Daily Archives: September 14, 2020

Mozambique: ‘Henriques Dhlakama Not a Threat’ – Renamo Leader

Maputo — Ossufo Momade, the leader of Mozambique’s main opposition party, Renamo, sees no problem in the oldest son of his predecessor, the late Afonso Dhlakama, running for President in 2024.Henriques Dhlakama announced last week that he would stand -…

Mozambique: Second Foot and Mouth Outbreak in Mozambique

Maputo — The Mozambican livestock authorities have detected a second outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, this time in Angonia district, in the western province of Tete.The notification of the Angonia cases comes at a time when the veterinary authoritie…

Mozambique: Largest Number of Covid-19 Cases in a Single Day Recorded

Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities on Sunday reported a further 229 cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease, the largest number of cases so far recorded in a single day.According to a press release from the Ministry of Health, to date 114,333…

Mozambique: Epidemiological Survey Begins in Matola

Maputo — The Mozambican Health Ministry on Monday launched an epidemiological survey in the southern city of Matola, in an attempt to gain a better understanding of the spread of the Covid-19 respiratory disease in the city.This is the sixth such surve…

Huawei’s Survival at Stake as US Sanctions Loom

Starting Sept. 15, China’s telecom giant Huawei — once a symbol of Chinese technology prowess — will be cut off from essential supplies of semiconductors. Without those chips, Huawei cannot make the smartphones or 5G equipment on which its business dep…

Pandemic Takes Toll on Kenya’s Medical Workers

NAIROBI – John Muichuhio is one of the thousands of Kenyan medical workers treating COVID-19 patients.The stress of the pandemic has been bearing down on him, and in late July he also tested positive for the coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 disea…