A report on Mozambique

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Arab-Swahili slave traders and their captives on the Ruvuma River
The Island of Mozambique is a small coral island at the mouth of Mossuril Bay on the Nacala coast of northern Mozambique, first explored by Europeans in the late 15th century.
View of the Central Avenue in Lourenço Marques, now Maputo, ca. 1905
Portuguese language printing and typesetting class, 1930
Portuguese troops during the Portuguese Colonial War, some loading FN FAL and G3
A land mine victim in Mozambique
The geopolitical situation in 1975, nations friendly to the FRELIMO are shown in orange
A US helicopter flying over the flooded Limpopo River during the 2000 Mozambique flood
Satellite image
Mozambique map of Köppen climate classification zones
Incumbent President Filipe Nyusi
Maputo City Hall
A section of the crowd at its final campaign rally for the 2014 election
Mozambique's embassy in Washington, D.C.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets members of Indian community in Mozambique, 7 July 2016
Historical development of real GDP per capita in Mozambique, since 1960
A proportional representation of Mozambique's exports
Traditional sailboat in Ilha de Moçambique
European tourists on the beach, in Inhambane, Mozambique
Vilanculos beach Mozambique
Carrying goods on head in Mozambique
Steam locomotive at Inhambane, 2009
National Mozambican airline, LAM Mozambique
Woman fetching water during the dry season from a polluted source in Machaze District of the Central Manica Province
Ethnic map of Mozambique
Population pyramid 2016
The increase in the number of HIV positive Mozambicans on Antiretroviral treatment, 2003–14
Woman with traditional mask in Mozambique
Island of Mozambique, 2016
Headquarters of Rádio Moçambique in KaMpfumo district of Maputo (photo 2009)
Lebombo Mountains
Gorongosa National Park
Island of Mozambique
Monte Binga
Ponta do Ouro
Pupils in front of their school in Nampula, Mozambique
School children in the classroom

Country located in Southeastern Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Eswatini (Swaziland) and South Africa to the southwest.

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Portuguese Mozambique

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Location of Mozambique in Africa
The Portuguese fortress São Sebastião on Mozambique Island.
Location of Mozambique in Africa
The Island of Mozambique was first occupied by Portuguese explorers in the late 15th century. They quickly established a fort there, and with time a community sprang up and achieved importance as port of call, missionary base and a trading centre. The island is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Painting by Johannes Vingboons of Sofala, c. 1665
View of Lourenço Marques, ca. 1905
Former Portuguese administrative buildings and hospital, on Mozambique Island.
Ponta Vermelha Palace, former residence of the Portuguese governor and current presidential palace of Mozambique
Flag of the Portuguese governor of Mozambique.
Marracuene was the site of a decisive battle between Portuguese and King Gungunhana of Gaza in 1895.
Mount Murresse in Gurué (tea plantation).
Military road map of Portuguese Mozambique
Administrative divisions and ethnic groups of Portuguese Mozambique, 1964
Wedding procession at Tete, from David Livingstone's Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and its Tributaries
Central train station of Lourenço Marques (renamed as Maputo)
Caeiro Lda. Tobacco Factory.
Cahora Bassa Dam reservoir — the dam began construction in 1969 and was at the time one of the biggest in all of Africa.
Portuguese language printing and typesetting class, 1930
The Clube Sport da Beira in the city of Beira.
War in Mozambique, 1961
Lourenço Marques (nowadays Maputo) in 1925.
Eusébio, one of the most famous players in Portuguese football history
Proposed flag for Portuguese Mozambique
Narrow-gauge rail in Beira. 1897.
Inauguration of the "tramuei" (Tramway). Beira, 1901.
Volunteer firemen, 1903.
Beira, 1901.
Portuguese police force in 1925.
Observatory. 1930.
Agronomist office.
Brewery. Beira, 1930.
Teachers and students of the "School of Arts and Trades".
Border post between Portuguese Mozambique and British-Swaziland, 1929.
Beachfront double estate. Beira, 1939.
Large beachfront estate in Beira.
Beachfront estate in Beira, 1939.
Private residence in Beira. 1930.
Standard Bank building, Beira. 1925.
Beira Clube. Beira, 1930.
"Indo-Portuguese recreational center". Beira.
Hotel Polana 1929, once one of the largest and most luxurious in southern Africa.
Courtroom. Beira, 1925.
Cine-Theater. Inhambane.
Colonial residence, Maputo.
Primary school, Maputo.
Maputo Naval Club.
25 reis 1877
100 reis 1895
100 reis 1898.
115 reis 1915
1 escudo 1921
10 centavos 1933

