Universal Access to Electricity “remains a Challenge”

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Leticia Klemens, on Tuesday admitted that universal access to electricity remains a challenge, despite all the efforts undertaken by the government over the past 20 years.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Leticia Klemens, on Tuesday admitted that universal access to electricity remains a challenge, despite all the efforts undertaken by the government over the past 20 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Government Hopes to Discourage Import of Used Cars

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government intends to discourage the import of second hand vehicles, the government spokesperson, the Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, Ana Comoana, announced on Tuesday.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government intends to discourage the import of second hand vehicles, the government spokesperson, the Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, Ana Comoana, announced on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

FDA Fraud – Millions Poured to Projects That Never Existed

[AIM] Maputo -A trader named Laureta Filimone, one of the accused in the case of the fraud that drained the Mozambican government’s Agricultural Development Fund (FDA) of 170 million meticais (about 5.6 million US dollars at the time), on Tuesday admit…

[AIM] Maputo -A trader named Laureta Filimone, one of the accused in the case of the fraud that drained the Mozambican government's Agricultural Development Fund (FDA) of 170 million meticais (about 5.6 million US dollars at the time), on Tuesday admitted that she had taken 4.7 million meticais from the Fund for a livestock project that never existed.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Price of Cooking Gas Rises

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced a sharp increase in the price of domestic cooking gas (LPG), taking effect as from Wednesday.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced a sharp increase in the price of domestic cooking gas (LPG), taking effect as from Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Senegalese-Born German MP Fights for Re-Election Amidst Hate, Anger

[Deutsche Welle] Karamba Diaby is Germany’s first African-born MP. Now he’s fighting to get re-elected. Despite threats and racist insults, he’s determined not to give up. DW’s Daniel Pelz reports from Diaby’s hometown of Halle.

[Deutsche Welle] Karamba Diaby is Germany's first African-born MP. Now he's fighting to get re-elected. Despite threats and racist insults, he's determined not to give up. DW's Daniel Pelz reports from Diaby's hometown of Halle.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

President to Work With Mauritius on Drug User Rehabilitation

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and Mauritius will exchange experiences in the rehabilitation of drug users and cooperate in the social and education sectors, according to discussions between the leaders of the two countries on Wednesday.

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and Mauritius will exchange experiences in the rehabilitation of drug users and cooperate in the social and education sectors, according to discussions between the leaders of the two countries on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Drug Mule With Cocaine Arrested at Cape Town Airport

[SAPS] Our efforts to target the drug trade in this province have once again proven successful when a 33 year old female was arrested at the Cape Town International Airport yesterday for the possession of cocaine. An intelligence driven operation was c…

[SAPS] Our efforts to target the drug trade in this province have once again proven successful when a 33 year old female was arrested at the Cape Town International Airport yesterday for the possession of cocaine. An intelligence driven operation was conducted and the suspect who entered our ports on a flight from Luanda was placed under observation and apprehended after it was discovered that she had swallowed 100 bullets filled with cocaine. She was detained and admitted to a medical facility where the contraba

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa