Latest Mozambique Stories

2006-02-23 12:50:00

By Mateus Chale MAPUTO (Reuters) - The strongest earthquake to hit southern Africa in 100 years killed two people in northern Mozambique on Thursday and strong aftershocks sent frightened residents across the region into the streets.

2006-02-23 06:05:45

By Mateus Chale MAPUTO (Reuters) - A strong earthquake rocked northern Mozambique on Thursday, killing at least two people and sending frightened residents into the streets across southern Africa as aftershocks rolled through the region.

2006-02-22 21:25:00

A strong earthquake rocked large parts of Mozambique and Zimbabwe on Thursday, sending people into the streets as far away as Harare and Maputo, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.

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.

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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  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]