Mozambique

By IAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2014
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The 18th of April has come for the 34th time and with each time finding people poorer than before. The independence from the RF regime brought untold euphoria, happiness and great expectations. Little did we know that we were replacing a discriminating regime with a corrupt and brutal state, whose pl...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 14th, 2014
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(IPS) – Claudine Umuhoza’s son turned 19 this Apr. 1. And while he may be one of at least thousands of children who were conceived during the Rwandan genocide, he’s not officially classified as a survivor of it. But his mother is. Claudine Umuhoza a survivor of Rwanda’s genoci...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 13th, 2013
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By Simon Kent ,Toronto Sun TORONTO - It didn’t have to end in utter shame for the United Nations, but then old habits die hard – if you’ll pardon the pun. Exactly 19 years ago members of the rival Hutu and Tutsi peoples of Rwanda went to war. On April 7, 1994 they started fighting. Then they [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mozambique
Mar 9th, 2013
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AP Mourners in Mozambique have held a funeral for a taxi driver who died in a South African police cell after he was dragged from a police vehicle in a shocking incident that was filmed by onlookers. A coffin bearing Mido Macia was lowered into the ground on Saturday before a crowd that included his ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2013
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By Dele Meiji Fatunla Today is International Women’s Day and the beginning of a month-long emphasis on the lives of women and the challenges and opportunities they face in the 21st century. At the RAS, we began the month with an event held at Parliament discussing women’s political participation and ...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 1st, 2013
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Eight police officers accused of handcuffing taxi driver Mido Macia to their patrol car and dragging him along the street until he died have been arrested on murder charges. Video footage captured on a mobile phone shows officers attaching the 27-year-old Mozambican to the back of their van and braze...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 16th, 2013
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Today I met a future doctor, accountant and engineer. They were all 13 year old girls. The aspirations of these Ethiopian girls is heartening. The engineer says she wants to train to help “build up her country”. I wouldn’t bet against her doing just that. And the UK Department for I...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 21st, 2013
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zimeye.org The Chimurenga war left too many bloody memories that still haunt many to this day. The sad part was that the villagers were the ones who faced the music as they served as the sea for the Freedom Fighters who deemed themselves the fish. Their side of the story always landed them in danger ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 8th, 2013
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By Tim Kelsall Mozambique’s Samora Machel built a strong consensual party with a succession tradition. Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni has not. 2012 was a tough year for African leaders: one resigned, one was sacked, two were overthrown in coups, two were defeated in elections, and three died in office. Eve...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jan 4th, 2013
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Zimbabwe might be forced to withdraw from the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying competition as the national football association has no money for a fixture in Egypt during March, according to a senior official. “There is no money to pay for travel expenses and other incidentals,” Zimbabwe Fo...