Mar 24, 2016

Mozambique plane debris finds probably from MH370: Australia

Australian officials say two pieces of debris recently discovered in Mozambique are “highly likely” to have come from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Transport Minister Darren Chester said in a statement Thursday that an analysis of the parts by an international investigation team show ...

Aircraft debris found on beach inspected for ties to MH370

Mar 3, 2016

Aircraft debris found on beach inspected for ties to MH370

A piece of apparent aircraft debris found on a beach in Mozambique could have drifted from the likely crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Australia’s government said Friday. The torn sliver of material bears a “no step” marking commonly seen on aircraft surfaces ...

Debris found on Mozambique beach may be MH370 stabilizer

Mar 3, 2016

Debris found on Mozambique beach may be MH370 stabilizer

Debris that washed up in Mozambique has been tentatively identified as a part from the same type of aircraft as the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a U.S. official said Wednesday. Photos of the debris discovered over the weekend appear to show the fixed ...

Malawi deploys military as floods leave 100,000 homeless

Jan 16, 2015

Malawi deploys military as floods leave 100,000 homeless

Malawi deployed military helicopters and boats Thursday in a bid to rescue desperate flood victims stranded on patches of high ground after raging waters killed at least 48 people and left 100,000 homeless. Vice President Saulos Chilima said the rescue operation had been delayed ...

Jan 12, 2015

At least 56 dead in Mozambique beer poisoning

At least 56 people including a toddler in the northwest of Mozambique have died from apparent poisoning after consuming traditional beer known as “phombe,” local authorities said Sunday. Carla Mosse, director of health for the province of Tete, told Radio Mocambique that 39 people ...

Dec 10, 2014

Mitsui to buy stake in Mozambique coal, rail projects

Leading Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co will buy a stake in Mozambique coal and transport infrastructure projects, making an initial investment of $763 million, the company said Tuesday. Mitsui said it would buy 14 percent of the Moatize coal mine and 35 percent ...

Jan 12, 2014

Japan pledges ¥70 billion in ODA to Mozambique

Japan will provide ¥70 billion in official development assistance to Mozambique over five years for a transport corridor project, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday. Abe made the pledge in a meeting with President Armando Guebuza in the capital, Maputo, as they agreed to ...

Jun 30, 2013

Japan cagers hold off visiting squads

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The Japan and women’s national basketball teams recorded victories for the second time in as many days, leaving Sendai’s Xebio Arena on Saturday with momentum. In the Saturday finale, coach Kimikazu Suzuki’s team topped the Philippines 83-76. The visitors out-rebounded Japan 50-37. Big man ...