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Eni: Huge Natural Gas Find Off Mozambique 50% Larger

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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The Italian energy company Eni says a huge natural gas discovery off Mozambique is 50 percent larger than previously announced. The Rome-based firm said Thursday that while it was deepening a well in the Mamba South exploration zone, workers found a new, separate pool of gas. The company says it now expects to find up […]

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15 Ethiopians Missing From All Africa Games

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Mozambique are searching for 15 Ethiopians who have disappeared from their country’s delegation to the 10th All Africa Games. A top official with the Games, Penalva Cesar, says the head of Ethiopia’s delegation confirms the 15 have gone missing from the games in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo. It is not clear how many of […]

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Mozambique and South Africa Set to Issue Single Visa

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Mozambique and South Africa will soon issue a single visa for individuals traveling to both countries. Mozambique Tourism Minister Fernando Sumbana says the initiative makes it easier for people to move between the countries without a second visa. He not specify a date for the start of issuing single visas. Sumbana also told a local […]

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Mozambique Speeds Up Diamond Controls Plan

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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Mozambique says it is speeding up plans to join an international program designed to prevent the sale of so-called blood diamonds. The state-run Noticias newspaper reported Monday that the government hopes to join the Kimberley Process Certification program by December. Mining Minister Esperanca Bias said the government hopes to start mining diamonds soon and “should […]

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