11 January 2016
8 January 2016
Mozambique's Aquapesca company will continue to produce giant shrimp through aquaculture with the creation of genetically modified larvae immune to the white spot virus, said lab technician Sidónio Juda Chan. In 2011, the French-owned company was forced to suspend shrimp production indefinitely after the virus almost completely wiped out the shrimp in the company's aquaculture ponds in Inhassunge, in Zambézia province.
8 January 2016
Four of the six rivers polluted by artisanal mining in Manica province, central Mozambique have been cleaned after an operation involving various services that took 10 months, said the spokesman for the Manica provincial government. Estêvão Rupela said that coordinated action by the Environmental and Wildlife Force, the public security police and the department of mineral resources made it possible to clean the areas devastated by artisanal miners who extract unregulated gold, which is then washed and processed with mercury and sodium borate in the rivers.
6 January 2016
Households in Mozambique spend an average of 6,924 meticais (US$147) per month, equivalent to 1,406 meticais per person, according to figures from the Household Budget Survey (HBS) for 2014/2015. The statistical data collection for this survey, whose results were released a few days ago in Maputo, was conducted across the country from 7 August, 2014 to 15 August 2015.
6 January 2016
5 January 2016
Germany will grant a loan of 29 million euros to Mozambique to support projects aimed at improving the electricity supply in the country, state power company Electricidade de Moçambique (EdM) said Monday in a statement. EdM also said that of that amount, 20 million euros would be invested in the Mozambique/Malawi power transmission line and the remaining 9 million euros would finance the state's short-term investment plan.
4 January 2016
Trains loaded with coal which will link Moatize, in Mozambique's Tete province to the port of Nacala, in Nampula province, should start circulating soon, the provincial director for Transport and Communications of Tete said. Romeo Sandoca told Mozambican news agency AIM that everything was in place for the start of the transport of coal mined in the province, "given that the railway line is fit for the purpose, having been inspected and tested in November, when the first shipment of coal was carried to the port of Nacala."
14 May 2012
The Mozambican government needs US$100 million for the project to create the Nacala-Porto duty free industrial area, in the northern province of Nampula, the minister for Planning and Development, Aiuba Cuereneia said in Nacala. According to Mozambican news agency AIM, the minster said that the investment was needed to build the power transmission lines, water … Continue reading "Mozambique needs US$100 million to create Nacala-Porto industrial duty free area"