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Mozambique: Country on the east coast of Southern Africa
Mozambique, officially the Republic of Mozambique, is a country located in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Eswatini (Swaziland) and South Africa to the southwest. The sovereign state is separated from the Comoros, Mayotte and Madagascar by the Mozambique Channel to the east. The capital and largest city of Mozambique is Maputo.


Artisanal miners attack Gemfields' Mozambique ruby unit, injuring four

Artisanal miners torched a car belonging to miner Gemfields' Mozambique operation on Saturday and attacked the occupants with pickaxes, injuring three employees and one security contractor, the company..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique drops court appeals to extradite ex-minister from South Africa

Mozambique on Monday withdrew appeals against a South African court decision not to extradite its former finance minister, Manuel Chang, wanted in relation to a $2 billion debt scandal that plunged his..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Mozambique

Prince Harry And Boris Johnson Meet African Leaders In London [Video]Prince Harry And Boris Johnson Meet African Leaders In London

Britain’s Prince Harry attended a summit for leaders of 21 African countries in London. Reuters reports that the summit was hosted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday. Harry met the presidents..

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2019: the year the climate crisis found its voice [Video]2019: the year the climate crisis found its voice

Inspired by a Swedish schoolgirl, millions took to the streets in 2019 - as the world suffered extreme weather and major powers continued to block the radical action scientists say is needed to steer..

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Fighters step up attacks in Mozambique gas region, beheadings reported: U.N.

People are fleeing a surge of attacks in northern Mozambique where witnesses have described beheadings, mass kidnappings and villages burned to the ground, the United Nations said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Oil majors request more Mozambique troops after Islamist attacks: sources

Exxon Mobil Corp and Total have asked Mozambique to send more troops to guard their operations in the far north after a surge of attacks by Islamist militants, an industry source and two security..
Reuters - Published

College burned in militant attack in northern Mozambique

Militants torched a teacher training college run by a local charity in northern Mozambique, a director of the organization and a security analyst said on Thursday, although it appeared that no one had..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique's do Rosário stays on as prime minister in trimmed cabinet

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi kept Carlos Agostinho do Rosário as prime minister and Adriano Maleiane as minister of finance on Friday as he appointed a new, leaner cabinet.
Reuters - Published

Can 'Made in Africa' cigars compete with Cuba?

While drinking in a nightclub in Mozambique in 2015, Kamal Moukheiber had an idea: a luxury cigar made not in Cuba, but in southern Africa.
Reuters - Published

Mozambique leader Nyusi sworn in despite opposition boycott

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi was sworn in on Wednesday at a ceremony attended by cheering supporters and dignitaries, but boycotted by opposition politicians who dispute his October election win..
Reuters - Published

Renamo's appeal to have election result annulled dismissed: Mozambique's top court

Mozambique's Constitutional Council has dismissed an application by the country's main opposition party Renamo to have the results of its Oct. 15 general election nullified, according to a written..
Reuters - Published

Tanzania says gunmen kill six in ambush near Mozambique border

Unknown gunmen killed six farmers near Tanzania's southern border with Mozambique, a senior police official said on Wednesday, amid growing concerns over Islamist militants in a poor region where..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique to appeal South African ruling to set aside extradition of ex-finance minister

Mozambique's government plans to appeal a South African court's decision to revoke the planned extradition of former finance minister Manuel Chang, wanted in both his home country and the United..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique's main opposition party appeals election result

Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo on Tuesday appealed the result of the Oct. 15 general election, calling on the country's top court to annul incumbent President Filipe Nyusi's victory.
Reuters - Published

Mozambique's Nyusi retains power after sweeping victory in disputed poll

Mozambique's incumbent President Filipe Nyusi has won a landslide victory in an election it was hoped would calm tensions in a nation soon to become a top global gas exporter, but has instead stoked..
Reuters - Published

President Filipe Nyusi wins 73% of vote in Mozambique election

Mozambique's incumbent President Filipe Nyusi has won 73% of the vote in a presidential election, the National Election Commission (CNE) said, securing a landslide victory in a contest opposition..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique's Nyusi heads for big win as poll irregularities reported

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi was on Tuesday forecast to be heading for a landslide victory in an election the opposition says has been tarnished by fraud, leaving some voters worried for the..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique's president victorious in election: observer group

