Daily Archives: December 28, 2020

European Markets Begin Final Trading Week of 2020 on Upbeat Note

European markets were rising Monday, reflecting investors’ confidence after U.S. President Donald Trump relented and signed a $900 billion economic stimulus package he had seemed to oppose.France’s benchmark CAC-40 was 1.1% higher at the midday tradin…

Mozambique: Cyclone Chalane in Mozambique Channel

Maputo — Tropical cyclone Chalane entered the Mozambique Channel on Monday morning, after crossing Madagascar.Spending two days over land weakened the cyclone, but it did not dissipate, although it was downgraded from a cyclone to a depression. Over op…

S. Korea Extends Britain Flight Ban After Positive Tests of Virus Variant

South Korea announced Monday that it will extend a ban on direct flights from Britain until January 7 after three people who recently entered the country tested positive for the COVID-19 variant that was first identified in Britain.The Korea Disease Co…

Mozambique: Two More Covid-19 Deaths and 103 New Cases Reported

Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities on Sunday reported the deaths of two more people from the Covid-19 respiratory disease.According to a press release from the Health Ministry, the victims were Mozambican men aged 38 and 40 who had been hospita…

Mozambique: Former Renamo Deputy Found Murdered

Maputo — The body of Sofrimento Matequenha, a former parliamentary deputy for Mozambique’s main opposition party, Renamo, has been found in the Pindanganga region of Gondola district, in the central province of Manica, according to a Sunday report on t…

Mozambique: Nyusi Inaugurates New Bridge in Cabo Delgado

Maputo — Bilibiza (Mozambique), 28 Dec (AIM) – Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday inaugurated a 300 metre long metallic bridge over the Montepuez river in Bilibiza, in Quissanga district, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado.The metallic b…