Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

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 in a technical sense: the seven members were, in reality, chosen by the political parties

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 Marlene, speaking at a Maputo press conference on Thursday. The two new cases, one a

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 government of Cyril Ramaphosa, in response to the pandemic of the respiratory disease Covid-19. “South

Mozambique: Visits to Mozambican Prisons Suspended

Maputo — Mozambique’s National Prison Service (SERNAP) has suspended all visits to inmates in the country’s jails as a social distancing measure, intended to block the spread of the new coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease. According to the SERNAP General Director, Jeremias Cumbe, interviewed by Radio Mozambique, there is so far no record