Code Week officially arrives in Mozambique
28-09-2016 | 13:25:00
Over the next few days Mozambique will play host to a series of train-the-trainer (TTT) workshops during the official build-up to SAP's Africa Code Week (ACW), taking place in Maputo from 29 to 30 September.
Mozambique and India approve air service agreement for the first time
29-07-2016 | 12:03:00
The cabinet of India has approved an air service agreement between the country and Mozambique, the first of its kind to promote air connectivity between the two countries.
[Survey] Implementing Inclusive Business Models in Africa
27-07-2016 | 16:23:00
This short survey is part of a major research project undertaken by Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University (The Netherlands) in collaboration with ESAMI and the Netherlands African Business Council.
[Kevin Avila] The Role of VSAT in Supporting NGOs during Disasters in Africa (Part 1): Mozambique and Uganda
04-07-2016 | 10:26:00
Natural disasters such as floods, fires, and storms affect thousands of people in Africa. From the destruction of buildings to the spread of disease, natural disasters can devastate entire countries overnight and seriously disrupt the community with massive human, material, economic and environmental losses.
Sasol commences drilling of Mozambique PSA licence
27-05-2016 | 15:47:00
Sasol’s field development plan (FDP) for the Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) licence in Inhambane province, Mozambique, has reached an important milestone with the commencement of the drilling of the first well.
Botswana mobilises for Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability
29-02-2016 | 13:49:07
Botswana has said that the founding members of the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Arica (GDSA) group of governments have to work on more African countries to sign up to the initiative
GE Sees Potential in Africa, expanding into Mozambique and Ethiopia
26-02-2016 | 17:29:00
General Electric Company is looking to expand its business in African countries i.e. Ethiopia and Mozambique. Jay Ireland, president at GE Africa, expects revenue and headcount to double following the expansion, which will require investments in power, transportation, and healthcare segmen
HomeSend and Vodafone to Extend M-Pesa Remittance Agreement to Five New Markets in 2016
25-02-2016 | 13:35:14
HomeSend, the international payment and money transfer hub, announced the expansion of its global framework agreement with Vodafone Group for M-Pesa, including the launch of remittance services into five new markets during 2016.
ContinuitySA Mozambique expands data centre
25-02-2016 | 12:39:25
ContinuitySA has expanded its existing data centre in Maputo by installing one of its mobile data centres as a permanent extension to the existing brick-and-mortar data centre
Qatar Airways to fly non-stop between Doha and Mozambique three times weekly starting 27 March
02-02-2016 | 16:19:30
Qatar Airways will upgrade to non-stop B787 Dreamliner service three times weekly between Doha and Maputo, Mozambique, effective 27 March 2016
Sasol One Step Closer to Drilling in Mozambique
02-02-2016 | 12:20:57
Sasol has obtained approval from the Mozambique Council of Ministers for its field development plan (FDP) that will see further hydrocarbon resources developed to support Southern Africa growth.
Chinese FM to visit Africa, attend Syria donors conference in London
29-01-2016 | 11:48:29
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will depart China on Jan. 30 to pay official visits to Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique and Namibia, before attending a Syria donors conference in London on Feb.4.
[East Africa]Regional Smallholders to Benefit From Mastercard
20-01-2016 | 14:10:00
AgDevCo, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, recently announced a $15.4 million plan to boost the incomes of smallholder farmers in Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia writes SAM OKWAKOL.
Akon Joins Governments From South Africa, Mozambique, Egypt and Nigeria to Discuss 'Energy Access' at Powering Africa: Summit in Washington D.C. Next Week
20-01-2016 | 12:16:21
Understanding the level of energy access required across such a diverse continent as Africa remains an on-going challenge for potential investors to determine project bankability.
[Mozambique] China courts partnership to manufacture buses
19-01-2016 | 13:57:00
A high-profile Chinese delegation representing the Asian nation’s Ministry of Trade and the Xiamen Golden Dragon Bus Co. has left Mozambique after a week-long visit t look into the possibility of a partnership in public transport,
First Shoprite store opens in Tete Province of Mozambique to excited crowds
07-12-2015 | 11:02:09
Tete Junction shopping centre opened to excited crowds on the 3rd of December 2015, bringing with it an exciting new shopping experience to Tete, Mozambique.
