Category Archives: Mozambique News
An IMF staff team headed by Michel Lazare visited Mozambique from December 1-12, 2016 to assess recent economic developments and discuss policies to support macroeconomic stability. As highlighted in a November 28 statement (see Press Release No.16/528), the team also initiated discussions on a new economic program that could be supported by the IMF. At the end of the visit, Mr. Lazare issued the following statement:
Attacks on Albinos in Mozambique are engineered by powerful cross-border network, UN Independent Expert Says
Ikponwosa Ero, UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism, during her official visit to Mozambique had made observations and inputs towards strengthening the fundamental human rights of albinos as they are severely threatened and being chased by cruel people who desire their body parts for rituals and other purposes.
The combination of a challenging business environment, liquidity constraints as well as a limited number of financially credible off-takers in many jurisdictions indicates that there may be a need for right-sizing some of Africa’s planned power projects, according to Jeannot Boussougouth, Executive: Power & Infrastructure at Standard Bank.
Africa has been an investment magnet for around a decade. Meanwhile recent trends show that the growth of the continent will slow down.
A unique transportation technology that can offer fast travel durations at competitive prices is being developed in such countries as South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and China. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) classifies the technology as a boat, except that it resembles an aircraft due to its central fuselage and presence of wings. However, commercial aircraft wings are designed to generate a powerful vacuum effect on the top side at high forward speeds, when the aircraft lifts off into the sky. The aircraft look-alike generates zero vacuum effect on the top side of the wings at any speed.
In Ressano Garcia, a new power generation plant designed to provide electrical power supply for Mozambique’s rapidly expanding economy, officially went into operation today. Core equipment includes thirteen 20-cylinder gas-based Rolls-Royce engines, which have the capacity to generate a total of 120 MW. The medium speed engines are of type B35:40V20AG2, supplied by Bergen Engines, a Rolls-Royce Power Systems subsidiary. This is the biggest medium speed power plant powered by Rolls-Royce.
Innovative Finance Solutions could provide affordable rural development opportunities for future East African Infrastructure projects
African governments, including Kenya, may soon be able to award critical infrastructure contracts to the best technical bidder, making them less reliant on tied, aid-funded contracts and better able to incorporate a higher proportion of local content in the project, delegates attending a major infrastructure conference in Nairobi this week will be told. The positive message will be delivered by Darren Keep, Mabey Bridge’s Regional Sales Manager, Africa.
Première africaine pour la gamme de machines agricoles Massey Ferguson lors du Sommet des affaires États-Unis/Afrique d’Addis-Abeba
Nouveau partenariat annoncé entre l’AGCO et Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)
Colloque international à la FAO du 15 au 17 février 2016
Private sector participation and international cooperation will facilitate the commercial exploration of substantial energy reserves, says Frost & Sullivan
La sécurité alimentaire s’aggrave dans les zones victimes de troubles civils et de conditions météorologiques défavorables