Category Archives: Politics

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 …

MOZAMBIQUE AND RUSSIA HOPE TO REVIVE “HISTORIC TIES”

MAPUTO– Mozambique and Russia have expressed a desire to revive the historic links between the two countries.

According to a media statement issued by the Mozambican Defence Ministry here Monday, the desire was expressed during the visit which Defence Minister …

KENYA, MOZAMBIQUE MINISTERS HOLD BILATERAL TALKS

MAPUTO– Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma and her Mozambique counterpart Jose Condungua Pacheco held bilateral talks on the sidelines of President Uhuru Kenyatta state visit to Mozambique.

The two Ministers held bilateral talks on a wide range of issues …

AMNESTY ACCUSES CHINESE MINING COMPANY OF VIOLATING MOZAMBICAN, INTERNATIONAL LAWS

MAPUTO– Human rights organization Amnesty International has accused the Chinese mining company Haiyu of violating Mozambican and international lawS in its operations in the northern Mozambican province of Nampula, where it is extracting titanium minerals.

In a report enntitled, Our …