Mozambique moves to combat deforestation
27-11-2015 | 14:49:35
Mozambique’s Land, Environment and Rural Development Minister Celso Correia has approved a series of measures to halt the deforestation which has seen country losing 219,000 hectares of forest every year largely due to the conversion of forests into agricultural land and to the unsustainable production of woodfuels
[Mozambique] Australian firm to raise $11.3m for graphite exploration
16-11-2015 | 11:37:00
Australia’s Triton Minerals says it plans to raise $11.3 million to continue graphite exploration in northern Mozambique.
Eni, together with Statoil, Sasol and ENH, have been awarded a new exploration block in the offshore of Mozambique
04-11-2015 | 14:10:15
Eni, together with Statoil, Sasol and ENH, have been awarded, following the 5th Competitive Mozambique Bid Round, the exploration and development rights of the offshore block A5-A, in the area of Mozambique named Angoche, about 1,500 kilometers northeast of the capital city Maputo.
Sasol is Set to Explore Oil Wells in Mozambique
03-11-2015 | 11:07:09
Sasol’s efforts to take advantage of Mozambique’s significant oil and gas resources have paid off as the company is set to explore wells after two of its three applications in Mozambique’s fifth Licensing Round were successful.
Nomanini raises funding from impact investment firm Goodwell.
21-10-2015 | 12:55:00
South African-based enterprise payments platform provider, Nomanini, has raised an undisclosed round of funding from impact investment firm Goodwell Investments
S/African organisation to co-manage Mozambique’s national park
01-10-2015 | 13:14:08
South Africa’s Peace Park Foundation will provide $20 million for activities to boost the Zinave National Park, located in the Mozambican province of Inhambane.
Shoprite to Open Store in Tete, Mozambique
20-08-2015 | 12:37:00
Africa’s largest food retailer, Shoprite, is opening a new store in the Town of Tete, Mozambique later this year.
Vodacom MZ launches roaming promotion in South Africa
17-08-2015 | 13:45:10
Vodacom Mozambique launched a new promotion, lasting until 13 September, during which calls received in South Africa will cost MZN 2 per minute.
Sasol hands over health centre in Benzane, Mabote District
30-07-2015 | 11:48:27
Sasol and its partners have handed over the Benzane health centre to government authorities in Mabote District, Mozambique.
Japan bankrolls Mozambique’s Nacala port development
15-06-2015 | 12:03:21
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide US$250 million for the second phase of the development project for the northern Mozambican port of Nacala.
"Business Travel Salon" event to assesse potential of business tourism in Mozambique
03-06-2015 | 11:52:00
An event dedicated to business tourism will bring together operators and the public on Tuesday in the Mozambican capital to assess “the qualities and capabilities” of the sector in Mozambique
SADC approves more than US$3m towards regional interconnector project
18-05-2015 | 12:52:26
SADC’s Project Preparation and Development Facility (PPDF), managed by the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), has approved its first allocation of preparation funding.
Cassava to be produced on a large scale in Inhambane, Mozambique
30-03-2015 | 12:01:00
The Dutch Agricultural Development & Trading Company (Dadtco) plans to sign an agreement with the International Fertiliser Development Centre (IFDC) aimed at large-scale production of cassava in Mozambique’s Inhambane province, according to daily newspaper Notícias.
[Powering Africa Mozambique]Its recently merged energy and resource ministries present new opportunities for inward investment
25-03-2015 | 12:33:00
With Mozambique's Ministry of Resources and Energy now merged, the country has taken another major step towards its 2025 vision for gas and power development
IFC Finances MMI Steel Mozambique to Promote Local Industry, Cross-Border Investment
19-03-2015 | 11:37:00
IFC has announced an investment in MM Integrated Steel Mills Mozambique to support local industrial development and the regional growth of MMI’s Tanzanian-based parent company Motisun Group.
Mauritius Commercial Bank teams up with Société Générale to boost operations in Mozambique
19-03-2015 | 10:35:39
Mauritius Commercial Bank Group will further its expansion in Mozambique in partnership with Société Générale. As per an agreement signed yesterday, Société Générale will become a shareholder of MCB Moçambique
Unitel plans expansion to Southern Africa countries
16-03-2015 | 12:20:00
Angolan mobile operator Unitel is planning to expand its activities in the countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), announced its chairman, Isabel dos Santos.
