Monthly Archives: May 2020

Mozambique: Second COVID-19 Death, and Coronavirus Reaches Niassa

 

Maputo — A second person has died in Mozambique of the Covid-19 respiratory disease, and the disease has now reached the only province previously untouched by the coronavirus, Niassa, in the far north.

Speaking in Maputo on Thursday, at …

Mozambique: Matavel Murder – State Must Pay Compensation

Maputo — The lawyer for the family of murdered civil society activist Anastacio Matavel, Flavio Menete, on Thursday insisted that the Mozambican state must compensate the family.

He was speaking at the Gaza provincial court in the city of Xai-Xai, …

Mozambique: Terrorists Attack Macomia Town

Maputo — Islamist terrorists attacked the town of Macomia, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, on Thursday, according to a report in Friday’s issue of the independent newssheet “Carta de Mocambique”.

At about 04.00, according to an anonymous …

Mozambique: Nyusi Extends State of Emergency for Third Month

Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday night announced the extension of the state of emergency, decreed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, for a further month.

The state of emergency initially took effect on 1 April for 30 …

Mozambique: 14 More Coronavirus Cases, Mostly in Cabo Delgado

Maputo — The Mozambican Health Ministry announced on Wednesday that a further 14 people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease, pushing the total number of known coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic …

Mozambique: Two Dead in Lichinga Riot

Maputo — The Mozambican police shot two people dead when celebrations of the end of the muslim fasting month of Ramadan degenerated into a riot in Lichinga, capital of the northern province of Niassa, according to the Beira daily paper …