Daily Archives: May 29, 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 the Health Ministry’s daily press conference on the Covid-10 situation, the National Director of Public

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, where the prosecution and defence summed up their cases in the trial of seven people

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 military source cited by the newssheet, a group of about 90 attackers, divided into three,

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 days. It was then extended to 30 May. The second extension runs from 31 May