Category Archives: Medical

SOUTH AFRICA’S DIAMOND PRODUCER DE BEERS TO MOVE 200 ELEPHANTS TO MOZAMBIQUE

JOHANNESBURG– Diamond producer De Beers said it was relocating 200 elephants from its private reserve in South Africa to neighboring Mozambique, part of wider efforts to restore wildlife populations ravaged by conflict there.

The Anglo American unit said its 32,000-hectare …

MOZAMBICAN PRESIDENT HOPES TO SECURE PEACE DEAL BY OCTOBER

NAMARROI, MOZAMBIQUE– Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi hopes to conclude the peace negotiations between the government and the Renamo rebels before the municipal elections scheduled for Oct 10 this year.

Speaking at a meeting in Namarroi district Tuesday with hundreds of …

PRESIDENT LAUNCHES NEW HEADQUARTERS OF MOZAMBIQUE’S NATIONAL HEALTH INSTITUTE

MAPUTO– Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday inaugurated the new headquarters of the National Health Institute (INS), the body in charge of health research activities.

The president said the new premises, located in Marracuene district, about 30 kilometres north of …

ANOTHER ISLAMIST ATTACKJ REPORTED IN NORTHERN MOZAMBIQUE

MAPUTO– Unknown assailants, believed to be Islamic fundamentalists, attacked the village of Monjane, in Palma district, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, on Sunday night, according to media reports.

The independent news sheet, Mediafax, reported Tuesday that the …

Rights Group: Egypt Uses Solitary Confinement as ‘Torture’

Egypt is holding political prisoners in prolonged and indefinite solitary confinement that amounts to torture, an international rights group said Monday.

In a new report, Amnesty International said dozens of detained human rights activists, journalists and members of the opposition …

TRADE UNIONS WARN OF INCREASING POVERTY IN MOZAMBIQUE

MAPUTO– Mozambique’s main trade union confederation, the OTM (Mozambican Workers’ Organisation), has warned that this year’s May Day celebrations will be overshadowed by the high cost of living and the low purchasing power of most Mozambican workers.

Addressing the launch …