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· January, 2008

Stories about Mozambique from January, 2008

Mozambique: More on the strange mass kidnapping

Moçambique para Todos [pt] picks up on Ivone Soares’ piece of news yesterday that a mass kidnapping had happened in Mocímboa da Praia.”It is all very odd and almost like...

Mozambique: Police stops suspected children trafficking truck

Breaking the news in the blogosphere, Carlos Serra [pt] reports that the police in Inchope intercepted a truck with 40 children between the ages of 7 and 11 years from...

Mozambique: A suspicious kidnapping

Ivone Soares has an incredible piece of local news: “On 23/01/2008, the citizen Momade Hamade was kidnapped by unknown people in Mocímboa da Praia. He was taken to a a...

Mozambique: Back to school, only for some

Júlio Mutisse [pt] comments on the beginning of the school year in Mozambique today and the problems that education faces in the country, where many children have not found places...

Lusosphere: Child survival

UNICEF has just published its annual analysis of the mortality rate of children under 5 years. Among the conclusions, Angola, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe, East Timor and...

Mozambique: Yet another case of deforestation

Carlos Serra [pt] reports on yet another case of interception of illegally felled hardwood for exportation in Mozambique. This time, seven ten tonne trucks were seized by the Mozambican police...

Mozambique: Sleep Walking Land

Forever Pemba [pt] is glad to find out that the film ‘Sleep Walking Land’, by Mozambican Teresa Prata based on a Mia Couto's book, will be shown at the Pune...

Mozambique: National languages and African identity

João Craveirinha debates national languages and African identity on Moçambique Online Blog [pt]. “The fear of the emergence of a pseudo-tribalism movement was the excuse for not to teach our...

Mozambique: The lowest life span

Carlos Serra [pt] is optimistic about the report by the WHO that by 2025 the life span in Mozambique and other African countries will be of 60 years, the lowest...

Mozambique: Six simple questions on Africa

An interesting debate is going on in a Moçambique para Todos [pt] post, with readers trying to provide answers to 6 questions posed by Manuel de Araujo [pt] about the...

Mozambique: A letter to Barack Obama

Carlos Serra [pt], from Mozambique, writes a letter to senator Barack Obama, in which he pleads with him to help Kenya: “Well, your father was born there, therefore Senator, you...

Mozambique: A war in the blogosphere?

Reflectindo sobre Moçambique [pt] wonders if there is a war between blog clans in Mozambique. Here are a few of the questions he poses: “A war in the Mozambican blogosphere?...

Mozambique: Indigence and neglect

Toix [pt] comments on a picture he has published: “I confess that I had never come across such a degree of indigence and neglect.”

Mozambique: Let us exist please

Carlos Serra [pt], whose Diário de um sociólogo blog won the 2007 BOBs in Portuguese language, is not happy with the way the the press portrays the Lusosphere, mentioning blogs...

Mozambique: Anti-Corruption Forum is extinguished

Carlos Serra [pt], from Mozambique, anticipates a piece of news from tomorrow's edition of Zambeze: “The President of the Republic extinguished the Anti-Corruption Forum through a decision on December 27″.

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