Articles by Mozambique

  • 73 Mozambicans Dead After Drinking Homemade Beer73 Mozambicans Dead After Drinking Homemade Beer

    January 14 2015 7:40 PM

    More than 70 people who attended a funeral last Friday died the next morning after drinking Pombe.

  • Pope Francis Announces 20 New Cardinals; One Kiwi and One Tongan NamedPope Francis Announces 20 New Cardinals; One Kiwi and One Tongan Named

    January 05 2015 9:16 AM

    Pope Francis has announced 20 new cardinals, one is from New Zealand, and another is from Tonga.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday August 22, 2014Australian Stock Market Report – Midday August 22, 2014

    August 22 2014 3:00 PM

    There were mixed signals out of the US session overnight. Better than expected growth figures were balanced by the US Fed's view on inflation with the central bank indicating that the risk of lower inflation has diminished. This came in the change to the FOMC statement which revised down the risks of inflation remaining below the 2.0% target with the banks saying "the likelihood of inflation running persistently below 2% has diminished somewhat". Whilst only a small one, it was a step c...

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 21, 2014Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 21, 2014

    August 21 2014 7:42 PM

    The winning streak continued with shares hitting fresh six-year highs, rising for a third day and remaining above the key 5600pt level. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) improved by a modest 0.1 per cent despite mixed performances from global markets overnight. The US economy expanded at a faster than expected 4 per cent annual pace in the June quarter, while comments by the US central bank relating to inflation has increased the market's expectations of an earlier rate rise. The default of Arge...

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 19, 2014Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 19, 2014

    August 19 2014 6:41 PM

    The winning streak continued with shares hitting fresh six-year highs, rising for a third day and remaining above the key 5600pt level. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) improved by a modest 0.1 per cent despite mixed performances from global markets overnight. The US economy expanded at a faster than expected 4 per cent annual pace in the June quarter, while comments by the US central bank relating to inflation has increased the market's expectations of an earlier rate rise. The default of Arge...

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 14, 2014Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 14, 2014

    August 14 2014 6:15 PM

    The winning streak continued with shares hitting fresh six-year highs, rising for a third day and remaining above the key 5600pt level. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) improved by a modest 0.1 per cent despite mixed performances from global markets overnight. The US economy expanded at a faster than expected 4 per cent annual pace in the June quarter, while comments by the US central bank relating to inflation has increased the market's expectations of an earlier rate rise. The default of Arge...

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 12, 2014Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 12, 2014

    August 12 2014 6:12 PM

    The winning streak continued with shares hitting fresh six-year highs, rising for a third day and remaining above the key 5600pt level. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) improved by a modest 0.1 per cent despite mixed performances from global markets overnight. The US economy expanded at a faster than expected 4 per cent annual pace in the June quarter, while comments by the US central bank relating to inflation has increased the market's expectations of an earlier rate rise. The default of Arge...

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 4, 2014Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 4, 2014

    August 04 2014 6:33 PM

    The winning streak continued with shares hitting fresh six-year highs, rising for a third day and remaining above the key 5600pt level. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) improved by a modest 0.1 per cent despite mixed performances from global markets overnight. The US economy expanded at a faster than expected 4 per cent annual pace in the June quarter, while comments by the US central bank relating to inflation has increased the market's expectations of an earlier rate rise.

  • Fueled by Improved Treatments: Canadian Life Expectancy Rises, 80 For Men, 84 For WomenFueled by Improved Treatments: Canadian Life Expectancy Rises, 80 For Men, 84 For Women

    May 16 2014 1:21 PM

    With improved treatments, life expectancy among Canadians has surged with males expected to reach 80 and females 84, based on a report released by the World Health Organization.

  • CEO Sam Walsh Caps 1Year Leadership of Rio Tinto With Record 266 Million Tonnes of Iron Ore Production

    January 17 2014 8:20 AM

    Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) apparently has made the right decision in placing Sam Walsh at the helm of the company. A year after being appointed CEO, Mr Walsh has broken company records when he reported on Friday that the miner had produced 266 million tonnes of iron ore.

  • The Women In Nelson Mandela's Life

    December 09 2013 8:47 PM

    Nelson Mandela has lived an austere life. He often concealed his emotions and only confided his feelings to a select few. He even refused to drink alcohol or smoke. As a President, he even made his own bed. Known for being stubborn and loyal, Mandela was friendly and welcoming and often looked at his best among well-known individuals.

  • Madagascar Mob Kills 2 Euro Men, 1 Local for Murdering Young Boy for His Genitals, Victim of Human Trafficking

    October 04 2013 10:48 AM

    It was an eye for an eye. Two European men and one local Madagascar man were lynched and burned on Thursday by an angry mob off Nosy Be island for allegedly killing an eight-year-old for his genitals. The latter has been alleged as a victim of human trafficking by the three.

  • FIBA Africa 2013 First Round: Stats, Results and Recap (August 22)

    August 23 2013 2:21 PM

    Day Three of the 2013 FIBA Africa Championship witnessed a pair of games that went down the wire, the host team winning big time against a regional rival, and one of the continent's most dominant teams stamping its class.

  • Controversy on Nelson Mandela’s Vegetative State Provoked by Leaked Court Document

    July 05 2013 3:26 PM

    Contradicting reports on Nelson Mandela’s real condition emerged as court documents leaked.

  • Nelson Mandela Cannot Breathe Unassisted

    June 27 2013 12:35 PM

    Reports confirmed that anti-apartheid hero, Nelson Mandela, is now in life support

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 6/26/13

    June 26 2013 1:14 PM

    Local shares are finally improving decisively, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) up 1.6 per cent. This is largely making up for a 2 per cent slide over the previous two sessions.

  • Queensland Claims Shady Agents Behind Move to Kill State’s Coal Industry

    June 20 2013 9:05 AM

    A day after the Climate Commission released a report urging a slowdown to extraction of fossil fuels due to the negative impact of the use of oil and coal on the environment and climate, Queensland Premier Campbell Newman accused shady agents of killing the state's coal industry.

  • Chris Lynch named new CFO at Rio Tinto

    March 04 2013 12:23 PM

    On the 28th of February, Rio Tinto Plc informed that Chris Lynch, a former BHP Billiton Ltd. executive, was named its new chief financial officer. Chris Lynch will replace the much-respected and committed employee Guy Elliot who informed about his intention to step down back in July 2012.

  • Work in Poor African Nations Spurred Harvard Graduate Leila Janah to Give Back Through Samasource

    February 22 2013 4:20 PM

    At a time when even tech giants such as Dell are downsizing because of the weak business environment, a U.S.-based company that logged a 400 per cent increase in accounts the past 12 months is certainly impressive and truly blessed. Samasource, founded in 2008 by Harvard graduate Leila Janah, is a leading provider of data and content services. Its clients include Google, Walmart, eBay, the University of California San Francisco and Getty Images.

  • Rio Tinto Sees First Annual Loss While CEO Walsh Gears up to Cut Costs

    February 18 2013 12:22 PM

    New Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh is gearing up to cut costs as the world's second largest mining company has just informed that it posted a $3 billion full-year loss.