Category Archives: Legal Judicial

Mozambique: District Police Commander Detained On Corruption Charges

Maputo — Three police officers, including a district commander, are under arrest for crimes of corruption in the central Mozambican province of Manica.The police commander in Macossa district, Jorselio Matimbe, who has been a member of the police force…

Mozambique: International Arrest Warrants Issued in Cedsif Case

Maputo — The Mozambican judicial authorities have issued international arrest warrants against three fugitives, named as Manuel Luis Machava, Benjamim Luis Mucavele and Carlos Manuel Pinto, who are accused of masterminding the theft of 155 million meti…

Mozambique: Sernic Arrests Suspected Terrorist in Pemba

Maputo — The National Criminal Investigation Service (SERNIC) in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado has detained a man in possession of weaponry and other military equipment, which it suspects was to have been used in a terrorist attack in the provincial capital, Pemba. Cited by the independent television station STV, the Cabo Delgado

Mozambique: Graca Machel Calls for Stronger Sexual Abuse Laws

Maputo — Mozambique’s former First Lady, Graca Machel, has called for a thorough review of the legislation against sexual harassment and abuse, in light of the scandal at the Matalana police training school, on the outskirts of Maputo.Here women police…

Mozambique: Malaria Killed 365 People Between January and June

Maputo — Malaria killed 365 people in Mozambique in the first six months of this year, out of 35,136 people seriously infected with the disease, according to Health Minister Armindo Tiago.This is a reduction on the figure for the same period in 2019, w…

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