American Cultural Center in Maputo Closes After Decades of Community Engagement 

PRESS RELEASE ————————————————————————– American Cultural Center in Maputo Closes After Decades of Community Engagement  November 24, 2021 – The American Cultural Center in Maputo officially closed today after nearly 28 years of meaningful outreach rooted in U.S. values to Mozambicans of all backgrounds.  The Center, frequently referred to as the ACC, was for many Mozambicans …

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The United States Donates Additional 840,000 Johnson & Johnson Vaccines to Mozambique

PRESS RELEASE ————————————————————————– The United States Donates Additional 840,000 Johnson & Johnson Vaccines to Mozambique November 22, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy in Maputo, Mozambique is pleased to announce the arrival of 840,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine that the United States is sharing with the Republic of Mozambique through COVAX. This donation …

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Exhibition showcases Zambezia’s health infrastructure supported by the U.S. Government

PRESS RELEASE ————————————————————————– Exhibition showcases Zambezia’s health infrastructure supported by the U.S. Government November 29, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy in Mozambique and the Secretary of State of Zambezia Province, Judith Mussácula, inaugurated on November 24th, in Quelimane city, a photo exhibit that portrays health infrastructures built under the HIV Response Acceleration Plan of Zambezia. …

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U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation Develops Compact II in Zambezia

PRESS RELEASE ———————————————————————————————————————————— U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation Develops Compact II in Zambézia November 4, 2021 – U.S. Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne and a U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) delegation visited Quelimane, Zambézia Province to launch discussions with local officials, business leaders, and civil society organizations about Mozambique’s second MCC Compact.  Under the leadership of MCC …

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U.S. Government Supports Socioeconomic Development and Youth Leadership Initiatives in Cabo Delgado

PRESS RELEASE ————————————————————————– U.S. Government Supports Socioeconomic Development and Youth Leadership Initiatives in Cabo Delgado  October 19, 2021 – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched three programs to support socioeconomic development and youth leadership in Cabo Delgado province. Cabo Delgado has been hit by dual crises of violent …

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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Navy Ship Visits Maputo, Mozambique

PRESS RELEASE ————————————————————————– USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Navy Ship Visits Maputo, Mozambique   October 15, 2021 (Maputo) – The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrived in Maputo, Mozambique for a scheduled port visit, October 15, 2021.  This marks the first port visit by a U.S. Navy ship since 2011 and shows …

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The Department of State Celebrates the Dedication of the New U.S. Embassy in Maputo

The Department of State Celebrates the Dedication of the New U.S. Embassy in Maputo MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 30, 2021 In a display of the enduring friendship and strategic partnership with Mozambique, U.S. Ambassador Dennis Walter Hearne, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Managing Director Tracy Thomas, Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Ernesto Max …

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United States Officially Inaugurates New Embassy Building in Mozambique

PRESS RELEASE United States Officially Inaugurates New Embassy Building in Mozambique   September 30, 2021 – On Thursday, September 30, 2021, U.S. Ambassador Dennis Walter Hearne, Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Ernesto Max Tonela, State Department Managing Director for Construction, Facility & Security Management in the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Tracy Thomas, Maputo City Secretary …

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U.S. Government Donates 336,000 Single-dose Johnson & Johnson Vaccines to Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Marginal, 5467 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo, Mozambique   PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Donates 336,000 Single-dose Johnson & Johnson Vaccines to Mozambique  September 24, 2021– Today, at the Mavalane International Airport in Maputo, the United States government donated 336,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to the Mozambican Ministry of Health. …

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FACT SHEET: Targets for Global COVID-⁠19 Summit Summitral Assembly

FACT SHEET: Targets for Global COVID-⁠19 Summit Summitral Assembly The White House September 22, 2021 We invite all Global COVID-19 Summit participants to join us in aligning around the global targets and taking the associated required actions to end the COVID-19 pandemic and build back better. These global targets and associated actions by governments, international institutions, …

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Remarks by President Biden Before the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Remarks by President Biden Before the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly The White House Washington, DC September 21, 2021 United Nations Headquarters New York, New York THE PRESIDENT:  Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, my fellow delegates, to all those who dedicate themselves to this noble mission of this institution: It’s my honor to …

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U.S. Government Supports Local Research to Improve Malaria Treatment and Maternal and Child Health

U.S. Embassy Avenida Marginal, 5467 P.O. Box, 783 Maputo, Mozambique   PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Government Supports Local Research to Improve Malaria Treatment and Maternal and Child Health  September 21, 2021 – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), recently provided an $800,000 grant to the Centro de Investigação em Saúde …

