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Hope, peace and reconciliation: Pope Francis in Mozambique
Hope, peace and reconciliation: Pope Francis in Mozambique
Pope Francis’ visit to Mozambique from September 4 to 6 comes at a critical political moment. The theme for the papal Africa trip —...
Mozambique rivals sign peace deal
Mozambique rivals sign peace deal
Mozambique’s government and the former rebel organisation, Renamo, finally signed a peace pact on Tuesday.
Doccie asks why Dulcie was killed
Doccie asks why Dulcie was killed
A new effort is being made to uncover the truth surrounding the 1988 assassination of exiled ANC official Dulcie September in Paris, France.
Continent must be smart about funding
Continent must be smart about funding
A funding shortage is one of the biggest challenges to the development of infrastructure in Africa. The African Development Bank (AfDB) has...
Verwoerd’s assassin a complex ‘hero’
Verwoerd’s assassin a complex ‘hero’
Growing up in Maputo (then Lourenço Marques) in the 1920s and 1930s, Dimitri Tsafendas would play sword-fight with his friends.
Following 'Black Matter' on roads less travelled
Following 'Black Matter' on roads less travelled
The road to eternal salvation is supposedly filled with pastors, tithes and fasting. It is much like the road from Johannesburg to Maputo, filled...
Welcome to our Maputo
Welcome to our Maputo
The blazing heat and high humidity stick like a couple of lovestruck pups the moment I hit Maputo at dusk. Air-cons and fans work overtime at...
Mozambique is being punished for its hidden guarantees to parastatals
Mozambique is being punished for its hidden guarantees to parastatals
Mozambique went from being emblematic of a war-torn African country to a poster child for possibility with trillions of cubic feet of natural gas...
Maputo is where it is happening
Maputo is where it is happening
When you think of a Mozambican holiday, you often think of popular places such as Xai-Xai and Inhambane. Maputo itself is seldom on the radar of...
Maputo: A rich culture is the best currency
Maputo: A rich culture is the best currency
In August 2014, the United Nations ranked Mozambique 178th out of 187 countries in terms of human development. Here are other quick stats: 50 –life...
Weekend getaway: Hotel Cardoso, Maputo
Weekend getaway: Hotel Cardoso, Maputo
I’ve spent many happy hours on the Hotel Cardoso terrace. The view from here is a fabulous combination of beauty and history. You can watch...

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