maputo maputo  /mə ˈpu toʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and largest city of Mozambique

News

  1. Mozambique's Renamo threatens to paralyse vital coal railway

    By Marina Lopes MAPUTO (Reuters) - The Renamo opposition party, a former guerrilla organisation, threatened on Wednesday to paralyse the only railway line out of Mozambique's vast coalfields in an effort to hurt the government. Renamo information chief Jeronimo Malagueta told a news conference in Maputo that disruption of the Sena line connecting the northwest region of Tete to the Indian Ocean ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Mozambique's Renamo threatens to paralyze vital coal railway

    By Marina Lopes MAPUTO (Reuters) - The Renamo opposition party, a former guerrilla organization, threatened on Wednesday to paralyze the only railway line out of Mozambique's vast coalfields in an effort to hurt the government. Renamo information chief Jeronimo Malagueta told a news conference in Maputo that disruption of the Sena line connecting the northwest region of Tete to the Indian Ocean ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Mozambique's Renamo threatens to paralyse coal export line

    MAPUTO (Reuters) - The opposition party Renamo, a former guerrilla organization, threatened on Wednesday to paralyse the only railway line leading from Mozambique's northwest coalfields. Renamo information chief Jeronimo Malagueta told a news conference in Maputo the disruption of the Sena line from Tete to the Indian Ocean port of Beira would last "as long as it takes". "From Thursday June 20 ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "The parties have agreed to a package of measures to be implemented concurrently as per the decision of the Southern African Development Community Troika in Maputo," said Zuma.
    on Mar 18, 2010 By: Jacob Zuma Source: Times LIVE

  2. "The purpose is to get assistance form the region to resolve our own problems," said MDC spokesperson Nelson Chamisa. "He is doing rounds in the region - Lusaka, Gabarone, Maputo. He is going to make sure there is an understanding of the dire...
    on Apr 9, 2008 By: Nelson Chamisa Source: iAfrica.com

  3. "We were advised that because of the proximity of the site to the Maputo elephant reserve and because the sensitivity of the biodiversity of the area it was not possible to continue to set up the refinery in that area. We decided to find another...
    on Aug 10, 2009 By: Leonardo Simão Source: Independent Online

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