I had been working close to 10 years in sub-Saharan Africa as a research and policy officer for a pan-African development organisation (ACORD) before my first visit to Mozambique in 2003. Three years later, I was launching an ambitious project to develop a tourist lodge on a beautiful deserted beach in Zambezia, one of the most impoverished provinces in the country.
Join in and support the final production costs of “Spirit Creatures”, a documentary film about the complex relationships the people living in Northern Mozambique’s Niassa National Reserve have with the wildlife in their area.
True to its reputation as one of the best organized festivals in Southern Africa, this year’s MTN Bushfire has again pushed the boat out and is due to bring an exciting selection of bands and artists to the picturesque Malkern Valley for the customary last weekend in May.
In recent years, camping has emerged as a viable alternative to staying in the conventional ‘solid’ settings of lodges and guest houses in Mozambique as some camp sites have been upgraded and new ones have sprung up.
Maputo is going to breathe culture on 24 and 25 May with the third edition of the international contemporary music and arts festival AZGO. The festival promises an exciting line up of national as well as international artists.
After years of quiet slumber, the Radisson Blu Hotel, the angular addition to the Marginal, turned its lights on. The hotel partially opened last December, giving tourists a cheaper alternative to the Polana and locals one more option for a boozy night out.