Antonio Munguambe

Antonio Munguambe

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name = Antonio Munguambe
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office = Minister of Transport and Communication
term_start = February 3, 2005
term_end = March 10, 2008
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successor = Paulo Zucula
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nationality = Mozambican
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Antonio Francisco Munguambe is a Mozambican politician. [cite web
url = http://www.afdevinfo.com/htmlreports/peo/peo_1084.html
title = Antonio Munguambe (Mozambique)
accessdate = 2008-08-27
date = 2008-06-12
work = Who's Who From Mozambique
publisher = African Development Information Services
]

Munguambe served as Deputy Minister of Trade in the early 1990s, [cite news
title = President Guebuza appoints his government
url = http://www.poptel.org.uk/mozambique-news/newsletter/aim293.html#story1
work = Mozambique News Agency, No.293
date = 2005-02-16
accessdate = 2008-08-27
] and was appointed as Minister of Transport and Communication by President Armando Guebuza on February 3, 2005, when Guebuza named his new government shortly after taking office. [cite news
title = Mozambican president retains premier, appoints new cabinet
date = 2005-02-03
work = Radio Mozambique Antena Nacional (reproduced by BBC Monitoring)
] He was removed from office (along with foreign minister Alcinda Abreu and justice minister Esperança Machavela) on March 10, 2008, and was succeeded by Paulo Zucula, the former director of Mozambique's National Disasters Management Institute.cite news
title = Mozambique: Guebuza Reshuffles Government
url = http://allafrica.com/stories/200803110962.html
work = AllAfrica.com
date = 2008-03-11
accessdate = 2008-08-27
] [cite news
title = Moz president 'does it again'
url = http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=84&art_id=nw20080311111226510C665649
work = Independent Online
date = 2008-03-11
accessdate = 2008-08-27
]

Although Guebuza offered no official reason for Munguambe's dismissal from office, [cite news
title = Mozambique defence minister sacked
work = Agence France Presse
date = 2008-03-26
] various news reports suggested [cite news
title = Mozambique president sacks top ministers
work = Cape Argus
publisher = Independent News & Media
page = 12
date = 2008-03-12
] that it was tied to the transportation-related riots in Maputo in February that caused between fourcite news
title = Fuel subsidy to defuse price hike riots
url = http://www.poptel.org.uk/mozambique-news/newsletter/aim355.html#story2
work = Mozambique News Agency, No.355
date = 2008-02-25
accessdate = 2008-08-27
] and six deaths.cite news
first = Charles
last = Mangwiro
title = Mozambique cuts fuel price to end protests
url = http://www.int.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=68&art_id=nw20080212223957287C455433
work = Independent Online
date = 2008-02-13
accessdate = 2008-08-27
] The riots were sparked by increases of up to 50 percent in the fares for the "chapas" (privately-owned minibus taxis) [cite news
title = Mozambique calm after violent taxi protest
url = http://www.sabcnews.com/africa/southern_africa/0,2172,163782,00.html
work = SABC News
publisher = South African Broadcasting Corporation
date = 2008-02-07
accessdate = 2008-08-27
] that account for a significant portion of the capital's passenger transport. According to the Mozambique Workers' Organization, the country's largest national trade union centre, Mozambican workers spend an average of 35 percent of their income on transportation.cite news
first = Charles
last = Mangwiro
title = One killed in Mozambique transport price protests
url = http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L05458041.htm
work = Reuters AlertNet
date = 2008-02-05
accessdate = 2008-08-27
]

The hike was negotiated by Munguambe and the Federation of Road Transport Associations following an increase in the fuel costs (the government raised the price of diesel by 14 percent on January 23).cite news
title = Cheap diesel for private transport operators
work = Mozambique News Agency
date = 2008-02-12
] After the outbreak of rioting on February 5, Munguambe declared that " [t] he increase is fair and also the complaints by commuters are fair", and promised to renegotiate with transport operators. On February 6, the government rescinded the fares increase, [cite news
title = Mozambique scraps bus fare hike as riots death toll rises
work = Agence France Presse
date = 2008-02-06
] and in exchange promised to provide fuel subsidies to licensed transport operators, so that they could in effect purchase diesel at the price prior to January 23 (31.0 meticais per litre, as opposed to 35.35 per litre). [cite news
title = Minibuses end strike
work = Mozambique News Agency
date = 2008-02-26
]

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NAME = Munguambe, Antonio Francisco
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SHORT DESCRIPTION = Mozambican politician
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