Moz rebels inch toward deal on joining army

2014-04-18 10:03

Mozambican rebel group Renamo says it has reached an understanding with the govt to integrate its fighters into the national army and police.

Foreign observers to monitor Mozambique talks

2014-03-18 21:10

Mozambique's government has accepted a demand by the opposition Renamo for foreign observers to monitor talks aimed at ending clashes that have destabilised the country.

Frelimo, Renamo see need for peace

2014-03-03 21:16

The Mozambican government and the main opposition agree on the need to end fighting.

Moz makes election reforms to end violence

2014-02-22 16:24

Mozambican lawmakers have voted to reform the body that will oversee upcoming presidential elections, in a bid to end violent skirmishes with a revived rebel movement that have destabilised the country.

Mozambique clash leaves at least 2 dead

2014-01-08 07:47

At least two gunmen linked to Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo have been killed in an exchange of fire with government forces in the small town of Pembe.

Moz police fire tear gas at anti-conscription protest

2013-11-27 22:37

Police have fired tear gas to disperse youths rioting in Mozambique after reports of forced conscription as the military battles a revived rebel group.

Mozambique votes peacefully amid tension

2013-11-21 10:07

Mozambicans have voted in largely peaceful municipal elections amid tension and sporadic violence in past months between the government and the main opposition group, which boycotted the polls.

Clashes in Mozambique injure 50

2013-11-18 18:38

Almost 50 people have been injured during clashes between supporters of Mozambique's ruling party and the opposition.

Suspected Mozambique rebels kill one in ambush

2013-11-15 19:25

Suspected Renamo ex-rebels have ambushed a convoy of cars killing one person and wounding 10 others along a key highway.

US military faces Africa cuts

2013-11-15 08:59

US military forces in Africa may lose well over a tenth from their 2014 budget, the US Africa Command says, although it sees success against militants in Somalia and Mali.

Conflict, kidnappings threaten Moz tourism

2013-11-11 07:40

A spate of kidnappings and a low-intensity conflict with troubling echoes of Mozambique’s civil war are threatening to scare away tourists who normally flock to the country's palm-fringed beaches.

Mozambique rebels in fresh uprising

2013-11-08 18:14

Mozambique rebels are sowing fear in a fresh uprising with attacks on the main highway claiming casualties.

Mozambique: 4 soldiers killed in road attacks

2013-11-06 14:00

Mozambique's state media says opposition fighters have killed four soldiers in two separate attacks amid escalating violence in the central part of the country.

Moz leader offers talks with Afonso Dhlakama

2013-11-05 15:00

Mozambique's government has called on the leader of revived rebel movement Renamo to come out in hiding for face-to-face talks, in a bid to end destabilising military skirmishes.

Moz: Renamo says offices attacked by army

2013-11-01 14:02

Mozambique's opposition Renamo has accused government forces of attacking its headquarters in the central city of Beira, after a spate of clashes between the former rebel movement and the military.

Thousands march in Mozambique

2013-10-31 20:08

Tens of thousands of Mozambicans have marched in the capital Maputo and two other cities to protest against the threat of armed conflict in the country.

Renamo says leader 'hunted'

2013-10-30 21:50

Mozambique's Renamo opposition party says the army is trying to hunt down and kill its leader after President Armando Guebuza said the former rebel group was threatening national sovereignty with renewed attacks.

Moz crisis: Zim can't intervene, says Tsvangirai

2013-10-28 12:07

Former Zimbabwean prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai says Zimbabwe doesn't have the capacity to intervene in the Mozambican crisis, according to a report.

We won't tolerate chaos, Zim tells Renamo

2013-10-24 10:34

Zimbabwe has expressed concern over the withdrawal from a 1992 peace deal by Mozambique's Renamo rebels to fight President Armando Guebuza's government, saying the move threatened regional stability.

Mozambique violence: US urges dialogue

2013-10-23 08:48

The US has urged Mozambique’s government and the Renamo opposition movement to "move back from the brink" and take steps to quell an escalation in tensions in that country.

Mozambique's Renamo chief risks isolation

2013-10-22 19:37

Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama, who is fleeing government forces in a remote jungle region, may have also exiled himself to the political wilderness by abandoning a 1992 peace pact.

Moz's Renamo 'scattered and ready to attack'

2013-10-22 12:47

A spokesperson for Renamo in Mozambique has hinted that "guerrillas are scattered and will attack without taking any orders" after the rebel group declared the end of a peace deal signed 21 years ago.

Concern as tensions flare up in Mozambique

2013-10-22 09:00

Portugal has voiced its concern over mounting tensions in its former colony Mozambique after opposition Renamo declared the end of a 1992 peace deal following government’s attack on its base.

Mozambique troops surround Renamo base

2013-10-21 17:24

Mozambique government troops have surrounded the base housing the opposition leader after violent clashes in the area.

Moz plans for vote despite boycott threat

2013-08-20 15:17

Mozambique government says it will proceed with elections despite boycott threat by opposition.


