COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 07/31/2021 ***  Effective January 28, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days ... Read More»

U.S. Government Commemorates World Ranger Day and Recognizes the Bravery and Dedication of Mozambican Scouts and Rangers  

U.S. Embassy  Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193  Caixa Postal, 783  Maputo  MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Government Commemorates World Ranger Day and Recognizes the Bravery and Dedication of Mozambican Scouts and Rangers   July 29, 2021 – On World Ranger Day on July 31, the U.S. Embassy congratulates the Government of Mozambique and its scouts on achieving over three years without a single elephant being poached for its ivory ... Read More»

11th IAS Conference on HIV Science

The 11th International Conference on HIV Science, promoted by the International AIDS Society (IAS), is taking place since Sunday (July 18) in Berlin, capital of Germany. The event is being held virtually, due to the pandemic of COVID-19, with a center of local partners, and ends this Wednesday (July 21). IAS 2021 presents critical advances ... Read More»

U.S. Government Inaugurates Medical Supply Warehouse in Zambezia

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Inaugurates Medical Supply Warehouse in Zambezia July 27, 2021 – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), inaugurated the Mocuba City Intermediate Warehouse in Zambezia Province on July 23.  This $2.5 million investment, in partnership ... Read More»

Ambassador Hearne’s Speech for U.S. Government Vaccine Donation to Mozambique

Ambassador Hearne’s Speech for U.S. Government Vaccine Donation to Mozambique July 26, 2021 | Maputo International Airport Your Excellency, Dr. Armindo Tiago, Minister of Health; Dear friends throughout Mozambique, It is a privilege to join you here today in the spirit of partnership and goodwill as, together, we face a pandemic that has changed the ... Read More»

U.S. Government donates 302,400 single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines to Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Government donates 302,400 single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines to Mozambique  July 26, 2021– Today, July 26, 302,400 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine donated by the U.S. government arrived at the Mavalane International Airport in Maputo, Mozambique – the ... Read More»

United States Government support for COVID-19 response in Mozambique

United States Government support for COVID-19 response in Mozambique As of July 16, 2021  Overview: The U.S. Government has delivered early and ongoing support to strengthen Mozambique’s resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic through building on the longstanding partnership between both countries. As of July 2021, the U.S. Government has invested more than $38 million to ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Legal Advisory Service

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of Legal Adversary Services for Disposal of a Property of U.S. Mission in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through e-mail to the following address: MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov . Bids shall be submitted to the following e-mail address: MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov, by 17:30 ... Read More»

U.S. Government Rehabilitates Agricultural Institute in Cabo Delgado

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Rehabilitates Agricultural Institute in Cabo Delgado July 19, 2021 – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), inaugurated the reopening of the Instituto Agrário de Bilibiza on July 9. In partnership with the Instituto Agrário ... Read More»

Security Alert: U. S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Location:  Throughout the Republic of South Africa Event:  Reports of civil unrest and violence continue in South Africa.  Violence has not targeted U.S. citizens however the unrest has caused some fuel shortages in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces.  Travelers from Mozambique planning on visiting Mpumalanga or KwaZulu Natal provinces should take precautions and bring adequate supplies for the ... Read More»

Alert: Additional COVID-19 Mitigation Measures

Location:  Mozambique Event:  On July 15, President Nyusi announced new mitigation measures to combat COVID-19, effective on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at midnight for 30 days.  (Please note:  This information is taken directly from President Nyusi’s speech and will be updated on the U.S. Embassy website once the official regulations are published). Prior measures ( announced June 24 ... Read More»

U.S. Government Donates Tuk Tuk Ambulance to Mussoma Village in Niassa Province

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Donates Tuk Tuk Ambulance to Mussoma Village in Niassa Province July 15, 2021 – During a visit to Niassa, the U.S. Department of Defense donated a Tuk Tuk ambulance and medical equipment and supplies to the village of Mussoma, located ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Exterior and interior painting of the Chancery Building and Old annex

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the Exterior and interior painting services of the Chancery Building and Old annex in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the July 19th, 2021. The bids shall be submitted ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Decommissioning works at Faria de Sousa Road

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the Decommissioning Works at Faria de Sousa Road in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the July 19th, 2021. The bids shall be submitted to the below given address ... Read More»

U.S. Government Launches $23.4 Million Program to Improve Medical Transportation System in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Launches $23.4 Million Program to Improve Medical Transportation System in Mozambique July 1, 2021 – On June 28, 2021, the U.S. Embassy in Mozambique launched a three-year, $23.4 million project to improve Mozambique’s ability to deliver essential medicines and medical ... Read More»

U.S. Government Delivers $600,000 in Medical Equipment and Staff to Support Mozambique’s Response to COVID-19

U.S. Embassy  Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193  Caixa Postal, 783  Maputo  MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Government Delivers $600,000 in Medical Equipment and Staff to Support Mozambique’s Response to COVID-19   July 7, 2021 – The U.S. Government delivered $600,000 of medical supplies in support of Mozambique’s COVID-19 response in Maputo City and Tete Province.  These materials include oxygen-monitoring equipment, personal protective equipment, medical equipment, and funding to hire additional medical staff.  The U.S. Government has worked in close partnership to strengthen Mozambique’s ... Read More»

Ambassador Hearne’s Independence Day Remarks, 2021

Your excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, friends. Thank you for joining me to celebrate the United States of America’s Independence Day.  Every year on this day – the fourth of July – families in the United States and around the world gather to celebrate the Declaration of Independence and the United States of America’s birthday. Despite ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Supply and Installation of Stainless Steel Railings

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of Supply and Installation of Stainless Steel Railings  in one of the Mission Residences located in  Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the July 07th, 2021. ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Fuel Supply Services

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of Fuel Supply Services at our Fuel Pump Station located at New Embassy Compound in Maputo.. All eligible Fuel Supply Companies with proven capacity and experience in Fuel Supply Services in Mozambique are invited to express their interest through a ... Read More»

Security Alert: U. S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Location:  Throughout Eswatini Event: The government of Eswatini declared martial law nationwide.  Civil unrest continues in Eswatini, including the use of deadly force by security forces. The border with Mozambique is reportedly still open however all flights out of KMIII International Airport are suspended until further notice.  Internet service in Eswatini is expected to degrade as Internet ... Read More»

Mozambique Travel Advisory: Mozambique – Level 4: Do Not Travel

The Department of State renewed its Travel Advisory for Mozambique on June 28, 2021.  The Department advises travelers to avoid travel to Mozambique at this time. Mozambique Travel Advisory Mozambique – Level 4: Do Not Travel CTH Do not travel to Mozambique due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to health issues, crime and terrorism.  Some areas have greater risk. Read the entire Travel ... Read More»

Alert: Additional COVID-19 Mitigation Measures

Location:  Mozambique Event:  On June 24, President Nyusi announced new mitigation measures to combat COVID-19, effective on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at midnight for 30 days.  (Please note:  This information is taken directly from President Nyusi’s speech and will be updated on the U.S. Embassy website once the official regulations are published). Prior measures ( announced February 4 ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Replace Roof tiles

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of Roof Tiles Replacement in one of the Mission Residences located in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the June 24th, 2021. The site visit to evaluate the ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Skylight replacement

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of Skylight Replacement in one of the Mission Residences located in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the June 24th, 2021. The site visit to evaluate the work ... Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunity – U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH)

          DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY MAPUTO NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY (NOFO) Section A. Funding Opportunity Program Description Assistance Instrument Type:          Grant Agreement Funding Opportunity Title:              U.S. AMBASSADOR’S SPECIAL SELF-HELP FUND Funding Opportunity Number:       SMZ-500-FY21-01 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:      ... Read More»

U.S. Government Invests $19.35 Million to Strengthen Local Governance in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Invests $19.35 Million to Strengthen Local Governance in Mozambique  June 23, 2021 – In celebration of the United Nations Day of Public Service, the U.S. Embassy announces a $19.35 million, five-year program to strengthen local governance in Mozambique.  The program, ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Electrical System Upgrade

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of Electrical System Upgrade in one of the Mission Residences located in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the June 24th, 2021. The site visit to evaluate ... Read More»

U.S. Government Provides World Food Program $30 Million to Address Food Insecurity in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Provides World Food Program $30 Million to Address Food Insecurity in Mozambique  June 16, 2021 – The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), awarded $30 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) to address food insecurity ... Read More»

Travel Alert: New CDC Requirements on Importation of Dogs from High-Risk Countries for Rabies

Location: Worldwide Event: CDC has published a new rule that is effective July 14, 2021 temporarily suspending the importation of dogs into the United States from countries classified as high risk for dog rabies and of dogs that have been in high-risk countries during the previous 6 months. Mozambique is considered a high-risk country. U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Renovations of Kitchen Cabinets and Closets

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of Kitchen Cabinets and Closets renovations in one of the Mission Residences located in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the June 22, 2021. The site ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Electrical System Upgrade

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of electrical system upgrade services in one of the Mission Residences located in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the June 22, 2021. The site visit ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Replace Roof tiles at Miramar 10

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of Roof Tiles Replacement in one of the Mission Residences located at Miramar condominium in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the June 11th , 2021. ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Replace Roof tiles at Miramar 8

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of Roof Tiles Replacement in one of the Mission Residences located at Miramar condominium in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the June 11 th , ... Read More»

United States marks 40 years since report that led to the international discovery of HIV/AIDS

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE United States marks 40 years since report that led to the international discovery of HIV/AIDS June 4, 2021 – June 5, 2021 marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that identified ... Read More»

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Unveils Strategy for Global Vaccine Sharing

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Unveils Strategy for Global Vaccine Sharing, Announcing Allocation Plan for the First 25 Million Doses to be Shared Globally JUNE 03, 2021• STATEMENTS AND RELEASES As we continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic at home and work to end the pandemic worldwide, President Biden has promised that the United States will be an arsenal of ... Read More»

Ambassador Hearne’s Remarks at Temane Power Plant Project Launch

Your excellency President Nyusi, Minister Tonela, distinguished guests, colleagues, I am honored to be here today to celebrate the conclusion of the Temane Power Plant gas supply and electricity delivery contracts.  In coordination with our partners gathered here today, the United States is proud to support this new power plant. The U.S. government is supporting ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Concrete Slab at New Warehouse

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of concrete slab at our New Warehouse, located in Maputo. The site visit to evaluate the work is scheduled for June 02nd, 2021. The bids shall be submitted to the below given address by 17:30 hours on June 11th , 2021. U.S. Embassy Maputo Attn: GSO Procurement ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Maputo

Location:  Maputo, Mozambique Event:  U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until December 31, 2021. You qualify for ... Read More»

U.S. Government Lights Up 92 Health Facilities in Sofala Province with a $320,000 Investment in Solar Power

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Lights Up 92 Health Facilities in Sofala Province with a $320,000 Investment in Solar Power May 14, 2021 – In celebration of the International Day of Light, the U.S. Embassy announces the implementation of a $320,000 investment to provide electricity ... Read More»

The U.S. Embassy Donates State-of-the-Art Equipment to Support Mozambique’s TB Response Efforts

May 12, 2021 – The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), officially handed over five (5) state-of-the-art X-ray machines for advanced tuberculosis (TB) screening and diagnosis to the Ministry of Health.  The donation includes digital radiology systems, which will be placed in health facilities in Mandimba, Niassa; Angoche, Nampula; ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy and Ministry of Defense commemorate security cooperation at closing ceremony of JCET training exercise

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy and Ministry of Defense commemorate security cooperation at closing ceremony of JCET training exercise May 5, 2021 – U.S. Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne and Mozambican Minister of Defense Jaime Neto commemorated in Maputo the conclusion of a Joint Combined Exchange ... Read More»

World Press Freedom Day

On World Press Freedom Day, the U.S. Embassy in Mozambique affirms that freedom of the press and freedom of expression are pillars for a strong democratic nation. Journalists play an essential role in producing information for the public good, and their work invites citizens to participate in a vibrant exchange of views. The free flow ... Read More»

Post Reconstruction Virtual Trade Mission to Mozambique & Zimbabwe

May 24 – 25th, 2021 MISSION OVERVIEW:  The Official Post Reconstruction Virtual Trade Mission to Mozambique and Zimbabwe is meant to highlight the reconstruction needs of these countries to U.S. suppliers and service providers. Areas of reconstruction include rebuilding after devastating cyclones, civil and political unrest and devastating effects of COVID-19. These events have a ... Read More»

U.S. Government Provides $6 Million to Strengthen Community Radio Services in Mozambique

April 27, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy in Mozambique announces a $6 million, five-year program to strengthen the capacity of community radios, supporting their ability to inform the public and contribute to the development of Mozambique.  The program, known as USAID Community Radio Assistance for Greater Empowerment of Mozambican Institutions (USAID CORAGEM), will support approximately ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Reminder – Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens in Mozambique – April 29, 2021 at 16:00

U.S. Embassy Maputo Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens in Mozambique Thursday, April 29, 2021 16:00 – 17:00 Zoom Virtual Meeting The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all U.S. citizens in Mozambique to a virtual Town Hall on Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 16:00 – 17:00 via Zoom .  (Please see access information below.) The Town Hall ... Read More»

