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Mozambique attorney-general probes undeclared sovereign borrowing

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Mozambique's attorney-general will seek international help to investigate as much as $1.35 billion of undeclared sovereign borrowing that may have tipped the...

ISS: Taking stock of conflict around the continent

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The major outbreak of violence in the South Sudanese capital of Juba this past week caused hundred of deaths. The violence, which...

ISS: Mozambique: there’s more to peace than silencing the guns

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‘We hadn't understood the war, and now we didn't understand the peace. But everything seemed to be going well, after the guns...

Mozambique’s national airline to suspend flights to Angola

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Mozambique's state-owned airline LAM has said it will suspend flights to the Angolan capital Luanda from July 1, blaming financial and operational...

Billions in Mozambique loans “illegal” according to social groups

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A group of 26 Mozambique civil society organisations said this week $1.86 billion of government debt arranged by Credit Suisse and Russia's...

Renamo gunmen attack train in central Mozambique

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Gunmen from rebel group Renamo attacked a train in central Mozambique on its way to a coal mine, injuring the driver's assistant,...

Mozambique confirms state firm missed debt payment deadline

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State-owned Mozambique Asset Management (MAM) missed a May 23 deadline to make a $178 million loan repayment but remains in talks with...

Mozambique to refit tuna fleet, compounding debt crisis

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Mozambique's tuna fishing fleet needs to be refitted to meet European Union standards, Finance Minister Adriano Maleiane said on Monday, piling more...

Mozambique heads for default after missing loan repayment deadline

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Mozambique was heading toward a default on Monday after the government failed to honour a sovereign guarantee behind a $535 million loan...

Mozambique opposition wants inquiry into possible police death squad

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Mozambique's opposition on Wednesday demanded an independent investigation into a spate of unexplained killings and the possible existence of a police death...

Mozambique opposition wants inquiry into possible police death squad

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Mozambique's opposition on Wednesday demanded an independent investigation into a spate of unexplained killings and the possible existence of a police death...

Mozambique boosts security in Maputo due to demonstration fears

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Mozambican security forces deployed on the streets of the capital Maputo on Thursday after rumours of planned anti-government demonstrations circulated on social...

UN agency to relocate Mozambican refugees in Malawi

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The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Friday it will begin relocating 10 000 Mozambican refugees to better facilities in Malawi, the...

Mozambique orders Camcopter UAVs for its patrol vessels

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Mozambique will operate Schiebel Camcopter vertical takeoff and landing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from its Ocean Eagle 43 offshore patrol vessels, and...

Malawi to reopen refugee camp as Mozambicans flee violence

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Malawi will reopen a former refugee camp to cope with an influx of around 250 Mozambicans a day fleeing political discord and...

Mozambique plane debris believed to be from Boeing 777 – Malaysia...

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Debris believed to be part of a Boeing 777 jet has been found off Mozambique and will be taken to Australia to...

ISS: Mozambique’s success story under threat

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Since mid-2015, over 3 000 refugees from Mozambique have fled to neighbouring Malawi and are being housed in camps set up by...

Fearful Mozambicans flee as old foes clash

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When Mozambican troops hunting opposition fighters attacked his village this week, 10-year-old Wit Messenger turned and ran, leaving behind parents he may...

Mozambique’s opposition Renamo calls off rally after official shot

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Mozambique's opposition Renamo party cancelled a planned rally on Thursday in the port town of Beira after a senior official was shot...

Top Renamo official shot by unknown assailants

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A senior official of Mozambique's Renamo opposition party was shot and wounded on Wednesday, hours after he accused pro-government militia of killing...

Thousands of Mozambicans flee to Malawi as troops, rebels clash

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More than 2,000 Mozambicans have fled to Malawi to escape fighting between government forces and rebels in the coal mining province of...

First three HSI 32 interceptors on their way to Mozambique

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French shipyard CMN is in the process of delivering the first three HSI 32 interceptors to Mozambique, with the vessels en route...

Mozambican sailors complete training on new interceptor vessels

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A group of Mozambican sailors has completed training on the new HSI32 interceptors the country is receiving from France. French shipyard Constructions Mecaniques...

Mozambique border shooting incident resolved without charges being laid

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The July shooting incident involving soldiers, police and employees of a car tracking company on the Mozambique/South African border in KwaZulu-Natal in...

Mozambique’s opposition leader released after being held by police in his...

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Mozambique's opposition party leader Afonso Dhlakama was released on Friday after being detained by security forces in his home for several hours...

