May 252014
Mozambique : Maternity Centres of Excellence project

  Canada Making a Real Difference in the Lives of Women and Children in Africa / OTTAWA, Canada, May 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development) and Member of Parliament for Portage-Lisgar, announced today $3.3 […]

May 122014
IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review of Policy Support Instrument for Mozambique

MAPUTO, Mozambique, May 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed today the second review of Mozambique’s economic performance under the program supported by the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). In completing the review, the Board approved the modification of three assessment criteria, including two end-June 2014 assessment […]

Aug 302013
Aggreko Plant Expanded to Supply Power to Namibia and Mozambique

MAPUTO, Mozambique, August 30, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Aggreko ( in conjunction with its project partners has celebrated the expansion of its gas-fired power plant at Gigawatt Park in Ressano Garcia, Mozambique. The extension to the facility was officially inaugurated by the Mozambique Minister of Energy, The Honorable Salvador Namburete during a ceremony held […]

Jul 042013

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Mozambique MAPUTO, Mozambique, July 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On June 24, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Mozambique. Background Mozambique has sustained strong economic growth over nearly two decades, helped by foreign investment, mainly […]

May 222013

SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES MOZAMBIQUE’S FIRST NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO ‘FIERCELY PROTECT’ INDEPENDENCE, ENSURE CREDIBILITY, LEGITIMACY NEW YORK, May 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ –Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the meeting with members of the National Human Rights Commission, in Maputo on 21 May:   I am delighted to […]

May 222013

HERALDING MOZAMBIQUE’S TRANSITION FROM CONFLICT TO PEACE, SECRETARY-GENERAL TELLS INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS INSTITUTE STUDENTS, FACULTY, ‘HOPE STARTS HERE’ NEW YORK, May 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Instituto Superior de Relações Internacionais, in Maputo on 21 May:   Thank you for your warm […]

May 212013

COMMENCING FIVE-COUNTRY AFRICA TOUR, SECRETARY-GENERAL SALUTES MOZAMBIQUE’S TWENTY YEARS OF PEACE, PROGRESS, DEVELOPMENT TOWARDS ‘FUTURE OF HOPE’ NEW YORK, May 21, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the Round Table Event on the Millennium Development Goals and Post-2015 Development Agenda, as prepared for delivery, in Maputo, on 20 […]

Apr 192013

IOM Helps Flood Victims in Mozambique GENEVA, Switzerland, April 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following the floods which hit Mozambique at the end of January this year, approximately 5,000 families have decided to start constructing new homes to begin new lives in permanent relocation sites with IOM’s help. IOM recently started its first distribution […]

Apr 112013

VATICAN, Holy See, April 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — This morning in the Apostolic Palace of the Vatican, the Holy Father Francis received Mr. Alberto Clementino Vaquina, prime minister of Mozambique, in audience. Prime Minister Vaquina then met with the Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, S.D.B., accompanied by Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for […]

Apr 062013

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations Special Rapporteur Magdalena Sepúlveda will undertake an official visit to Mozambique from 8 to 16 April 2013 to gather first-hand information on the human rights situation of people living in poverty. She will assess the country’s efforts to protect their rights, official poverty reduction […]