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Aid, Health Workers Race To Help Mozambique Cyclone Victims

Aid, Health Workers Race To Help Mozambique Cyclone Victims

International aid agencies and government forces are racing against time to help the hundreds of thousands affected by Cyclone Idai. The storm, which hit on March 14, has killed nearly 1,000 people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, and many others are still missing. One of the worst affected areas is the port city of Beira, […]

Ugandan Rebels Are Now In Mozambique

Ugandan Rebels Are Now In Mozambique

 A man calling himself a “top counter-terrorism official” has told the Ugandan paper the “Daily Monitor” that the Ugandan rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) are moving their bases from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to northern Mozambique. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, was clearly referring to the islamist insurgency […]

Angola Assists Cyclone Idai Victims In Mozambique

Angola Assists Cyclone Idai Victims In Mozambique

Angola’s assistance made up of 26 tons of food and medicines to Tropical Cyclone Idai victims in Mozambique will help prevent the spread of the epidemics in the Indian Ocean country, the Health minister of Mozambique Nazira Abdula said Friday in Beira city. Nazira Abdula was speaking to the press shortly after the delivery ceremony […]

7 Killed, Thousands Displaced After Mozambique Cyclone

7 Killed, Thousands Displaced After Mozambique Cyclone

 Seven people have been killed following a tropical cyclone in northern Mozambique. Some 32 222 people were affected, including 4 242 that have been displaced. The Southern African country is suffering the effects of Tropical Cyclone IDAI. It formed over the Northern Mozambique Channel on Saturday. The cyclone was moving south-east with a wind speed […]

Mozambican Decree Discriminating Against Pregnant Schoolgirls Revoked

Mozambican  Decree Discriminating Against Pregnant Schoolgirls Revoked

The Mozambican Ministry of Education has revoked a misogynist decree of 2003 which ordered all pregnant schoolgirls to attend night classes, and banned them from day classes. The spokesperson for the Ministry, Manuel Simbine, cited in Monday’s issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”, made excuses for the 2003 decree, claiming that it responded to the […]

Mozambique Discovers 30,000 ‘Ghost’ Workers

Mozambique Discovers 30,000 ‘Ghost’ Workers

Paying the salaries of the thousands of ficticious workers costs at least $250 million. The news is the latest in a series of financial scandals in Mozambique. The government of Mozambique has discovered some 30,000 workers on the government payroll were either dead or didn’t exist, local media reported on Tuesday. The Public Service ministry […]

President Fillipe Nyusi Reiterates Commitment To Women’s Empowerment

President Fillipe Nyusi Reiterates Commitment To Women’s Empowerment

 Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday reaffirmed the determination of his government to continue working for peace and development, with the involvement and empowerment of women. Speaking in Oslo, at a seminar on peace, security and women’s empowerment, Nyusi said it is indispensable that women should play an active role in the prevention and resolution […]

Mozambican Government Approves Plan Against Gender Based Violence

Mozambican Government Approves Plan Against Gender Based Violence

 The Mozambican government on Tuesday approved the National Plan for Preventing and Combatting Gender Based Violence, Speaking to reporters at the end of the weekly meeting of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet), the government spokesperson, the Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, Ana Comoana, said the plan will run from 218 to 2021 and is […]

Mozambique’s $49 Billion Gas Plan Stokes Anxiety in North

Mozambique’s $49 Billion Gas Plan Stokes Anxiety in North

A giant refrigerator will replace the village Jonas Alide Saide has called home for 70 years and he’s not happy about it. As Mozambique’s plans to export natural gas gather pace, Saide’s northeastern settlement of Quitupo will make way for a plant planned by companies including Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Located on a site larger than […]

Government Turns A Blind Eye To Mission Sexual Abuse In Manica

Government Turns A Blind Eye To Mission Sexual Abuse In Manica

Mozambique’s government and international institutions turned a blind eye to 30 years of sexual abuse at a Christian mission orphanage in Manica, according to an investigation by Estacio Valoi, probably Mozambique’s best investigative journalist. Australian pastor Roy Perkins has been in charge of Maforga Mission for 30 years. Valoi reports that abuse of children in […]

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