Category Archives: Politics

MOZAMBIQUE’S BIGGEST BANANA GROWER HIT BY WATER SHORTAGE

MAPUTO, Mozambique’s leading commercial banana producer, Bananalandia, based in Boane district, about 30 kilometres west of Maputo, has seen its production levels falling by half because of a lack of water for irrigation.

The banana plantations depend on water from …

MOZAMBICAN POLCIE DETAIN 24 SUSPECTED TO BE JOINING ISLAMIC EXTREMIST GROUP

MAPUTO, Mozambican police says they have detained 24 people who they believe were going to join an Islamic extremist group based in Mocimboa da Praia district in the northernmost province of Cabo Delgado.

The spokesperson for the Cabo Delgado provincial …

LIGHT AIRCRAFT CRASHES IN BAZARUTO, SOUTHER MOZAMBIQUE, SEVEN PEOPLE INJURED

MAPUTO, Seven people suffered injuries on Tuesday when a light aircraft crashed on takeoff from the aerodrome on Bazaruto island, off the coast of the southern Mozambican province of Inhambane, local media reported Thursday.

The South Africa-registered Cessna-402 plane failed …

LIGHT AIRCRAFT CRASHES IN BAZARUTO, SOUTHER MOZAMBIQUE, SEVEN PEOPLE INJURED

MAPUTO, Seven people suffered injuries on Tuesday when a light aircraft crashed on takeoff from the aerodrome on Bazaruto island, off the coast of the southern Mozambican province of Inhambane, local media reported Thursday.

The South Africa-registered Cessna-402 plane failed …

NUMBER OF VISITORS TO MOZAMBIQUE IN FESTIVE SEASON LOWER THAN FORECAST

MAPUTO– Despite all attempts to boost tourism, the number of visitors to Mozambique during the 2017 year-end festive season was much lower than expected, says spokesperson for the National Immigration Service (SENAMI), Cira Fernandes.

He told a media conference here …

UN Chief Warns World Faces More Dangers in Year Ahead

GENEVA � U.N. Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres warns the world is likely to face many complex and new dangers in 2018. In a year-end message, Guterres appeals for greater unity to overcome these threats and create a more peaceful world.

When …