Mozambique: Chang Should Stand Trial, Says Finance Minister Salomao

[AIM] Maputo -Former Mozambican Finance Minister Tomas Salomao has expressed his indignation and disappointment at the involvement of one of his successors. Manuel Chang, in the scandal of Mozambique’s “hidden debts”.

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South Africa: Former Mozambican Finance Minister’s Arrest Was Lawful – Court

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The arrest of Manuel Chang at the request of US authorities was confirmed this morning at Kempton Park magistrates court, Johannesburg. The court rejected the claim by his lawyers that the US request was not a formal extradition warrant, but only a request to arrest and hold him pending the issue of the extradition warrant. The US has charged Chang for his role in the $2 bn secret debt.

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Africa:Digital Gender Gap in Africa Widens

[IPS] Maputo -’Think Bigger’, urge the colourful posters on the walls of Ideario, an innovation hub in Chamanculo, a modest neighbourhood in Maputo, Mozambique’s capital. The message is right on target for the new female trainees, eager eyes glued to laptop screens as they learn internet and computer skills.

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Mozambique:Why Renamo Leader’s Death Could Have a Major Impact On Mozambique

[The Conversation Africa] The unexpected death of Afonso Dhlakama, the former guerrilla leader and president of Renamo, the main opposition party in Mozambique, might lead to the political cards in Mozambique being reshuffled significantly.

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Mozambique:Chronic Malnutrition Costs a Billion Dollars a Year

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique is losing annually about 62 billion meticais (one billion dollars), or almost 11 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product, became of chronic malnutrition, according to the government’s Food and Nutritional Security Technical Secretariat (SETSAN).

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