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi is heading for a landslide victory in elections, according to a preliminary estimate by an observer group on Monday, in a contest the opposition claims has been..
Reuters - Published

Opposition calls for Mozambicans to reject election count as Nyusi takes lead

Mozambique's former guerrilla movement Renamo on Monday urged citizens to join it in rejecting preliminary results of last week's general election, citing fraud as incumbent President Filipe Nyusi took..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique's Nyusi takes election lead, opposition cries foul

Mozambique's incumbent President Filipe Nyusi has taken an early lead in results from this week's presidential election but the main opposition party has questioned the results, stoking tensions just..
Reuters - Published

Renamo calls for Mozambique elections to be cancelled

The poll was marred by violence and fraud, says the main opposition party, Renamo.
BBC News - Published

EU criticizes 'unlevel playing field' in Mozambique election

A European Union observer mission to Mozambique's election raised the alarm on Thursday over unfair conditions and unjustified use of state resources by the ruling party, as well as widespread..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique president urges peace, opposition warns against fraud as votes counted

Counting was underway in Mozambique on Tuesday in an election which the president said should help anchor peace, while his opposition rival warned against any manipulation of the results.
Reuters - Published

Mozambique votes in high-stakes election

Mozambicans voted on Tuesday in an election that could test a fragile two-month-old peace deal between the ruling Frelimo party and its old civil war foe turned opposition rival Renamo.
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Candidates in Mozambique's presidential election

Mozambique will hold elections on Oct. 15 in the first test of a landmark peace deal signed in August that put an end to decades of violence between the two main political parties.
Reuters - Published

Mozambique's elections to test fragile peace

The face of President Filipe Nyusi beams from flags billowing across Mozambique's city of Beira, where T-shirts and posters color the streets with his Frelimo party's signature red in what is usually..
Reuters - Published

Ten killed in stampede at Mozambique election rally

At least 10 people have died and 98 were injured in a stampede at a campaign rally of Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi, health authorities said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Pope, ending Mozambique visit, slams corrupt leaders

Pope Francis, ending his visit to Mozambique, on Friday scolded political and business leaders in the resource-rich but poor East African country who allow themselves to be corrupted by outsiders.
Reuters - Published

Nurture peace and make it last, Pope tells post-war Mozambique

Pope Francis urged the people of Mozambique on Thursday to nurture their hard-earned peace and strive to provide equal opportunities for all so as not to slip back into civil war.
Reuters - Published

Pope arrives in Mozambique hoping to consolidate peace

Pope Francis arrived to a vibrant welcome in to Mozambique on Wednesday to encourage the country's fragile peace, starting a three-nation African tour where climate change, poverty and corruption will..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Pope Francis visits Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius

Pope Francis will visit Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius from Sept. 4-10. Following are some of the highlights of his second trip to sub-Saharan Africa:
Reuters - Published

Pact is reached in Mozambique but prospects for peace still uncertain

With a handshake, Mozambique's leaders hope to close the book on a decades-long conflict on Tuesday. But an election in October and new causes of violence mean lasting peace is far from assured.
Reuters - Published

'Peace here to stay' Mozambique president, opposition say on signing ceasefire

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi and the leader of the main opposition party Renamo on Thursday signed a permanent ceasefire agreement, designed to put an end to almost half a century of hostilities..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique to fight for extradition of former finance minister over debt scandal

Mozambique's government is to fight for the extradition from South Africa of former finance minister Manuel Chang, who the United States is seeking to put on trial, according to a letter from a law..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique government, opposition to sign formal peace treaty: president

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi will sign a peace agreement on Thursday to put a formal end to military hostilities with the main opposition party, Renamo, almost three decades after the end of a..
Reuters - Published

South Africa confirms plans to block extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister

South Africa's new justice minister confirmed on Saturday he would he ask the courts to reverse his predecessor's decision to have former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his home..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique says militants kill 11 in attack near Tanzania border

Eleven people were killed in an attack last week by an Islamist militant armed group in northern Mozambique near its border with Tanzania, Mozambican police said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Mozambique says two border police killed in shooting incident

Two members of Mozambique's border police have been shot dead in an incident involving South African soldiers and the two countries have launched a joint investigation into what happened, a Mozambique..
Reuters - Published

Donors pledge $1.2 billion to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones: U.N.

International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique, according to the United Nations, less than half..
Reuters - Published

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