5 die in Mozambique floods

2014-12-19 14:10

Mozambican authorities say five people have died in floods in the capital Maputo after days of torrential rain.

Rhino poaching: Father, son get 10 years

2014-12-04 18:32

A father and son were among three Mozambicans who have been jailed for 10 years each for killing and removing the horns of a white rhino.

Mozambique striding into new landmine free era

2014-11-14 10:15

Mozambique, once one of the most heavily mined countries in the world, will mark a historic milestone and proudly declare itself free of the deadly scourge.

Well known Moz 'drug kingpin' kidnapped in mall

2014-11-13 11:40

An alleged Mozambican "drug kingpin", who operates across Southern Africa and is wanted by US authorities, has reportedly been kidnapped inside his mall in Maputo.

Mozambique frees opposition party fighters

2014-11-06 16:14

Mozambique’s justice minister has announced the release of opposition members who were arrested during recent clashes.

Big drop in support for Frelimo in Moz election

2014-10-31 08:18

Mozambique's ruling party Frelimo won the 15 October elections, but its share of the vote dropped from 75% to 57.3%, according to the national electoral commission.

Anti-poaching scores big in Dutch, Swedish lottos

2014-10-29 19:10

Dutch and Swedish lotteries have given anti-poaching efforts in Limpopo game parks and in Mozambique a R30m boost .

Mozambique vote counting stops

2014-10-20 16:35

Mozambique vote counting has been stopped in northwestern province amid fraud allegations.

Moz: Opposition Renamo demands fresh vote

2014-10-17 14:48

Mozambique’s main opposition movement, Renamo, has rejected provisional results showing the ruling Frelimo party has won this week’s elections, and demanded a fresh vote.

Mozambique vote generally fair, SADC says

2014-10-17 12:45

Observers for the southern African regional block have declared Mozambique’s national elections free and fair, a day after the main opposition Renamo party rejected provisional results.

1st results from Mozambique polls point to Frelimo victory

2014-10-16 12:33

Mozambique’s ruling party Frelimo appears headed for a strong victory in presidential elections as a vote count gets under way.

Mozambicans vote in tough test for Frelimo

2014-10-15 16:42

Mozambicans are voting in a tough electoral test for the ruling Frelimo party, which has run the southern African country since independence from Portugal in 1975.

Mozambique's presidential candidates

2014-10-15 14:43

Three men are vying for the Mozambican presidency in. Let's take a look at who these men are and what people think about them.

Economic hopes hang on Mozambique poll result

2014-10-15 09:40

Mozambicans want whoever wins the country's elections to use newly-discovered coal and natural gas resources to end poverty and inequality, and to create jobs.

Mozambique elections test peace

2014-10-15 08:05

Mozambicans have started voting in an election seen as a test for peace following a deal between the government and the armed opposition party Renamo to end a two-year insurgency.

Polls: Moz opposition vows non-violent alternative

2014-10-14 07:41

Mozambique’s upstart opposition has vowed to take on the two traditional political heavyweights by offering a non-violent alternative in polls taking place this week amid low-level conflict.

Mozambicans fear vote result may destroy shaky peace

2014-10-13 10:00

Mozambicans are about to vote in elections which could hold the key to war or peace following an agreement signed by the government and the armed opposition party Renamo in August.

Mozambique eyes bigger slice of gas windfall

2014-10-09 16:20

Gas-rich Mozambique is set to sell off a new batch of energy concessions later this month, with market watchers predicting the government will demand a greater share of the profits than ever before.

Dhlakama: Mozambique's comeback kid rides election wave

2014-10-09 09:23

Mozambique’s former rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama is pulling huge crowds on his presidential election campaign, to the surprise of observers who wrote him off after his long exile in the bush.

Mozambique ballot papers stolen

2014-10-06 21:12

Twenty-six boxes of ballot papers to be used in local elections in Mozambique, have been stolen from a truck on its way from South Africa, where the ballots were printed.

Mozambique president gives Benz back

2014-09-30 21:11

Mozambique's president has returned a luxury Mercedes-Benz given to him by a business association.

Transnet opens Maputo joint centre

2014-09-23 20:00

Transnet and port and rail operators in Swaziland and Mozambique have unveiled the Maputo Corridor joint operating centre.

Frelimo man promises change

2014-09-18 23:21

The man likely to become Mozambique's next president has given the clearest indication yet of his political goals, vowing to redistribute wealth if elected this October.

Dhlakama to hit the campaign trail

2014-09-11 21:15

Days after coming out of hiding to sign a peace deal with the government, Mozambican rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama said he is ready to start campaigning for presidential elections.

