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2009-05-07 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of the infrastructure in Angola and Mozambique was severely devastated during their respective civil wars. Efforts to rapidly improve these economies have revealed the fragility of their infrastructure, and it is therefore of crucial importance to allocate adequate resources to accelerate the reconstruction of their electricity backbones. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) The provision of electricity is a...

2009-03-19 11:12:00

Vaccine coverage rates reach 95% - rival many developed countries SEATTLE, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VillageReach, the Seattle-based international organization that increases developing nations' access to healthcare, today announced significant improvements in vaccination rates for its heath system strengthening program in Mozambique. The results of the independent study show high rates of immunization that rival those of many developed countries. VillageReach was established in...

2009-02-25 15:40:00

CHIMOIO, Mozambique, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Coca-Cola have formed a global alliance -- the Water and Development Alliance (WADA) -- to provide clean, potable water to Mozambique's sixth largest urban region, Chimoio. This alliance brings together funding commitments from all partners totaling about $1.79 million, of which $500,000 comes from USAID. Currently, 10-15 percent of Chimoio's 250,000 residents are served...

2008-09-20 12:00:27

By SARAH GILBERT 24-HOUR ROOM SERVICE There's time, there's African time and then there's Azura time. The lodge, on Benguerra Island, sets its clocks later than the mainland to allow guests an extra hour of sunshine. You even get your own host to cater to your every whim. After almost two decades of civil war and over a decade of peace, Mozambique is once again Africa's hottest beach destination. Benguerra is one of five tropical idylls that make up the Bazaruto Archipelago, and...

2008-09-04 03:00:07

By Beran, David McCabe, Ariane; Yudkin, John S Introduction In recent years considerable attention has been paid to the issue of access to medicines. The topic burst into the global public spotlight in 2000 when 39 pharmaceutical companies took the South African government to court over its introduction of allegedly unlawful legislation, which gave the minister of health the right to import generic versions of patented drugs and allowed generics to be manufactured locally through compulsory...

2008-08-09 03:00:22

By Anonymous FOLLOWING CLOSELY on the establishment of an office in Ghana, which will serve West Africa, Golder Associates has opened Colder Associados Mocambique Limitada (GAML) its Maputo-based Mozambique office, on 16 April 2008. The office will serve the mining, oil and gas industries in that country and forms part of a proactive expansion strategy into the continent that will enable Golder Associates to better serve its clients in Africa. Says Frank Wimberley, regional manager:...

2008-08-06 06:00:34

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A consortium led by Brazilian miner Vale (NYSE:RIO) (Rio de Janeiro) is starting site preparations at its Moatize coal project, located in the Tete district of the Moatize province in Mozambique. The project entails the development of a mine and a preparation plant with a nominal production capacity of 11 million tons per year. Of this, 8.5 million tons per year will be of metallurgical coal for export, mostly for use in the...

2008-07-22 18:00:50

Gas monetization opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa are wide open to both large and small developers alike, and opportunities await those firms that can bring technologies to monetize gas associated with oil production, according to a study released this month by Houston-based Zeus Development Corporation. The study found that a particular advantage to small developers in this underdeveloped industry is that small size and lack of experience appear to be much less of a hindrance than in the...

2008-07-21 15:00:48

according to anba: Mozambique, in Africa, is going to produce ethanol from sugarcane. This information was disclosed by news agency Panapress and, according to the organisation, the project for production of ethanol, to cost US$ 280 million, was approved by the government of Mozambique last week. Production will be in the hands of company Mozambique Principle Energy, with Mozambican and Mauritian capital. The project forecasts the initial cultivation of sugarcane on 18,000 hectares of land....

2008-07-16 15:01:02

Text of report by South African news agency SAPA website Cape Town, July 16: Petrochemical giant Sasol and Mozambique state oil company Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH) are preparing to start drilling for natural gas in deep water off that country's coast. Drilling and towing contracts allowing the exploration to start in the third quarter of this year were finalized on Wednesday, Sasol announced in a statement. "Sasol Petroleum Sofala Limitada (SPS) and ENH are the concession...


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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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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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