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Joaquim Chissano
Joaquim Alberto Chissano (born 22 October 1939) was the second President of Mozambique, serving from 1986 to 2005. He is credited with transforming the war-torn country of Mozambique
Mozambique
into one of the most successful African democracies.[1] After his presidency, Chissano became an elder statesman, envoy and diplomat for both his home country and the United Nations. Chissano also served as Chairperson of the African Union
African Union
from 2003 to 2004.Contents1 Early life 2 Career2.1 President of Mozambique 2.2 Post presidency3 Awards and nominations 4 Personal life 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksEarly life[edit]Chissano in 1972 Joaquim Chissano
Joaquim Chissano
was born in the remote village of Malehice, Chibuto district, Gaza Province
Gaza Province
of the Portuguese colony of Mozambique
Mozambique
(then called Portuguese East Africa)
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Maputo
Maputo
Maputo
(Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐˈputu]; officially named Lourenço Marques until 1976) is the capital and most populous city of Mozambique. Located near the southern end of the country, it is positioned within 120 km of the Swaziland
Swaziland
and South Africa
South Africa
borders. The city has a population of 1,094,628 (as of 2007[1]) distributed over a land area of 347 km2 (134 sq mi). The Maputo
Maputo
metropolitan area includes the neighbouring city of Matola, and has a total population of 1,766,823. Maputo
Maputo
is a port city, with an economy centered around commerce. It is also noted for its vibrant cultural scene and distinctive, eclectic architecture.[2][3][4] Maputo
Maputo
is situated on a large natural bay on the Indian Ocean, near where the rivers Tembe, Mbuluzi, Matola
Matola
and Infulene converge
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Black People
"Black people" is a term used in certain countries, often in socially based systems of racial classification or of ethnicity, to describe persons who are perceived to be dark-skinned compared to other given populations. As such, the meaning of the expression varies widely both between and within societies, and depends significantly on context. For many other individuals, communities and countries, "black" is also perceived as a derogatory, outdated, reductive or otherwise unrepresentative label, and as a result is neither used nor defined.[1] Different societies apply differing criteria regarding who is classified as "black", and these social constructs have also changed over time. In a number of countries, societal variables affect classification as much as skin color, and the social criteria for "blackness" vary
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Southern Sudan
Coordinates: 8°N 30°E / 8°N 30°E / 8; 30 Republic
Republic
of South SudanFlagCoat of armsMotto: "Justice, Liberty, Prosperity"Anthem: "South Sudan
Sudan
Oyee!"Capital and largest
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Renamo
The Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO; Portuguese: Resistência Nacional Moçambicana) is a militant organization and political movement in Mozambique
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Lord's Resistance Army
The Lord's Resistance Army
Lord's Resistance Army
(LRA), also known as the Lord's Resistance Movement, is a rebel group and heterodox Christian cult which operates in northern Uganda, South Sudan, the Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[8] Originally known as the United Holy Salvation Army and Uganda
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USD
 United States  East Timor[2][Note 1]  Ecuador[3][Note 2]  El Salvador[4]  Federated States of Micronesia  Marshall Islands  Palau  Panama[Note 3]  Zimbabwe[Note 4]3 non-U.S
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Foreign Minister
A foreign minister or minister of foreign affairs (less commonly for foreign affairs) is generally a cabinet minister in charge of a state's foreign policy and relations.[1]Contents1 World contexts1.1 Difference in titles 1.2 Powers of position 1.3 Responsibilities2 Related articles and lists2.1 By year 2.2 Country and territory-related articles and lists3 Former countries 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksWorld contexts[edit] Difference in titles[edit] In some nations, such as India, the Foreign Minister is referred to as the " Minister for External Affairs" or, as in the case of Brazil, "Minister of Foreign Affairs" and of the former Soviet Union, this position is known as the "Minister of External Relations". In the United States, the equivalent to the foreign ministry is called the "Department of State", and the equivalent position is known as the "Secretary of State". Other common titles may include "Minister of Foreign Relations"
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Lusaka Accord