Unrest threatens Moz demining target

2014-04-01 07:46

Mozambique will likely miss a deadline to rid the country of landmines laid during the bloody civil war due to skirmishes between the army and former rebels, an official says.

4 Moz cops killed by suspected ex-rebels

2014-03-04 17:06

Suspected members of Mozambique's ex-rebel movement turned opposition Renamo killed four policemen and wounded five others at the weekend, a report says.

Mozambique: 2 000 civilians flee across border

2014-02-27 19:31

Media in Mozambique say about 2 000 people have fled into Malawi because of reports that gunmen from a former rebel movement were operating in the province.

Talks to end Mozambique skirmishes resume

2014-01-28 05:30

Mozambique's Frelimo-led government and the main opposition party, Renamo, have resumed stalled talks, amid deepening military tensions between the two sides.

10 killed in Mozambique unrest

2013-12-05 08:49

Mozambique's government says Renamo rebels have killed 10 people during six weeks of unrest, and warned that the military may soon go on the offensive.

Mozambique police break up protest

2013-11-22 19:04

Mozambique's opposition party has accused the police of using teargas to disperse its supporters in the central Gorongosa region.

Mozambique set to vote amid political violence

2013-11-20 08:55

Mozambicans are set to cast their ballots in local elections amid concerns that an upsurge in political violence will mar voting.

Clashes stoke tension ahead of Moz polls

2013-11-18 07:46

Clashes in Mozambique’s largest city of Beira between rival party supporters and riot police have injured more than 20 people and stoked tension ahead of local elections this week.

Preserve peace like ‘treasure’ Moz told

2013-11-15 13:26

Foreign donors have urged Mozambique to preserve peace like “a treasure” after an increase in political violence in the southern African nations.

'Renamo rebels' attack Moz businessman

2013-11-13 10:57

A gang carrying guns and machetes has attacked and seriously wounded a wealthy businessman in northern Mozambique, police say, extending a wave of violence gripping parts of the country.

Zuma slams Mozambique's Renamo - report

2013-11-08 22:28

President Jacob Zuma has criticised Mozambican ex-rebel group Renamo for spurning President Armando Guebuza's invite for face-to-face peace talks to end skirmishes currently rocking the country.

Zim 'beefs up security along border with Moz'

2013-11-08 12:39

Zimbabwe has reportedly beefed up security along its borders with Mozambique amid fears clashes between former rebel group Renamo and President Armando Guebuza's government might escalate into a civil war.

Mozambique's Renamo rejects peace talks

2013-11-06 08:01

Mozambique's revived rebel movement has spurned the government’s invite for high level face-to-face talks to end destabilising military skirmishes.

Zim military on alert against Moz's Renamo

2013-11-04 15:01

Zimbabwe is on high alert and is closely monitoring Mozambique where former rebel movement Renamo has resumed hostilities with the government, a report says.

Mozambicans demand peace, security

2013-11-01 10:11

Mozambicans have demanded peace and security from their government amid the threat of armed conflict in the country and a spate of kidnappings by criminal gangs.

Moz not going back to war, says president

2013-10-31 07:55

Mozambique's president has insisted that violent clashes with armed rebels do not spell a slide back to brutal civil war, stressing the nation remains a safe bet for investors.

Mozambique forces take 2nd Renamo base

2013-10-29 21:55

Mozambique troops have seized a second military base of the former Renamo rebels, as tit-for-tat attacks raise concerns of renewed conflict.

Mozambique peace under threat: President

2013-10-24 20:31

Mozambique's President Armando Guebuza says peace in the country is under threat after two days of tit-for-tat violence between government forces and former members of the rebel Renamo group.

Renamo 'a spent force of ageing fighters'

2013-10-24 08:04

Mozambique’s ex-rebellion is too weak to force a new civil war and its recent return to arms is a desperate bid to grab a share of the energy bonanza reshaping the country, analysts say.

Moz president, ex-rebels want to avoid war

2013-10-23 07:33

Mozambique's Renamo and the country's president are determined to avert a new war, despite the ex-rebels declaring a 1992 peace deal over, a negotiator has said.

US deplores Mozambique violence

2013-10-22 15:04

The US "deplores" violent clashes between Mozambique government forces and the former rebel group Renamo, its embassy says.

Mozambique's Renamo attacks police station

2013-10-22 11:29

Mozambican ex-rebel group Renamo has staged an attack on a police station, hours after it declared the end of a peace deal signed 21 years ago, locals say.

Moz army takes Renamo base, leader flees

2013-10-21 20:58

Mozambican government forces have captured a base of the opposition Renamo movement in the centre of the country, forcing the group's leader Afonso Dhlakama to flee.

Renamo rebels kill 7 Mozambique soldiers

2013-10-17 20:45

Suspected Renamo guerrillas have killed seven Mozambican soldiers in an ambush near the former rebel group's remote mountain hideout local media say.

Mozambique cops reject rebel claims

2013-08-14 10:43

Mozambique police have dismissed claims by former rebels Renamo that they killed 36 soldiers and police, admitting to only one death from the weekend clashes.

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