Daily Archives: June 9, 2020

Mozambique: Nine More Coronavirus Cases Diagnosed

Maputo — A further nine people have been diagnosed with the Covid-19 respiratory disease, pushing the total number of positive cases in Mozambique up to 433, according to the National Director of Public Health, Rosa Marlene. Speaking in Maputo on Monday, at the Health Ministry’s daily press conference on the Covid-19 crisis, Marlene said that,

Mozambique: Most ‘Hidden Debts’ Appeals Rejected

Maputo — The Maputo Higher Appeals Court has mostly thrown out the attempts by those accused of various crimes arising from the scandal of Mozambique’s “hidden debts” to have the charges against them quashed. 20 people have been charged, and a dispatch from the Appeals Court maintained the charges against 19 of them. Only in

Mozambique: At Least 11 Dead in Terrorist Raids

Maputo — Terrorist groups have murdered at least 11 people in attacks between Wednesday and Friday against villages in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, reports Tuesday’s issue of the independent newssheet “Mediafax”. On Wednesday night, the terrorists invaded Imbada village, in Meluco district, where they beheaded three people. On Thursday morning, people who had

Mozambique: Supposed Pakistani Fishermen Detained in Beira

Maputo — 12 Pakistani citizens whose boat was rescued from the high seas and towed to the central Mozambican port of Beira in April have now been thrown into jail, charged with illegal immigration, according to a report in Tuesday’s issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”. The Secretary of State for Sofala Province, Stella Zeca,

Mozambique: Mosquito Nets Seized From Beira Fishermen

Maputo — The Mozambican authorities in the central city of Beira, between January and June confiscated and destroyed around 200 mosquito nets that were being used illegally by fishermen, according to a report in the independent daily “O Pais”. Because of their small mesh these nets are completely indiscriminate, and will capture fish and other

European Markets Slide Into Negative Territory

  European markets are slumping Tuesday in a marked reversal of results earlier in the day in Asia. The FTSE in London is down 1.7% in early afternoon trading, Paris’ CAC-40 index is 1.8% lower and Frankfurt’s DAX index is down 1.9%.   Asian markets were mostly higher Tuesday, with the S&P/ASX in Sydney closing