Daily Archives: June 17, 2020

Mozambique: Govt Begins Closing Markets for Cleaning and Reorganization to Prevent COVID-19 Outbreak

The largest market in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo city, remains closed Tuesday, the second day of a three-day sanitizing and reorganization to fight the spread of the coronavirus. The move at Xipamanine market is the beginning of the gradual temporary closing of the capital’s 63 markets and five fairs for disinfecting, new spacing of stalls, implementation

Mozambique: Maputo Wholesale Market to Close As From Thursday

Maputo — The wholesale market in the outer Maputo neighbourhood of Zimpeto is due to close on Thursday for between three and five days, in order to reorganise the stalls to make them safer for vendors and clients alike, in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the suspension of commercial activity at Zimpeto will

Mozambique: Fourth Person Dies of COVID-19

Maputo — Mozambique’s National Director of Public Health, Rosa Marlene, announced on Tuesday that a fourth person has died from the Covid-19 respiratory disease. Speaking in Maputo at the Ministry of Health’s daily press conference on the Covid-19 pandemic, Marlene said the latest victim was a six year old child who had been hospitalised in

Mozambique: 60 Former Renamo Fighters Demobilised in Sofala

Maputo — 60 former guerrillas from Mozambique’s main opposition party, Renamo, natives of the district of Muanza, in the central province of Sofala, have received building materials, agricultural tools, clothing and other goods, as part of the programme to demobilise and disarm the Renamo militia, and reintegrate its members into civilian life. According to a

Mozambique: Nyusi Promises Danger Money for Health Workers, Soldiers

Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi in Tuesday announced that the government will pay a “risk allowance” to health professionals and to young soldiers who put their lives in danger to protect other citizens. He made the announcement at Mueda, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, where he chaired commemorations of the 60th anniversary

Mozambique: Sasol Denies Cost Inflation Allegations

  Maputo — The South African petrochemical giant Sasol has denied allegations that it has vastly inflated the recoverable costs in its oil and gas operations in Mozambique. The preliminary results from an audit ordered by the Mozambican government showed that Sasol declared recoverable costs of 148.7 million dollars for its operations in the southern