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Former Botswana President Ketumile Masire dies.

Botswana's former leader Ketumile Masire has died. He played a key role in spearheading the country's economic growth and brokering a peace deal in Mozambique between the opposition party Renamo and the government.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Botswana's former president Ketumile Masire dies.

GABORONE, Botswana, June 23 - Botswana's former president Sir Ketumile Masire, the southern African country's second post-independence leader and who led efforts to bring peace to Mozambique, has died aged 91, an aide said on Friday. Masire had been heavily involved in efforts to end violence between Mozambique's government ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

News24.com | Zimbabwe begins mass transfer of animals to Mozambique.

The animals won't travel two-by-two, but thousands of safari stalwarts will soon begin their journeys from Zimbabwe to Mozambique in one of Africa's largest ever wildlife transfers.

- News24.com - ZA

Text messaging effective support in treatment of HIV and tuberculosis.

Mobile phone text messaging is a powerful tool for improving quality of care, researchers show. A new study has developed and tested a method in Mozambique, helping patients with severe diseases to follow through with their treatments.

- ScienceDaily - US

Zimbabwe begins mass transfer of animals to Mozambique.

The animals won't travel two-by-two, but thousands of safari stalwarts will soon begin their journeys from Zimbabwe to Mozambique in one of Africa's largest ever wildlife transfers.

- PhysOrg - NL

Reconciliation and Reconstruction in Mozambique: The Role of the Anglican Church.

Research Event 19 Jul 2017 - 11:00 to 12:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Bishop Carlos Simao Matsinhe, Bishop of Lebombo Chatham House, London Africa Programme Register Interest Faith groups and churches have regularly contributed to peace efforts. Representatives from multiple faiths have been involved in ...

- Chatham House - UK

A record 141 million people worldwide need humanitarian assistance.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Peru, Somalia, South Sudan, World, Yemen New disasters and deteriorating protracted emergencies have pushed humanitarian requirements across 37 countries worldwide in 2017 to ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

News24.com | Zimbabwe appeals for $10.9m aid for refugees.

Financially hamstrung Zimbabwe has joined UN agencies and charities in appealing for $10.9m of aid for thousands of refugees in the country including families fleeing violence in neighbouring Mozambique.

- News24.com - ZA

With Public Finances Under Strain, Mozambique's Government Approves Purchase of Luxury Cars for Deputies.

"We should not make the Assembly of the Republic a big jackpot, where the popular vote is seen as a lottery house."

- Global Voices - US

Witch Doctors' Latest Victims Are Bald Men in Mozambique, Police Say.

" a nation where the people looked for honest jobs and did not have to hurt or even take the lives of others," one blogger wrote.

- Global Voices - US

Africa's 'Large and Dynamic' Economies Cannot Be Ignored.

From the president of Mozambique to the US Secretary of Commerce, greater US economic engagement in Africa is the dominant theme at this year's business summit organized by the Corporate Council on Africa. VOA Correspondent Mariama Diallo was there and reports.

- Voice of America - US

Poverty, Witchcraft Make Mozambique Risky for Bald Men

Last week, police in Mozambique warned bald men in the country to be vigilant, after at least two such men were killed for the use of their body parts in witchcraft rituals. According to local experts, widespread poverty is as much to blame for the killings as mystical belief. Sociologist Book Sambo, who lectures at ...

- Voice of America - US

Mozambique silversmiths face modern competition

In Mozambique, Ibo island has been home to generations of silversmiths who hand-forge their wares, but now this trade is at risk.

- BBC - UK

Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought - FAO

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

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