Mozambique

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 15:38:40 GMT
Misa Condemns Threats Against Journalists Covering Cabo Delgado War
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican chapter of the regional press freedom body MISA (Media Institute of Southern Africa) has "noted with great concern the emergence of another wave of threats against journalists dedicated to the independent coverage of th...

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 15:38:18 GMT
PGR Dismisses Renamo Complaints Against Constitutional Council Judges
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican Attorney General's Office (PGR) has dismissed the complaint against the seven judges of the Constitutional Council raised by the country's largest opposition party, Renamo, for lacking legal grounds.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 15:37:06 GMT
Four Dead in Terrorist Attack in Chiure
[AIM] Maputo -- According to local residents, cited by the Portuguese news agency Lusa, islamist terrorists killed at least four people in an attack on Saturday against the Magaia community, in Chiure district, in the northern Mozambican province of ...

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 10:55:39 GMT
25 Years of Electoral Fraud, Protected By Secrecy
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] From declaring Joaquim Chissano president in 1999 when Afonso Dhlakama had the most votes, to naming Frelimo victor in Maputo and Matola when Renamo had most votes in 2023, Mozambique's mix of ruling party domi...

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 18:06:05 GMT
Recounts Instead of Secret Changes
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Renamo would bar most of the current secret changes by STAEs and electoral commissions, and replace them with recounts. as in most democracies. It proposes: "The District Judicial Court and the Constitutional C...

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 18:04:29 GMT
New Transparency Would Include LIve Reporting of Counting
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Renamo's proposals call for a major increase in transparency. Renamo proposes that during the initial count in the polling station, "In the interests of electoral transparency, the counting of votes may be acco...

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 18:03:01 GMT
Renamo Proposes Law Changes to Prevent Recurrence of last Year's Frauds
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] For the parliament session starting 22 February, Renamo has proposed major changes to the electoral law, to try to prevent a repeat of the frauds and misconduct in the 2023 municipal elections. Renamo calls for...

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 17:58:59 GMT
Chair of the Cabo Delgado Provincial Elections Commission Has Died
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The chair of the Cabo Delgado Provincial Elections Commission, Albino Pariela, died today, 14 February. So far, the causes of his death are not known.

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 17:58:05 GMT
Insurgency in Cabo Delgado Means Rural Zones Not Safe for Registration
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The National Elections Commission has not yet decided on how to hold voter registration in Cabo Delgado province, but sources in the election management bodies say registration will probably be held in district...

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 17:56:28 GMT
Opposition Proposes Longer Prison Terms of up to 12 Years for Electoral Crimes
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Tougher penalties for those who adulterate the election results are included in Renamo's proposal to amend electoral legislation. Renamo calls for penalties of between 8 and 12 years imprisonment and fines of u...

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 12:43:24 GMT
Opposition Proposes Longer Prison Terms of Up to 12 Years for Electoral Crimes
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Tougher penalties for those who adulterate the election results are included in Renamo's proposal to amend electoral legislation. Renamo calls for penalties of between 8 and 12 years imprisonment and fines of u...

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 18:07:55 GMT
Renamo Proposes a Number of Individual Changes.
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] To stop Frelimo naming polling station staff, Renamo calls for the jury composed of the director, deputy directors (Frelimo and Renamo), and a technician from the third party (MDM). If there is no decision by ...

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 18:22:10 GMT
Govt Wins Case, Won't Pay Over $100m to Indian Company
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambique has won an arbitration case and avoided paying over 100 million US dollars in a case against the Indian company Patel Engineering Ltd (PEL).

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 06:32:55 GMT
Pregnant Students, Adolescent Mothers Don't Get Support, Leave School
[HRW] Instruct Educators on Obligations, Improve Reproductive Health Services

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 18:19:17 GMT
- Mozambican Economy Grew By Five Per Cent in 2023
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican economy grew by five per cent in 2023, compared to 4.4 per cent in 2022, driven by the extractive industry, tourism, agriculture, transport and communications.

