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Aline Okello

Innovative software tackles climate change and rainwater harvesting in Mozambique

A mobile app, designed by a Mozambican civil engineer, uses real-time climate data to help farmers in the region harvest rainwater more effectively. The...

Africa’s longest suspension bridge

The Maputo-Catembe Bridge being built across Maputo Bay will boost trade and tourism between Mozambique and South Africa by cutting travel time between the two nations. Construction, the first part of a three-phase road development project, is scheduled for completion in 2017.

Mine-free Mozambique means economic growth

After more than two decades of work, Mozambique is now clear of landmines - freeing up valuable agricultural land, opening up tourism and infrastructure development, and ensuring the safety of rural communities.

South African struggle heroes honoured in Mozambique

South African struggle heroes honoured in Mozambique

The Matola Monument and Interpretative Centre in Maputo, unveiled on 11 September, honours the South Africans and Mozambicans who contributed to the anti-apartheid struggle, and who died in a raid by the security police. It also helps to strengthen ties between the two countries.

African products sold online to fight malaria

Buying a pair of shweshwe pyjama pants – they come in five Afro-inspired colours – will help to keep families in Mozambique safe from malaria. The idea is that making a difference is as easy as sleeping, says Goodbye Malaria. Cash raised is used for spraying homes to kill Anopheles mosquitoes.

Apartheid

How the family of African states helped end apartheid

The victory over apartheid was a collective effort. Help from other African countries was decisive in the struggle. From bases in Angola to military help in Zambia, they all played a role.

Modern road will boost Mozambique coal sector

Modern road will boost Mozambique coal sector

The rehabilitation of the N303 is vital not only for Mozambique but for the region as a whole. It will link the coal-rich province of Tete, as well as the landlocked countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe, and the port of Nacala, the deepest port in southern Africa.
Broadcasting African documentaries to Africa

Broadcasting African documentaries to Africa

South Africa's Durban International Film Festival initiated a world first on Monday as it began broadcasting a full week of African documentary films to television audiences across sub-Saharan Africa.

Graça Machel is a heroine in her own right

With a life dedicated to universal education and ending child poverty, the wife of two of Africa's most revered leaders believes that we owe our children – the most vulnerable citizens in any society – a life free from violence and fear. Widowed twice, she fights on, knowing her work is not yet done.

A Mad Swim from Mozambique to Madagascar

On the long drive back from East London after the Iron Man triathlon, two Captonians decided to do "something absolutely epic" – and settled on a 500km swim from Mozambique to the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar. In doing so, they are raising funds for Miles for Smiles.

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