Mozambique

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 12:05:18 GMT
Insurgency Spreads to Niassa
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] As predicted, and following Frelimo's model after the Portuguese 1970 Operation Gordian Knot  (see this newsletter last week https://bit.ly/Moz-580), the guerrillas are moving away from the heavy military push...

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 08:11:06 GMT
Zimtrade Urges Firms to Penetrate Maputo
[The Herald] ZIMTRADE says Zimbabwean businesses can take advantage of their proximity to Mozambique to penetrate the neighbouring country's market, which has vast export opportunities.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 12:12:15 GMT
Health Services Denied to Displaced Women as Tensions Rise With Host Communities
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Relations between host and displaced communities are negative and seem to be deteriorating,  both groups told a survey by UNHCR's Cabo Delgado Protection Cluster, published 18 November.  https://bit.ly/Moz-Pa...

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 11:59:18 GMT
Omicron Cuts Travel North, as Mozambique Tightens Checks on South Africa Border
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The new Covid Omicron variant has already led to sharp travel restrictions between  Mozambique and most countries of the north. First discovered two weeks ago in Botswana  and South Africa, the variant has an...

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 11:46:12 GMT
IMF Continues to Back Gas, Despite the Resource Curse
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Attempts to limit gas in Mozambique are "not sensible", IMF representative in Mozambique, Alexis  Meyer-Cirkel, said in an open briefing 23 November. "I think that this discussion, preventing  Mozambique from...

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 11:35:06 GMT
Gas: Decision Now, or Wait For Real Peace?
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The ever optimistic Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Max Tonela, said that there could  be an imminent decision to restart work on gas. "The outlook is that before the end of the year we  are going t...

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 12:54:11 GMT
What Lies Behind the Failure to Find Lasting Peace and True Democracy
[The Conversation Africa] Mozambique gained independence from Portugal in 1975 following a bloody liberation war that lasted about 11 years. But independence did not mean the end of conflict. The dominant liberation movement, Liberation Front of Moza...

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 20:56:17 GMT
Europe Halts Travel From Southern Africa Over New Coronavirus Variant
[DW] The European Union wants member states to halt air travel with South Africa and several surrounding countries over a new coronavirus variant. Germany, Italy and the Czech Republic were all quick to react.

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 13:06:18 GMT
Zimbabwe, Mozambique Police in Bilateral Meeting
[The Herald] Police in Mashonaland East province on Monday met with their Mozambican counterparts to discuss and come up with various measures aimed at reducing transnational organised crimes between the two countries.

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 10:53:32 GMT
Chakwera, Nyusi Launch Mozambique-Malawi Power Transmission Interconnection Construction Project
[Nyasa Times] AUTHOR: Duncan Mlanjira - Nyasa Times

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 13:15:42 GMT
Reconstruction Plan for Cabo Delgado Gives Control to Maputo and Creates Slush Fund
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The Reconstruction Plans For Cabo Delgado approved by the Council of Ministers on 21 September consolidate power in Maputo, leaving little say for people in Cabo Delgado, concludes an investigative article in t...

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 08:13:27 GMT
Growing Blue Conference Commits to Responsible Use of Oceans
[AIM] Participants at the "Crescendo Azul" ("Growing Blue") international conference have committed themselves to promoting good practices for a sustainable blue economy. The conference, which was held over two days in the coastal resort of Vilankulo...

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 08:12:12 GMT
Nyusi's Visit a Foundation for Development Between Malawi and Mozambique' - Says Chakwera.
[Nyasa Times] Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera says the three day state visit to Malawi by Mozambican President Felipe Jacinto Nyusi has cemented a solid foundation for future development opportunities between the two neighboring countries.

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 08:12:12 GMT
Malawi, Mozambique Sign Bilateral Agreements to Improve Living Standards
[Nyasa Times] Malawi and her neighbouring country, Mozambique have signed significant bilateral trade and industry agreements in a bid to ease out the cost of living for the two nations' people and to ensure that the two countries are heading onto a ...

