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Road accident claims one life, injures one more in Messica

An  accident that occurred this Sunday on the bridge over the Revue River in the administrative post of Messica, in the district of Manica, province of the same name, left one person dead and another gravely wounded. Accident involved a large truck that, in addition to running over the two persons, collided head-on with a light vehicle belonging to the delegation of the interior minister, Arsénia Massingue, who had just finished a working visit to the Manica province. Mário Arnaça, the director of public relations of the PRM's provincial headquarters in Manica, blames the accident on erroneous overtaking. The crash caused both vehicles to sustain significant material damage in addition to the fatalities.

VILLA DO SONGO is located in Tete province, in the Cahora Bassa district and it is where the head office of the company Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa is located. The lake,(or dam),with the power station and its five super turbines is approximately 6.2 miles from the village of Songo. Everything about the town is inextricably linked to the history of the gigantic dam. Cahora Bassa district is bounded to the north by Marávia district, to the west by Magoe district, to the south by Zimbabwe, to the east by Changara district, and to the northeast by Chiuta district. According to the 2007 census, the district has 89,956 inhabitants and covers an area of 10,598 km².The Straight Line Air Distance from Tete Mozambique to Songo Mozambique is 107.08 km.The Driving Distance from Tete Mozambique to Songo Mozambique is 132 km ( 82.02miles).When you get to Maroera,about 5km from Songo,you'll begin you ascent to villa do Songo .Driving in the mountains of Songo Cahora Bassa can be a wonderful and exhilarating experience .....You are driving up the narrow,winding well mantained road into VILLA DO SONGO.The first villa you'll get to after negotiating the precarious mountains is called Panganani,just a couple of huts only.After that you'll get to the ''real '' Songo itself and the first village you'll get to is Planalto.Planalto means ''Plateu''.So Songo is nestled in a beautiful plateu.FIND here photos up that scenic,dangerous road.