Promised Land in Mozambique

From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Wed Jan 16 2013, 03:00:40

Promised Land is the title of the German photographer Gregor Zielke's feature about the relocation of 700 families in Mozambique's Tete province to make space for the Brazilian company Vale's construction of the world's second largest coalmine. The New York Times recently covered the plight of the people in Cateme following relocation. Gregor Zielke's photos [...]

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