Portuguese Mozambique (Moçambique) or Portuguese East Africa (África Oriental Portuguesa) were the common terms by which Mozambique was designated during the period in which it was a Portuguese colony.

Maputo

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View of Lourenço Marques, c. 1905
Cathedral of Maputo
The Monument to the Great War, a memorial to the Africans and Europeans who died during World War I
1951 nautical chart of the port of Lourenço Marques
Maputo, seen from the International Space Station
A view of the city
Districts of Maputo
The Hotel Polana
Municipal Market of Maputo
Maputo's central mail station
On November 10, 2018, the Maputo–Katembe bridge, Africa's largest suspension bridge, was inaugurated, connecting the cities of Maputo and Katembe
Maputo International Airport
24 de Julho Avenue, Maputo
The Maputo Railway Station, an example of colonial architecture
Maputo's harbour is very important economically to the city.
Maputo city council building
A Casa de Ferro - The Iron House
The Mozambique National Library.
Telecommunications of Mozambique seat in Rua da Sé 2, Maputo
Maputo's Tunduru Garden, with its Manueline arch
A flowered terrace in Maputo
Central Hospital of Maputo
Mansion prepared for demolition Av. Kim Il Sung
Mansion prepared for demolition Av. Mao Tse Tung
Destructive tree cutting in Maputo

Maputo, formerly named Lourenço Marques until 1976, is the capital of Mozambique.

Zimbabwe

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Towers of Great Zimbabwe.
A Matabele kraal, as depicted by William Cornwallis Harris, 1836
The Union Jack was raised over Fort Salisbury on 13 September 1890
The Battle of the Shangani on 25 October 1893
1953 stamp with the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II
Ian Smith signing the Unilateral Declaration of Independence on 11 November 1965 with his cabinet in audience.
Bishop Abel Muzorewa signs the Lancaster House Agreement seated next to British Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington.
Trends in Zimbabwe's Multidimensional Poverty Index, 1970–2010.
Map showing the food insecurity in Zimbabwe in June 2008
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attended the Independence Day celebrations in South Sudan in July 2011
The Zambezi River in the Mana Pools National Park.
Zimbabwe map of Köppen climate classification.
An elephant at a water hole in Hwange National Park.
Parliament of Zimbabwe in Harare
Supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change in 2005.
The flag of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces.
A demonstration in London against Robert Mugabe. Protests are discouraged by Zimbabwean police in Zimbabwe.
Administrative divisions of Zimbabwe
Historical GDP per capita development in southern african countries, since 1950
A proportional representation of Zimbabwe exports, 2019
A market in Mbare, Harare
The GDP per capita (current), compared to neighbouring countries (world average = 100).
Victoria Falls, the end of the upper Zambezi and beginning of the middle Zambezi.
Scientific research output in terms of publications in Southern Africa, cumulative totals by field, 2008–2014. Source: UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030 (2015), Figure 20.6
Scientific publication trends in the most productive SADC countries, 2005–2014. Source: UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030 (2015), data from Thomson Reuters' Web of Science, Science Citation Index Expanded
A n'anga (Traditional Healer) of the Shona people, holding a kudu horn trumpet
A Tonga woman pleating a basket
"Reconciliation", a stone sculpture by Amos Supuni
A meal of sadza (right), greens, and goat offal. The goat's small intestines are wrapped around small pieces of large intestines before cooking.
Raw boerewors
Zimbabwe women's national football team at the 2016 Olympic Games
Baden-Powell's drawing of Chief of Scouts Burnham, Matobo Hills, 1896
Traditional Zimbabwe Bird design
Life expectancy in select Southern African countries, 1950–2019. HIV/AIDS has caused a fall in life expectancy.
Mother of Peace AIDS orphanage, Mutoko (2005)
Map showing the spread of cholera in and around Zimbabwe put together from several sources.
St George's College, Harare was established in 1896 by a French Jesuit
Catholic church in Harare

Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in Southeast Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the south-west, Zambia to the north, and Mozambique to the east.

South Africa

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Southernmost country in Africa.

Southernmost country in Africa.

Migrations that formed the modern Rainbow nation
Mapungubwe Hill, the site of the former capital of the Kingdom of Mapungubwe
Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias planting the cross at Cape Point after being the first to successfully round the Cape of Good Hope.
Charles Davidson Bell's 19th-century painting of Jan van Riebeeck, who founded the first European settlement in South Africa, arrives in Table Bay in 1652
Depiction of a Zulu attack on a Boer camp in February 1838
The First Boer War was a rebellion of Boers against the British rule in the Transvaal that re-established their independence.
"For use by white persons" – apartheid sign in English and Afrikaans
FW de Klerk and Nelson Mandela shake hands in January 1992
The Central Plateau edged by the Great Escarpment, and the Cape Fold Belt
The thick line traces the Great Escarpment bordering the central plateau; the line's red portion is the Drakensberg. The Escarpment rises to its highest, over 3000 m, where it separates KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho. No regions on the map have well-defined borders except where the Escarpment or a mountain range forms a clear dividing line
Drakensberg, the eastern and highest portion of the Great Escarpment which surrounds the east, south and western borders of the central plateau of Southern Africa
Spring flowers in Namaqualand
Köppen climate types of South Africa
South African giraffes, Kruger National Park
Subtropical forest near Durban
Lowveld vegetation of the Kruger National Park
Cape Floral Region Protected Areas
Union Buildings in Pretoria, seat of the executive
Houses of Parliament in Cape Town, seat of the legislature
Constitutional Court in Johannesburg
Soweto Pride 2012 participants protest against violence against lesbians. The country has strong human rights laws but some groups are still discriminated against. It is the first country in Africa to recognise same sex marriage
SANDF soldiers
Provinces of South Africa
Change in per capita GDP of South Africa, 1700–2018. Figures are inflation-adjusted to 2011 International dollars.
Annual per capita personal income by race group in South Africa relative to white levels
A proportional representation of South Africa exports, 2019
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is the largest stock exchange on the African continent
Workers packing pears for export in the Ceres Valley, Western Cape
Mark Shuttleworth in space
Schoolchildren in Mitchell's Plain
Life expectancy in select Southern African countries, 1950–2019. HIV/AIDS has caused a fall in life expectancy.
Rock painting of an eland, Drakensberg
Olive Schreiner
A plate of freshly prepared Babotie, a meat-based meal which originated within South Africa.
Kagiso Rabada, South African cricketer
The Springboks in a bus parade after winning the 2007 Rugby World Cup
A SAAF JAS 39 Gripen the main combat aircraft of the South African Air Force during take off
Zulus in Natal

It is bounded to the south by 2798 km of coastline that stretch along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans; to the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe; and to the east and northeast by Mozambique and Eswatini and it surrounds the enclaved country of Lesotho.

Zambia

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Landlocked country at the crossroads of Central, Southern and East Africa, and also is typically referred to as being in South-Central Africa.

Landlocked country at the crossroads of Central, Southern and East Africa, and also is typically referred to as being in South-Central Africa.

