Daily Archives: May 20, 2020

Mozambique: Coronavirus Patient Dies – But Not From COVID-19, Says Health Ministry

  Maputo — The Mozambican Ministry of Health on Tuesday announced that a Mozambican citizen infected by the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease has died, but denied that Covid-19 was the cause of death. Speaking at the Ministry’s daily press conference on the Covid-19 pandemic, the National Director of Public Health, Rosa Marlene,

Mozambique: Kidnap Victim Rescued

  Maputo — The Mozambican police have rescued businessman Rizwan Nuruddin Adatia, who was kidnapped three weeks ago, reports Wednesday’s issue of the independent newssheet “Carta de Mocambique”. He was rescued at about 06.00 on Wednesday morning from a house in Mulotana locality, in Boane district, about 30 kilometres west of Maputo – despite the

Mozambique: Woman Who Broke Quarantine Now Under Police Guard

Maputo — For the first time since the Covid-19 crisis began, the Mozambican authorities have resorted to arresting a person who broke quarantine. According to a report in the independent daily “O Pais”, the case concerns a 21 year old woman, recently returned from South Africa, who was diagnosed with Covid-19 last Sunday, in Zavala

Mozambique: ‘Sense of Impunity’ About Corruption Still Prevalent

  Maputo — Mozambique’s Attorney-General, Beatriz Buchili, recognised on Wednesday that there is a general “sense of impunity” about crimes of corruption, which leads society to cease believing in the country’s institutions. Presenting her annual report on the justice system to the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, Buchili noted that throughout 2019 there

Mozambique: Matavel Murder – Killing Was Politically Motivated, Says Son

  Maputo — Licinio Matavel, son of the murdered activist Anastacio Matavel, on Tuesday told the Gaza provincial court that, while he did not know exactly why his father was killed, he believed the assassination, carried out by five members of the Mozambican police, was politically motivated. According to the report on the trial in

Southern Africa: An Attack On One Is an Attack On All – Mnangagwa

Maputo — Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa warned on Tuesday that any attack on a member state of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), including Mozambique, is an act of aggression against the entire southern African region. He was speaking at the end of an extraordinary summit in Harare of the Troika of the SADC body