'Child brides' suffer, but AU seeks to end custom

2015-11-25 14:50

The African Union is set to meet in Zambia this week to hold its first conference on "Ending Child Marriage in Africa" –m a small step in efforts to protect the girl child.

Crooked cops threaten tourism - MEC

2015-11-10 16:01

Corrupt police or traffic officers in SA, Mozambique and Swaziland are preying on foreign visitors by looking for traffic violations where there are none, says Mpumalanga MEC Sikhumbuzo Kholwane.

Beer that killed 75 in Mozambique brewed with toxic flour

2015-11-04 14:22

A homemade beer that killed at least 75 drinkers at a funeral in Mozambique earlier this year was brewed with contaminated flour, health authorities say, ruling out deliberate poisoning.

Cassava beer taps new market in Mozambique

2015-11-01 11:45

In Mozambique's bars and street stalls, the tipple of choice nowadays is a cold "Impala" -- a beer made from cassava rather than barley.

Elections bad news for albinos

2015-10-16 05:39

Attacks on albinos in Africa are on the rise, linked to a growing demand from political hopefuls for body parts prized in black magic in the run up to elections.

Mozambique to turn old ammo depot into tourist spot

2015-10-12 21:30

Mozambique aims to turn an old military site where blasts killed many into a nature reserve for tourists.

Anglo American closes Mozambique office

2015-10-01 13:01

Anglo American has closed its office in Mozambique, 18 months after calling off the R5.2bn purchase of a majority stake in a coal asset in the country.

Mozambique opposition leader says survives new attack - news agency

2015-09-25 21:09

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

Mozambique blames 'human error' for 24 dumped babies

2015-09-21 07:41

Mozambican authorities have blamed human error after 24 still-born babies from a local hospital were dumped at a waste site, a report says.

Mozambique to be declared free of landmines – NGO

2015-09-17 15:47

Mozambique is set to be declared free of landmines, a charity dedicated to mine clearance says, ending two decades of work to rid one of the world’s poorest countries of explosives left over from a civil war.


German foreign minister begins Africa trip in Mozambique

2015-11-19 13:43

Germany’s foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has arrived in the south-eastern state of Mozambique on the first leg of his four-day trip to Africa.

Outbreak of fungal disease could threaten SA bananas

2015-11-10 09:28

An outbreak of a fungal disease which has been responsible for decimating millions of hectares of banana plantations across the world, could now pose a threat to South Africa’s R1.5bn banana industry, a University of Stellenbosch plant pathologist has warned.

Mozambique forces in deadly clashes with Renamo - police

2015-11-03 16:40

Fresh clashes between Mozambican government forces and the main opposition Renamo party have resulted in several deaths, police say, while denying reports that more than 200 have been killed.

Zimbabwe's white farmers start anew in Mozambique

2015-10-28 14:04

Some farmers forced out by controversial land reform programme are thriving in Zimbabwe's eastern neighbour, Mozambique.

Mystery still surrounds Samora Machel’s death

2015-10-15 14:45

2016 will mark the 30th anniversary of the death of Samora Machel and yet we still do not know who actually caused the Mozambican presidential plane to veer off course and crash inside South Africa.

Mozambican politician under house arrest

2015-10-09 19:21

Mozambique's opposition party leader Afonso Dhlakama has been placed under house arrest upon his return from hiding after a shootout.

10 die in Mozambique gunfight involving opposition leader

2015-09-26 13:38

Nine members of a convoy carrying Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama were killed in a shootout amid conflicting reports on how the gunfight erupted.

Engen expands in Mozambique

2015-09-21 17:52

Engen is continuing its aggressive retail expansion in Mozambique, with plans for three service stations in the near future.

Mozambique declares itself free of landmines

2015-09-17 17:31

Mozambique's government has announced that the country was free from the threat of landmines more than 20 years after its civil war ended.

Mozambican economist, FB journalist acquitted

2015-09-16 22:15

A prominent Mozambican economist has been acquitted of defamation charges stemming from a Facebook post comparing ex-president Armando Guebuza to Hitler.

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