U.S. Government Provides $4.89 Million to Strengthen Mozambican Civil Society Organizations

April 27, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy in Mozambique announces a new program to support local civil society organizations (CSOs), a crucial institution in any democratic society.  The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will invest $4.89 million over five years to improve the institutional capacity of Mozambican CSOs, helping to ensure their sustainability ... Read More»

U.S. Government Celebrates Partnership with Mozambique to Prevent, Treat and Eliminate Malaria

April 23, 2021 – In recognition of World Malaria Day, the United States Government celebrates the progress Mozambique has made in fighting this deadly disease and recommits to supporting Mozambique’s efforts to eliminating it completely.  Today, as the world’s attention is focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, this recommitment is even more critical to maintaining our ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens in Mozambique – April 29, 2021 at 16:00

U.S. Embassy Maputo Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens in Mozambique Thursday, April 29, 2021 16:00 – 17:00 Zoom Virtual Meeting The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all U.S. citizens in Mozambique to a virtual Town Hall on Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 16:00 – 17:00 via Zoom .  (Please see access information below.) The Town Hall ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Toners Acquisition

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of Office supplies (toners), as per the specifications attached. PR9821205 (PDF 132 KB) All proposals shall be submitted to the following e-mail address: MAPUTOGSOPROCUREMENT@state.gov by 17:00 hours on April 23, 2021. No late proposals will be accepted. Questions may be addressed to ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique (March 26, 2021) Location: Palma, Cabo Delgado Event: Terrorists have staged an attack on the town of Palma in Cabo Delgado Province.  There are reports of intense fighting between government troops and terrorist forces.  Communication networks in the area have been disrupted. Actions to Take: If you know of any ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Statement on Attacks in Palma

March 26, 2021 – The United States Embassy in Mozambique strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Palma, Cabo Delgado. We express our solidarity with the Palma community and the Mozambican Armed Forces working to re-establish peace and security. The Embassy is deeply concerned by the terrorists’ continued assaults against the residents of Cabo Delgado, who ... Read More»

U.S. Government celebrates partnership with Mozambique to prevent, treat, and cure tuberculosis

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government celebrates partnership with Mozambique to prevent, treat, and cure tuberculosis March 25, 2021 – On World Tuberculosis Day, U.S. Embassy in Mozambique reaffirms its commitment to help Mozambique eliminate tuberculosis (TB) as a public health problem by 2035. As longstanding ... Read More»

Scam alert to suppliers and service providers of U.S. Embassy Maputo

The U. S. Embassy Maputo has been continuously receiving information from vendors that are being contacted by fraudulent individuals who claim to be representatives of the U.S Government. The current scam requests quotes for solar-powered water pumps. This message is intended to inform vendors how to identify scams and ensure that they are dealing with ... Read More»

World Water Day 2021

World Water Day is an opportunity to reflect on the vital role water plays in promoting human dignity and maintaining the health of the planet. Access to safe and reliable water and sanitation underpins the well-being and livelihoods of communities the world over.  This year the COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more clear that ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne Remarks at Opening Ceremony of the Air Cargo Control Unit

His Excellency Mr. Augusto Paulo Tacarindua, Director-General of the Planning, Studies and International Cooperation Office of the Mozambique Revenue Authority, Mr. Cesar Guedes, Resident Representative of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning.  I am honored to join you today to celebrate a victory for Mozambican border security and international ... Read More»

U.S. Government partners with Ministry of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources on $90 million in water and sanitation programs

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government partners with Ministry of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources on $90 million in water and sanitation programs March 16, 2021 – The U.S. government and the Ministry of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources (MOPH-RH) signed a memorandum of ... Read More»

Tender Announcement Perimeter Wall Painting at New Warehouse

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of Perimeter Wall Painting at our New Warehouse, located in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the March 29th , 2021. The site visit to evaluate the ... Read More»

U.S. Government Provides Military Training to Mozambican Marines

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Provides Military Training to Mozambican Marines March 15, 2021 – On March 15, the U.S. Government and the Government of Mozambique launched a two-month Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) training program.  U.S. Special Operations Forces will train Mozambican marines for ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Partners with Matola Provincial Hospital to Install Oxygen Systems to Treat COVID-19 Patients

U.S. Embassy  Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193  Caixa Postal, 783  Maputo   PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Embassy Partners with Matola Provincial Hospital to Install Oxygen Systems to Treat COVID-19 Patients  March 11, 2021 – The U.S. Government contributed seven million meticais to help install new oxygen systems at the Provincial Hospital of Matola.  Four newly renovated wards with 24 beds are now equipped to ... Read More»

Expression of Interest Staff Health Insurance Services

The United States of America Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to Express Interest for provision of Health Medical Insurance to Locally Engaged Staff at U.S. Mission in Maputo. This request for Expression of Interest aims to pre-qualify eligible companies with proven capacity to provide Health Insurance services. In this regard, all eligible ... Read More»

State Department Terrorist Designations of ISIS Affiliates and Leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Mozambique

State Department Terrorist Designations of ISIS Affiliates and Leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Mozambique MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 10, 2021 The Department of State has designated the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – Democratic Republic of the Congo (ISIS-DRC) and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – Mozambique (ISIS-Mozambique) as ... Read More»

Mozambique Receives 384,000 COVID-19 Vaccines Under the COVAX Facility

March 8, 2021 – The Government of Mozambique received 384,000 COVID-19 vaccines today, the first of a total of 2,064,000 from the global COVAX Initiative. President Biden announced $4 billion to support the international vaccine facility COVAX, which facilitates global access to COVID-19 vaccines. U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dennis W. Hearne joined Prime Minister of ... Read More»

U.S Government provides $5.8 million to improve reading skills of 450,000 Mozambican primary school students

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S Government provides $5.8 million to improve reading skills of 450,000 Mozambican primary school students February 24, 2021 – In celebration of International Mother Tongue Day, the U.S. Embassy in Mozambique announces two new bilingual education projects. In close collaboration with the ... Read More»

The U.S. Government Commits $4 Billion for the COVAX Facility and the Global COVID-19 Response

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo   PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Government Commits $4 Billion for the COVAX Facility and the Global COVID-19 Response February 23, 2021– On February 19, 2021, U.S. President Joseph Biden announced $4 billion in U.S. Government funding to the COVID-19 Vaccines Access Facility (COVAX), which supports ... Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunity – U.S. Embassy Mozambique PAS Annual Program Statement

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY Mozambique, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION Notice of Funding Opportunity   Funding Opportunity Title:             U.S. Embassy Mozambique PAS Annual Program Statement Funding Opportunity Number:      PAS-MAP-FY21-02 Deadline for Applications:               Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until August 1, 2021 at 17:30 CAT CFDA Number:                                19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Celebrates Partnership with the Mozambican Government on Lifesaving Cervical Cancer Detection and Treatment

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy Celebrates Partnership with the Mozambican Government on Lifesaving Cervical Cancer Detection and Treatment February 05, 2020 –On this World Cancer Day, we celebrate the advancements in cancer detection, diagnosis, and treatment. Countless lives have been saved by the innovative advancements ... Read More»

Travel Alert – Additional COVID-19 Mitigation Measures

Travel Alert – Additional COVID-19 Mitigation Measures (5 February 2021) Location: Mozambique Event: On February 4, President Nyusi announced new mitigation measures to combat COVID-19, effective February 5 for 30 days.  (Please note:  This information is taken directly from President Nyusi’s speech and will be updated on the U.S. Embassy website once the official regulations ... Read More»

Travel Alert – Detailed Information on COVID-19 Test Requirements for International Arrivals to U.S.

Travel Alert – Detailed Information on COVID-19 Test Requirements for International Arrivals to U.S. (27 January 2021) Location: Worldwide. Event: On January 26, the CDC Order on pre-flight COVID-19 testing for all international travelers to the United States went into effect. All airline passengers to the United States ages two and older must provide either a negative COVID-19  ... Read More»

Weather Alert: Tropical Cyclone Eloise

Weather Alert: Tropical Cyclone Eloise (21 January 2021)  Location: Central Coast of Mozambique Event:  Tropical Cyclone Eloise is currently expected to make landfall near Beira late on Friday, January 22.  Expect torrential rains and strong winds with possible flooding, landslides, power outages, impassable roads, and difficult travel conditions.  The storm could track to the north or ... Read More»

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)  Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a ... Read More»

Travel Alert – U. S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Location: Mozambique Event:  On January 13, President Nyusi announced new mitigation measures to combat COVID-19, effective from January 15 for 21 days. Some of the measures include: All incoming travelers must present a negative test for COVID-19 All persons displaying respiratory symptoms or fever must stay home Restaurants and similar venues will observe the following ... Read More»

Notice of Grant Opportunity – United States Department of Defense (DoD) HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (DHAPP)

The United States Embassy in Mozambique announces a 4-year grant opportunity to partner with the United States Department of Defense (DoD) HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (DHAPP) and the Forças Armadas de Defesa de Moçambique (FADM) in their efforts to achieve sustainable HIV epidemic control within Mozambique through their established 15-year program funded at over $29,000,000. Proposal ... Read More»

Anthony Tata, Performing the Duties of U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, Visits Maputo

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Anthony Tata, Performing the Duties of U.S. Undersecretary of   Defense for Policy, Visits Maputo    January 12, 2021 – Mr. Anthony Tata, performing the duties of Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, visited Maputo January 8.  He met with Minister of Defense Jaime Neto and Minister of Interior Amade Miquidade ... Read More»

2021 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2021) Competition

2021 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2021) The Embassy of the United States in Mozambique announces an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the 2021 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2021). We seek proposals from teams of at least two alumni that meet ... Read More»

Notice of Intent – Maputo

This is a NOTICE OF INTENT for the Government to award Sole Source extension for Locally Employed Health Insurance for Health Insurance for Locally Employed Staff at US. Embassy Maputo. This modification will be under NAICS code 524114 to MEDI PLUS.  The estimated period of performance is up to 6 months. This is a sole ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Location: Beira and central coast of Mozambique Event:  Tropical Cyclone Chalene is currently expected to make landfall near Beira in the morning of Wednesday, December 30. President Nyusi urged those living in areas of risk to evacuate. The National Meteorological Institute of Mozambique highlighted Sofala and Zambezia provinces as most vulnerable.  Expect torrential rains and ... Read More»

“We must never stop fighting” – Aida Carlos Lemos

Aida Carlos Lemos is 23 years old and lives in the city of Quelimane. She is a second year student of preventive medicine and has been a DREAMS Ambassador since 2018. In her experience working with the community, several especially positive episodes stand out in her memory, especially of girls transformed thanks to the DREAMS ... Read More»

Agriculture and Rural Transport Selected as Investment Areas for Next MCC Compact

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Agriculture and Rural Transport Selected as Investment Areas for Next MCC Compact December 22 –The Government of Mozambique formally endorsed the selection of agriculture and rural transport as the key sectors for the next “compact” of development projects financed by the U.S. Government’s ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Electrical System Upgrade

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of electrical system upgrade services in one of the Mission Residences located in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the December 30, 2020. The site visit ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Renovations of Closets

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of Kitchen Closets renovations in one of the Mission Residences located in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the December 30, 2020. The site visit to ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Renovations of Kitchen Cabinets and Closets

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of Kitchen Cabinets and Closets renovations in one of the Mission Residences located in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the December 30, 2020. The site ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Interior Renovation and Painting Works

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the provision of interior renovation works and exterior painting in one of the Mission Residences located in Maputo. The Scope of Work can be obtained by interested parties through a written expression of interest addressed to: MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov by the December 30, 2020. The ... Read More»

DCM Dressel Remarks at the Cervical Cancer Equipment Delivery Ceremony

December 9, 2020 Your Excellency Dr. Isaura Ferrão Nyusi, First Lady of the Republic of Mozambique, Your Excellency Dr. Armindo Tiago, Minister of Health of Mozambique, Dear guests, Ladies and gentlemen, On behalf of the Government of the United States of America and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, I would like to greet all ... Read More»

Ambassador Nathan A. Sales Visit to Maputo, Mozambique

December 3, 2020 – U.S. Ambassador Nathan A. Sales visited Maputo December 2-3 to reinforce the United States Government’s commitment to support Mozambique’s efforts to counter terrorism and violent extremism.  Ambassador Sales serves as the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, and Acting Undersecretary of State for Civilian Security, ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Statement on the Attack on a Minibus in Manica Province

November 27, 2020 – Maputo – “The Embassy of the United States of America expresses its strong concern regarding the apparent attack on a minibus in Manica Province that injured three employees, one of them seriously, of an organization that works with the U.S. Agency for International Development as part of the President’s Emergency Plan ... Read More»

MCC Releases its Annual Scorecard for 78 Countries including Mozambique

November 10, 2020 – On November 9 the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) released its annual scorecard for 78 countries on their policy performance in the areas of economic freedom, ruling justly, and investing in people. Mozambique passed 13 of 20 scorecard indicators. MCC’s annual country scorecards compile data from 20 independent, third-party indicators and are key ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy and N’weti Consortium Support for the Government of Mozambique’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Proposal

