Mozambique: Doubts linger about peace

2014-08-29 12:46

A peace deal signed by the Mozambican government and the armed political party Renamo is allowing people who had fled fighting to return home.

Mozambique makes peace

2014-08-12 05:05

Mozambique's battling political parties have reached a peace deal that could end nearly two years of hostilities.

Moz's Dhlakama campaigns from bush hide-out

2014-06-24 13:49

Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama will launch his presidential election campaign by telephone from his remote mountain hideout, his spokesperson says.

Moz's Renamo leader says to run for president

2014-05-23 13:53

Mozambique’s Renamo opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama says he intends to run as a candidate in a 15 October presidential election.

Moz's ruling party meets to pick next leader

2014-02-28 07:48

Mozambique’s ruling party has gathered to pick a new leader, likely the country’s next president, amid signs incumbent Armando Guebuza may struggle to impose his candidate of choice.

Japan PM eyes Mozambique energy sector

2014-01-13 07:02

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is on his first visit to Africa, has pledged to boost ties with resource-rich Mozambique, signing a raft of agreements on key sectors including energy.

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.

Mozambique ex-spies in public protest

2013-11-07 19:35

Over 300 Mozambican former police intelligence officers have staged a protest outside President Armando Guebuza's office demanding their pensions be paid.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

$270m French ship deal raises questions

2013-09-30 13:30

France's government has hailed a $270m ship contract from Mozambique, but a dark cloud hangs over the company involved.

Mozambique army attacks former rebel camp

2013-07-08 08:47

Mozambique's armed forces have attacked a camp of former rebels in the centre of the country where "bandits" terrorised civilians on the road last month, state media says.

Moz: Guebuza agrees to meet Dhlakama

2013-07-01 11:13

Mozambique's president Armando Guebuza is willing to meet the commander of former rebels after tensions between their movements erupted into deadly violence, the government says.

Insurgency may dim Mozambique growth

2013-06-20 21:53

An economic take-off in Mozambique driven by bumper coal and gas discoveries two decades after the end of a civil war is facing disruption from disgruntled former guerrillas.

Mozambique govt to meet Renamo

2013-04-11 13:06

Mozambique's government is set to meet a delegation from the ex-rebel group Renamo, an official says, amid threats of violence that echo the country’s brutal civil war.

Southern Africa to discuss DRC crisis

2013-02-08 07:49

Leaders from southern African countries are set to gather in the Mozambican capital for an extraordinary summit to discuss the crisis in DRC, an official says.

Mozambique president sacks PM

2012-10-08 16:27

Mozambique President Armando Guebuza has sacked his prime minister in a cabinet reshuffle that saw five ministers and four provincial governors axed.

Favourites out of Mozambique succession race

2012-09-29 22:38

After wrapping up its conference, Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party has given no clear sign of who will be its candidate at the next national presidential vote due in two years.

SA signs pact with Tanzania, Mozambique

2012-02-07 21:01

South Africa has signed a maritime agreement with Tanzania and Mozambique to join forces against pirate attacks along the east coast of Africa.

DRC leaders must keep peace: Zuma

2011-12-14 07:38

President Jacob Zuma has called on political leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo to keep peace in their country.

Minister discusses Moz resort evictions

2011-08-16 18:28

Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk has discussed the eviction of South Africans from a Mozambican resort with his counterpart in that country, an official says.


Frelimo, Renamo sign peace

2014-08-25 21:16

Mozambique's Frelimo government and the Renamo main opposition party have signed a formal end to hostilities.

Dhlakama says stop shooting - before vote

2014-07-11 05:00

Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama has hinted his party would take part in October elections without signing a full accord with the government if there is a halt to fighting.

Mozambique president backs down

2014-06-16 23:17

Mozambique's President Armando Guebuza has vetoed a bill that would have granted him and fellow lawmakers generous retirement perks following a public outcry.

Frelimo picks presidential candidate

2014-03-02 09:29

Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party picked Filipe Nyussi as its presidential candidate ahead of October polls.

Japan loans Mozambique $672m

2014-01-13 19:00

Japan, anxious to access Mozambique's vast mineral resources, has offered to lend the country $672m to help boost its economy.

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.

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.

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.

Concerns grow over Mozambique violence

2013-10-24 22:27

Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane says South Africa is extremely concerned at the armed conflict in Mozambique.

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.

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 leader sets date for polls

2013-08-01 08:26

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza has announced general elections will be held in October next year.

Renamo leader ready for talks

2013-07-04 07:19

Mozambique's former rebel commander says he is prepared to leave his bush camp for talks with the government after strained relations boiled over into deadly violence this year.

Mozambique army chief fired

2013-06-26 21:48

Mozambique's President Armando Guebuza has fired his army chief amid escalating tensions with former rebels.

Mozambicans see echoes of civil war

2013-04-17 10:06

While much of Mozambique enjoys the fruits of peace, in one central town recent violence has left unsettling echoes of a civil war that ended more than two decades ago.

Dhlakama vows to defend base camp

2013-04-10 19:57

Mozambican civil war commander Afonso Dhlakama has vowed fresh attacks against President Armando Guebuza's government forces if they do not retreat from positions close to his remote base camp.

Dlakama decamps to Mozambique bush

2012-10-19 20:14

A former commander of anti-communist guerrillas in Mozambique's brutal civil war has established a bush camp with former fighters, who are demanding a "new political order" for the country, his party says.

Poor but at peace, Mozambique 20 years on

2012-10-04 22:20

Marking two decades since the end of a debilitating civil war, Mozambique's president says the country must now focus on exploiting its vast resource wealth for the good of everyone.

Mozambique mayor puts fear in Frelimo

2012-09-20 22:11

When kidnappers seized a 17-year-old Muslim girl in Maputo last month, the Mozambican capital's Muslims reacted with outrage.

Zuma tightens bonds with Mozambique

2011-12-15 10:02

President Jacob Zuma and his Mozambican counterpart Armando Guebuza have agreed to raise the status of the relationship between their countries.

Zuma heads to Mozambique

2011-12-12 19:10

President Jacob Zuma is expected to travel to Mozambique following an invitation by his counterpart, President Armando Guebuza, the presidency says.

SA farming interests safe in Mozambique

2011-08-03 07:10

Mozambique's legal system and bilateral treaties sufficiently protected South African farming interests, a farming union says.

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