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Mozambique president sacks defence minister

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday sacked defence minister Jaime Neto, without giving a reason or announcing a replacement. Neto was responsible for managing the...

Mozambique president calls on insurgents to surrender after key militant killed

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi urged Islamist militants in its far north to surrender on Monday, saying they had nowhere to run, after allied Rwandan,...

Mozambique forces in major fighting with insurgents, says president

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi said government forces had engaged in extensive fighting against insurgents after they attacked the town of Macomia in the gas-rich...

Mozambique president meets opposition leader

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama met at the weekend for the first time since 2015, raising hopes of...

Zuma unveils Matola Monument in Maputo

President Jacob Zuma at the weekend unveiled the Matola Monument and Interpretative Centre Mozambique in memory of struggle heroes killed during a...

Mozambique swears in new president, opposition stays away

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

Mozambique’s Frelimo selects Guebuza loyalist as presidential candidate

Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party early on Sunday picked Defense Minister Filipe Nyusi, a close ally of current two-term President Armando Guebuza, to...