Zuma welcomes Moz peace deal

2014-09-09 05:00

President Jacob Zuma has welcomed the signing of a peace agreement between Mozambican President Armando Guebuza and Renamo.


Mozambique gets new law for gas partnerships

2014-12-18 10:48

Mozambique has published a law for energy firms' multi-billion dollar gas projects, as the country gears up to become a leading exporter of liquefied gas.

Mozambique info bill welcomed

2014-12-01 22:02

The Mozambican Parliament's adoption of an access to information bill has been welcomed by the Media Institute of Southern Africa.

Mozambique police hunt for kidnapped ‘drug baron’

2014-11-14 05:00

Mozambican authorities have launched a large police operation after a wealthy businessman branded a "drug baron" by the US government was kidnapped at gunpoint.

Mozambique's govt plans ahead for flooding

2014-11-06 20:47

As Mozambique's rainy season begins, the government is preparing for the worst in case the country's suffers another of its frequent and deadly floods.

Suspected poachers escape Mozambique police

2014-11-05 13:19

Two alleged elephant poachers in Mozambique escaped from a police station while awaiting trial, undermining efforts to implement a new anti-poaching law in the southern African country, a conservation group says.

Nyusi officially new Mozambique president

2014-10-30 18:46

Filipe Nyusi of the governing Frelimo party has been elected Mozambique's next president, the National Electoral Commission says.

Frelimo candidate wins Mozambique elections

2014-10-24 17:21

Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party and its candidate Filipe Nyusi has won this month's presidential and legislative elections, according to provisional results.

Moz opposition leaders reject early poll results

2014-10-19 21:10

The leaders of Mozambique's opposition parties say they reject early results which show victory for the ruling Frelimo party.

Mozambique polls: ruling party ahead

2014-10-17 13:42

Early returns from elections in the southern African country of Mozambique show the ruling party candidate for the presidency with a comfortable lead.

Renamo rejects poll result

2014-10-16 20:35

Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo has rejected preliminary results of presidential and parliamentary elections showing the ruling party Frelimo heading for a landslide victory.

Moz elections: Allegations of fraud

2014-10-15 21:05

Mozambique's main opposition party says it has found an incident of possible fraud during voting in the national election.

Mozambique elections: Voting begins peacefully

2014-10-15 14:43

Voting in Mozambique’s national election has begun peacefully, with Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama saying he was confident the vote would be free and fair, after casting his vote in Maputo.

Nkoana-Mashabane in Mozambique for elections

2014-10-15 13:30

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has arrived in Mozambique where she will lead a SADC electoral observation mission for the general elections, her department says.

Mozambique ex-rebel chief Dhlakama: 'Voice of the poor'

2014-10-15 08:06

Afonso Dhlakama, a former Renamo rebel chief turned opposition leader who is seeking the Mozambican presidency for the fifth time, styles himself as the voice of the poor.

Mozambicans go to the polls

2014-10-15 05:00

Mozambicans to vote in a hotly contested election, the fifth since independence.

Mozambique parties clash ahead of vote

2014-10-13 14:42

Fighting has erupted between the supporters of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo and opposition party Renamo, as they concluded electioneering ahead of polls this week, police say.

Mozambique gears up for key vote

2014-10-12 21:47

Campaigning for Mozambique's presidential elections have wrapped up with a rock-and-roll rally to drum up enthusiasm for the ruling party's first post-colonial candidate.

Mozambique eyes bigger slice of gas windfall

2014-10-09 15:15

Mozambique will sell off a new batch of energy concessions, with market watchers predicting it will demand a greater share of the profits than ever before.

R10m Paarl perlemoen case postponed

2014-10-08 17:19

The case of three Mozambicans arrested for possession of perlemoen worth about R10m has been postponed by the Paarl Magistrate's Court.

150 SADC observers for Moz poll

2014-10-03 20:46

About 150 SADC observers will monitor Mozambique's elections later this month, International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says.

Mozambique opposition claims harassment

2014-09-25 19:04

A Mozambique opposition party has accused government supporters of attacking their presidential candidate's convoy with sticks, stones and machetes.

SA, Mpuma, ready for Moz Ebola threat

2014-09-14 21:11

While neighbouring Mozambique is on a list of 15 countries at risk of animal-to-human transmission of Ebola, South Africa is not.

Mozambique cracks ivory poaching ring

2014-09-10 15:55

Wildlife campaigners in Mozambique say police have cracked an ivory poaching ring believed to be responsible for the deaths of at least 39 elephants.

Mozambique parliament ratifies peace

2014-09-08 20:31

The Mozambican parliament has ratified a peace deal aimed at ending nearly two years of low-level warfare between the government and Renamo.

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