Mozambique: District Administrator Sentenced to Jail

Maputo — The district court in Murrupula, in the northern Mozambican province of Nampula, on Monday sentenced the district administrator, Crisanto Vicente, to a year’s imprisonment, converted into a fine, for abuse of his office.
According to a report by …

Mozambique: New Chairperson for Administrative Tribunal

Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday appointed Lucia do Amaral as the new chairperson of the Administrative Tribunal, the body that judges the legality of public expenditure.
Amaral replaces Machatine Munguambe, who has been at the head of …

Mozambique: Mozambican Business Calls for Cut in Interest Rate

Maputo — The Confederation of Mozambican Business Associations (CTA) has called for a sharp reduction in interest rates charged by the country’s banks, reports Monday’s issue of the independent newssheet “Carta de Mocambique”.
In a study on the impact on …

Mozambique: Assembly Elects Members of Council of State

Maputo — The Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Thursday elected the seven members to which it is entitled on the Council of State, an advisory body to the President of the Republic.
This was only an election …

Mozambique: Number of COVID-19 Cases Rises to Seven

Maputo — The number of people in Mozambique infected with the new coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease Covid-19, has increased from five to seven in the space of a day, according to the National Director of Public Health, Rosa …

Mozambique: Thousands of Mozambicans Return From South Africa

Maputo — The Mozambican immigration service (SENAMI) has confirmed that South Africa closed the main border post between the two countries, at Ressano Garcia, to passenger traffic, as from midnight on Thursday, as part of the lockdown imposed by the …