Ancient (but graffitied) Rock Art in Nsalu Cave, Kasanka National Park in North-Central Zambia.
Batonga fisherwomen in Southern Zambia. Women have played and continue to play important roles in many African societies.
Ruins z q r. of Great Zimbabwe. Kalanga/Shona rulers of this kingdom dominated trade at Ingombe Ilede.
Drawing of the ruler of Lunda, Mwata Kazembe, receiving Portuguese in the royal courtyard in the 1800s
A drawing of Lunda houses by a Portuguese visitor. The size of the doorways relative to the building emphasizes the scale of the buildings.
The kalonga (ruler) of the AChewa today descends from the kalonga of the Maravi Empire.
Three young Ngoni chiefs. The Ngoni made their way into Eastern Zambia from KwaZulu in South Africa. They eventually assimilated into the local ethnic groups.
Inside the palace of the Litunga, ruler of the Lozi. Due to the flooding on the Zambezi, the Litunga has two palaces one of which is on higher ground. The movement of Litunga to higher land is celebrated at the Kuomboka Ceremony
An 1864 photograph of the Scottish explorer and missionary David Livingstone.
Kenneth Kaunda, first Republican president, on a state visit to Romania in 1970
The geopolitical situation during the Rhodesian Bush War in 1965 – countries friendly to the nationalists are coloured orange.
Zambia National Assembly building in Lusaka
President Edgar Lungu with Russian President Vladimir Putin, 26 July 2018
Zambia map of Köppen climate classification.
Victoria Falls
The Mwata Kazembe opens the Mutomboko ceremony
Tribal and linguistic map of Zambia
Pupils at the St Monica's Girls Secondary School in Chipata, Eastern Province
A proportional representation of Zambia exports, 2019
Zambia Export Treemap (2014)
GDP per capita (current), compared to neighbouring countries (world average = 100)
The major Nkana open copper mine, Kitwe.
Nshima (top right corner) with three types of relish.
A Yombe sculpture, 19th century.
National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka.

Its neighbors are the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the northeast, Malawi to the east, Mozambique to the southeast, Zimbabwe and Botswana to the south, Namibia to the southwest, and Angola to the west.

Malawi

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Landlocked country in Southeastern Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland.

Landlocked country in Southeastern Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland.

Chongoni Rock Art Area.
1897 British Central Africa stamp issued by the United Kingdom
Malawi's first Prime Minister and later the first President, Hastings Banda (left), with Tanzania's President Julius Nyerere
National Assembly building in Lilongwe
Locations of Malawian diplomatic embassies or high commissions
Mbawemi Women's group in Malawi learning how to add value to beeswax by making candles
Mountains in Northern Malawi during the rainy season
Lake Malawi
Elephant in Majete Wildlife Reserve
Crafts market in Lilongwe
A proportional representation of Malawi exports, 2019
Harvesting groundnuts at an agricultural research station in Malawi
Children attending a farmer meeting in Nalifu village, Mulanje
GDP in Southern African Development Community countries by economic sector, 2013 or closest year.
The M1 road between Blantyre and Lilongwe
Domestic expenditure on research in Southern Africa as a percentage of GDP, 2012 or closest year.
Scientific publication trends in the most productive SADC countries, 2005–2014.
Malawi women with young children attending family planning services
Public expenditure on education in Southern Africa as a share of GDP, 2012 or closest year.
Malawian female soldier
Musical instruments of Malawi
Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe.
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Researchers (HC) in Southern Africa per million inhabitants, 2013 or closest year
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Mission Church in Livingstonia

It is bordered by Zambia to the west, Tanzania to the north and northeast, and Mozambique to the east, south and southwest.

Tanzania

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Country in East Africa within the African Great Lakes region.

Country in East Africa within the African Great Lakes region.

