The government of Mozambique was shocked to learn it had an estimated 30,000 fake workers on its payroll, for a net cost to the government of $250 million.
Mozambique Tender and Business News
In a review held at the Africa Investment Forum 2018, the African Development Bank unveiled a new pipeline of over US $5 billion in private sector and public-private partnership projects for Lusophone countries on the continent.
According to consulting group PwC's just-released annual Africa Oil & Gas Review, the outlook for the continent's oil and gas industry is favorable over the near term. The reason is the industry has been aggressively cost-cutting as price pressures grew tighter.
The African Development Bank has launched a new global program to turn the African Savannah from its current status as "Sleeping Giant" to becoming the cradle of the continent's green revolution.
State-owned Zambia Airlines was shut down after liquidation in 1994. It is on track to launch yet again thanks to a new shareholding agreement just signed with Ethiopian Airlines.
German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim recently announced a new initiative targeting providing quality human and animal healthcare within the African continent. It's called "In Reach Africa".
Khora Africa Projects Co-Operative Limited, a Tshwane, South Africa-based food and beverage compay which produces fruit jam, chutney, chili sauce and atchaar, is getting support from the South African government to help establish a new market and potential distribution channels for exporting goods and services to Mozambique.
Human Rights Watch is calling global attention to the newly imposed fees on foreign and local media operating in Mozambique. The costs make it impossible for a fully free press to operate in the country, and for the population at large to have full access to information there.
The "In Reach Africa" program, an initiative targeted at providing quality and innovative human and animal healthcare access across the African continent, was just launched by Boehringer Ingelheim, a major global pharmaceutical company based in Germany.
Resilient Waters, a new five-year $32.4 million project to ease water problems across the Limpopo River Basin and Okavango River Basin communities in Africa, was just announced by the United States Agency for International Development.
From August 1 to 3, the 2nd Regional Symposium on Greening the Judiciaries in Africa will be held in Maputo, Mozambique. It is a unique educational form aimed at Chief Justices and Presidents of Supreme and Regional court from Africa to help strengthen adjudication of environmental disputes in Africa.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is inviting businesses interested in growing their exports to Africa to join the USDA's upcoming trade mission to South Africa from October 29-November 2, 2018.
RS Components, the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, just announced a significant expansion in its supply of electronic components within Africa. It just opened an e-commerce website, www.RSOnline.africa to serve a total of 15 countries countries on the continent.
The UK-based Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) hopes to curb illegal wildlife trade in East and Southern Africa, by focusing a new research and training program on disrupting the money flow connected with that trade.
The Government of Mozambique's Integrated Feeder Road Development Project is receiving a $150 million grant via The World Bank's International Development Association (IDA) program.
The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to eleQtra (Moçambique) Limitada for a feasibility study to assess the viability of a 120MW wind power plant to be developed in two phases of 60MW each, located in the Namaacha District in southern Mozambique.
On 9 May 2018, the “World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean” will be opening at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. to reveal the diverse interchanges that break down barriers between Africa and Asia.
The First National Bank Mozambique (FNB) and the Kuwait-based National Aviation Services (NAS) inaugurated an exclusive, contemporary lounge at the International terminal of the Maputo International Airport.
The The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) announced that it will hosting a high level delegation from several African countries to participate at the annual Africa Energy Indaba Conference that is set to take place at the Sandton Convention Centre, February 20-21, 2018.
The Ecobank Foundation has announced that it will be donating US$750,000 to the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to help combat malaria in the country.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
Sweden has announced its investment of over SEK 800 million to the 'Strategy for Sweden'’s regional development cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa.
The 175MW plant at Ressano Garcia, one of Mozambique's newest and most important power stations, just received major refinancing through the support of the London-based Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF).
South Africa is conducting a Trade Mission to Mozambique from March 5-9, 2018. The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) is inviting Black Industrialists to apply for participation in the event, as soon as possible.
The Electricity IV Project at Dondo District in Mozambique was just commissioned. It will provide up to 80,000 households and businesses with access to electricity.