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Portuguese flock to booming Mozambique
Poor economic outlook in Europe drives many to former colony in search of more promising futures.
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2012 12:00

Portugal's poor economic outlook has driven tens of thousands of people to leave in search of better lives.

Many of these economic migrants are heading to the country's former colonies, including Mozambique, where the economy is expected to grow by seven and a half per cent this year.

Al Jazeera's Tania Paige reports.

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