Mozambique gas pipeline Loop Line 1 completed
11-03-2015 | 12:17:25
The Republic of Mozambique Pipeline Investments Company (ROMPCO) has announced the successful completion of a project to expand the existing 865 km of gas pipeline from the Central Processing Facility (CPF) at Temane in Mozambique to Secunda in South Africa.
Godrej Consumer Products Ltd to acquire additional stake in Darling South Africa and Mozambique businesses
25-02-2015 | 08:49:59
Godrej Consumer Products Ltd has entered into an agreement with the Darling Group for increasing its shareholding in Darling South Africa and Mozambique businesses to 90% in line with its intent of gradually scaling up its ownership of the Darling businesses.
Africa: Louis Berger wins $7.6 million project to boost transportation in southern Africa
23-02-2015 | 11:41:01
The Sub-Saharan Regional Pipeline Corporation, Ltd. (SSRPC) recently selected Louis Berger to provide $7.6 million in consultancy services for the rehabilitation of National Road N303 in Mozambique. SSRPC is investing $350 million to transform an approximately 350-kilometer-long narrow and unpaved carriageway into a modern road that crosses the Tete province and ends at the Zambezi River, where Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe have a common border.
SIika Acquires Mortar And Tile Adhesive Manufacturer Duro-Moza In Mozambique
27-01-2015 | 12:45:32
Sika has agreed to acquire the assets of Duro-Moza, a Mozambique based company active in production and sales of specialized mortars and tile adhesives. The transaction will accelerate Sika Mozambique's development and market penetration. Duro-Moza generated sales of CHF 2 million in 2014.
Athlone Subsidiary, Vaninga, Signs Deal With Telenetix for Delivery of Data Centre in Maputo
08-01-2015 | 12:43:39
Athlone Investments Ltd. subsidiary, Vaninga & Investimentos Limitada which is building its first data centre in Maputo signed a deal with South African Group Telenetix for the delivery of the core components of the data centre.
Experts Recommend Formalization of Zambia-Malawi-Mozambique Growth Triangle
16-12-2014 | 12:12:00
Experts have recommended the formalization of the Zambia-Malawi-Mozambique Growth Triangle (ZMM-GT) by member States in the participating region. This was contained in an outcome statement of a two day review meeting held in Maputo, Mozambique from 8-9th December to discuss a way forward for the near defunct initiative.
SACOIL To Develop $6bn Gas Pipeline joining South Africa to Mozambique
15-12-2014 | 11:28:00
SacOil, the Public Investment Corporation SOC Limited and The Instituto de Gestão das Participações do Estado have signed a Joint Development Agreement dated to evaluate the technical and commercial feasibility of a transnational terrestrial gas pipeline and distribution facility that will carry natural gas from Mozambique’s Rovuma fields into South Africa, with off-takes to other neighboring Southern African Development Community countries.
[Nigeria] Africa Offers Major Growth Potential - Visa Integration Index
03-12-2014 | 13:09:00
Visa Nigeria has released the second annual Visa Africa Integration Index that measures the degree of economic integration within key trade corridors of sub-Saharan Africa, namely West Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa.
AfDB SME Program: Enhancing Inclusive Growth and Job Creation in Mozambique
17-11-2014 | 11:54:00
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and Moza Banco signed a loan agreement for the equivalent of US $9 million in Mozambique Metical (MZN) on November 14, 2014.
U.S. Appoints GE Africa CEO Into Obama's Advisory Council
14-11-2014 | 12:32:00
Jay Ireland, President and CEO of General Electric Africa (GE Africa) has been named as one of the 15 private sector leaders to President Obama’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa.The new appointees represent small, medium, and large companies from a variety of industry sectors. They will provide expert counsel on strengthening U.S partnerships with African countries and leverage opportunities for U.S. companies operating in Africa for the long term.
Kaymu announces zero commission for sellers across Africa
07-11-2014 | 13:11:00
Kaymu, the leading online marketplace for emerging markets, today announces that it will charge sellers zero commission in over 50% of the countries where it is active, namely Algeria, Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Morocco, Tunisia, Zambia and Mozambique.
Metals of Africa appoints Cherie Leeden as managing director
28-10-2014 | 10:39:00
Metals of Africa has appointed Cherie Leeden as its managing director from her previous role as executive director following its recent successful placement ...