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 18:09:41 GMT
Note on Mozambique's Court System
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The Ministério Público (MP) is the Public Prosecutor (and not a ministry, despite the name). Under the MP are:

Mon, 12 Feb 2024 09:27:50 GMT
Mozambique Extradites Drug Lord to Holland
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambique's Central Office for the Fight against Corruption (GCCC), through its Office for Combating Organized and Transnational Crime, has extradited a drug lord, named Babatunde Tajudeen Abioye, to Holland.

Thu, 08 Feb 2024 12:10:18 GMT
CNE Must Announce Number of Candidates Before it Knows How Many Voters Registered
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The ongoing election law is forcing the CNE to announce the number of candidates that parties must submit before it knows how many people have been registered, according to the calendar it released today. Parli...

Wed, 07 Feb 2024 15:55:48 GMT
Mayor of Nampula Promises to Hand Over Power
[AIM] Maputo -- The outgoing mayor of the northern Mozambican city of Nampula, Paulo Vahanle, has abandoned his threat that, because of the fraudulent nature of the municipal elections held on 11 October, he will not leave office.

Wed, 07 Feb 2024 15:56:18 GMT
Terrorism Forced Closure of Eight Legal Aid Offices
[AIM] Maputo -- The extreme violence perpetrated by the Islamist terrorists in some districts of the northern Mozambican Province of Cabo Delgado since 2017 has forced the closure of eight district offices of the Institute for Legal Aid (IPAJ).

Sun, 04 Feb 2024 18:25:31 GMT
Mozambique Mobilizes Resources for Anti-Kidnapping Brigade
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambican President, Filipe Nyusi, has announced that the Government is mobilizing resources in order to activate an anti-kidnapping brigade in the country.

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 06:40:56 GMT
- Mozambique and French Energy Agency Strengthen Cooperation
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican government and the French International Energy Agency (IEA) have strengthened cooperation in order to attract more investment in the energy sector, taking into account that Mozambique intends to become an energy hub in ...

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 06:40:56 GMT
- Teachers Threaten to Boycott Classes of Over 100 Pupils
[AIM] Maputo -- Teachers in the Mozambican National Education System are threatening not to work with classes of over 100 pupils in the same room, since overcrowding has been harming the quality of education.

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 06:40:56 GMT
- Lam Still in the Readaptation Phase, Says Minister
[AIM] Maputo -- The Minister of Transport, Mateus Magala, claims that Mozambique Airlines (LAM) is still in the readaptation phase, following a malfunction that prevented one of the company's aircraft from taking off from the western city of Tete, as...

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 06:40:54 GMT
- Mocímboa DA Praia Experiences Panic After Intense Gunfire
[AIM] Maputo -- The population of Mocímboa da Praia town, one of regions plagued by islamist terrorism in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, experienced moments of panic at around midnight on Monday as a result of intense gunfire,...

Mon, 29 Jan 2024 10:52:41 GMT
Executive Secretary Visits the SADC Mission in the Republic of Mozambique
[SADC] His Excellency, Mr. Elias Magosi, the Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) arrived in Pemba on an official visit to the SADC Mission in the Republic of Mozambique (SAMIM) to oversee and appreciate the proces...

Fri, 26 Jan 2024 12:24:46 GMT
Kagame, Mozambique President Hold Talks in Kigali
[New Times] President Paul Kagame and his Mozambican counterpart Filipe Nyusi on Thursday, January 25 held talks in Kigali.

Tue, 23 Jan 2024 12:29:54 GMT
Breaking Barriers to Safe Abortion Care in Mozambique
[MSF] In Beira, a city on Mozambique's central coast, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is connecting hard-to-reach communities with safe abortion care and other sexual and reproductive health services.

Tue, 23 Jan 2024 13:42:34 GMT
Mozambican Army Chief Visits Rwanda
[New Times] The Chief of General Staff of the Mozambique Armed Forces (FADM), Admiral Joaquim Mangrasse, on January 22 visited Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) Headquarters in Kigali where he was welcomed by the RDF Chief of Defence Staff, General Mubarakh...

Tue, 23 Jan 2024 04:58:24 GMT
Shaping the Skills and Jobs of Youth in Mozambique - Technical and Vocational Training
[World Bank] Aurora Miranda is a young woman on a mission: connecting homes in her community to the power grid.

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