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· May, 2012

Stories about Mozambique from May, 2012

Mozambique: Diving and Defending Marine Life

Recent alarm has been raised about overfishing at one of Mozambique's most important tourist beaches. We document involvement of Mozambicans as dive professionals and conservationists - crucial to a sustainable...

Mozambique: Music clips with a regional perspective

Youtube user Niassatim uploaded a series of music clips by artists from the northern interior of Mozambique, in the Yao language, also spoken in Malawi and Tanzania. The videos depict a mixture...

Mozambique: Police Chief Sitting Above the Law

The intransigence of Jorge Khalau, Commander in Chief of the Police of the Republic of Mozambique, who stated that police forces are governed by his rules and should not comply...

Mozambique: “Who wants to give birth here?”

Knight International Journalism Fellow Mercedes Sayagues published a video (with versions in English and Portuguese) which takes viewers on a sad tour of maternity clinics in the northern province of...

Mozambique: President Rejects Social Networks

A rejection of online communication tools by Mozambique's President Armando Guebuza to an audience of young voters made waves on social networks. Netizens respond to the leader's comments.

Mozambique: Space for Human Rights Debate Launched on Facebook

A new online space that aims to “sharpen critical awareness and the promotion of citizenship, human rights and access to information” in Mozambique was launched today, May 11, on Facebook...

Africa: Calls for Transparency Over Marked Increase in Land Deals

Almost 5% of Africa's agricultural land has been bought or leased by investors since 2000. Observers are increasingly worried about the fact that such land deals usually take place in...

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