Mozambique Recent History

Mozambique Recent History

Portuguese consolidation According to Fashionissupreme, the Portuguese Empire managed to drive away its European colonial competitors from the shores of East Africa. The Portuguese tried to legitimize and consolidate their positions by creating prazos (concessions) attached to their administrative apparatus. Although initially the prazos were developed to be run by the Portuguese, through mixed marriages […]

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Mozambique Travel Overview

Mozambique Travel Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Mozambique. Capital Maputo. Geography According to a2zgov, Mozambique borders Tanzania in the north, Zambia and Malawi in the northwest, Zimbabwe in the west and South Africa and Swaziland in the south. To the east lies the Indian Ocean; the coast is approximately 2700 km long with beaches, […]

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Mozambique Overview

Mozambique is located in southeastern Africa and borders Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. After almost five centuries as a Portuguese colony, Mozambique became independent in 1975. Capital: Maputo Biggest city: Maputo State: republic Language: Portuguese Religion: Catholicism, Islam, indigenous cultures Surface: 801 590 km² Population: 24.3 million (2013) Population density: 27 residents […]

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Ethiopia

Mass Media in Eastern Africa

Mass Media in Ethiopia The dominant newspapers in Ethiopia are state controlled, with Addis Zemen (Amharic, founded in 1941, circulation approximately 40,000) and Ethiopian Herald (English, founded in 1943, circulation 37,000) published by the Ministry of Information. The state Ethiopian broadcast started radio broadcasts in 1941. During the military regime, the individual liberation organizations had […]

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