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Mozambique

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  • Mozambique government, Renamo opposition sign peace deal

    MAPUTO (Reuters) - Mozambique's Frelimo government and the Renamo main opposition party have signed a formal end to hostilities, sealing a peace pact ahead of a presidential election scheduled for Oct 15, negotiators from both sides said. The signing...
  • Behind the jargon at the IMF

    Given the chance to be a fly on the wall at any institution, few would choose the International Monetary Fund. As part of a series from the Writers in Residence nonprofit organization, novelist Geoff Dyer spent a fortnight on a U.S. aircraft carrier,...
  • Locarno Fest Open Doors Lab Announces Winners

    LOCARNO -The Locarno Film Festival's Open Doors co-production lab dedicated to works from Sub-Saharan Africa has picked its winners out of twelve selected projects. They are: - "I Am Not a Witch" by Zambian director Rungano Nyoni. This coming-of-age...
  • Planners ask for revised rooftop plans for Rock'n Fish

    Planners ask for revised rooftop plans for Rock'n Fish
    The Laguna Beach Planning Commission is willing to consider the merits of a proposed rooftop deck atop the Heisler building if the height of an elevator is decreased to match the existing roofline. At their July 23 meeting, commissioners voted 4 to 0 to...
  • Durban Fest, AfriDocs Throws Spotlight on Local Nonfiction Pics

    Documentary filmmaker Don Edkins is at the helm of the Durban Festival's Finance Forum, mentoring a selection of 10 documentary projects from South Africa, Egypt, Rwanda, Uganda and Mozambique. Subjects range from the history of 1970s funk in Durban ("...
  • Review: 'A Window on Eternity' by Edward O. Wilson

    Review: 'A Window on Eternity' by Edward O. Wilson
    If a single place can capture humanity's fraught relationship with nature, Edward O. Wilson makes a good case for Mozambique's war-torn Gorongosa National Park. Its limestone gorges and lush rainforests helped rear the earliest humans, and it was humanity...
  • Nelson Mandela leaves $4.1-million estate to family, staff, schools

    Nelson Mandela leaves $4.1-million estate to family, staff, schools
    JUBA, South Sudan -- Nelson Mandela left an estate worth about $4.1 million -- a minuscule fortune compared to the wealth of many African leaders -- to his widow, Graca Machel; other family members; staff; and educational institutions, according to a...
  • Police reach memorial funding goal

    The Laguna Beach Police Employees Assn. has raised enough money to design and build a public memorial dedicated to two fallen police officers. Police Det. Larry Bammer, association president, announced at Tuesday's City Council meeting that the group had...
  • 1,000+ rhinos poached in South Africa in 2013, worst year on record

    1,000+ rhinos poached in South Africa in 2013, worst year on record
    The world's largest surviving population of white rhinos suffered its heaviest toll on record last year when poachers killed more than 1,000 of the threatened animals to feed an international market for trinkets and potions made from their horns. The...
  • Mia Couto of Mozambique wins the Neustadt Prize, 'America's Nobel'

    Mia Couto of Mozambique wins the Neustadt Prize, 'America's Nobel'
    The Mozambican novelist and poet Mia Couto is the winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, the biennial award that’s often referred to as the “American Nobel.” “Mia Couto” is the nom de plume of the writer...
  • Bowlful of help at Mozambique

    The fifth annual World Hunger Bowl is coming to Laguna Beach on Wednesday. The fundraiser will offer a soup tasting, live music and a silent auction, with all proceeds going to Collaborative Courts Foundation Homeless Outreach Program and the homeless...