Daily Archives: August 13, 2020

Mozambique: Strategic Mozambique Port Taken By Jihadists Amid Reports of Ongoing Fighting

Jihadists have reportedly taken the northern Mozambican port of Mocimboa da Praia, according to various media sites, as Mozambican security forces have entered the area in order to wrest it from the Islamic fighters. Fifty-nine presumed terrorists were killed on Wednesday, according to a statement released by the government, but it has refused to indicate

Mozambique: Fight Against Terrorism Top Priority for Mozambique’s Relations with Tanzania – Nyusi

Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday urged greater coordination of efforts between Tanzania and Mozambique in the fight against terrorism. When he received the credentials of the new Tanzanian High Commissioner, Phaustine Kasike, Nyusi made it clear that the restoration of peace and security on the border between Tanzania and Mozambique is now

New COVID-19 Outbreak in New Zealand Rises to 17 Confirmed Cases

A new coronavirus outbreak that prompted New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to put the city of Auckland under a new lockdown is growing. Authorities in the northern city Thursday reported 13 new community infections, all of them connected to a family of four who tested positive for the virus, becoming the country’s new locally

Global Markets Mixed Amid Continued Economic Uncertainty

Global markets are mixed Thursday with the political stalemate in Washington over a new round of pandemic relief measures causing worry among investors. The FTSE index in London is down 0.9%, while Paris’ CAC-40 and the DAX index in Frankfurt are both 0.2% lower. Earlier, in Asia, the Nikkei in Tokyo finished its trading session

Fauci ‘Not Pleased’ with US Handling of COVID-19 Outbreak

  After the country reported its deadliest day of the coronavirus outbreak since May, the nation’s top infectious disease expert says he is not pleased with the way things are going in the United States. “We certainly are not where I hope we would be, we are in the middle of very serious historic pandemic,”