Former Muslim Brotherhood leader died in prison

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nsnbc : Mohamed Mahdi Akef, former leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood a.k.a. Ikhwan, died on Friday at the age of 89 years in prison after a struggle with illness. He was serving a 25-years sentence. Advocates claim medical negligence. Akef had been detained since 2013, following the overthrow of the Muslim Brotherhood linked administration More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Ethiopian Airlines preparing for Mozambican domestic market

nsnbc : Daniel Tsige, Ethiopian Airlines in Mozambique, said Ethiopian Airlines says is preparing to enter the Mozambican domestic market, and that the airline hopes that soon passengers on domestic routes will More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Mozambican child street vendors accuse police of aggression

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Tunisia overturned law that prohibited Tunisian Muslim women from marrying non-Muslims

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By nsnbc On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Albino killings in Mozambique continue

nsnbc : The tragic killings of people with albinism in Mozambique continued in September with the killing of a 17-year-old boy named Chinguirai Joao in Benga, in the Moatize district of Mozambique’s Tete province. More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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LNG glut smaller than predicted: Bloomberg

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Mozambique’s Beira LNG ocean terminal to start operating in January 2018

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Egypt detained rights lawyer Ibrahim Metwally

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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At least 18 policemen killed in attack in Egypt’s North Sinai

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Oh no, not Dukor again: Illiteracy rate in Mozambique hovers around 45 percent

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Over 90 percent of Mozambicans were illiterate when the country gained its independence from Portugal in 1975. Today over 40 percent of Mozambicans are illiterate with marked differences More...