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Mozambique is currently in negotiations with the International Monetary Fund for an unfunded staff-monitored programme (SMP) to start at the beginning of 2019, which could lead to the financial support restarting later that year.
The result of municipal elections in 52 of Mozambique’s 53 municipalities was confirmed by Mozambique’s Constitutional Council today - although the body ordered that part of the election in the town of Marromeu to be re-run.
UPDATE, 15 November 2018, 09:20: Shoprite has confirmed it has closed the Usave store in Dondo, "but no firm decisions have yet been made on the other two Usave branches in the country." South African supermarket chain Shoprite is closing a number of its smaller retail outlets in [...]
New Energy Minerals (NEM) expects Chinese demand for reinforced steel to underpin its vanadium mining project at Cuala in Cabo Delgado, and has secured a $3.6 million investment from a Hong Kong investment group to push the development [...]
Mozambique’s total repayment for the $850 million borrowed by tuna fishing company EMATUM could top $2.4 billion, under a new restructure proposal revealed by the government this week. Annual payments would be between $36-40 million for the first five years - and would remain below $60m [...]
- Gunvor is paying for the $20 million refurbishment of Nacala fuel terminal, and is negotiating rights to all non-coal capacity on the Nacala rail line, sources say - Traders fear the deal will give the Swiss-based commodities trader control of fuel sales to Mozambique’s [...]
A staff mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) arrived in Mozambique yesterday for a two-week visit to lay the groundwork for a new supervisory programme, which could lead to a funded programme further down the line.
An Australian who made millions selling Mozambican coal mining prospects to Riversdale and then Rio Tinto, is selling a ruby mine concession in Cabo Delgado for $2 million - and is linked to an Australian listed company developing a graphite mine in the [...]
Mozambique has reached a restructure agreement for its $726.5m sovereign bond with a group of creditors, offering to repay all of the principal, most of the interest, and give a gas-linked bonus of up to $500 million. Agreement has already been [...]