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Reality Bites: What future for Mozambique?
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Africans rising Reality Bites: What future for Mozambique?

The expression “Mozambique is maningue nice,” meaning “Mozambique
is very nice” from a mix of languages, has become increasingly popular, especially among the country’s
urbanised elite. Indeed, Mozambique’s recent mineral-resources boom, based on the
discovery and exploitation of vast coal and natural gas reserves, has suddenly reshaped
the prospects for economic and social development, and raised hopes for a brighter future
across all strata of Mozambican society.

Women in Africa’s top brass: it’s not just about the numbers
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Africans rising Women in Africa’s top brass: it’s not just about the numbers

Figures presented at a seminar on women, peace and security recently showed that several African countries are making good progress in transforming the military and including women, when compared to worldwide figures. But there still needs to be political will at the highest level to take issues of gender equality beyond mere representation