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In Show Of Strength Against Poaching, Mozambique Burns Illicit Rhino Horn

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.06.2015 | World

Mozambique doesn't have any living rhinos left, but the country is still a hub for the illicit, and highly lucrative, trade in endangered animal parts...

The Energy Sector is Undermining National Security and Development in Mozambique

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 06.29.2015 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

Political stability and absence of violence in Mozambique are in their lowest levels in two decades.

Half Of Mozambique's Elephants Were Slaughtered In The Past 5 Years

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.28.2015 | Green

We've all heard the dire statistics about elephant poaching -- if current trends continue, there's a good chance we're looking at the end of an entire...

Eight Castaway Islands To Escape To In The Summer Months

Jacada Travel | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Soak up barefoot island life and explore the pristine surroundings of these idyllic spots.

Horrific Forced Sex Camps Train Girls For Child Marriage In Zambia And Mozambique

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2015 | World

By Emma Batha CASABLANCA, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Girls as young as eight in Mozambique and Zambia are forced to go to ...

China's Growing Global Military Presence: Walk Softly and Carry a Small Stick

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.13.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

The alarm bells that are ringing among various governments and in the press with respect to China's growing global military presence are overdone.

Long Muddy Road to Better Healthcare in Africa

Dhairya Pujara | Posted 06.28.2015 | Impact
Dhairya Pujara

On April 7th, I visited Mucambe-Feha a small community in Mozambique far away from any city. The closet city of Morumbene is 55 km away accessible by dirt road. This is also the closest hospital they have access to.

11 of the Most Stunning Aerial Safaris in Africa

Jacada Travel | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Take a helicopter, hot air balloon or scenic flight over Africa's desert, plains and thundering falls for unforgettable views of the iconic destinations.

As Waters Recede, Devastation and Displacement in Mozambique after Worst Floods in 44 Years

Crystal Wells | Posted 04.06.2015 | Impact
Crystal Wells

It was a day like any other. Noemia Mario was working around the house with her four children when a wave of water suddenly came crashing down around them. Within seconds, a flood engulfed the family's home.

Scientists' Surprising Use of Cold War Spy Photos

Rob Pringle | Posted 03.23.2015 | Green
Rob Pringle

Josh Daskin, a Ph.D. student in my lab at Princeton University, is using old CIA spy satellite imagery from the 1970s to understand how the amount of tree cover has changed in the park over the last 30-40 years.

72 Dead After Drinking Contaminated Beer

AP | EMMANUEL CAMILLO | Posted 01.13.2015 | World

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Three more people have died from drinking contaminated beer, bringing the number of fatalities to 72, as the number hospit...

Death Toll From Contaminated Beer Rises To 69 In Mozambique

AP | EMMANUEL CAMILLO | Posted 03.14.2015 | World

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — When a crocodile is killed, the bile of the animal must be immediately removed and buried in front of witnesses to prove t...

At Least 52 Dead After Drinking Poisoned Beer In Mozambique

AP | By EMMANUEL CAMILLO | Posted 03.13.2015 | World

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Contaminated traditional beer has killed 56 people in Mozambique, health authorities in the southern African country said ...

What Is Brazil Really Doing in Africa?

Robert Muggah | Posted 03.06.2015 | World
Robert Muggah

If Brazil is to make a dent in Africa, it needs to get ahead of the curve. Future economic and demographic projections indicate that African investment opportunities are changing. Foreign policy experts and investors should take note, and plan accordingly.

2015 Holiday Wish List

William D. Chalmers | Posted 02.22.2015 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

When I was kid I wrote to Santa Claus every year. More or less, my Christmas wishes were usually fulfilled. Nowadays I make lists about my wishes as I travel the world. That list is long. Here is my 2015 holiday travel wish shortlist:

We Are the Ones We've Been Waiting For: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Every day for the past two years, The Pollination Project has made seed grants to up and coming social change leaders around the world. We are happy...

Top Emerging Travel Hotspots for 2015

Gogobot | Posted 02.14.2015 | Travel
Gogobot

It is becoming ever easier to travel to remote pockets of the globe. Every year, emerging destinations brimming with travel potential rise in popularity, without the crazy crowds and tourist traps.

Jessica Prois

Global Movement Against Child Marriage Grows Stronger

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Prois | Posted 12.09.2014 | Impact

Marcia Almeida was a child bride at the age of 16 in Mozambique, where more than half of all girls marry before they are 18. MAPUTO, Mozambique ...

Heroes Among Us: Walking Every Day to Fight HIV

Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN

As we mark continued progress in reaching an AIDS-free generation, I want to introduce you to Guilhermina Marcos. She is among nearly 200 lay counselors, who go door-to- door, bringing HIV testing and counseling services to Mozambicans where they live.

2 Girls Who Want to Fight Malaria With Code

Dhairya Pujara | Posted 01.13.2015 | Impact
Dhairya Pujara

"Connect the Dots" is an electronic reporting-tool that enables near real-time monitoring of essential stocks and data on certain notifiable or outbreak diseases, starting with Malaria initiative.

Jessica Prois

Males Circumcised To Reduce HIV Risk In Mozambique Shift Gender Norms Surrounding Sex

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Prois | Posted 11.14.2014 | Impact

MANHICA, Mozambique -- A group of boys and teens queued up outside a registration tent at a male circumcision clinic last week, looking almost as if t...

Pick Your Poison

Clare Richardson | Posted 01.04.2015 | Impact
Clare Richardson

Combating malaria is a tricky tradeoff in Mozambique. The mosquito-born illness is the leading killer of children, and the CDC-supported ministry of health is aiming to change that with a door-to-door campaign to spray the insides of homes with repellant.

In Southern Malawi, Reaping The Benefits Of Investing In Adolescent Girls

UN Women | Posted 12.30.2014 | Impact
UN Women

Mercy's parents are farmers who struggle to make ends meet. The eldest of six siblings, Mercy often went to bed hungry because the youngest had to eat first. She began the relationship hoping to ease the financial strains on her family. But instead, Mercy became pregnant.

Paradise Found: Indian Ocean Escapes

Jacada Travel | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

The Indian Ocean is an azure-blue expanse strewn with startlingly beautiful islands that live up to all the clichés of swaying palm trees and white-sand beaches -- but let's assume you already know that.

Mozambican Peasants vs. the Great African Land Grab

Salena Tramel | Posted 12.07.2014 | World
Salena Tramel

Under the surface, investments all too often uproot lives and livelihoods for those who depend on small-scale farming, fishing and pastoralism -- more than 70 percent of the population in the case of Mozambique.