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(Placename) the Portuguese name for Mozambique
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(ˌmoʊ zæmˈbik, -zəm-)

Formerly, Portuguese East Africa. a republic in SE Africa: formerly an overseas province of Portugal; gained independence in 1975. 19,124,355; 308,642 sq. mi. (799,380 sq. km).Cap.: Maputo.
Portuguese, Moçambique.
Mo`zam•bi′can, n., adj.
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Noun1.Moçambique - a republic on the southeastern coast of Africa on the Mozambique ChannelMocambique - a republic on the southeastern coast of Africa on the Mozambique Channel; became independent from Portugal in 1975
Beira - a port city in eastern Mozambique on the Mozambique Channel
capital of Mozambique, Maputo - the capital and largest city of Mozambique
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Lake Malawi, Lake Nyasa - a long lake in southeastern Africa between Tanzania, Mozambique, and Malawi
Crocodile River, Limpopo - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
Zambezi, Zambezi River - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
Mozambican - a native or inhabitant of Mozambique
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Mas o escritor nao se refere somente aos vivos: ha tambem os mortos, outrora re-presentificados nas narrativas, ritos e tradicoes que compunham uma historia viva de Mocambique. A escrita, como lembra Newitt, raramente foi utilizada pela raca humana, no decurso da historia, para registrar "quaisquer reflexoes sobre a consciencia de sua propria existencia" (NEWITT 1995, p.
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London, United Kingdom, Oct 24, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - Baobab Resources Plc (LON:BAO) ('Baobab' or the 'Company') is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ('MOU') with Mozambique's state owned energy company, Electricidade de Mocambique ('EDM') to jointly commission a detailed network option study on the Tete Project's power requirements.
Following the transaction, Eni now holds an indirect 50% stake in Area 4, while Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos de Mocambique, Korea Gas Corp (KRX:036460) and Galp Energia SGPS SA (ELI:GALP) hold 10% each of the area.
The project saw the generation and supply of 110 MW of power to Electricidade de Mocambique (EDM), the national utility of Mozambique and cross-border to Eskom, the South African national utility.
Tokyo, Jan 8, 2013 - (JCN) - JGC Corporation and Fluor Corporation have announced their 50/50 joint venture was awarded a Front-End Engineering and Design ("FEED") contract by from Anadarko Mocambique Area 1, Limitada for an onshore natural gas liquefaction facility in the Republic of Mozambique.
The same month that A Tribuna published Guedes's bold call for Laurentinos to get outraged, Diario de Mocambique published journalist Gouvea Lemos's cleverly subtle essay titled "Toward a Portrait of my Friend this City." The essay, addressed to the city on the occasion of its birthday, was written with an edge just sharp enough not to scrape the sensibilities of the censors.
The bank has already been cleared by the country's central bank, Banco de Mocambique, to launch operations in the African state.
The other partners are oil companies French Etablissements Maurel & Prom SA (EPA: MAU) with 27.71%, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos de Mocambique with 15% and UK Cove Energy plc (LON: COV) with 10%.
The current shareholder structure of the bank is made up of Mocambique Capitais, a Mozambican investment company with 218 investors, with 51 percent, and by Geocapital, a a stake-holding company owned by Macau s Stanley Ho and Portugal's Jorge Ferro Ribeiro, with a 49 percent stake.