Category Archives: Politics

Police Kill 9 ‘Insurgents’ in Mozambique

Police in Mozambique said on Sunday that they killed nine “insurgents” in the country’s far north after ten people were decapitated by suspected jihadists in the region last weekend.

Cabo Delgado province, which is expected to become the center of …

DRC Ebola Outbreak Threatens Children

The UN children’s fund warned the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo threatens the health and well-being of children, and special care must be taken to help them survive.

Ebola is highly contagious, killing between 20 and 90 percent …

MOZAMBIQUE CHARGES CHINESE COMPANY WITH ATTEMPTED ILLEGAL EXPORT OF LOGS

MAPUTO– Prosecutors in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado have charged a Chinese-owned company, Mozambique First International Development Ltd (MOFID) with contraband involving the attempted illegal export of 47 containers found to contain 1,125 logs of various species of …

HEAD OF MOZAMBIQUE’S BIGGEST PORT STRESSES NEED TO MOVE MORE CARGOES BY RAIL

MAPUTO� If Maputo, Mozambique’s biggest capital and biggest city and port, is to reach its ambitious target of handling 20 million tonnes of cargo a year by 2020, rising to 30 million tonnes by 2033, it is essential that more …

MOZAMBICAN AUTHORITIES SEIZE LARGEST EVER CONSIGNMENT OF ELEPHANT TUSKS

MAPUTO– The Mozambican authorities have detained the driver of a container which was opened at Maputo port on Thursday and found to contain huge quantities of elephant tusks.

The police have also detained the Customs broker who had handled the …

MOZAMBICAN PRESIDENT INAUGURATES BALAMA GRAPHITE MINE

BALAMA, MOZAMBIQUE– Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday inaugurated a graphite mine in Balama district, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, with a capacity to produce a quarter of a million tonnes of graphite a year when operating at …