Latest Mozambique Stories

2005-08-17 04:22:48

By Ed Stoddard PONTA D'OURO, Mozambique (Reuters) - Warm waters, colorful corals and unspoiled beaches as far as the eye can see: the allure of Mozambique's Ponta d'Ouro is obvious.

2005-08-11 09:46:26

By Peter Apps NHAMPUGUANE, Mozambique (Reuters) - As he scans the landscape around him, all Sam Guemba can see are maize crops standing stunted and withered. But there's an exception.

2005-08-10 06:03:18

By Peter Apps SONGUENE, Mozambique (Reuters) - For villagers in drought-stricken southern Mozambique, this year's food shortages are the worst many can remember, but aid workers fear the world may not respond until it is too late.

2005-03-06 11:40:53

A U.N. Conference on Trade and Development report on protecting traditional knowledge argues that beyond a devastating impact on culture, the death of a language wipes out centuries of know-how in preserving ecosystems - leading to grave consequences for biodiversity.

Latest Mozambique Reference Libraries

2007-10-24 16:32:18

The Bokmakierie (Telophorus zeylonus), is a bushshrike and a passerine bird closely related to the true shrikes in the family Laniidae. This species is endemic to southern Africa, mainly in South Africa and Namibia, with an isolated population in the mountains of eastern Zimbabwe and western Mozambique. It is a species of open habitats, including karoo scrub, fynbos and parks and gardens in urban areas. The adult Bokmakierie is a 8.6-9.0 inch long bird with olive-green upperparts and a...

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  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.