More than 20 killed in Mozambique gunbattle

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More than 20 people were killed in a shootout at the weekend between Mozambican forces and gunmen in a convoy carrying the...

Mozambique opposition leader says survives new attack

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The leader of the Mozambique opposition party Renamo escaped unhurt after a second attack on his envoy in as many weeks, Portuguese...

Former president says almost 500 Mozambican poachers killed in Kruger since...

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Tacit acknowledgement that Mozambicans are prime killers of rhino in particularly the Kruger National Park came from former Mozambican president Joaquim Chissano. Speaking...

Mozambique to be declared free of landmines – NGO

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Mozambique will be declared free of landmines on Thursday, a charity dedicated to mine clearance said, ending two decades of work to...

Mozambique journalist killed in drive-by shooting

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A veteran Mozambican investigative reporter, publisher of the online Diario de Noticias, was killed in a drive-by shooting as he jogged in...

Soldiers shoot at police and vehicle trackers on KZN/Mozambique border

Soldiers deployed on border protection duty in northern KwaZulu-Natal on Monday fired shots at a vehicle belonging to a tracking company apparently...

Mozambique burns seized ivory, rhino horn in anti-poaching drive

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Mozambique burned 2.5 tonnes of seized ivory and rhino horn on Monday as part of a campaign to end an illicit trade...

Poachers decimate Mozambique elephant population

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Mozambique has lost half its elephants over the past five years, part of a wave of poaching driven by red-hot demand for...

Mozambique police seize 1.3 tonnes of poached rhino horn and ivory

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Mozambican police have seized nearly 1.3 tonnes of ivory and rhino horns, obtained from the illegal slaughter of 65 rhinos and 170...

Contraband worth millions seized during April Op Corona patrols

The thin camouflage line protecting South Africa's landward borders has again hit the target seizing contraband valued at over R5 million on...

Mozambique hosts oil spill response symposium

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The Mozambique Oil Spill Response Symposium, co-hosted by the United States Africa Command Environmental Security Programme, the Joaquim Chissano Foundation (FJC) and...

CMN launches first Mozambican HSI 32 interceptor

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French shipyard Constructions Mecaniques de Normandie (CMN) has launched the first of an initial batch of three HSI 32 interceptors destined for...

Portuguese group donates $125 000 to counter poaching in Mozambique

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The Entreposto Group of Portugal has donated $125 000 to fund the training of Anti-Poaching Unit (APU) patrols in the Gorongosa National...

Mozambican Air Force An-26 damaged in crash-landing

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An Antonov An-26 belonging to the Mozambican Air Force was damaged in a crash landing on Friday, but no-one was seriously hurt...

Brazil donates naval simulator to Mozambique

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Brazil has donated a naval manoeuvres simulator to the Mozambique Navy, which will use it for basic instruction and training. The simulator was...

Job done in Mozambique – SANDF safely back home

When a 28 Squadron C-130BZ touched down at AFB Waterkloof at 12h00 on Saturday it was job over and well done for...

Death toll in Mozambique rises after flooding

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More than 100 people have been killed and 150,000 displaced by floods in Mozambique, a senior government official said on Wednesday, as...

Mozambique orders additional HSI32 interceptors

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Mozambique has ordered three more HSI32 interceptor boats from French company CMN, joining the three Ocean Eagle 43 trimarans, three HSI32s and...

CMN launches Mozambique’s first Ocean Eagle patrol vessel

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French shipyard CMN yesterday launch the first of three Ocean Eagle 43 offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) for Mozambique. The vessel emerged from the...

SANDF continues to provide flood relief to Mozambique

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The SA National Defence Force's (SANDF) mercy mission to neighbouring Mozambique under Operation Loapi has to date delivered more than 17 tons...

SANDF tasks a third helicopter for Mozambique flood aid

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The South African military deployment to the flood-ravaged areas of Mozambique has been boosted by another helicopter. SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Joint...

Mozambique swears in new president, opposition stays away

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Filipe Nyusi was sworn in as Mozambique's new president on Thursday following his contested election victory last October, promising to modernise the...

SANDF preparing to help after floods hit Mozambique

At present about 150 SA National Defence Force (SANDF) members whose musterings cover operational medicine, divers and the full spectrum of helicopter...

Mozambique police release opposition leader: local media

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Mozambique police have released an opposition spokesman they had arrested for allegedly leading an illegal demonstration and inciting violence, local media cited...

Mozambique opposition spokesman arrested after disputed poll

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The spokesman for Mozambique's main opposition party has been arrested after leading a demonstration protesting against the result of last October's election,...