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(Placename) the Portuguese name for Mozambique


(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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicacoes de Mocambique has renewed its partnership with Intelsat to deliver broadband connectivity to corporate networks and provide cellular backhaul services to support residents in remote areas of Mozambique.
Aviation sources say there have been at least four other crashes since 1994 that investigators believe may have been caused by deliberate pilot action: A Royal Air Maroc ATR 42 in 1994, a Silk Air Boeing 737 in 1997, an Egyptair Boeing 767 in 1999 and a Linhas Aereas de Mocambique (LAM) Embraer 190 in November 2013.
MPDC is a consortium between the publicly owned ports and rail company, CFM, and private company Portus Indico, a joint venture between DP World, Grindrod of South Africa and local company, Mocambique Gestores.
Maputo, Rabi'I 22, 1436, January 13, 2015, SPA -- The number of people who died after drinking allegedly poisoned beer in Mozambique has risen to 71, state-owned Radio Mocambique reported Tuesday.
The Bolsa de Valores de Mocambique is still a very small operation but its CEO, Anabela Chambuca Pinho, is keen to steer it in new directions to ensure it takes advantage of the favourable economic environment and truly gets off the ground.
The company is owned by Italian Thai Development Company (60%), state-owned Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Mocambique (20%) and Corredor do Desenvolvimento Integrado da Zambezia (20%).
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Wed, Feb 5, 2014 - LAM - Linhas Aereas de Mocambique announced an order on Feb.
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.
The definitive agreements for the deal were signed between the company's subsidiary for overseas projects, ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL), and Anadarko Mocambique Area 1 Limitada.
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 Company's operations in Mozambique are carried out through its subsidiary PAM Mocambique Limitada and its operations in Ghana are carried out through its subsidiary AQ Ghana Gold Limited.