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Charles Mangwiro

Charles Mangwiro

    Troops clear barricades as Mozambique riots persist
    Troops clear barricades as Mozambique riots persist
    Mozambique's government deployed troops to clear barricades in the capital as angry protesters blocked roads and looted shops on Thursday.
    Deadly Mozambique riots enter second day
    Deadly Mozambique riots enter second day
    Demonstrators blocked roads with burning tyres and looted shops in Maputo on Thursday as riots sparked by soaring bread prices entered a second day.
    Children shot dead in Mozambique riots
    Children shot dead in Mozambique riots
    At least two children have been shot dead in clashes between police and rioters in and around Maputo on Wednesday in rallies over rising prices.
    Mozambique opposition party demands fresh election
    Mozambique opposition party demands fresh election
    Mozambique's main opposition party, Renamo, on Tuesday rejected the election victory of President Armando Guebuza, saying a fresh poll must be held.
    Mozambicans vote, Frelimo expected to win majority
    Mozambicans vote, Frelimo expected to win majority
    Mozambicans voted in presidential, parliamentary and provincial elections on Wednesday, with President Armando Guebuza expected to retain power.
    Madagascar rivals fail to settle power share-out
    Madagascar rivals fail to settle power share-out
    Crisis talks collapsed on Friday as Madagascar's rivals failed to agree who should hold key posts in a transition government.
    Madagascar's ex-leader rejects Rajoelina
    Madagascar's ex-leader rejects Rajoelina
    Madagascar's ex-leader Marc Ravalomanana refused to accept Andry Rajoelina's nomination as president of a new transitional government.
    Mozambique, SA to build $620m fuel pipeline
    Mozambique, SA to build $620m fuel pipeline
    A Mozambican and South African consortium, Petroline Holdings, plans to start building a $620-million oil pipeline linking Johannesburg to Maputo.
    Mozambique's Frelimo picks Guebuza for 2009 poll
    Mozambique's Frelimo picks Guebuza for 2009 poll
    Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party on Sunday re-nominated sitting President Armando Guebuza as its candidate for the 2009 presidential election.
    Zim pays back $650 000 to ADB
    Zim pays back $650 000 to ADB
    Zimbabwe has paid back $650 000 in arrears to the African Development Bank (ADB), despite vast economic problems at home, as part of efforts to meet commitments to donors, the bank said on Monday. "Zimbabwe has in all paid $650 000 to the bank group despite numerous economic challenges," the bank said.
    World Bank upbeat on Mozambique's economy
    World Bank upbeat on Mozambique's economy
    Mozambique's target of 8% economic growth this year is realistic despite floods and cyclones which hit the country this year, a World Bank official said. The World Bank's Mozambique director Michael Baxter also said inflation, which stood at 8,4% in 2007, could be kept in single digits in 2008.