History

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About the Mozambique Civil War

The Mozambique Civil War was categorised as a low-intensity, intra-state conflict even though it is notorious for the scale of human suffering and lives lost over its fifteen-year duration. Just two years after ushering in independence from Portugal, Mozambique’s liberation movement, the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (FRELIMO), encountered resistance from the armed rebel group […]

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ActionAid in Mozambique

ActionAid began work in Mozambique in 1987, initially providing emergency relief to people fleeing the civil war which lasted for 16 years and left millions dead or displaced. Today ActionAid’s key areas of work include education, women’s rights and ending hunger. Author Chris Marrow helped ActionAid to get food aid to the needy and was […]