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· August, 2019

Stories about Mozambique from August, 2019

Mozambique signs third peace accord amid divisions in opposition and public indifference

While the ceremony that ended Mozambique's third civil war took place, the majority of Maputo's residents were at work, or trapped in the capital’s chaotic traffic.

Mozambique pushes for SIM card registration, raising privacy concerns

The measure would make it easier for the authorities to identify the owners of registered SIM cards.

Who are the presidential candidates in Mozambique's October elections?

On July 31, Mozambique's Constitutional Council approved four candidates: Filipe Nyusi, Ossufo Momade, Daviz Simango and Mário Albino.

Mozambique criminalizes child marriage

According to one study, Mozambique is the 11th country in the world with the highest rate of child marriages.

Mozambique, Cote d'Ivoire make legal strides for women and children’s rights 

In July 2019, Mozambique and Cote d'Ivoire were the latest countries in sub-Saharan Africa to strengthen marriage laws to empower girls and women. But implementation and enforcement remain a challenge.

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