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BLB Christmas Quick Quiz

You could enter the prize draw to win a copy of the spectacular new 2014 BLB calendar by answering the following questions correctly:

1. Of the 169 countries on the Human Development Index, where does Mozambique come?

2. What is the official language of Mozambique?

3. What is the name of the most famous Mozambican actress?

If you’re stuck. Take a look at the rest of the BLB website – all the answers are here somewhere….

Email your answers to Alix Hughes at – subject title ‘BLB calendar quiz’. The winner will be drawn out of a hat on the last day of 2013!

BLB 2014 calendar available

We have produced a limited edition calendar to raise funds for our work with school linking, womens and disability groups in Mozambique .We are offering this unusual present for the person who has everything or who has never heard of our link with Beira for only £5 plus £1.95 post and packing. If you would…

Celso Paco – back again!

Celso Paco, Mozambican folk story-teller and musician, paid another of his yearly visits to Bristol in October when he entertained primary school children with tales and traditional music… more here

Mozambican High Commissioner visits Bristol

The Bristol Link with Beira invited the Mozambican High Commissioner, His Excellency Senor Carlos dos Santos to Bristol in October. This was the HC’s first visit to Bristol…….more details and photos can be found here

S is for Samora, By Sarah LeFanu

A is for aircraft, we discover at the opening of Sarah LeFanu’s biography of Samora Machel. And so we begin at the end, with the plane travelling from Zambia to Maputo that crashed into the hillside at Mbuzini, killing the first president of independent Mozambique. Machel died on South African soil, close to the border…