October 29 –U.S. Embassy Maputo and N’weti are proud to announce the launch of a joint program to support Mozambique’s effort to develop a Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF).  Funded through a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Fiscal Transparency Innovation Fund, the N’weti-led program aims to support a national dialogue surrounding the Banco ... Read More»

Call for Project Abstracts and Full Proposals: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

U.S. Mission Maputo is calling for project abstracts and full proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2021 Grants Program.  Project abstracts submitted via email at MaputoPDProposals@state.gov will be accepted until 17:30 on November 16, 2020.  For proposal abstracts that advance to Round 2, the deadline for the full proposals is 17:30 on March ... Read More»

USTDA Supports Wind Power in Mozambique

Maputo, Mozambique – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency expanded its support for Mozambique’s energy sector by funding two projects that will help deliver electricity to thousands of households through wind power and energy storage technology. The projects are among Mozambique’s first utility-scale wind power plants – a large step in expanding the country’s electrification. “USTDA’s ... Read More»

Key Energy Deals in Mozambique Move Forward with Major Support from U.S. International DFC

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Key Energy Deals in Mozambique Move Forward with Major Support from U.S. International Development Finance Corporation September 10, 2020 – On September 9, the Board of Directors of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) approved a loan of up to $200 million ... Read More»

U.S. and Mozambican officials join to welcome Matola Santos Hospital

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE  U.S. and Mozambican officials join to welcome Matola Santos Hospital August 25, 2020 – Today, representatives from the United States Embassy participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Matola Santos Hospital, a U.S. Government-funded construction project that will greatly expand patient access ... Read More»

Informal Translation of Second State of Emergency Decree

Informal Translation of Second State of Emergency Decree An informal translation of the August 7 State of Emergency Decree is listed below.  Individuals should consult the original decree in Portuguese as the authoritative guidance on COVID-19 prevention measures and regulations. Tuesday, August 11, 2020                                                 Series I – Number 153 NATIONAL GAZETTE Official publication of the ... Read More»

Embassy Statement on Attack Against Canal de Moçambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Embassy Statement on Attack Against Canal de Moçambique August 24, 2020 – The Embassy of the United States of America strongly condemns an apparent August 23 arson attack on the Maputo headquarters of Canal de Moçambique, an important independent newspaper in Mozambique.  The apparently ... Read More»

Remarks of the US Ambassador during the 50 Ventilators Handover Ceremony to the Government of Mozambique

Your Excelency, Dr. Armindo Tiago, Minister of Health; Honourable Representatives of the Implementation Partners; Good morning/afternoon — It’s a privilege to join you here today in the spirit of partnership and goodwill. I first want to commend President Nyusi, Health Minister Tiago, and the administration for their leadership and decisive action during this difficult time. ... Read More»

U.S. Government Delivers 50 Ventilators to help Mozambique Battle COVID-19

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE U.S. Government Delivers 50 Ventilators to help Mozambique Battle COVID-19  August 10, 2020 – Maputo – The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated 50 high-quality ventilators to Mozambique to assist with its fight against COVID-19.  This donation ... Read More»

Routine Message: Overseas Voting in the 2020 U.S. Elections

Routine Message: Overseas Voting in the 2020 U.S. Elections Overseas Voting. Fast. Easy. Anywhere.  fvap.gov In order to vote in the November 2020 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2020.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you must complete ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Statement on Anniversary of the Peace and Reconciliation Accord

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy Statement on Anniversary of the Peace and Reconciliation Accord August 6, 2020 – The United States Embassy in Maputo congratulates the Government of the Republic of Mozambique and Renamo on the anniversary of the signing of the 2019 peace and ... Read More»

Travel Alert: Mozambique COVID-19 Update and Extension of State of Emergency

Country Specific Information As of July 2, Mozambique has 903 confirmed COVID-19 cases and six deaths.  A total of 248 individuals have recovered from the disease. On June 30, the Mozambican Government extended the State of Emergency through July 29.  Some of the measures announced include: extension of validity to September 30, 2020 of all travel documents, including ... Read More»

Alert – July 12 Repatriation Flight from Johannesburg

Location: South Africa Event:  KLM will operate a Repatriation Flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam on July 12, 2020.  U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents may purchase seats on this flight if ticketed to a U.S. destination.  The Embassy will arrange overland transportation from Maputo to the assembly point.  Passengers on this flight must notify the Embassy of ... Read More»

Travel Alert: Update July 12 Repatriation Flight from Johannesburg

Location:  South Africa Event:  KLM will operate a Repatriation Flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam on July 12, 2020. U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents may purchase seats on this flight if ticketed to a U.S. destination. The Embassy will arrange overland transportation from Maputo to the assembly point. Passengers on this flight must purchase tickets ... Read More»

Travel Alert: July 12 Repatriation Flight from Johannesburg

Travel Alert: July 12 Repatriation Flight from Johannesburg (25 June 2020) Location:  South Africa   Event:  KLM will operate a Repatriation Flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam on July 12, 2020.  U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents may purchase seats on this flight if ticketed to a U.S. destination.  The Embassy will arrange overland transportation from Maputo ... Read More»

2021-2022 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The United States Embassy in Mozambique is pleased to announce the annual competition for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. This one-year Fellowship program is offered to young and mid-career professionals who have a proven track record of leadership, a public service commitment, and the capacity to take full advantage of a self-defined program of ... Read More»

PEPFAR: Community Grants Program

NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY(NOFO) Type of Solicitation: Open Competition Application deadline: June 28, 2020 Funding Flow: (Lowest Value: $20,000) Funding Ceiling Heights: (Highest Value: $30,000) Anticipated Number of Awards: 1 Award Period: 6-9 months  Project Description The PEPFAR Community Grants Program is funded through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR). One of ... Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunity – English MOOCs In Cabo Delgado

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY MOZAMBIQUE Notice of Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Title:  English MOOCs In Cabo Delgado Funding Opportunity Number:  PAS-005-FY20-20 Deadline for Applications:   July 14, 2020 CFDA Number:    19.040 Total Amount Available:   $50,000.00 A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Maputo of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations ... Read More»

Travel Alert: International Flight Suspension and COVID-19 Update for Mozambique

May 13, 2020 Country-Specific Information Mozambique’s civil aviation authority has suspended international passenger flights effective immediately. As of May 13, 2020, Mozambique has 104 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 34 in which the patients have recovered.  Some new cases found, which are unrelated to previously identified transmission chains, may signify community transmission in Mozambique. The ... Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunity – Alumni Rapid Response to COVID-19

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY MOZAMBIQUE Notice of Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Title:             Alumni Rapid Response to COVID-19 Funding Opportunity Number:      AF-MAP-FY20-06 Deadline for Applications: June 5, 2020, 17:30 CFDA Number:                                19.040 A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Mozambique of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for U.S.G alumni to ... Read More»

U.S.-Mozambique health partnership strengthens COVID-19 response

As published in the May 13, 2020 edition of O País. By Dennis W. Hearne, U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique As countries around the world struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Government is gratified to see the early and ongoing response by the Government of the Republic of Mozambique. A robust public health approach ... Read More»

Travel Alert: Flight Availability Warning and COVID-19 Update for Mozambique

Travel Alert: Flight Availability Warning and COVID-19 Update for Mozambique (April 23, 2020)  Country-Specific Information The Embassy has been informed by Ethiopian Airlines, the only airline offering flights out of Mozambique, that the next scheduled departure is on April 29, 2020. That will be 12 days since the last flight departed.  The airline stated that ... Read More»

Travel Alert: Mozambique COVID-19 Update and State of Emergency Measures (April 6, 2020)

Country-Specific Information As of April 6, 2020, Mozambique has 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including one in which the patient has recovered. The Mozambican Government announced April 1, 2020 a Level 3 State of Emergency. Some of the measures include: suspension of issuance of official documents (e.g. visas and travel documents, vehicle registrations, drivers’ licenses, ... Read More»

Space Available on Embassy Organized Flight

The Embassy has learned that today’s Ethiopian Airlines flight departing Maputo has been cancelled.  There is still space remaining on the Embassy organized commercial flight departing this evening.  Please contact bookings@safariairafrica.com by 2:00 p.m. today March 30 if you are interested in departing on this flight.  Location:  Mozambique Event: In response to the increasingly limited commercial options ... Read More»

Alert – Final Notice Regarding March 30 Commercial Flight Organized by U.S. Embassy (March 29, 2020)

Location:  Mozambique Event: In response to the increasingly limited commercial options for departing Mozambique due to the global impact of COVID-19, the U.S. Embassy is coordinating a flight with a commercial airline to depart Mozambique on March 30, 2020 with a destination of Dulles International Airport (IAD) just outside of Washington, DC. A limited number ... Read More»

Alert – Repeat Notice Regarding March 30 Commercial Flight Organized by Embassy

Location:  Mozambique Event: In response to the increasingly limited commercial options for departing Mozambique due to the global impact of COVID-19, the U.S. Embassy is coordinating a flight with a commercial airline to depart Mozambique on March 30, 2020 with a destination of Dulles International Airport (IAD) just outside of Washington, DC. A limited number ... Read More»

Alert: Repeat Notice Regarding March 30 Commercial Flight Organized by Embassy

Location:  Mozambique Event: In response to the increasingly limited commercial options for departing Mozambique due to the global impact of COVID-19, the U.S. Embassy is coordinating a flight with a commercial airline to depart Mozambique on March 30, 2020 with a destination of Dulles International Airport (IAD) just outside of Washington, DC. A limited number ... Read More»

Alert: Repeat Notice Regarding March 30 Commercial Flight Organized by Embassy

Location:  Mozambique Event: In response to the increasingly limited commercial options for departing Mozambique due to the global impact of COVID-19, the U.S. Embassy is coordinating a flight with a commercial airline to depart Mozambique on March 30, 2020 with a destination of Dulles International Airport (IAD) just outside of Washington, DC. A limited number ... Read More»

Global Level 4 Health Advisory: Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  ... Read More»

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Location:  All Mozambique ports of entry.  Event: The Government of Mozambique has informed the U.S. Embassy that effective immediately, all travelers arriving at Mozambique ports of entry who have been present in the United States during the past 14 days will be required to self-quarantine in Mozambique for 14 days. Actions to Take: Inform colleagues ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Location: Maputo downtown area, along Avenida Guerra Popular and surroundings. Event: Local authorities imposed a deadline of March 13 for street vendors to clear the area and discontinue selling goods.  In response, dozens of people are protesting and rioting, with reports of violence and destruction of property. Actions to Take:  Avoid the area of downtown Maputo ... Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunity – U.S. Embassy Mozambique PAS Annual Program

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY MOZAMBIQUE, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION Notice of Funding Opportunity  Funding Opportunity Title:             U.S. Embassy Mozambique PAS Annual Program Statement Funding Opportunity Number:      AFMAP-FY20-04 Deadline for Applications:              30 August 2020 CFDA Number:                                19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs Total Amount Available:                 $250,000.00 Maximum for ... Read More»

U.S. Government supports early grade learning in local languages with Minister of Education and Human Development

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government supports early grade learning in local languages with Minister of Education and Human Development February 21, 2020 – Matutuine – The U.S. Government proudly participated in an official ceremony celebrating International Mother Languages Day in Matutine District of Maputo Province. ... Read More»

U.S. Government signs $10 million agreement with Total to improve adolescent health and women’s empowerment in Cabo Delgado

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government signs $10 million agreement with Total to improve adolescent health and women’s empowerment in Cabo Delgado February 12, 2020 – Pemba – The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), signed today a memorandum of understanding with ... Read More»

The U.S. Government Recognizes World Pangolin Day with ANAC and the Natural History Museum

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE   PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Government Recognizes World Pangolin Day with ANAC and the Natural History Museum February 11, 2020 – Maputo.  The U.S. Government, represented by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Jennifer Adams, proudly participated in an official event ... Read More»

Registering to Vote

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, ... Read More»

The American Cultural Center is looking for English Club volunteer leaders

“The American Cultural Center Is looking for English Club volunteer leaders (PDF 212KB) who can facilitate conversations, moderate debates, and run activities at the American Cultural Center. The English Clubs aims to provide a space where Mozambicans interested in improving their English language skills can practice in a safe and constructive environment. The English Clubs offer participants an opportunity to explore ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Maputo

Location: Mozambique Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions: There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert ... Read More»

Tender Announcement – Vehicle Acquisition

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of one vehicle for the U.S. Mission in Maputo, as per specifications attached . Bids shall be submitted to the below address by 17:30 hours on January 24, 2020. U.S. Embassy Maputo Attn: GSO Procurement Av. Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Tel 21 492797 Maputo Electronic ... Read More»

