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

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nsnbc : The office of Tunisian President Beji Cajd Essebsi congratulated Tunisian women on gaining freedom to choose their spose. The “congratulations” came after Tunisia had changed law published in publication No 73 that banned Tunisian Muslim women from marrying non-Muslims. Tunisia has now become the first Muslim-majority country – More...

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Selina, right, and her friend Mwanaidi play together in a Tanzanian classroom. Children with albinism are very vulnerable to attack, mutilation and murder. Courtesy EPA/Johan Baevman
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

nsnbc : Research by Bloomberg has found that the global oversupply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) will be one third less than expected. A positive development for Mozambique, a country that is poised to become the More...

Sovereign Fund to fire up Mozambican development and national wealth?
By nsnbc On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Mozambique’s Beira LNG ocean terminal to start operating in January 2018

nsnbc : Mozambique’s Beira ocean terminal project for the storage, filling and distribution of liquefied natural gas (LNG), financed by the Exim Bank of India and valued at 38US$ million, will start operating More...

Giulio Regeni - still too "hot" an issue to allow his family's lawyer to leave for Geneva?
By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Egypt detained rights lawyer Ibrahim Metwally

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Ibrahim Metwally, a human rights lawyer who has attracted international attention with his involvement in investigating alleged forced disappearances and the death of exchange student More...

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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

nsnbc : At least 18 policemen have been killed and three were wounded on Monday, in a terrorist attack in the city of Arish in Egypt’s North Sinai province. The Islamic State claimed according to the Amaaq More...

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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...

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By nsnbc On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Exports from Mozambique to China increased by 28.08 percent but not enough to balance trade deficit

nsnbc : Exports from Mozambique to China increased by 29.08 per cent to 309 million US dollars over the first seven months of 2017, compared with the same period in 2016. However, a large trade deficit with China More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Dhlakama insists on senior positions for Renamo in Mozambique’s armed forces and police

nsnbc : Alfonso Dhlakama, leader of Mozambique’s Renamo party and insurgency is continuing his demand that senior positions in the armed forces and the police be given to members of Renamo’s illegal More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Why China’s audacious building plans could be a major strain on African economies

Ricardo Reboredo (TC) : It has been described by Chinese president Xi Jinping as the “project of the century”. And the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative is certainly ambitious. A massive infrastructural development More...