A 1.8-million-year-old stone chopping tool discovered at Olduvai Gorge and on display at the British Museum.
A 1572 depiction of the portuguese city of Kilwa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Battle during the Maji Maji Rebellion against German colonial rule in 1905.
The Arusha Declaration Monument
Wildebeest migration in the Serengeti
Tanzania map of Köppen climate classification
The Masai giraffe is Tanzania's national animal
The semi-autonomous Zanzibar Archipelago
Regions of Tanzania
Tanzanian ambassador to Russia Jaka Mwambi presenting his credentials to the Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
Tanzanian Embassy in West End, Washington, D.C., USA
FIB Tanzanian special forces during training
A proportional representation of Tanzania exports, 2019
Historical development of real GDP per capita in Tanzania, since 1950
Tea fields in Tukuyu
Nyerere Bridge in Kigamboni, Dar es Salaam
The snowcapped Uhuru Peak
One of the main trunk roads
Zanzibar harbour
Domestic expenditure on research in Southern Africa as a percentage of GDP, 2012 or closest year. Source: UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030 (2015), Figure 20.3
A Tanzanian woman cooks Pilau rice dish wearing traditional Kanga.
Farmers using a rice harvester to harvest rice in Igunga District, Tanzania
Example of a World Food Programme parcel
Researchers (HC) in Southern Africa per million inhabitants, 2013 or closest year
Scientific publications per million inhabitants in SADC countries in 2014. Source: UNESCO Science Report (2015), data from Thomson Reuters' Web of Science, Science Citation Index Expanded
The Hadza live as hunter-gatherers.
A carved door with Arabic calligraphy in Zanzibar
Nkrumah Hall at the University of Dar es Salaam
Development of life expectancy
Tanzanian woman harvest tea leaves
Judith Wambura (Lady Jaydee) is a popular Bongo Flava recording singer.
A Tingatinga painting
National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.
St Joseph's Catholic cathedral, Zanzibar
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha
East African Legislative Assembly in Arusha
Tanzanian Ngoma group

It borders Uganda to the north; Kenya to the northeast; Comoro Islands and the Indian Ocean to the east; Mozambique and Malawi to the south; Zambia to the southwest; and Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.

Beira, Mozambique

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View of Rua Conselheiro Ennes, Beira, c. 1905.
Townhall of Beira
Beira, Central Mozambique
Beira, at the mouth of Rio Púnguè, as seen from the International Space Station
Beira Airport

Beira is the capital and largest city of Sofala Province, where the Pungwe River meets the Indian Ocean, in the central region of Mozambique.

Zambezi

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Fourth-longest river in Africa, the longest east-flowing river in Africa and the largest flowing into the Indian Ocean from Africa.

Fourth-longest river in Africa, the longest east-flowing river in Africa and the largest flowing into the Indian Ocean from Africa.

The Zambezi and its river basin.
Victoria Falls, the end of the upper Zambezi and beginning of the middle Zambezi
Annotated view of the Zambezi river delta from space.
NASA false-colour image of the upper Zambezi and Barotse (Balozi) floodplain during an extreme flood in 2003.
Elephants crossing the river
Hippopotamus in the Zambezi River
View of the Middle Zambezi
Victoria Falls National Park marker
Map by Willem Janszoon Blaeu, dated 1635, showing the course of the Zambezi, and its source in a great lake.
Satellite image showing Victoria Falls and subsequent series of zigzagging gorges
Two local people in the Zambezi river near Victoria falls, Zambia.
1975 photo of Victoria Falls Bridge
Tourist boat on the Zambezi River, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Zambia. 1971 photo.
Lake Cahora Bassa in Mozambique, one of the river's major sources of hydroelectric energy

Its drainage basin covers 1390000 km2, slightly less than half of the Nile's. The 2574 km rises in Zambia and flows through eastern Angola, along the north-eastern border of Namibia and the northern border of Botswana, then along the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe to Mozambique, where it crosses the country to empty into the Indian Ocean.

FRELIMO

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FRELIMO 3rd Party Congress poster (1977)
1987 Soviet stamps commemorating 25 years since the founding of FRELIMO and 10 years of USSR-Mozambique relations
Former flag of FRELIMO (1987–2004)
A section of the crowd at its final campaign rally for the 2014 election.

FRELIMO (from the Portuguese Frente de Libertação de Moçambique, ) is a democratic socialist political party in Mozambique.