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Mozambique is bordered by Tanzania on the north, the Indian Ocean on the east, the Republic of South Africa on the south, Swaziland, South Africa, and Zimbabwe on the west, and Zambia and Malawi on the northwest, with a total boundary length of 7,041 km, of which 2,470 km is coastline and a total land area of 801 590 square kilometres. It is a tropical country with effectively two seasons, a hot and wet season from October to March, and a dry season from April to September.  The country’s official language is Portuguese. It has an estimated population of about 28 million with a growth rate up to 4%. The Local Currency is the Metical.

Mozambique is divided into ten provinces and one capital city (Maputo) with provincial status. The provinces are subdivided into 129 districts.

Mozambique is, amongst others, a member of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), United Nations (UN), World Trade Organization (WTO), Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP), the Commonwealth, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank (WB), and the African Development Bank (ADB).


Our Expertise

CGA has legal expertise in the various fields of law, public and private, and renders services to companies and institutions, both profit and non-profit oriented, that are operating in the country’s multiple sectors of activity. Organizations that have benefited from such services and others, specialized in the legal market research, consider CGA having high professional standards. They qualify CGA legal services as being relevant and valuable. The Firm is renowned for its unmatched experience in liaising between private investment interests and the Government, within the Mozambican business environment. CGA lawyers are known for been able to render complex legal services and deliver legal solutions and products at levels of excellence and high satisfaction of clients.

The CGA guiding values are based on a competent and strong legal practice of more than fifteen years. Such unmatched values have a bearing on the day-today work of the Firm’s lawyers.



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