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Mozambique: Superstar slum

“Do you feel at all threatened?” asks Ivan for the umpteenth time.<p>I wish he’d stop asking, ’cos the answer is, again, no I don’t. I’m on a walking …

How to deal with the rising threat of ransomware

Of all the money-making schemes hackers employ, the most prevalent is perhaps ransomware, a malware that is usually delivered through infected email attachments and hacked websites or websites featuring ads. Ransomware encrypts files on a user’s computer and renders them unusable until the victim …

Women Benefit From Simple Economic Ventures

Irene Tuwei holding a certificate of recognition for being a top saver, she is a role of model of what simple and well-thought out economic …

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Mozambique: Vaz de Sousa brings jobs to disabled

In many African countries, people with disabilities still face challenges and prejudices. In Mozambique, a businessman helps them get a foothold in …

7 Awesome Things to Do in Tofo, Mozambique

<i>Every month, Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse writes a guest column featuring tips and advice on solo female travel. It’s an important topic I</i> …

Mozambique

How to Travel to a Place You Know Nothing About)

<i>Every month, Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse writes a guest column featuring tips and advice on solo female travel. It’s an important topic I</i> …

Mozambique

Africa’s Tech Gold Rush

Nik Milanovic Contributor<p>Nik Milanovic is a fintech enthusiast and COO at Petal. He was previously at Funding Circle and Stanford.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The Third Age of credit<br>• The next revolution will be reclaiming your digital identity<p>Africa is on the verge of something big. This seems to …

Upon the Beach in Sunny Mozambique

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>By Douglas Rogers; Photographs by Massimo Bassano</b><p>“Want to take her for a swim?” Pat Retzlaff, expert horseman and guide, asks me.<p>“Sure,” I reply. I’m astride Holly, a chestnut mare that belongs to Retzlaff’s stable of safari horses. I’m expecting a gentle trot through the …

Hotels in Mozambique | Fodor’s Travel

1<p>$$$$ | Bazaruto Island, Bazaruto, Inhambane, Mozambique<p>You'll find great food, friendly and efficient service, comfortable reed-and-thatch villas, …

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Shatner v Star Wars: Star Trek legend mocks Force Awakens on Twitter

Actor suggests Captain Phasma and Poe Dameron looks have been borrowed from 70s sci-fi shows Battlestar Galactica and Space: 1999 in latest tweets about JJ Abrams’s film<p>Star Trek veteran William Shatner has accused the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, of borrowing its style from old TV …

Why Durban is South Africa’s Next Destination

With all eyes on Durban as it hosts this week’s International Film Festival, here are our reasons for why it's a city on the rise.<p>What can we say …

The Affordable Way to Sail to Mozambique’s Secret Island Paradise

The beaches of Mozambique’s Bazaruto Islands are a playground for the very rich, but chartering a local sailboat for day trips makes them a vacation destination almost anyone can afford<p>OF THE THREE BOATS anchored 10 miles off Mozambique’s southern coast, there could be little doubt which had …

Mozambique by Mini Cooper: Small car, big adventure | CNN Travel

5 Reasons to Visit Mozambique Now

Unspoiled, undeveloped, and untamed, Mozambique is fast-emerging on the international tourism circuit with its wild beauty and exotic influences. …

How Codie's robotic toy teaches kids the principles of coding

The reason why Codie can ship relatively fast is that its team already did a lot of background work, including several prototyping and testing cycles since its inception in 2013.<p>As a matter of fact, Codie’s co-founders Adam Lipecz and Andras Hollo met at Startup Weekend Budapest, and won the 2013 …

Leveraging The Playing Field: How Soccer And New Business Models Can Promote Development And Peace

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil was estimated to be the most widely viewed sports event in history, surpassing the 2010 World Cup’s 3.2 billion viewers and generating about $4 billion in sales for FIFA. Overshadowing the 2014 World Cup, however, was a growing public argument about the social role …

Maputo, capital of Mozambique, is on the rise | CNN Travel

The World’s Best Outdoor Bathtubs

Taking a bath outside sounds dreamy, but it isn’t exactly easy. For one, it’s not like you can just plop your tub outside in your backyard, which may be why hotels and lodges that give you the option for a little alfresco soaking right in your room are becoming more and more common. Still, it takes …

Mozambique Travel Blog | Mozambique travel news

Everyone loves it and everyone hates to leave it. Landing on such a tiny island can be hairy and as …<p>For one of the most affordable resorts in …

Few jobs despite booming Mozambique economy

Mineral-rich country faces dire youth unemployment crisis despite impressive post-war economic growth.<p><b>Maputo,</b> <b>Mozambique</b> <b>-</b> Beto Magumane Cossa was orphaned at 14 when his father was killed by a woman with whom he was having an affair.<p>Alone and with no other family living in Magude, a rural district …

The Chameleon and the Buffalo: Peace Boat passengers learn about trauma and reconciliation in Mozambique

Human Journey<p>At the port of Maputo, Peace Boat arranged an arts and music cultural festival with partners in Mozambique. The festival featured traditional Japanese arts such as Taiko drumming, and Mozambican dances. (Joseph Hincks)<p>The power was out at the Cidadela das Criancas orphanage and the …

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Children with disabilities in Mozambique are marginalised by stigma and lack of opportunity – video

<b>James Thornberry:</b> DfID has promised to focus on disability, and it's not a moment too soon for the 800m disabled people in the developing world<p>Published: 27 Jun 2014<p>I work for Sense International, championing disability rights and development, and helping to create an inclusive curriculum<p>Published: …

Planned Parenthood Thinks It Found a Way to Stop Middle Schoolers from Having Sex

Planned Parenthood is touting a new study that found its middle school sex education program successfully delays sex for both boys and girls by the …

Parents Home

Earlier this week, the media was again abuzz with the long-debated question of ethics when it comes to genetics and babies.<p>Pinterest<p>The spark? 30-year-old Amanda Kalinsky—a woman diagnosed with Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker disease, a rare genetic neurological disorder that will lead to a slow, …

Belgian Proposal: Terminally Ill Kids Could Choose Euthanasia

This week Belgium is expected to become the first country in the world to allow terminally ill children to choose euthanasia.<p>Belgium legalized euthanasia in 2002 for those 18 and over, and the number of adults choosing a doctor-assisted death has been rising annually, reaching 1,432 in 2012.<p>But a …