A journey into the depths of poaching kingdom
Text and photos: Estacios Valoi 26/09/14
(www.http://oxpeckers.org/) As elephant poaching statistics continue to rise in northern Mozambique, a year-long investigation by Oxpeckers associate and from Forum for African Investigative Reporters(FAIR) Estacios Valoi exposes official complicity in the slaughter.
A poacher said the Russian Mauser used to kill this female elephant and her baby were supplied by a tax officer in Quirimbas National Park Continue reading
In June 2002, during the course of the 8th Congress of Frelimo, which was considered a “transition in induced childbirth”, Guebuza was elected, for the first time in the history of the party that has directed the destinies of Mozambicans since the independence, as Secretary General and automatically as a candidate to succeed Joaquim Chissano.
25 September 2013 , By Luis Nhachote, Published in @Verdade
An economic take-off in Mozambique — driven by bumper coal and gas discoveries two decades after the end of a civil war — is facing disruption from disgruntled former guerrillas who feel they have not benefited from the post-conflict dividend.
Financing Mozambique’s ownership stake in the first phase of Rovuma LNG will cost billions of dollars. The government does not have the right to pay for its share out of future production, and must borrow the money to pay it up-front share. The risks and costs are high.
By Center for Public Integrity, 29/04/2013 Continue reading
While much of Mozambique enjoys the fruits of peace, in one central town recent violence has left unsettling echoes of a civil war that ended more than two decades ago. Continue reading
Maputo — The tenth section of the Maputo City Court has released three more of the six men convicted, in 2003, of murdering Mozambique’s foremost investigative journalist, Carlos Cardoso. Continue reading
Trata-se do actual Ministro da Agricultura José Pacheco, o ex. Tomas Mandlate envolvidos no contrabando da madeira de Moçambique para a china em números astronómicos comparativamente as quantidades de corte anual estabelecidas pelos Serviços de floresta e fauna Bravia. Continue reading
A courageous effort by the Sunday Times in South Africa into the operations of a police death squad won the top prize in the 2012 African Investigative Journalism Awards. Continue reading
Na última edição do Boletim Informativo do Centro de Integridade Pública, o jornalista Milton Machel assina uma peça que nos dá conta de que o Conselho de Ministros aprovou uma série de Concessões Empresariais, Parcerias Público-Privadas e regulamentação específica que beneficiam directamente interesses económicos da Nomenklatura. O artigo apresenta uma visão panorâmica da imensidão e profundidade da captura do Estado moçambicano por interesses político-partidários
Africa’s vast mineral wealth has often fueled brutal civil wars that killed tens of thousands of people and completely destroyed economies and societies. Continue reading
A empresa ITALMO, uma sociedade por cotas de capital misto, Italia-Mocambique , a operar no territorio nacional lesada pelo governo mocambicano na provincia da Zambezia. Licenciada em finais de 2004 e com inicio das actividades em 2005, viu os seus milhoes de meticais desapareceram dos cofres do Distrito e em 2008 leva o caso a tribunal.
[EN: ITALMO forced to sue government of Zambezia]