Welcome to Zitamar’s daily Mozambique briefing for 5 February, 2018. The latest from Zitamar News:
The free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and the countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), finally implemented in Mozambique on Monday, will help develop domestic industry in Mozambique, the EU says.
Announcement comes on same day as European Commission says Air Zimbabwe is no longer allowed to fly to the EU Mozambican airlines will be allowed to apply to fly to the European Union thanks to improvements [...]
A group of Mozambican parliamentarians will leave on 18 January for a four-day visit to Spain to learn from that country’s experience of devolution and decentralisation of political power. Another group will make a similar visit to Germany in February. Three of the six members of the [...]
The European Parliament on Wednesday gave its approval for an economic partnership agreement that grants duty-free access to the EU for products from Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland and Lesotho, and improves market access for South Africa. The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), [...]
The European Union’s representative office in Maputo today confirmed it has received a request to participate in peace talks between Mozambique’s ruling party, Frelimo, and the armed opposition, Renamo. The request has been passed to the office of the European Commission President, [...]
Mozambique’s government will this week send letters to a number of “entities, countries, and institutions” to take part in negotiations between the Frelimo-led government and the opposition rebel movement Renamo, the chief government negotiator announced on Monday. Jacinto Veloso, a former [...]
The European Union looks set to become the next major donor to suspend aid to Mozambique after a spokesman told Zitamar News that Brussels is working on a co-ordinated response with EU member states and the World Bank. The EU is the second biggest donor to Mozambique’s budget after [...]