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U.S. Department of Defense Conducts Combat and Lifesaving Training with Mozambican Defense Forces

U.S. Embassy Avenida Marginal, 5467 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo, Mozambique   PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Department of Defense Conducts Combat and Lifesaving Training with Mozambican Defense Forces  September 10, 2021 – On September 10, the U.S. Government and the Government of Mozambique concluded the second Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) of the year.  U.S. Special Operations …

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U.S. Government Provides 15 Life-Saving Oxygen Concentrators to Improve Medical Oxygen Availability in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy Avenida Marginal, 5467 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo, Mozambique   PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Government Provides 15 Life-Saving Oxygen Concentrators to Improve Medical Oxygen Availability in Mozambique September 8, 2021 – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), donated 15 state-of-the-art oxygen concentrators to assist Mozambique’s efforts to increase its …

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Applications for the Mandela Washington Fellowship 2022 Now Open

U.S. Embassy Avenida Marginal, 5467 Maputo, Mozambique     PRESS RELEASE Applications for the Mandela Washington Fellowship 2022 Now Open September 02, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy in Mozambique is pleased to announce that applications are open until September 15 for the Mandela Washington Fellowship 2022 (MWF) exchange program. The MWF is part of the …

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U.S. Embassy in Mozambique Moves to New Building

U.S. Embassy Avenida Marginal, 5467 Maputo, Mozambique     PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy in Mozambique Moves to New Building August 31, 2021 – On August 31, 2021, the U.S. Embassy in Mozambique began operations in its new location at Avenida Marginal, 5467 in Maputo.  Routine Consular operations remain suspended and will resume at the new …

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U.S. Government Provides $40.5 Million to Improve Family Planning and Maternal and Child Health in Mozambique

U.S. Embassy MOZAMBIQUE   PRESS RELEASE U.S. Government Provides $40.5 Million to Improve Family Planning and Maternal and Child Health in Mozambique  August 30, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy in Mozambique launched the Improved Family Planning Initiative (USAID IFPI) project to improve maternal and child health in Mozambique and empower women and couples to make …

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U.S. Embassy Welcomes Delegation from Millennium Challenge Corporation 

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE August 13, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy welcomes the visit of a delegation from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to Mozambique, headed by Country Director Kenneth Miller.  The delegation has been in Maputo for two weeks to define the goals and plans …

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Ms. Helen Pataki Sworn in as Mission Director to USAID Mozambique

August 13, 2021 – On Thursday, August 12, 2021 U.S. Ambassador Dennis W. Hearne swore in Ms. Helen Pataki as the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Mission Director for Mozambique. In this capacity she will lead USAID activities and assistance throughout Mozambique. As the USAID Mission Director, Ms. Pataki will be responsible for leading …

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U.S. Government Provides Additional Military Training to Mozambican Armed Forces

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE August 11, 2021 – On August 9, the U.S. Government and the Government of Mozambique launched a second Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) military program.  U.S. Special Operations Forces will train with more than 100 Mozambican commandos and rangers to improve capabilities …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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U.S. Government Trains Mozambican Military Forces on Lifesaving Tactics

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE  U.S. Government Trains Mozambican Military Forces on Lifesaving Tactics  June 7, 2021 – As part of the U.S.-Mozambique partnership, 40 Mozambican soldiers and medical practitioners completed two training programs on emergency lifesaving tactics on the battlefield.  The Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) and Combat Lifesaver (CLS) courses will directly improve the survival rate of Mozambican soldiers in combat.  The TCCC program …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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; …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Peace Corps swears-in 53 new Education Volunteers in Mozambique

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

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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 …

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Secretary Pompeo Releases 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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U.S. Embassy Statement on Cyclone Kenneth

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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 …

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

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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 …

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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 …

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

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

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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. …

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Boane Military Health Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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 …

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Mozambique National Day

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

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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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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 …

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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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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 …

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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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Notice Regarding Scam Using USAID’s Name

U.S. Embassy Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, 193 Caixa Postal, 783 Maputo MOZAMBIQUE PRESS RELEASE Notice regarding Scam using USAID’s Name February 9, 2018 – USAID has recently been notified of an ongoing SCAM using USAID’s name and logo to defraud individuals seeking jobs and individuals and firms providing equipment and services. The scam is completely false and has no connection to USAID …

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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 …

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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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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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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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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

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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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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 …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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