Embassy Statement Condemning Attack Against Mozambican Journalist Matias Guente

January 2, 2020 – The Embassy of the United States of America in Mozambique strongly condemns the December 31 attack on Mozambican journalist and Executive Editor of Canal de Moçambique, Matias Guente.  While we are unaware of the motives behind or perpetrators of this act, freedom of the press and freedom of expression are pillars in ... Read More»

Security Alert – Maputo, Mozambique

Location: Some sections of the EN1 and EN6 in Sofala and Manica provinces due to violent attacks on vehicles. Event: There have been recent and ongoing violent attacks against vehicles, especially trucks and buses, along sections of these highways resulting in serious injuries and deaths. Attacks have occurred on the EN1 between Chibabava and Gorongosa, and along ... Read More»

Millennium Challenge Corporation Selects Mozambique to Develop a Second Compact

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Millennium Challenge Corporation Selects Mozambique to Develop a Second Compact December 10, 2019 – On December 9, the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) selected Mozambique for development of a second compact.  U.S. Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne and MCC ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Location: Cabo Delgado Province Event: Due to threats of attack, kidnapping for ransom, and other forms of violent assault, the U.S. Embassy reiterates its strong caution to U.S. citizens considering travel to Cabo Delgado Province, specifically the districts of Mocimboa da Praia, Nangade, Palma, Macomia, Ibo, Ancuabe, and Quissanga.  The U.S. Embassy further refers you ... Read More»

Peace Corps swears-in 53 new Education Volunteers in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Peace Corps swears-in 53 new Education Volunteers in Mozambique November 20, 2019 – The U.S. Peace Corps swore in today 53 new Education Volunteers in a ceremony held at the BCI Bank in Maputo.  In attendance were U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dennis ... Read More»

U.S. Government Provides Additional $59.2 Million to Help Mozambicans Affected by Recent Cyclones, Floods, and Drought

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE October 31, 2019 ­Maputo – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), committed on October 10th an additional $59.2 million in assistance to Mozambique to support current and future programs for people affected by Cyclone Idai and Cyclone Kenneth. ... Read More»

Tender Announcement Digital Telephone Trunk Services

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of Digital Telephone Trunk Services for the U.S. Mission in Maputo. The Scope of Work may be obtained by interested parties through the email: MAPUTOGSOPROCUREMENT@state.gov Bids shall be submitted to the below address by 17:30 hours November 9, 2019. U.S. Embassy ... Read More»

Tender Announcement Radio Tower Lease

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of Radio Tower lease services for the U.S. Mission in Maputo. The Scope of Work may be obtained by interested parties through the email: MAPUTOGSOPROCUREMENT@state.gov Bids shall be submitted to the below address by 17:30 hours November 9, 2019. U.S. Embassy ... Read More»

Tender Announcement Portuguese Language Training Services

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of Portuguese language training services for the U.S. Mission staff in Maputo. The Scope of Work may be obtained by interested parties through the address: MAPUTOGSOPROCUREMENT@state.gov Bids shall be submitted to the below address by 17:30 hours on November 9, 2019. ... Read More»

Call for Project Abstracts and Full Proposals: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation – Small Grants Program

U.S. Mission Maputo is calling for project abstracts and full proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2020 Small Grants Program.  Project abstracts submitted via email at MaputoPDProposals@state.gov will be accepted until 17:30 on November 14, 2019.  For proposal abstracts that advance to Round 2, the deadline for the full proposals is 17:30 on ... Read More»

Call for Project Abstracts and Full Proposals: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation – Large Grants Program

U.S. Mission Maputo is calling for project abstracts and full proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2020 Small Grants Program.  Project abstracts submitted via email at MaputoPDProposals@state.gov will be accepted until 17:30 on November 14, 2019.  For proposal abstracts that advance to Round 2, the deadline for the finalized project abstract is 17:30 ... Read More»

Embassy Statement Following Observation of National Elections

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE October 18, 2019 – Maputo – The U.S. Embassy congratulates the people of Mozambique on their nation’s sixth multiparty national election.  Responding to the invitation extended by the Government of the Republic of Mozambique, and in coordination with other international election observation ... Read More»

Tender Announcement – Supply of Accomodation Services

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of  Accomodation Service. Scope of Work Accommodation requested with the following details: Potential Dates One of the four potential dates listed below: Option 1: 10/29 – 11/2 Option 2: 11/12 – 11/16 Option 3:  11/19-11/23 Note: some guests may check ... Read More»

U.S. Government Provides $20.5 Million to World Food Programme to Help Mozambicans Affected by Recent Cyclones, Floods, and Drought

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE October 3, 2019 – On September 19, the U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development Office of Food for Peace, provided $20.5 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) to address food insecurity in areas affected by Cyclone Idai ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Statement on $5 Billion Export-Import Bank Loan for LNG Project in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE September 27, 2019 – The United States of America applauds the unanimous vote Thursday by the board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) to authorize a $5 billion direct loan supporting a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project ... Read More»

Tender Announcement Portuguese Language Training Services

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of Portuguese language training services for the U.S. Mission staff in Maputo.   The Scope of Work may be obtained by interested parties through the address: MAPUTOGSOPROCUREMENT@state.gov. Bids shall be submitted to the below address by 17:30 hours on September 19, ... Read More»

Tender Announcement Accommodation Services

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of accommodation services of about 100 to 150 hotel rooms to the American Mission in Maputo. The Scope of Work may be obtained by interested parties through the link: MaputoGSOProcurement@state.gov Bids shall be submitted to the below address by 17:30 hours ... Read More»

Tender Announcement for Vehicles Acquisition

Tender Announcement Vehicles Acquisition The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of of vehicles, as per the specifications attached, for the U.S. Mission in Maputo. Vehicles Specification for 2019 (PDF 373 KB) RFQ-US Embassy Maputo PR8192683 VEHICLES (PDF 116 KB) Bids shall be submitted to the below address by 17:30 hours on September 6th, 2019. U.S. Embassy Maputo Attn: GSO Procurement Av. ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Statement on the Signing of the Peace and Reconciliation Accord

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy Statement on the Signing of the Peace and Reconciliation Accord August 6, 2019 – The signing of the peace and reconciliation accord between the Government of the Republic of Mozambique and Renamo just days following the signing of the permanent cease-fire, heralds for ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Statement on the Signing of the Definitive Ceasefire Agreement in Mozambique

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Aviso de Oportunidade de Financiamento (NOFO)

  A Embaixada dos Estados Unidos em Moçambique anuncia um Aviso de Oportunidade de Financiamento (NOFO) para conduzir uma análise da audiência e trabalhar com influenciadores locais para conceber iniciativas de comunicação estratégica direccionada no norte de Moçambique.  Sujeito à disponibilidade de fundos, a Embaixada pretende emitir um acordo de cooperação de até $500.000 para ... Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

The United States Embassy in Mozambique announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to conduct audience analysis and work with local influencers to design targeted strategic communications initiatives in northern Mozambique.  Subject to the availability of funds, the Embassy intends to issue one cooperative agreement of up to $500,000 for a program period of up ... Read More»

Tender Announcement Digital Telephone Trunk Services

Tender Announcement Digital Telephone Trunk Services The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of Digital Telephone Trunk Services for the U.S. Mission in Maputo. The Scope of Work may be obtained by interested parties by July 12 through the link: MAPUTOGSOPROCUREMENT@state.gov Bids shall be submitted to the below ... Read More»

Launch of American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Mozambique

U.S. Commercial Counselor Tamarind Murrietta shakes hands with American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Mozambique co-founder Levin Born at a June 19 event at the U.S. – Africa Business Summit in Maputo.  Holding the plaque is Guevera Yao, Ph.D., from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.  The event marked the formal accreditation of AmCham Mozambique by the ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo Releases 2018 International Religious Freedom Report

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MOZAMBIQUE – 2018 – INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM REPORT

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United States Government Partnership with PATH and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation scales new approaches to improve child health in Mozambique and bey

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOÇAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE United States Government Partnership with PATH and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation scales new approaches to improve child health in Mozambique and beyond Wednesday, June 26, 2019; Maputo, Mozambique: Representatives from the Mozambican Government, the United States Government through USAID, the World ... Read More»

Corporate Council on Africa’s U.S — Africa Business Summit 2019

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley shakes hands with His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique, at the Presidency yesterday in Maputo. Deputy Secretary Kelley led a delegation that included USAID Administrator Mark Green, U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for Africa Tibor Nagy, and several other senior U.S. ... Read More»

USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Remarks on Prosper Africa at the Corporate Council On Africa Conference

United States Agency for International Development Office of Press Relations For Immediate Release June 19, 2019 REMARKS USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Remarks on Prosper Africa at the Corporate Council On Africa Conference Joaquim Chissano International Conference Center Maputo, Mozambique ADMINISTRATOR GREEN: Thank you for that kind introduction, and thank you for your great leadership.  And ... Read More»

MOZAMBIQUE 2018 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT

MOZAMBIQUE 2018 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Mozambique is a multiparty parliamentary democracy with a freely elected republican form of government.  The most recent national elections for president, parliament, and provincial assemblies took place in 2014.  Voters elected as President Filipe Nyusi of the ruling Front for the Liberation of Mozambique (Frelimo).  Multiple national and ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Statement on the Peace Process in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy Statement on the Peace Process in Mozambique June 3, 2019 – The Embassy of the United States of America commends the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and Renamo President Ossufo Momade for their joint announcement committing ... Read More»

Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa

Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa June 3, 2019 Candice Appiakorang, Public Affairs Specialist in our Office of Public Affairs, recently caught up with Tamarind Murrietta, ITA’s Senior Commercial Officer at U.S. Embassy Maputo in Mozambique to discuss how her and the team help U.S. companies access the burgeoning commercial opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Keep reading ... Read More»

U.S Foreign Commercial Service Mozambique

The U.S Foreign Commercial Service (FCS), officially opened its offices in Mozambique in June 2015. FCS is a unit of the U.S Department of Commerce International Trade Administration with a primary goal to promote trade and investment and ensure fair trade and compliance. The agency officially advocates on behalf of U.S. investors, addresses trade barriers, ... Read More»

Statement on Ministry of Justice Decision on the Extradition of Manuel Chang

Manuel Chang is accused of carrying out a $2 billion (nearly R$28 billion) fraud and money laundering scheme that took advantage of the U.S. financial system and defrauded U.S. investors.  It is because of Chang’s alleged involvement in these financial crimes that the United States sought Mr. Chang’s arrest and extradition.  The U.S. Embassy in ... Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) – PEPFAR Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy is currently soliciting innovative and cost-effective projects/activities focused on the following areas from local, legally registered, community-based, non-governmental organizations. Each proposal should also include a one-page summary in English that includes a brief description of:  (1) name of the organization and project title, one program area (Orphans and Vulnerable Children or HIV Prevention for Priority Populations;) and ... Read More»

U.S. Government Delivers 45 Metric Tons of Relief Supplies to Cabo Delgado Province to Assist Victims of Cyclone Kenneth

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Delivers 45 Metric Tons of Relief Supplies to Cabo Delgado Province to Assist Victims of Cyclone Kenneth May 20, 2019 – Pemba – Over the last week, the U.S. Government has airlifted approximately 45 metric tons of relief supplies to ... Read More»

U.S. Government commits $110 Million in Development Assistance to Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Increases Development Assistance to Mozambique by $110 Million Friday, May 17, 2019 – Maputo – The U.S. and Mozambican governments signed today three development agreements totaling almost $110 million.  Mission Director for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Jennifer ... Read More»

U.S. Government-funded Relief Flights Begin Arriving in Pemba to Deliver Supplies to Mozambicans Impacted by Cyclone Kenneth

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government-funded Relief Flights Begin Arriving in Pemba to Deliver Supplies to Mozambicans Impacted by Cyclone Kenneth May 13, 2019 – Pemba – The first of several aircraft chartered by the U.S. Government arrived on Saturday at Pemba airport.  The aircraft contained ... Read More»

Strengthening Community and Health Facility Based HIV/AIDS Services in Zambezia – USG Celebrates Successes and Achievements

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Strengthening Community and Health Facility Based HIV/AIDS Services in Zambezia – USG Celebrates Successes and Achievements May 2, 2019 – Quelimane – The governments of Mozambique and the United States held a ceremony this week celebrating ten years of partnership leading to ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Statement on Cyclone Kenneth

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy Statement on Cyclone Kenneth May 2, 2019 – Maputo – The U.S. Embassy in Mozambique expresses its deepest condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives over the past week due to the destruction and flooding caused ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Pemba and Nampula

United States Embassy Mozambique Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Pemba and Nampula April 15, 2019 A Consular Officer from U.S. Embassy Mozambique will visit the cities of Pemba and Nampula on May 8 and 9 respectively to provide consular services.  U.S. citizens seeking consular services, or who simply would like to meet the Consular ... Read More»

Strengthening Health Institutions – U.S. Government Signs Financing Agreement with Tete Provincial Health Directorate

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Strengthening Health Institutions – U.S. Government Signs Financing Agreement with Tete Provincial Health Directorate April 18, 2019 – Tete – The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), signed yesterday a $650,000 direct financing agreement with the Tete ... Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunity – U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH)