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 08:08:48 GMT
Ghosts of Maputo Deal Haunt Tanzania Agriculture As Budgets Fall
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- In 2003 officials from Tanzania and several other African countries descended upon Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, with a determination to transform African agriculture. After a couple of days of reminiscing on how impor...

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 08:54:44 GMT
Chakwera Lauds Malawi, Mozambique Relations
[MBC] President Dr Lazarus Chakwera says Malawi and Mozambique are strategic development partners.

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 12:54:28 GMT
Mozambique Are 2021 Cosafa Beach Soccer Championship Winners
[Cosafa] Pre-tournament favourites Mozambique have claimed the 2021 COSAFA Beach Soccer Championship title following a 3-1 victory over East African guest nation Tanzania in the final at Durban's South Beach on Sunday.

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 07:01:50 GMT
Beach Soccer - It's Tz Vs Mozambique Today
[Daily News] TANZANIA face Mozambique in the COSAFA Beach Soccer final at South Beach Arena in South Africa today.

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 09:09:42 GMT
Army Kills 12 Insurgents in Cabo Delgado
[East African] Mozambique Defense and Security Forces (FDS) killed 12 insurgents in Cabo Delgado province, the country's newly appointed Defense Minister said on Friday.

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 11:25:31 GMT
Treating Root Causes of Northern Conflict Key to Guns Being Silenced
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -- Four years ago in October, attacks by a few dozen young men on three police stations in Mocimboa da Praia - a district of Cabo Delgado province in northeastern Mozambique - signalled the beginning of an armed conflict in t...

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 13:22:34 GMT
CPJ Honors Journalists Who Risk Their Lives for Press Freedom
[CPJ] The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) paid tribute Thursday to brave journalists from Guatemala, Mozambique, and Myanmar by presenting them with CPJ's 2021 International Press Freedom Awards (IPFA) in New York. CPJ also honored Hong Kong m...

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 15:37:42 GMT
SAA Cancels Daily Mozambique Flights, Adjusts Other Schedules
[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Airways (SAA) has announced that it will be removing return daily flights from Maputo, Mozambique, from its schedule at the beginning of December.

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 05:39:30 GMT
Press Freedom Award for Investigative Reporter Matias Guente
[DW] The Committee to Protect Journalists has awarded Mozambican investigative reporter Matias Guente the 2021 International Press Freedom Award. He is known for exposing high-profile corruption scandals in Mozambique.

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 11:54:32 GMT
Tanzania Pledges to Standby Mozambique in the Fight Against Terrorism
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Monday, November 15, said that Tanzania was not ready to see Mozambique's sovereignty compromised.

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 16:21:55 GMT
Rule of Law Prevails On Chang Extradition – but At a Price
[ISS] The decision that Mozambique's former finance minister be extradited to the US will test Pretoria's relations with Maputo.

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 08:48:49 GMT
The Farmers Navigating Conflict, Climate Change and Covid #AfricaClimateCrisis
[African Arguments] Despite facing a triple threat with little government support, female farmers have proven surprisingly resilient.

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 11:47:48 GMT
Zimbabwe, Mozambique Push for One-Stop Border Posts
[The Herald] Zimbabwe and Mozambique are pushing for the implementation of agreed projects including the setting up of a pair of one-stop border posts at Forbes-Machipanda and Nyamapanda-Cuchamano and the construction of a second pipeline from Beira ...

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 04:36:44 GMT
Mozambique's Ex-Finance Minister to Be Extradited to U.S. for Corruption Trial
[RFI] A South African court has ordered the extradition of former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to the United States to face charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, overturning a decision by South Africa's justice minister to send hi...

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 06:43:42 GMT
Mozambique Optimistic About COP26 Climate Conference
[AIM] The Mozambican government is optimistic about the possible outcome of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) which is taking place in the Scottish city of Glasgow. Speaking on 31 October to journalists in Glasgow, Deputy Foreign M...

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 05:20:02 GMT
High Court Orders Mozambique's Ex-Finance Minister Manuel Chang to Stand Trial in U.S.
[Daily Maverick] Judge Margaret Victor has overturned Justice Minister Ronald Lamola's decision to extradite Manuel Chang to Mozambique, calling it 'irrational'.

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