Category Archives: Legal Judicial

Mozambique: Appeals Court Upholds Acquittal of Economist and Journalist Accused of Libelling Guebuza

Maputo — Mozambique’s Higher Appeals Court (TSR) has struck a blow for freedom of the press, by throwing out the appeal by the Public Prosecutor’s Office against the acquittal, in September 2015, of prominent economist Carlos Nuno Castel-Branco, and journalist Fernando Mbanze, editor of the independent newssheet “Mediafax”, who had been accused of libelling former

Mozambique: Alleged Junta Recruiter Denies Charges

  Maputo — The man who allegedly recruited Mozambicans from the central district of Marromeu to join the self-styled “Renamo Military Junta”, Antonio Bauase, told a court on Wednesday that the only recruitment he did was for a private security company and not for the Military Junta. This was the second day of the trial,

Mozambique: Six On Trial for Conspiracy in Dondo

Maputo — The Dondo district court, in the central Mozambican province of Sofala, on Friday began the trial of six people accused of conspiracy against the security of the Mozambican state, through their support for the self-styled “Renamo Military Junta”, the breakaway from the country’s main opposition party Renamo, which rejects the peace agreement signed

Mozambique: Nyusi Calls for an End to Impunity

Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday declared that the country’s judicial system should act speedily and hold responsible for their crimes those who commit acts of armed violence in the north and centre of the country. Speaking at a ceremony where he swore into office a new member of the Supreme Court, Henriques

Mozambique: Terrorists Kill 17 in Macomia Village

Maputo — Islamist terrorists on 18 June killed 17 people in Ilala village, in Macomia district, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, according to a report in Tuesday’s issue of the independent newssheet “Carta de Mocambique”. The victims were people who had fled from the attack against Macomia town in 28 May. According

Mozambique: Eight Killed in Terrorist Ambush

Maputo — Five terrorists killed eight people on 27 June in an ambush against a vehicle of the company Fenix Construction Services in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado. Fenix is working in Palma district where the complex to liquefy natural gas in being built on the Afungi Peninsula. According to a press release