DEPARTMENT OF STATE – U.S. EMBASSY MAPUTO NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY Funding Opportunity Number: SMZ-500-FY19-01 U.S. AMBASSADOR’S SPECIAL SELF-HELP FUND (SSH) COMPLETED PROPOSALS SHOULD BE SENT TO: Email: Maputopoleconssh@state.gov Fax: 21 49 0114      OR HAND-DELIVER TO: 193, Kenneth Kaunda Avenue   P.O. BOX 783 Maputo U.S. Embassy   FOR ASSISTANCE PLEASE CONTACT THE U.S ... Read More»

U.S. Government Delivers More than 700 Metric Tons of Humanitarian Assistance to Mozambicans Impacted by Cyclone Idai

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Delivers More than 700 Metric Tons of Humanitarian Assistance to Mozambicans Impacted by Cyclone Idai April 12, 2019 – Maputo – The amount of humanitarian supplies delivered to Mozambique by the U.S. Government has surpassed 700 metric tons.  This includes ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dennis Walter Hearne Presents Credentials to Mozambican President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dennis Walter Hearne Presents Credentials to Mozambican President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi April 3, 2019 – Maputo – U.S. Ambassador Dennis Walter Hearne presented his credentials to President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi today at the Presidency. During the ceremony, Ambassador ... Read More»

U.S. Government Delivers Substantial Relief Supplies and Personnel to Support the Response to Cyclone Idai

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Delivers Substantial Relief Supplies and Personnel to Support the Response to Cyclone Idai April 1, 2019 – Beira – In coordination with the Government of the Republic of Mozambique and international partners, the United States Government has to date delivered ... Read More»

MOZAMBIQUE 2018 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   Mozambique is a multiparty parliamentary democracy with a freely elected republican form of government.  The most recent national elections for president, parliament, and provincial assemblies took place in 2014.  Voters elected as president Filipe Nyusi of the ruling Front for the Liberation of Mozambique (Frelimo).  Multiple national and international observers considered voting ... Read More»

Travel Advisory: United States Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Mozambique — Level 1: Exercise increased caution       Exercise normal precautions in Mozambique. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Reconsider travel to: Some northern districts in Cabo Delgado Province due to violent extremism. Exercise increased caution in: Maputo due to crime. Read the Safety and Security section on the Country Information page . If you ... Read More»

United States Airlifts Supplies to Support the Humanitarian Response to Cyclone Idai

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE United States Airlifts Supplies to Support the Humanitarian Response to Cyclone Idai March 27, 2019 – Maputo – At the request of the U.S. Mission to Mozambique and in response to an international appeal for assistance from Mozambican President Nyusi, the United ... Read More»

Maternal and Child Mortality in Decline Since 1990 – United States – Mozambique Partnership is Saving Lives –

Embaixada dos E.U.A. Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Maternal and Child Mortality in Decline Since 1990 – United States – Mozambique Partnership is Saving Lives – March 1, 2019 – MAPUTO – The Governments of Mozambique and the United States yesterday marked the anniversary of a decade of partnership ... Read More»

Frequently Encountered Difficulties

I receive a ”data error” message when attempting to book a visa interview appointment This error does not refer to the date of the appointment. Instead, it tells the applicant that the information (data) entered does not match the information entered on the electronic application form. Usually, this error is triggered by differences in the ... Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Location: Road between Mocímboa da Praia and Palma, Cabo Delgado Province Event: Armed extremists attacked vehicles traveling along Highway 762 from Mocímboa da Praia to Palma. On February 21, one individual was killed and two injured when attackers shot into a vehicle using AK-47s. Actions to Take: Use caution when driving or walking in the ... Read More»

Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES2019), June 4-5, 2019

The United States and the Netherlands will co-host the ninth Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), June 4-5, 2019, in The Hague, Netherlands. GES is the preeminent annual gathering that convenes entrepreneurs, investors, and their supporters globally.  During the two-day program, established entrepreneurs can seek funding from investors and scale their business globally. Secretary Pompeo will lead the U.S. ... Read More»

Embassy Statement on the Permanent Appointment of Senior Military Leaders in the Armed Defense Forces of Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Embassy Statement on the Permanent Appointment of Senior Military Leaders in the Armed Defense Forces of Mozambique February 11, 2019 – MAPUTO – The Embassy of the United States of America applauds the action taken by the Minister of National Defense on ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires Hunt’s Remarks for Cutlass Express 2019 Senior Leaders Seminar

Rear Admiral Muatuca, Commander of the Navy Rear Admiral Lacore, Vice Commander US Sixth Fleet, Honorable senior members of the Mozambican Ministry of Defense, Distinguished participants in the Senior Leaders Seminar, Ladies and gentlemen, Good morning. Please accept my congratulations as we gather here today for the official conclusion of Exercise Cutlass Express 2019.  In ... Read More»

Launch of Exhibition in Tunduro Gardens Marking the 15th Anniversary of PEPFAR in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Launch of Exhibition in Tunduro Gardens Marking the 15th Anniversary of PEPFAR in Mozambique January 28, 2019 – MAPUTO – U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Bryan Hunt and Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr. Zacarias Zindoga launched today an exhibition on the U.S. ... Read More»

Tender Announcement Gardening Services

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of Gardening Services for the U.S. Mission in Maputo.The Scope of Work may be obtained by interested parties through the link below by 17:30 Hours on February 1, 2019: MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov Bids shall be submitted to the below address by 17:30 hours ... Read More»

Request an Expedited Appointment

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo is able to accommodate a limited number of requests for expedited appointments, subject to availability.  If you believe that your visa application warrants an expedited appointment due to circumstances beyond your control, send an email to ConsularMaputo@state.gov . The email should clearly outline the reason the expedited appointment request is being ... Read More»

Tender Announcement Legal Retainer

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of Legal Retainer Services for the U.S. Mission in Maputo. The Scope of Work may be obtained by interested parties through the link: MAPUTOSTATEGSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov Bids shall be submitted to the below address by 17:30 hours on January 23, 2019. U.S. ... Read More»

Boane Military Health Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE  Boane Military Health Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony December 20, 2018 – Boane — On December 18, the U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Bryan D. Hunt joined the Vice Minister of National Defense, Patrício José in opening the newly constructed Boane Military ... Read More»

Embassy Statement on the November 22 Partial Re-Run Election in Marromeu Municipality

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Embassy Statement on the November 22 Partial Re-Run Election in Marromeu Municipality December 4, 2018 – The Embassy of the United States of America takes very seriously issues raised by numerous independent election observers regarding the conduct of the November 22 partial re-run ... Read More»

The U.S. Government through the Feed the Future  Southern Africa Seed Trade Project Launches Grant to the APROSE

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Government through the Feed the Future  Southern Africa Seed Trade Project Launches Grant to the Association for the Promotion of the Seed Sector in Mozambique November 20, 2018 – The U.S. Government, through the Southern Africa Seed Trade Project, launched ... Read More»

Mozambique and the U.S. Launch Aflatoxin and Chronic Malnutrition Study in Nampula

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Mozambique and the U.S. Launch Aflatoxin and Chronic Malnutrition Study in Nampula October 24, 2018 – The Government of the United States, through its Agency for International Development, launched early this week a study to assess the relationship between aflatoxin exposure and ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Visits Niassa Province, Reaffirms Continued Commitment to Niassa National Reserve

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Ambassador Visits Niassa Province, Reaffirms Continued Commitment to Niassa National Reserve October 23, 2018 – From October 18 to 20, U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dean Pittman visited Niassa Province.  Following a meeting in Lichinga with the Governor, Francisca Domingos Tomás, the ... Read More»

Tender Announcement: Internet Services

Tender Announcement Internet Services The U.S. Embassy in Maputo hereby invites all interested parties to submit proposals for provision of Internet Services for the U.S. Mission in Maputo. The Scope of Work may be obtained by interested parties through the link:  https://www.fbo.gov/spg/State/AF/GSO/19MZ5019R0001 /packages.html Bids shall be submitted to the below address by 17:30 hours on November 19, ... Read More»

Official Launch of the Attorney General’s Office’s Legal Handbook: Manual for Investigation and Criminal Procedure on Wildlife Crimes

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Official Launch of the Attorney General’s Office’s Legal Handbook: Manual for Investigation and Criminal Procedure on Wildlife Crimes October 17, 2018 – The Attorney General and the United States Ambassador today launched the new Manual for Investigation and Criminal Procedure on Wildlife Crimes ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Statement on the October 10, 2018 Municipal Elections

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy Statement on the October 10, 2018 Municipal Elections October 15, 2018 –We congratulate the people of Mozambique for their participation in the October 10, 2018 municipal elections.  Based on the observations of our accredited election observers, the voting process appeared ... Read More»

Maternal Child Health Strengthened in More than 1,400 Health Facilities in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Maternal Child Health Strengthened in More than 1,400 Health Facilities in Mozambique October 11, 2018 – Today, at a ceremony taking place at the Ministry of Health’s Equipment Warehouse, Minister of Health Dr. Nazira Abdula accepted a donation of medical supplies and ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Quelimane and Nampula

United States Embassy Maputo, Mozambique Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Quelimane and Nampula October 9, 2018 On November 14, the Consul from the US Embassy in Maputo will be visiting Quelimane to provide consular services to US citizens in the central provinces, in an effort to mitigate the difficulty and expense of traveling to the ... Read More»

The Inauguration of the Northern Regional Pharmaceutical Warehouse: American People Congratulate Mozambican People

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE The Inauguration of the Northern Regional Pharmaceutical Warehouse: American People Congratulate Mozambican People September 17, 2018 – NAMPULA CITY – President Filipe Nyusi and U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique H. Dean Pittman inaugurated yesterday the newly constructed Northern Regional Pharmaceutical Warehouse.  The Northern ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador and President of Mozambique Inaugurate New Archaeological Research Center

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Ambassador and President of Mozambique Inaugurate New Archaeological Research Center September 18, 2018 – ILHA DE MOÇAMBIQUE – Ambassador Dean Pittman yesterday joined his excellency President Filipe Nyusi, the Rector of Eduardo Mondalane University Dr. Orlando Quilambo, and the people of ... Read More»

Ambassador’s Remarks at FACIM Mozambique International Trade Show

Representatives from the Government of the Republic of Mozambique; Representatives from the private sector; Ladies and gentlemen, Good morning. I am pleased to have the opportunity to participate in this year’s FACIM Mozambique International Trade Show.  Like FACIM, the U.S. Mission seeks to promote trade, stimulate production and consumption, further integrate Mozambique into the world ... Read More»

Ambassador’s Remarks PEPFAR Small Grants Award Ceremony

Good morning everyone and welcome to the U.S. Embassy’s PEPFAR community grants award ceremony.  I would like to offer a special welcome to our implementing partners who have travelled here from outside of Maputo.  Thank you all for taking the time to be here today. The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, also known as ... Read More»

PEPFAR Small Grants Awards

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE PEPFAR Small Grants Awards September 4, 2018 – During an award ceremony on August 30, Ambassador Pittman recognized recipients of PEPFAR community grants for the implementation of community-based projects by Mozambican organizations to contribute to the control of the HIV / AIDS ... Read More»

USTDA Awarded Funding for Solar and Storage project in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE USTDA Awarded Funding for Solar and Storage project in Mozambique August 28, 2018 – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant today to Mozambican company WHN Solar, S.A. for a feasibility study to assess the viability of a solar ... Read More»

Notice Regarding Scam Using US Embassy Name

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Notice Regarding Scam Using US Embassy Name August 8, 2018 – The U.S. Embassy Mozambique is aware of an ongoing tender scam using our name to fraudulently request sample items or money.  If your business receives a tender from a “Mr. Kerry ... Read More»

Congratulations on Announcement of Agreement on Military Issues

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Congratulations on Announcement of Agreement on Military Issues August 7, 2018 – The United States Government congratulates the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and the Coordinator of the Renamo Political Commission, Ossufo Momade, on the signing of a ... Read More»

United States Reaffirms Commitment to Support Full Implementation of Peace Agreement

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE United States Reaffirms Commitment to Support Full Implementation of Peace Agreement July 20, 2018 – The United States Government welcomes the July 19 approval by the Assembly of the Republic of Mozambique of the electoral law reforms on decentralization and is anxious ... Read More»

Congratulations on Announcement of Consensus on Military Issues

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Congratulations on Announcement of Consensus on Military Issues July 12, 2018 – The United States Government congratulates the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and the Coordinator of the Renamo Political Commission, Ossufo Momade, on the announcement of a ... Read More»

Embassy Statement on Falsehoods regarding the Operating Status of the U.S. Mission to Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Embassy Statement on Falsehoods regarding the Operating Status of the U.S. Mission to Mozambique July 2, 2018 – Irresponsible parties are circulating falsehoods on social media regarding the operating status of the U.S. Mission to Mozambique. The rumor that the United States ... Read More»

Mozambique National Day

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC June 25, 2018   On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations on the 43rd anniversary of Mozambique’s independence. As Mozambique endeavors to realize a long-desired peace agreement and promote economic growth and good governance, the United States stands ready ... Read More»

