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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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