Murder in Maputo

Killed for an idea GILLES CISTAC had just finished his breakfast at a popular café in central Maputo on March 3rdwhen unidentified assailants in a passing car shot him dead. An expert in constitutional law, Mr Cistac had recently said there was a legal basis to demands from the main opposition party for the devolution of political power

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Africa: Panel Director Warns Against Economic Inequality

[allAfrica]The Africa Progress Panel, an advocacy group which lobbies for equitable and sustainable development for Africa, was represented at the recent Africa Rising meeting in Mozambique by its executive director, Caroline Kende-Robb. AllAfrica’s Melissa Britz interviewed her in Maputo.

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Africa: Despite Africa’s Achievements, Poverty ‘Unacceptable – IMF

[AIM]Maputo -The General Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, on Thursday told an international conference in Maputo that “Africa’s achievements are remarkable, and the overall outlook for the continent is optimistic”.

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Mozambique: Presidential Pay Increase Spark Protest

[AIM]Maputo -Hundreds of people marched through the streets of central Maputo on Friday in protest against the latest increase in wages, pensions and other entitlements granted to the President of the Republic and to deputies of the country’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic.

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Mozambique: Health Workers Go Without Wages for Three Months

[AIM]Maputo -Health workers have gone without their wages for three months in Ancuabe district, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, because their director decided that other expenses were more pressing, according to a report in Saturday’s issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”.

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