In the Fight against Malnutrition: United States celebrates its Collaboration and Achievements with Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE In the Fight against Malnutrition: Government of the United States celebrates its Collaboration and Achievements with  Government of Mozambique June 20, 2018 – The Government of the United States through its Agency for International Development (USAID) is celebrating its collaboration and achievements ... Read More»

Call for Proposals on Social Marginalization

Call for Proposals on Social Marginalization       I.            Summary The Public Affairs Office of U.S. Embassy Maputo is calling for public diplomacy proposals addressing the following problem:  Many young men and women living in the districts of Palma, Nangade, Mocímboa da Praia, and Macomia view themselves as socially marginalized.    II.            Submission Proposals must be ... Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique (June 8, 2018)

Location: District Headquarters of Palma, Cabo Delgado Province Event: In light of information pointing to the likelihood of imminent attacks on government and commercial centers in the district headquarters of Palma, Cabo Delgado Province in the coming days, we strongly advise American citizens in the district headquarters of Palma to consider departing the area immediately.  ... Read More»

Funding under U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program

The Embassy of the United States of America welcomes the submission of proposals for funding under the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH – PDF 310 KB) . The SSH assists Mozambican community organizations and groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects that benefit entire communities. AWARD INFORMATION Length of performance period: 06 to 12 months; Number of awards anticipated: Five awards (dependent on amounts); Award amounts: awards ... Read More»

Congratulations on Parliamentary Approval of Constitutional Amendments on Decentralization

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Congratulations on Parliamentary Approval of Constitutional Amendments on Decentralization May 25, 2018 – The United States Government congratulates the Assembly of the Republic of Mozambique, members of the parliamentary party caucuses, and the parties themselves, for approving the constitutional amendments on decentralization.  ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks: On the Occasion of Ramadan

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 15, 2018 On behalf of the United States Department of State, I offer best wishes to Muslims around the world for a peaceful and blessed Ramadan. For those observing this month, it is a time of reverence, generosity, and spiritual introspection. Ramadan is also a ... Read More»

U.S. Supports Increased Trade with Mozambique through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE The United States Supports Increased Trade with Mozambique through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) May 14, 2018 – The Ministry of Industry and Commerce launched today Mozambique’s AGOA Utilization Strategy.  Designed to increase trade and economic growth throughout Africa, the ... Read More»

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique (May 04, 2018) Location: Mozambique Event: As has been widely reported, Renamo Leader Afonso Dhlakama passed away yesterday morning.  The U.S. Embassy in Maputo advises U.S. citizens to take this opportunity to review their personal security procedures. Actions to Take: Review your personal security plans Keep a low ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Statement on the Passing of Renamo Leader Afonso Dhlakama

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE   PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy Statement on the Passing of Renamo Leader Afonso Dhlakama May 4, 2018– The United States joins with all Mozambicans in mourning the passing of Afonso Dhlakama.  We offer our deepest condolences to the family, loved ones, and political followers ... Read More»

Op-ed by U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman for World Press Freedom Day

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Op-ed by U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman for World Press Freedom Day May 3, 2018 In the dark days of September 1962 in my home state of Mississippi, after the U.S. Federal Government was forced to send in the army to enroll the ... Read More»

U.S. Government supports rehabilitation of pediatric health services in Maputo City

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government supports rehabilitation of pediatric health services in Maputo City April 30, 2018 – MAPUTO.  U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique Dean Pittman participated in a ceremony to officially deliver to city health authorities a set of pediatric rehabilitation projects developed in eight ... Read More»

Making TV News in Mozambique Accessible for Everyone

How a deaf man founded the station TV Surdo to include sign language in all programming   In Mozambique, traditional TV channels don’t present information in an accessible format for the deaf. For deaf citizens like Sousa Camanguira, not only does this make them feel excluded and marginalized, but it also jeopardizes their ability to access ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman remarks for the World Malaria Day Celebrations

Ambassador Pittman’s participation at the World Malaria Day Celebrations Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Campus da Lhanguene – Universidade Pedagógica (UP), Maputo City 8:30 – 11:00 Honorable Minister of Health, Dra. Nazira Abdula, Honorable Representative of Maputo City, Respected Representatives from Donor Partners and Implementing Partners Organizations, Respected Representatives from Exxon-Mobil Dear Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen: ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman remarks for Earth Networks PPP Agreement Signing with INAM

Ceremony and Remarks for Earth Networks PPP Agreement Signing with National Meteorology Institute (INAM) Monday, April 16, 2018; 16:00-18:00 pm Polana Serena Hotel Delagoa Lounge Your Excellency, Ms. Manuela Ribeiro, Vice-Minister of Transportation and Communication Aderito Aramuge, Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia de Moçambique (INAM) Mr. Ari Davidov, Director for international Development at Earth Networks Honorable ... Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunity – PEPFAR Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy is currently soliciting innovative and cost-effective projects/activities (PDF 218 KB) focused on the following areas from local, legally registered, community-based, non-governmental organizations. Each proposal should also include a one-page summary that includes a brief description of:  (1) name of the organization and project title, program area (Orphans and Vulnerable Children;  HIV Prevention for Priority Populations; and Adult Care and Support) ... Read More»

Embassy Statement on Attack Against Mozambican Journalist Ericino de Salema

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Embassy Statement on Attack Against Mozambican Journalist Ericino de Salema March 28, 2018 – The Embassy of the United States of America strongly condemns the March 27 attack on Mozambican journalist and political commentator Ericino de Salema and wishes him a speedy ... Read More»

Dra. Jennifer Adams USAID Mission Director to Mozambique Op.Ed on World TB Day, March 24, 2018

Did you know that tuberculosis is a lung disease that infected over 10 million people in the world last year?  We hear every day about malaria.  We hear every day about HIV.  Rightfully so.  But did you know that tuberculosis, or ‘TB’, was the ninth leading cause of death in the world killing nearly 1.7 ... Read More»

Embassy Statement on Second Round of the Mayoral By-Election in Nampula

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Embassy Statement on Second Round of the Mayoral By-Election in Nampula March 19, 2018 –We congratulate the people of the city of Nampula and the National Elections Commission for their participation in the second round of voting in the mayoral by-election on ... Read More»

Embassy Statement on Weather-Related Deaths

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Embassy Statement on Weather-Related Deaths February 20, 2018 – The U.S. Embassy in Mozambique extends its deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives during the catastrophic weather events over the past few days in Maputo and throughout the ... Read More»

Embassy Statement on Shooting in Parkland, Florida

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE   PRESS RELEASE Embassy Statement on Shooting in Parkland, Florida February 16, 2018 – As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018, President Trump has ordered ... Read More»

$ 500 million to Combat HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

The Global Fund and the Mozambican Government have signed a new financing agreement to combat HIV / AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by the year 2020. During the launch ceremony, held on February 8, 2018, in Maputo, Dean Pittman, the United States Ambassador to in Mozambique stressed: “These funds are an important complement to the bilateral ... Read More»

Congratulations on Announcement of Agreement on Decentralization

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Congratulations on Announcement of Agreement on Decentralization February 8, 2018 – The United States Government congratulates the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and the leader of Renamo, Afonso Dhlakama, on the announcement of an agreement on the decentralization ... Read More»

Embassy Statement on Mayoral By-Election in Nampula

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Embassy Statement on Mayoral By-Election in Nampula February 2, 2018 –We congratulate the people of Nampula city for their participation in the January 24, 2018, mayoral by-election.  Based on the observations of our accredited election observation team members, this election appeared to ... Read More»

President Donald J. Trump’s First State of the Union

President Trump delivered a strong message to his country and the world in his State of the Union address on January 30, saying that as Americans regain strength and confidence at home, “we are also restoring our strength and standing abroad.” From fair trade to fighting ISIS to preventing North Korea and Iran from becoming ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens: Improvements to Safety and Security Information

Improvements to Safety and Security Information – January 4, 2018 On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will ... Read More»

2018 U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Small Grants Competition

U.S. Embassy Maputo is accepting applications for the 2018 U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Small Grants Competition.  AFCP supports the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects, and forms of traditional cultural expression in more than 100 developing countries around the world, including Mozambique. The Small Grants Competition considers projects from $10,000 up to ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman meets young journalist Aunicio da Silva

8 December 2017 – Ambassador Pittman held a meeting , in his office, with a young journalist Aunicio da Silva, our newly returned 2017 Mandela Washington Alumnus for Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Aunicio is a journalist and media entrepreneur and founder and editor of the Ikweli newspaper based in the city of Nampula, Mozambique. Read More»

Sangariveira Secondary School: A Dreams-friendly school

Sangariveira Secondary School (SSS) was established in 2012 in Quelimane, Zambézia Province. Currently, the school has 4,980 students, 2,610 male and 2,370 female, who are divided into 42 groups, with morning, afternoon and night student rotations. Located in the outskirts of Quelimane, SSS has a gloomy past. The school had a lot of evils, in ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation on World AIDS Day, 2017

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2017 WORLD AIDS DAY, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The first documented cases of the human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) 36 years ... Read More»

Swearing-In Ceremony for 54 Peace Corps Volunteers in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Swearing-In Ceremony for 54 Peace Corps Volunteers in Mozambique November 30, 2017 – The U.S. Peace Corps announces the swearing-in ceremony of a diverse group of 54 Volunteers that will serve for two years in the Education sector throughout Mozambique. The ceremony ... Read More»

Secretary Tillerson Meets With African Foreign Ministers

Secretary Tillerson Meets With African Foreign Ministers Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 22, 2017   Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with delegations from 37 countries and the African Union Commission, in addition to representatives from the U.S. and African private sectors and civil society on November 17 to address our ... Read More»

2018 Pan Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP)

2018 Pan Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Mozambique welcomes applications for the 2018 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) . PAYLP is designed to provide secondary school youth (ages 15-18) and adult educators the opportunity to explore themes such as entrepreneurship, civic education, youth leadership, economic development, and respect for diversity. Read More»

Ambassador Pittman’s Participation in the Conference on Doing Business in Mozambique

Boa Tarde Your Excellence President Nyusi, Your Excellence Minister Tonela, Dear colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here today, and an honor to speak about such an important topic.  I applaud the leadership of Minister Tonela to host such a conference, and of President Nyusi to signal his commitment to improving ... Read More»

2018 Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Scholars – other institute themes

The Institute on American Politics and Political Thought will provide a multinational group of 18 experienced foreign university faculty and practitioners insight into how intellectual and political movements have influenced modern American political institutions and a deeper understanding of major currents in U.S. political thought from the colonial period to the present.  Drawing upon the ... Read More»

U.S. Government helps improve HIV services for children in Cabo Delgado

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government helps improve HIV services for children in Cabo Delgado October 18, 2017 – PEMBA.  The Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States Embassy in Mozambique, Bryan Hunt, participated in a ceremony on Tuesday to officially deliver to the Pemba Provincial ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Announcing the Lisbon Federal Benefits Unit

United States Embassy Maputo, Mozambique Message for U.S. Citizens: Announcing the Lisbon Federal Benefits Unit The Social Security Administration (SSA) has consolidated its overseas operations into several regional offices which provide the full range of SSA services for U.S. citizens residing outside of the United States, and the SSA Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) located in ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Mocimboa da Praia – Cabo Delgado

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo is aware of recent armed attacks on Mozambican government facilities in Mocimboa da Praia, Cabo Delgado and the ongoing law enforcement effort to restore order.  In light of continuing uncertainty, we are cautioning U.S. citizens to avoid Mocimboa da Praia and the surrounding area.  American citizens already in Mocimboa da ... Read More»

Death of Mahamudo Amurane, Mayor of Nampula City

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Death of Mahamudo Amurane, Mayor of Nampula City October 5, 2017 – In light of the events of October 4, 2017, that led to the tragic death of The Honorable Mahamudo Amurane, Mayor of the City of Nampula, the Embassy of the ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada

Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGEDY IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Our Nation is heartbroken.  We mourn with all whose loved ones were murdered and injured ... Read More»

Consular Fees

The appropriate fee, please see our chart below. Payment in person may be made in dollars or Euros, with cash or credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express). For important information regarding changes to fees for U.S. consular services, please click on this link: https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/information/fees.html Adult Passport Renewal (including mail-in passport)/Second Passport $110.00 Minor Passports (under ... Read More»

 PEPFAR Small Grants signing ceremony involving 30 organizations

The Ambassador Pittman on Thursday, 21 September 2017, approved 30 community-based projects belonging to Mozambican organizations that contribute to the control of the HIV / AIDS epidemic in the priority districts of Mozambique. Funded by PEPFAR (The U.S.President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ), the program disbursed about US $ 809,000 to support important actions in ... Read More»

U.S. and Mozambican governments accelerate response to HIV in Zambezia province

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. and Mozambican governments accelerate response to HIV in Zambezia province September, 13, 2017 – Mozambique and the United States of America today officially launched the “Zambezia HIV Response Acceleration Plan,” which will include an investment of US$ 15 million to strengthen the province’s ... Read More»

