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How the EU could spur African growth, instead of making more bad trade deals

The Conversation Global | Posted 12.07.2016 | Business
The Conversation Global

Fishers in Mozambique won't benefit from southern Africa's latest deal with the EU. Grant Neuenburg/Reuters André Breedt, Université Paris 1 Panth...

Fuel Tanker Explosion In Mozambique Kills At Least 73

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.17.2016 | World

MAPUTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - At least 73 people were killed and scores injured in Mozambique on Thursday as they tried to siphon fuel from an overturned...

Losing Virginity, Becoming Sex Worker Is 'Meal Ticket' For Poor In Mozambique

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.06.2016 | Impact

BEIRA, Mozambique, Sept 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bemusa was only eight when her parents died of tuberculosis and she was left in the care of a...

Free Text Service Busts HIV Myths For Mozambique's Youth

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.25.2016 | Impact

XAI XAI, Mozambique, July 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Mozambique’s Gaza province, if someone makes it to their 35th birthday, “you rejoic...

Mozambique Declared Polio-Free: Health Ministry

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.12.2016 | Impact

MAPUTO, July 11 (Reuters) - Mozambique has been certified free of polio, the health ministry said on Monday, comparing the achievement to the country...

In the Poorest Countries, an Acute Climate Risk

Sri Mulyani Indrawati | Posted 06.06.2016 | World
Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Without rapid action, the outlook is bleak. The World Bank estimates that the impacts of climate change -- such as more frequent natural disasters, droughts, floods, and food price spikes -- could push an additional 100 million people into poverty by 2030.

Climate Change This Week: Tragic Drought in Africa & India, New Clean Power Strides, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.02.2016 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving the BB: the beautiful biodiversity like this scarlet macaw found in Latin A...

The transformative power of early childhood development

Alice Albright | Posted 04.21.2016 | Education
Alice Albright

Photo credit: GPE/Alexandra Humme The evidence is vast: exposing children before the age of five to stimulating environments strengthens their languag...

Mozambique Devises National Plan To End Child Marriage

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.15.2016 | Impact

Mozambique, which has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world, announced a national plan on Monday to put an end to the institution. T...

Orphaned Buddies In Africa Adopted By Families In Same Arizona Town

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 04.07.2016 | Good News

Call them best friends forever, literally. Kelvin Lewis, 18, and his best friend Afonso Slater, 18, do everything together. They attend the same schoo...

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs, Part I: Rita Ribeiro-Sales, Designing a Better World

O'Brien Browne | Posted 04.04.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Our first interviewee, Rita, runs a successful architectural practice in Maputo, Mozambique.

Debris Found In Mozambique 'Almost Certainly' From Missing MH370

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.24.2016 | World

Two plane parts discovered on Mozambique are highly likely to have come from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, the Australian government confirmed. Darr...

South African Teen Finds Debris That May Belong To MH370

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 03.11.2016 | World

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African teenager has found debris which will be sent to Australia for testing as part of the investigation into the d...

Dress for Success

ADST | Posted 12.21.2016 | World

Sometimes it's the little things that can make a big difference, especially during tense moments when the stakes are high. For example, during the negotiations to resolve the 16-year-long Mozambique civil war, which killed over one million people.

How Not to See Panama in Six Days

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 10.11.2016 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

Travel's imperfections - whether brought on by your own hand or another's - open the door for serendipitous surprises and unexpected adventures. These chance occurrences have always led to my favorite and most memorable experiences.

Do Something Extraordinary

Tam Warner Minton | Posted 09.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tam Warner Minton

Getting Ready to Dive and do Citizen Science in Mozambique! A few years ago, I saw a BBC documentary that prompted me to reinvent my life. The docu...

Mission Close To Princess Diana's Heart Completed 18 Years After Her Death

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.18.2015 | Impact

It’s been nearly two decades since Princess Diana died, but her legacy continues to protect vulnerable people in need. Mozambique, a country that wa...

Vision and Discipline: How to Innovate for Increased Financial Inclusion

Tilman Ehrbeck | Posted 09.14.2016 | Impact
Tilman Ehrbeck

Globally, some two billion working-age adults in emerging markets are excluded from the type of financial intermediation that we take for granted in the developed world.

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 06.28.2016 | 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 05.21.2016 | 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 05.21.2016 | 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 05.13.2016 | 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.