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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.

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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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:18Published

 

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

Russian mercenaries fight shadowy battle in gas-rich Mozambique

russian mercenaries fight shadowy battle in gas-rich mozambique
(CNN)A deployment of Russian guns-for-hire, with links to the Kremlin, has sustained casualties in its fight against Islamist militants in Mozambique, multiple sources have told CNN. In another example..
WorldNews - 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

Tanzania billionaire Mohammed Dewji told kidnapper to shoot him

tanzania billionaire mohammed dewji told kidnapper to shoot him
Mr Dewji believes there were around three or four foreigners from Mozambique and South Africa involved, who he believes have fled...
WorldNews - 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

Mozambique's president Nyusi wins second term, opposition rejects results

Incumbent President Filipe Nyusi was declared the landslide winner in Mozambique's election this month, despite claims of widespread cheating, the electoral commission announced on Sunday.
France 24 - 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

This theft took place in Mozambique, not in Togo or Cameroon as the internet reported


France 24 - 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 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..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

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

Mozambique: Ruling Party Headed for Landslide Victory

mozambique: ruling party headed for landslide victory
Projections now indicate Filipe Nyusi has won at least 70% of the vote. Ossufo Momade (Renamo) is projected to have won only 21% of the vote, Daviz Simango (MDM) 7%, and Mario Albino (Amusi) less than..
WorldNews - Published

EU blows whistle on Mozambique’s election, but African observers disagree

eu blows whistle on mozambique’s election, but african observers  disagree
Maputo — 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..
WorldNews - 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 praises peace, opposition warns in tense election

mozambique president praises peace, opposition warns in tense election
MAPUTO - Mozambicans voted on Tuesday in an election which the president said should help anchor peace, while his opposition rival warned against any manipulation of the results. The presidential,..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Mozambique votes amid hopes of capitalising on energy reserves

Mozambicans are voting today in the country’s fifth presidential election after the most violent campaign period on record. The two main parties, previously enemies in a protracted civil war,..
France 24 - 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

Bridge and road changing lives for better and for worse

In Mozambique, one of the world's poorest countries, many areas are inaccessible because of the treacherous road conditions
CBS News - Published

New infrastructure brings hope – and suffering– to Mozambique: "I cried a lot"

In this installment of our World of Motion series, we're looking at the power of infrastructure in Africa. Something as simple as a bridge and a road are changing thousands of lives for the better --..
CBS News - 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

Poverty, strife-hit Madagascar welcomes Pope Francis

poverty, strife-hit madagascar welcomes pope francis
True to his reputation as pope of the poor , Pope Francis begins a visit Saturday to Madagascar, one of the world's most impoverished nations. Arriving from Mozambique, where he pleaded for..
WorldNews - Published

Robert Mugabe granted national hero status and official mourning

robert mugabe granted national hero status and official mourning
He was born on 21 February 1924 in what was then Rhodesia - a British colony, run by its white minority. After criticising the government of Rhodesia in 1964 he was imprisoned for more than a decade..
WorldNews - Published

Pope Francis arrives in Madagascar after visit to Mozambique

Pope Francis has arrived in Madagascar after spending a few days in Mozambique. CBS News foreign correspondent Seth Doane has more on the pontiff's visit to Africa and his message of peace and..
CBS News - Published

Pope Francis hails ‘right to peace’ as he ends Mozambique visit

Pope Francis on Friday told tens of thousands of faithful at a packed stadium not to resort to "vengeance" as he wound up a visit to Mozambique, ravaged by a 16-year civil war and now the target of..
France 24 - Published

Pope, ending Mozambique visit, slams corrupt leaders

pope, ending mozambique visit, slams corrupt leaders
On his last day in the country, Francis visited a hospital for HIV-AIDS sufferers run by the Sant' Egidio community and then said a mass for some 60,000 of people in Maputo's national stadium. At the..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Pope Francis urges peace and reconciliation in Mozambique

Pope Francis got an enthusiastic welcome on his visit to Mozambique, where the Vatican helped negotiate an end to years of civil war. CBS News foreign correspondent Seth Doane is traveling with the..
CBS News - 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 Francis visits Mozambique, seeks to strengthen peace accord

After a jubilant arrival in Mozambique at the start a three-nation African tour, Pope Francis on Thursday will meet with political and civil leaders to encourage them to consolidate a fragile peace..
France 24 - Published

Pope Francis kicks off week-long trip to Africa

Pope Francis arrived in Mozambique on Wednesday, marking his first stop in his three-country tour across Africa where he is expected to address economic disparity and climate change. CBS News foreign..
CBS News - 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

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