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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.  ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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$ 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.  ...
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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) ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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