1970sAbanadela Penada Gordian Knot Alcora Exercise Wiriyamu Lusaka AccordAftermath24/20 orderThe Lusaka Accord (Portuguese: Acordo de Lusaka) was signed in Lusaka, Zambia on 7 September 1974, between the Front for the Liberation of Mozambique (FRELIMO) and the Portuguese government installed after the Carnation Revolution in Lisbon.[1] In the agreement, Portugal formally recognized the right of the Mozambican people to independence and agreed with FRELIMO the terms of the transference of powers. The agreement established that independence would be proclaimed after a transition period when administration of the country would be shared between the two parties. Mozambique became independent on 25 June 1975.[2] References[edit]^ "Acordo de Lusaka" [Lusaka Accord] (in Portuguese). Diário do Governo, Portugal. 1974. Retrieved 2016-02-06.  ^ "Mozambique". UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia
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Portugal
Portugal
Portugal
(Portuguese pronunciation: [puɾtuˈɣaɫ]), officially the Portuguese Republic
Republic
(Portuguese: República Portuguesa [ʁɛˈpuβlikɐ puɾtuˈɣezɐ]),[note 1] is a sovereign state located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula
Iberian Peninsula
in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
and to the north and east by Spain
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Tanzania
Coordinates: 6°18′25″S 34°51′14″E / 6.307°S 34.854°E / -6.307; 34.854United Republic
Republic
of Tanzania Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania  (Swahili)FlagCoat of armsMotto: "Uhuru na Umoja" (Swahili) "Freedom and Unity"Anthem: "Mungu ibariki Afrika" (English: "God Bless Africa")Capital Dodoma
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University Of Poitiers
The University
University
of Poitiers
Poitiers
(French: Université de Poitiers) is a university in Poitiers, France. It is a member of the Coimbra Group, as one of the oldest universities of Europe. As of July 2015 it is a member of the regional university association Leonardo da Vinci consolidated University.[1]Contents1 History 2 Organization 3 Research teams 4 Life on campus 5 Points of interest 6 Significant researchers 7 See also 8 Notes and references 9 External linksHistory[edit] Founded in 1431 by Pope Eugene IV
Pope Eugene IV
and chartered by King Charles VII, the University
University
of Poitiers
Poitiers
was originally composed of five faculties: theology, canon law, civil law, medicine, and arts. In the 16th century, the university exerted its influence over the town cultural life, and was ranked second only to Paris
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G8
 Canada  France  Germany  Italy  Japan   Russia
Russia
(suspended)  United Kingdom  United States  European UnionThe G8, reformatted as G7 from 2014 due to Russia's suspension,[1][2][3][4][5] was an inter-governmental political forum from 1997 until 2014, with the participation of the major industrialized countries in the world, that viewed themselves as democracies.[6] The forum originated with a 1975 summit hosted by France
France
that brought together representatives of six governments: France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, thus leading to the name Group of Six
Group of Six
or G6. The summit came to be known as the Group of Seven, or G7, in 1976 with the addition of Canada. Russia
Russia
was added to the political forum from 1997, which the following year became known as the G8
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António De Oliveira Salazar
António de Oliveira Salazar
António de Oliveira Salazar
GCTE GCSE GColIH GCIC (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃ˈtɔniu dɨ oliˈvɐjɾɐ sɐlɐˈzaɾ]; 28 April 1889 – 27 July 1970) was a Portuguese statesman who served as Prime Minister of Portugal
Prime Minister of Portugal
from 1932 to 1968. He was responsible for the Estado Novo ("New State"), the corporatist authoritarian government that ruled Portugal
Portugal
until 1974. A trained economist, Salazar entered public life with the support of President Óscar Carmona
Óscar Carmona
after the Portuguese coup d'état of 28 May 1926, initially as finance minister and later as prime minister. Opposed to democracy, communism, socialism, anarchism and liberalism, the ideology of Portugal
Portugal
was conservative and nationalist in nature under his rule
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United Nations Secretary-General
The Secretary-General of the United Nations
United Nations
(UNSG or just SG) is the head of the United Nations
United Nations
Secretariat, one of the six principal organs of the United Nations. The Secretary-General serves as the chief administrative officer of the United Nations
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Kofi Annan
Kofi Atta Annan (/ˈkoʊfi ˈænæn/[1]; born 8 April 1938) is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations
United Nations
from January 1997 to December 2006. Annan and the UN were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize.[2] He is the founder and chairman of the Kofi Annan
Kofi Annan
Foundation, as well as chairman of The Elders, an international organization founded by Nelson Mandela.[3][4] Born in Kumasi, Annan went on to study economics at Macalester College, international relations from the Graduate Institute Geneva and management at MIT. Annan joined the UN in 1962, working for the World Health Organization's Geneva
Geneva
office. He went on to work in several capacities at the UN Headquarters including serving as the Under- Secretary-General for peacekeeping between March 1992 and December 1996
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