US renews partnership with Mozambique against HIV epidemic

  Ministry of Health Avenida Eduardo Mondlane, 1008 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE US renews partnership with Mozambique against HIV epidemic September 12, 2017 – The governments of the United States of America and Mozambique today renewed their partnership in the fight against AIDS by ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy donates Boarding Team Equipment to Mozambican Navy

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy donates Boarding Team Equipment to Mozambican Navy August 24, 2017 – The U.S. Embassy’s Office of Security Cooperation (OSC) donated $40,000 of boarding team equipment to the Mozambican Navy at the Mozambican Naval Headquarters this past Tuesday. Seeking to strengthen ... Read More»

Foreign Service Officer Test

Interested in becoming a Foreign Service Officer? Register for the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT)   REGISTER & SELECT A SEAT FOR TESTING U.S. Citizens who are interested in taking the Foreign Service Officer Test should visit www.pearsonvue.com/fsot to get information on the exam, register for the test and select a seat. The website also has ... Read More»

Secretary Tillerson’s Remarks on the 2016 International Religious Freedom Annual Report

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Morning, all. We are releasing today the  2016 International Religious Freedom Report.  This report is a requirement pursuant to the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 – legislation that upholds religious freedom as a core American value under the Constitution’s First Amendment, as well as a universal human right. This law calls for the government to, quote, “[Stand] for ... Read More»

The U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman welcomes Dr. Jennifer Adams as Mission Director to USAID Mozambique

Embassy of the United States of America Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 PO Box 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman welcomes Dr. Jennifer Adams as Mission Director to USAID Mozambique August 14, 2017 – Dr. Jennifer Adams was sworn-in Thursday, August 10, 2017 as the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Mission ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy, Mozambican SENAMI, and IOM launch workshop on enhanced border security

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy, Mozambican National Immigration Service, and International Organization for Migration launch workshop on enhanced border security August 10, 2017 — U.S. Embassy Maputo yesterday joined the Deputy Director General of the Mozambican National Immigration Service (SENAMI) and the International Organization for ... Read More»

On the Latest DPRK Provocation

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC July 28, 2017 The United States strongly condemns North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the second this month, in blatant violation of multiple United Nations Security Council resolutions that reflect the will of the international community. All nations should take a strong public ... Read More»

Let’s All Count Mozambique!

Embaixada dos E.U.A. Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOÇAMBIQUE   PRESS RELEASE Let’s All Count Mozambique! August 8, 2017 – The United States Government proudly supports the National Institute of Statistics (INE) in Mozambique in the preparation and implementation of the IV Population Census 2017. Through USAID we work in partnership with ... Read More»

Congratulations to President Nyusi and Renamo Leader Dhlakama

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE   PRESS RELEASE Congratulations to President Nyusi and Renamo Leader Dhlakama August 7, 2017 – The United States Government offers its sincere congratulations to the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and the leader of Renamo, Afonso Dhlakama, on the occasion ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Active Shooter Situation Resolved

Earlier today an active shooter on Kenneth Kaunda Avenue fired shots not far from the U.S. Embassy. The situation has been resolved and it is now safe to resume travel along Kenneth Kaunda Avenue. For further information: See the State Department’s travel website  for the Worldwide Caution , Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Mozambique Country Specific Information . Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  ( STEP ) to receive ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Active Shooter

An active shooter on Kenneth Kaunda Avenue has fired shots not far from the U.S. Embassy. Residents in the area are encouraged to stay indoors until an all clear message has been issued. For further information: See the State Department’s travel website  for the Worldwide Caution , Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Mozambique Country Specific Information . Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive security messages and ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Robberies of Passengers from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Airport

The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to exercise caution when arranging ground transportation from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg to hotels, guest houses, and residences. Numerous U.S. citizens and other travelers have been robbed at gun point while traveling from OR Tambo International Airport to their place of lodging in what are known as ... Read More»

U.S. Naval War College professors offer seminar at Institute for Superior Defense Studies

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE U.S. Naval War College professors offer seminar at Institute for Superior Defense Studies July 19, 2017 – In coordination with Mozambique’s Institute for Superior Defense Studies (ISEDEF), two professors from the U.S. Naval War College offered a strategy development workshop from July ... Read More»

Mozambique-USA Alumni Association (MUSAA) Conference – “Alumni and the Spirit of Leadership”

Ambassador Pittman’s Remarks at Mozambique-USA Alumni Association (MUSAA) Conference “Alumni and the Spirit of Leadership” Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Maputo Esteemed MUSAA Board of Directors Members of the General Assembly Council Representatives And Assembled Alumni It is my pleasure to join you for this first formal meeting of MUSAA – a milestone that has been ... Read More»

Call for Proposals on Governance

      I.            Summary The Public Affairs Office of U.S. Embassy Maputo is calling for public diplomacy proposals, due on August 21, 2017, addressing the following problem:  Suggestions and complaints left in the boxes at Mozambican government public service offices are largely underutilized.    II.            Submission Proposals must be submitted via email by 17h30 on August ... Read More»

Farmers in Chimoio Gain Access to new Resources for Agriculture

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Farmers in Chimoio Gain Access to new Resources for Agriculture July 14, 2017 – farmers and agribusinesses throughout the district of Chimoio are celebrating the opening of the new “Farmer House,” a store that supplies a variety of products related to agriculture.  ... Read More»

Call for Proposals on Financial Literacy for Women’s Entrepreneurship

    I.            Summary The Public Affairs Office of U.S. Embassy Maputo is calling for public diplomacy proposals, due on August 16, 2017, addressing the following problem:  Self-employed women in and around the cities of Beira and Chimoio who earn between MZN 6,000 and MZN 30,000 per month lack the financial literacy skills required to ... Read More»

U.S., Mozambique and IOM Partner to Strengthen Border Management in Southern Mozambique

PRESS RELEASE The United States of America, Mozambican National Immigration Service, and International Organization for Migration Partner to Strengthen Border Management in Southern Mozambique July 7, 2017 – The U.S. Embassy joined the Director of the Mozambican National Immigration Service (SENAMI) and the head of the Maputo office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) ... Read More»

Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission Bryan Hunt at Opening of Third Cohort of YALI RLC in Maputo

Dr. Pedro Búfalo Dr. Esselina Macome Sr. Sipuka Olwethu Sra. Tania Tome YALI Regional Leadership Center participants Senhoras e Senhores, Good morning everyone, and thank you for joining us at this important event. On behalf of the U.S. Government I would like to welcome you to the first day of your YALI training at the ... Read More»

27 new journalists graduate from the MídiaLab program

MAPUTO, Mozambique, 22 June 2017 – This morning, the Media Strengthening Program (MSP) graduated 27 new journalists from the ten-month MídiaLab vocational training program for emerging media professionals. At the graduation event at IREX, U.S. Ambassador Dean Pittman spoke to the new journalists and handed over their certificates of completion. “I have been impressed by ... Read More»

Statement by Ambassador Nikki R. Haley on World Refugee Day

UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS Statement by Ambassador Nikki R. Haley on World Refugee Day Statement by Ambassador Nikki R. Haley on World Refugee Day Share June 20, 2017 “As a wife and mother, it is hard to imagine the kind of terror that leads to families leaving their homes for the unknown. The Syrian refugee parents we met on our trip to Jordan ... Read More»

USAID Counselor Thomas Staal’s Meeting With President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi Of Mozambique

For Immediate Release Tuesday, June 13, 2017 U.S. Agency for International Development Counselor Thomas Staal met with President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi of Mozambique today to discuss a range of issues, including progress in public health, agriculture, education, combating wildlife trafficking, and improving the business environment in Mozambique. They also discussed the ongoing implementation of the ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman visits U.S.-funded projects in Sofala

The United States Ambassador, Dean Pittman visited, from 16th to 18th of May 2017 in Sofala Province, different sites that are receiving support from the U.S. Government through its Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as ... Read More»

U.S. Government delivers Medical-Military Clinical Analysis Laboratory at Matacuane, Beira

The U.S. Embassy in Mozambique, through the Defense Attaché’s Office, carried out, on May 17, 2017, the delivery of the rehabilitated Clinical Analysis Laboratory at the Matacuane Military-Medical Post in the City of Beira. The rehabilitation work is valued at US $ 130,000 funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). In ... Read More»

For all visitors to the U.S. Embassy

Please note that the U.S. State Department has updated security procedures for embassies and other USG facilities around the world. Per new procedures, the U.S Embassy in Maputo (including the AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER AND JAT BUILDING) will no longer allow laptops into our facilities and visitors will not be able to store laptops with our ... Read More»

Launch of the new the Feed the Future Mozambique RAMA – Nacala Corridor

The United States Government (USG) launched on May 9th, in Nampula, the new Feed the Future Mozambique Resilient Agricultural Markets Activity (RAMA) – Nacala Corridor funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The USG, in partnership with the Government of Mozambique, local partners and the private sector has invested heavily in the ... Read More»

Expansion of the Viable Sweet Potato for Africa (VISTA) activity

The United States Government (USG), the Agricultural Research Institute of Mozambique (IIAM) and the International Institute Potato Center (CIP) announced on May 8th, in Nampula, the expansion of the Viable Sweet Potato for Africa (VISTA) activity. Financially this project investment will pass from $2.25 million to $12.25 million. The United States Government through its Agency ... Read More»

Inauguration of IITA’s new facilities in the celebration of its 50th year anniversary.

The United States Government (USG), the Agricultural Research Institute of Mozambique (IIAM) and the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) inaugurated, on May 8th, the new research facilities of IITA in the city of Nampula, partially funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). With USG support IITA has upgraded and equipped its ... Read More»

U.S. invests more than $40 million for projects in Nampula

The Ambassador of the United States of America to Mozambique, Mr. Dean Pittman, visited Nampula Province from 8th to 9th of May 2017. The U.S. Ambassador launched $38 million in new agricultural investments from the U.S. Government in support of Mozambican farmers and agribusinesses. These programs are targeted specifically to help smallholder farmers in Nampula ... Read More»

U.S. Supports Mozambique in Ending Malaria for Good

U.S. GOVERNMENT RELEASES MALARIA REPORT, SHOWCASING PROGRESS, OUTLINING CHALLENGES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2017 (Maputo, Mozambique, April 25) –  The United States’ President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), today released its eleventh annual report documenting progress across its ... Read More»

Ambassador’s speech at Comité de Coordenação Sectorial (CCS) do Ministério da Saúde

Speech from CCS Meeting   Your Excellency Dra. Nazira Abdula, Minister of Health, Your Excellency Dr. Mouzinho Saide, Vice – Minister of Health, Honorable representatives of the Embassies and United Nations organizations supporting the health sector here today, Senhoras e Senhores, Good morning everyone, and thank you for joining us for this important event. A ... Read More»

Mozambican students, filmmakers exchange experiences with American Directors

Two American female filmmakers recently spent a week in Mozambique working with filmmakers and students to instruct on filmmaking and using art for social change, as well as to spur discussion of entrepreneurship and what it can contribute to Mozambique. Cynthia Wade brought her film “Generation Startup” to Maputo.  The film tells the story of ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman launches PASSOS to Provide HIV Services, Prevention to Those Most at Risk

On April 6, Ambassador Pittman joined with representatives of the Government of Mozambique at the Port of Maputo Health Center to launch the PEPFAR-funded project, Integrated HIV Prevention and Health Services for Key and Priority Populations, known as PASSOS.  PASSOS is a five-year project that aims to provide integrated, comprehensive, and friendly HIV/AIDS prevention, care, ... Read More»

Ambassador Dean Pittman’s Op-Ed for World TB Day, March 24

World TB Day, March 24 More than a century ago, in 1882, German doctor Robert Koch announced the discovery of the TB bacillus, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB).  At the time, TB killed one in seven people worldwide.  Koch became known as the Father of Bacteriology, and his discovery made possible the development of ... Read More»

PEPFAR Community Partners Orientation Workshop

The PEPFAR Small Grants Program held a Community Partners Orientation Workshop between 14-16 March 2017 sponsored by the US Embassy through the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR ). The workshop marked the beginning of the implementation of activities by 17 community-based organizations that received funding last February  to implement community-based projects to ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman Meets the Amazing TB Rats of APOPO

To observe World Tuberculosis Day, Ambassador Dean Pittman and English Club facilitators from the Martin Luther King Jr. American Cultural Center visited the APOPO offices, met some of the four-legged partners in detecting TB, and saw a demonstration of how the rats do their work. APOPO has trained giant pouched rats, which are indigenous to ... Read More»

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month

We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and around the world. America honors the celebrated women pioneers and leaders in our history, as well as those unsung women heroes of our ... Read More»

President Trump’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress

President Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress on February 28. THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — and citizens of America: Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our nation’s path towards civil rights and the work that still remains ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Mozambique official disaster declaration

The Embassy of the United States has made an official disaster declaration in response to the recent cyclone in Mozambique. The disaster declaration, established last week, is the first step which enables USAID’s  Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance to provide monetary and humanitarian assistance in response to a disaster. Since March of 2016, in ... Read More»

