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· February, 2008

Stories about Mozambique from February, 2008

Mozambique: Demanding un update on the children trafficking case

Luis David [pt] demands an update on the situation of the 40 children found in a truck intercepted by police in Inchope, reported back in January. The children were supposedly...

Africa: Interrogating the blogosphere

Koluki interrogates the blogosphere by looking at the Globl Voices Online coverage of “Portuguese-speaking African countries”: “The most striking observation from this graph is that OC appears not only, as...

Mozambique: People out of the bottle

Carlos Serra [pt] has discovered a new popular expression circulating among Mozambicans: ‘people are out of the bottle’. He provides interpretations in the face of protests against the cost of...

Mozambique: The lack of public policy and the social protests

Custódio Dumas [pt] on the protests against cost of living that have been taking place in many Mozambican cities: “A crowd with no bread does not need a leader. Hunger...

Mozambique: Yet another social protest

After Maputo, Chókuè, Bobole and Maracuene, the next Mozambican city to go under cost of living protests was Chibuto, this morning, according to Carlos Serra [pt]. The sociologist blogger says...

Mozambique: Some more protests against the cost of living

Carlos Serra [pt] reports that there has been some more protests against the cost of living in Mozambique, this time in Chokué, Bobole e Marracuene, areas nearby Maputo. “In Chokué...

Mozambique: The right to protest

MOZVOZ [pt] on the protests against transport fares rise last Monday in Maputo, Mozambique: “People has exercised and will continue to exercise their right to resist and the police will...

Mozambique: Don't we have anything?

“The companies belong to them, the shops belong to them, the bakeries belong to them, it is all theirs. And us, don't we have anything?”. Carlos Serra [pt] heard this...

Mozambique: Riot organized via SMS is covered by bloggers

Three people died and more than 250 were injured in a riot yesterday in Maputo, part of a protest against the increase in fares charged by the private minibus operators...

Mozambique: Tension situation over public transport fares increase

Carlos Serra [pt] reports on a popular protest against the rise in public transport fares in Maputo, Mozambique, which has ended up in gross violence. He has been constantly bringing...

Angola: Africa is burning, who cares?

“Chad is on fire. The same for Kenya. Sudan too. This will be followed by the Central African Republic. The conflict in Darfur has claimed at least 200 thousand lives...

Mozambique: An update on the mass kidnapping case

Ivone Soares [pt] has an update on the strange mass kidnapping in Mozambique that she reported earlier this week, which went unnoticed by the press, even after a press conference...

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