Daily Archives: July 15, 2020

Mozambique: Another 49 Coronavirus Cases, Many Among Returnees From South Africa

  Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities announced on Tuesday that a further 49 people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease. According to a press release from the Ministry of Health, since the first case was diagnosed, on 22 March, 41,745 people have been tested for the coronavirus, 884

Mozambique and UK Discuss Impact of Pandemic

The Mozambican Ministers of Agriculture, Celso Correia, and of Industry and Trade, Carlos Mesquita, on Monday participated in an online discussion, chaired by the British High Commissioner, NneNne Iwuji-Eme, to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Mozambique and investment opportunities in Mozambican agriculture. A press statement received by AIM said the meeting also

Mozambique: Nampula Parents Worried About School Reopening

Maputo — Nampula (Mozambique), 15 Jul (AIM) – Parents of secondary school students in the northern Mozambican city of Nampula are worried about the reopening of schools, scheduled to begin on 27 July, because of overcrowding in classes, and the safety of their children on the journey between home and school. They raised these concerns

Mozambique: Illicit Payments for Overtime That Never Happened

  Maputo — Nampula (Mozambique), 15 Jul (AIM) – In the two most populous Mozambican provinces, Nampula and Zambezia, the Ministry of Economy and Finance is investigating the illicit payment of overtime to teachers for periods when the schools were closed. In Zambezia, the extra payments amounted to 23 million meticais (about 328,000 US dollars),

Mozambique: Some Zambezia Schools Cannot Reopen

Maputo — Quelimane (Mozambique), 15 Jul (AIM) – At least 11 of the 52 complete secondary schools in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia will be unable to reopen on 27 July, according to the spokesperson for the provincial education directorate, Caunda Muticumala. The government ordered the closure of all schools in late March, as

ICE Won’t Compel Foreign Students to Be on Campus

Students and educators expressed relief and joy after the U.S. government withdrew a rule requiring international students to be on campus this autumn or risk losing their visa status. Since last week, students and educators have been immersed in confusion and anxiety, they said, over the uncertainty of whether they would be allowed to attend their classes