PEPFAR Small Grants signing ceremony involving 17 organizations

The U.S. Embassy hosted a signing ceremony for the PEPFAR Small Grants program on February 8, 2017, at American Cultural Center.  The ceremony was the starting point for these 17 community based organizations to implement projects that will support the work of PEPFAR to end the AIDS epidemic in Mozambique.  PEPFAR, formally known as the ... Read More»

Secretary Tillerson’s Welcome Remarks to State Department Employees

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Well, good morning, all. We apologize for being late. It seemed that this year’s prayer breakfast, people felt the need to pray a little longer. (Laughter.) But I certainly welcomed them all, so – thank you for such a warm reception. And it’s a pleasure to be here, obviously. I’ve been anxious to ... Read More»

President Trump’s inaugural address

President Trump delivered this inaugural address on January 20, 2017. THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Pittman at Opening of YALI Regional Leadership Center in Maputo

Remarks at Opening of YALI Regional Leadership Center in Maputo Maputo, Eduardo Mondlane University Monday, October 31, 2016   Dr. Quilambo Dr. Macome Professor Moche Dr. Mokate Ms. Machanguana YALI Regional Leadership Center participants, good morning. On behalf of the U.S. government I would like to welcome you to the opening of the Maputo satellite ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman at Opening of YALI Regional Leadership Center in Maputo

In July 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama announced the creation of four Regional Leadership Centers (RLCs), located in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal.  The Maputo Center, which opened in October, is a branch of the South Africa Center, focusing on Lusophone participants. These centers are part of the broader program under YALI to empower ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman’s Meeting with CTA’s Board of Directors

  The U.S. Ambssador in Mozambique, Dean Pittman had on October 25, 2016 a courtesy meeting with the Board of Directors of the Confederação das Associações Económicas de Moçambique (CTA) and visited their office. The United States Ambassador to Mozambique Dean Pittman’s visit to CTA facilities was a courtesy visit within the framework of the ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman visits Marketplace for Nutritious Foods grantee

During his first visit to Manica province in August, Ambassador Dean Pittman visited one of the Marketplace for Nutritious Foods grantees, VEGMAN. The purpose of the visit was to reiterate USG support for small and medium enterprise growth, production of nutritious foods, and bio-fortification. The Marketplace project supported VEGMAN with technical assistance and a grant to ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman’s visit to “Primeiro de Maio” Health Center in Chimoio

The U.S Ambassador in Mozambique, Dean Pittman, on August 18, 2016, visited the PEPFAR/USAID-supported “Primeiro de Maio” Health Center in Chimoio, Manica Province. The facility links directly with community efforts to better streamline HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care services.  During the visit, Pittman reaffirmed the U.S Government commitment to save lives by supporting the National HIV/AIDS Program. ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman visits American Corner and Radio Gesom in Chimoio

Ambassador Dean Pittman visited the American Corner at the Catholic University during his trip to Manica province in August, 2016. The American Corner serves students and community members in Chimoio who seek information on the U.S. and English Language materials. The American Corner is also used for U.S. Embassy-sponsored programs. During the visit Ambassador Pittman ... Read More»

U.S. Inaugurates Partnering for Innovation Export Trading Group Hub in Chimoio

Ambassador Dean Pittman participated on August 17, 2016, in the inauguration of one of 23 hubs being built by Export Trading Group (ETG) for storage and supply of seeds in the provinces of Tete, Nampula, Manica, and Zambézia under USAID’s Partnering for Innovation (P4I) program. Ambassador Pittman saw one of USAID public-private partnerships first hand ... Read More»

Remarks by President Obama at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum

September 21, 2016 Plaza Hotel New York, New York As President, I’ve worked to transform our relationship with Africa so that we’re working together, as equal partners.  I’m proud to be the first American President to visit sub-Saharan Africa four times; the first to visit Ethiopia and speak before the African Union; the first to ... Read More»

Check out Our New Site!

  Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Seven Sections are: Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions. ... Read More»

Mozambican sweet potato expert win World Food Prize

Maria Andrade’s OFSP breeding research began in 1997 in drought-prone areas of Sub-Saharan Africa with intensive adaptive trials that led to the release of nine drought-tolerant varieties distributed to farmers in Mozambique in 2001. Her “value-chain” approach incorporated both socio-market and agro-processing strategies to ensure a sustainable program for the long term to address food ... Read More»

2015 Human Rights Report (Mozambique)

Mozambique is a multiparty parliamentary democracy with a freely elected republican form of government. The most recent national elections for president, parliament, and provincial assemblies took place in October 2014. Voters elected Filipe Jacinto Nyusi of the ruling Front for the Liberation of Mozambique (Frelimo) party as president. Several national and international observers, including the ... Read More»

IUCN World Conservation Congress

The #IUCNcongress will meet from September 1-10 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to address the most pressing challenges we face as our planet struggles to meet human needs. Held every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress gathers thousands of people who work on conservation issues from around the world and provides a forum for them to work ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation – Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation As a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers perpetrated on Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation – Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Dallas, Texas

By the President of the United States of America  A Proclamation As a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers perpetrated on Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Dallas, Texas, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of ... Read More»

Remarks by the President at Global Entrepreneurship Summit and Conversation with Mark Zuckerberg and Entrepreneurs

Stanford University Stanford, California  […] The world has shrunk.  It is interconnected.  All of you represent that interconnection.  Many of you are catalyzing it and accelerating it.  It promises to bring extraordinary benefits.  But it also has challenges.  And it also evokes concerns and fears.  And so part of why this Global Entrepreneurship Summit has ... Read More»

International Albinism Awareness Day

Ambassador Pittman Remarks International Albinism Awareness Day Maputo Municipal Council I am honored to be able to share this special day with you.  I thank you for your invitation and I thank the organizers for preparing this event as we recognize the contributions of people with albinism to society and seek to increase their protection.  ... Read More»

PEPFAR COP 16 Civil Society Engagement Meeting

Ambassador Pittman Remarks PEPFAR COP 16 Civil Society Engagement Meeting Radisson Blue Hotel Ambassador’s Opening Remarks Good morning and thank you for joining us here today. I am honored to be standing here before you to open this meeting which represents a concerted effort to strengthen our partnership with you as leaders of local organizations ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned Protest March for May 21st and 22nd, 2016

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo informs U.S. citizens of a planned protest march scheduled to occur this Saturday and Sunday, May 21st and 22nd. The planned route for the march is described below.  Please consult a city map to confirm the exact locations.  U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid these areas during the weekend if ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential Nationwide Protests

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo informs U.S. citizens of the wide distribution of social media posts and texts calling for protests and demonstrations against the central government of Mozambique in the past several days.  We currently have no indication that these protests, demonstrations or disturbances will actually occur despite two distinct messages calling for protests ... Read More»

2015 Country Human Rights Practices

Release of the 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Press Briefing Room Washington, DC Secretary Kerry: Good afternoon, everybody. Thanks for being here. I’m going to make a statement and I have to run from here to an NSC meeting on a number of issues, so forgive me ... Read More»

Notice Regarding Scam Using USAID’s Name

USAID has recently been notified of an ongoing email SCAM using USAID’s name and logo to defraud individuals seeking jobs. The scam is completely false and has no connection to USAID or the U.S. Government.  The scammer is trying to trick individuals to pay money in order to obtain a job with USAID.  Please note ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman visits Gorongosa National Park

The Ambassador made his first visit to Gorongosa National Park this week.  He was there with Minister Correia in honor of World Forestry Day and to participate in the official opening of the park for the tourist season.  The park is managed by an American NGO, which works with the Mozambican government to encourage economic ... Read More»

Op-Ed of Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Africa: U.S. to Africa’s Leaders – ‘Embrace Life After the Presidency!’ Transitions and Democracy This is a crucial year for democracy in Africa. Six countries have already held presidential elections in 2016, and 11 more are preparing for elections.African leaders have the opportunity to advance democracy and cement their legacies by establishing the conditions for peaceful transitions of power. Their actions will determine democracy’s trajectory across ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update – Violence in Sofala, Manica, and Zambezia Provinces

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo informs U.S. citizens of continued unrest in the central region of the country, including deadly clashes between Government of Mozambique forces and armed elements of leading opposition party Renamo in the provinces of Sofala, Manica, and the southern portion of Zambezia.  There have been confirmed unattributed shooting incidents involving government ... Read More»

International Women’s Day

John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the world’s women—past, present, and future—and recognize their many contributions and reflect on what more needs to be done to empower over half of the world’s population. We remember the extraordinary achievements of women throughout history, and we applaud the women of ... Read More»

Ambassador Pittman Presents Credentials

H. Dean Pittman, Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Mozambique, presented his credentials to the President of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, in Maputo on February 18, 2016. President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi and Ambassador Pittman expressed the desire of both governments to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the United States of America and the ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violence in Sofala and Manica Provinces

The U.S. Embassy in Maputo informs U.S. citizens that in the past week there have been reports unattributed shooting incidents involving government, international organization, and civilian vehicles in Sofala and Manica provinces. The incidents occurred on the EN1 in southern Sofala province near Muxungue on February 11, and further north on the EN1 between Vila ... Read More»

Secretary Kerry at Washington Post Event

John Kerry Secretary of State The Washington Post Headquarters Washington, DC (Excerpts) Secretary Kerry:  When the Post last time inaugurated its headquarters, it was 1972. The dedication of this building is a neon sign of faith in the future of journalism, the future of newspapers themselves.  And we’ve all heard the modern-day Cassandras’ prophecy that – ... Read More»

Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Recent Clashes Between RENAMO and Mozambican Security Forces

U.S. Embassy Maputo alerts U.S. citizens to recent reports of violent clashes occurring between the government security forces and elements from the opposition party Renamo. According to Mozambican security spokespersons and the chief of police, the security forces are conducting a concerted campaign to disarm the Renamo movement. Citizens are advised to be mindful of ... Read More»

Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Violence in Manica Province near Chimoio

The U.S. Embassy Maputo informs U.S. citizens of reported clashes on Friday September 25 allegedly between government security forces and a convoy from the opposition party Renamo in Manica Province near Chimoio. Exchanges of gunfire were reported starting around 1200 noon along the N6 between Gondola and Inchope around the village of Maforga. Reports indicate ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update – Ressano Garcia Border Crossing

Ressano Garcia Border Crossing Now Open The Ressano Garcia crossing is open and operating normally.  The border violence seen over the previous weekend has subsided.  However, U.S. citizens in Mozambique should continue to exercise caution. March Against Xenophobia A march on protesting the xenophobic attacks occurring in South Africa is scheduled to take place on April 25.  ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violence at the Ressano Garcia Border Crossing

The U.S. Embassy Maputo has received multiple reports of violence near the border crossing at Ressano Garcia, with reportedly both Mozambican and South African perpetrators and victims.  Additionally, there are unconfirmed reports of barricades being erected in the streets on either side of the border.  The possibility exists that the border crossing may close on ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Crime on Avenida Organização das Nações Unidas

The U.S. Embassy has received numerous, recent reports of robberies and attacks along Avenida Organização das Nações Unidas from Avenida Fernão de Magalhães to the Praça 16 de Junho. Attackers particularly target pedestrians, and recent information indicates that attackers throw rocks at vehicles and then attack and rob the individuals who stop to check the ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Flooding in Zambeze and Nampula Provinces

U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to the Zambézia province or the southern parts of Nampula province in Mozambique are advised to take precautions against widespread flooding and consider alternate travel plans as appropriate.  They are further advised to monitor weather reports for northern Mozambique in coming days. Heavy rainfall in Zambézia has led to ... Read More»

Lifting of Sofala Province Travel Restrictions

In light of recent developments including the signing of a peace deal between Renamo and the Government of Mozambique, the declaration by Renamo leaders that there will be no return to war, the relatively peaceful elections, and the recent drop in violence throughout Sofala province, the U.S. embassy is pleased to announce that it is ... Read More»

Upcoming Elections and Return of RENAMO Opposition Leader Afonso Dhlakama

Mozambique will hold nationwide elections on October 15.  All U.S. citizens are reminded to take necessary security precautions and be aware of the potential for large gatherings and disruptions of local transportation and other services.  While there are no specific indications that this year’s campaign will become violent, past elections have witnessed localized violence. Opposition ... Read More»

Continuing Violence in Sofala Province

Due to continued violence in the region – to include attacks along key roadways and near populated areas – the U.S. Embassy in Maputo reiterates its standing guidance that U.S. citizens in the area strongly consider their need for any ground travel in or through Sofala Province.  U.S. government personnel require advance approval for such ... Read More»

Voting in 2014

Your vote counts! Did you know that many recent U.S. elections have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by military and overseas voters.  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt deadline. ... Read More»

Peaceful March in Support of the Government

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens that a peaceful march is scheduled to take place on January 18 in support of President Guebuza and the Government of Mozambique. Participants will gather at the Eduardo Mondlane Statue (at the intersection of Avenida Eduardo Mondlane and Avenida da Tanzania) around 8:00 a.m. Participants will then walk along ... Read More»
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