Feature: China helps Mozambique to tackle food-deficit problem

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Feature: China helps Mozambique to tackle food-deficit problem 

MAPUTO, Jan. 3 — As the proverb says, bread is the staff of life, the southern African country Mozambique knows it well.

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Increase in AIDS among adolescents worrying – UNAIDS official

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Increase in AIDS among adolescents worrying – UNAIDS official 

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 1 — A worrying increase in AIDS among adolescents is one of the reasons it is important not to become complacent about HIV and AIDS, Simon Bland, the New York director of UNAIDS, told reporters here Monday.

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Filipino banana exporters bat for zero tariff in Japanese market

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Filipino banana exporters bat for zero tariff in Japanese market 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, July 12 (PNA) — Agriculture exporters such as the Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA) called for a review on the concessions in the Philippines-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (PJEPA) to secure the country's position in the Japanese market and insure that the Philippine banana industry continue to be the second top exporter of world-class bananas.

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67 die from poisoned brew in Mozambique

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on 67 die from poisoned brew in Mozambique 

MAPUTO, Jan. 12 — The number of people who died after drinking a local alcoholic brew called "phombe" rose to 67 on Monday morning in Tete province, western Mozambique, medical sources said.

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52 die of poisoned drink in central Mozambique

January 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on 52 die of poisoned drink in central Mozambique 

MAPUTO, Jan. 12 — At least 52 people died of contaminated drink on Saturday in Chitima area of the northwestern province of Tete during a funeral ceremony, local media reported on Sunday.

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