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2006-02-22 19:52:28

HARARE (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake measuring an estimated 7.5 shook large areas of Zimbabwe and northern Mozambique early on Thursday, shaking buildings from Harare to Maputo. The U.S.

2006-01-27 10:43:08

By Mateus Chale MAPUTO (Reuters) - U.S. Internet mogul Greg Carr has committed up to $40 million of his own cash to help rebuild a game park in Mozambique which he hopes to restock with animals from elsewhere in Africa.

2006-01-10 05:50:00

Attacks on humans by man-eating lions are on the rise in Tanzania and Mozambique, raising the stakes in the conservation game as environmentalists strive to save the big cats from extinction.

2005-12-28 08:25:00

Pistols, rifles, machineguns and mines that spread terror across Mozambique during years of civil war have been transformed from agents of death and destruction into art, winning hearts at home and abroad.

2005-10-24 10:12:23

By Mateus Chale MAPUTO (Reuters) - Only a tiny fraction of children in Mozambique eligible for AIDS drugs have access to the medicines due to a severe shortage of staff who themselves are dying of the disease, the country's health minister said.

2005-10-11 07:15:00

By Mateus Chale MATUTUINE, Mozambique (Reuters) - Thirteen years ago, the small settlement of Matutuine in southern Mozambique was a desolate site -- uninhabited and ruined by war.

2005-09-09 08:37:19

By Peter Apps JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Hungry Mozambicans desperately need international food aid after their crops failed, the United Nations said on Friday, with low river and dam levels raising fears of another bad harvest next year. The U.N.

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.


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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.