Stories about Mozambique from October, 2011
Mozambique: Uniting Small Farmers for a Better Tomorrow
Mr. Júlio dos Santos Pêssego is one of the principal leaders of the "peasant movement" in Niassa province in Mozambique. He helps organize community groups that work to defend land rights, increase food production and bring prosperity to farming families.
Mozambique: Rare photo of President dancing
A photo of President Guebuza dancing has gone “viral” by Mozambican standards on Facebook, with over 500 likes and 440 comments. @ Verdade newspaper photographer Miguel Mangueze captured the rare moment.
Commemorating Mozambique's Founding Father, Samora Machel
Mozambique commemorates on October 19, 2011, the 25th anniversary of the loss of its founding father and President Samora Machel, who was killed in a plane crash in Mbuzini, South Africa on October 19, 1986. The government declared 2011 the "Year of Samora Machel".
Global Handwashing Day: Changing Behaviors through Song and Dance
Do you know how to properly wash your hands? Through songs and dances, people from different parts of the world teach others the right way to wash their hands to promote health. October 15 is Global Handwashing Day.