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MOZAMBICAN SECURITY FORCES KILL EIGHT SUSPECTED ISLAMIC MILITANTS

MAPUTO– The Mozambican defence and security forces have killed eight suspects, believed to be members of a group of Islamic militants, known locally as al-Shabaab, which has been spreading terror in parts of the northern province of Cabo Delgado, media …

JUDGE IN MOZAMBIQUE JAILED FOR BEATING UP CITIZEN

MAPUTO– A court in the central Mozambican city of Chimoio has sentenced a senior judge, Efigenio Baptista, to a prison term for allegedly beating up a citizen.

Baptista is currently the presiding judge of the Tete city court, but he …

Intra-Continental Migration Can Be Economic Boon for Africa

A High-level panel on migration says sub-regional migration on the continent is brisk and having a beneficial impact on African economies. During a two-day meeting in Geneva, the panel has been exploring ways to maximize these benefits by making migration …

FIVE DROWN AS GROSSLY OVERLOADED BOAT CAPSIZES IN NORTHERN MOZAMBIQUE

MAPUTO– At least five people drowned when a grossly overloaded boat capsized off the coast of the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado on Sunday morning.

The tragedy happened when a boat making the trip from Quirimba island in Ibo …

MOZAMBICAN BREWERS, IMPORTERS WARN AGAINST MOVE TO AFFIX REVENUE STAMPS TO BEER CONTAINERS

MAPUTO– Producers and importers of alcoholic drinks in Mozambique have warned that plans by the Mozambican Tax Authority (AT) to impose fiscal stamps on beer containers will backfire and result in less tax, not more, being collected.

The government made …

MOZAMBIQUE LAUNCHES NEW PROJECT TO PROTECT ITS BIODIVERSITY

MAPUTO– Mozambique’s Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), has launched a project, budgeted at 16.5 million US dollars, to strengthen the conservation of endangered …