Mozambique president presses peace deal with opposition

2018-02-20 16:29

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi has met the leader of opposition Renamo as part of efforts to broker peace between the group and his ruling Frelimo party.

Mozambique president, opposition chief hold first meet since 2015

2017-08-07 08:30

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi and the nation's opposition chief Afonso Dhlakama have met for the first time since 2015, a step toward peace after years of instability.

Mozambique truce extended by 2 months, talks to resume next week

2017-03-03 13:05

Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama has extended a truce between his rebel Renamo group and the government and said peace talks would resume next week.

Mozambique's unexpected truce still hangs in the balance

2017-01-23 16:00

The main sticking point in the failed efforts at peace is the demand by Renamo that it be allowed to appoint provincial governors in the provinces where it claims to have won an electoral majority, writes Justin Pearce.

Good news for travellers: No more troop-guarded convoys in Mozambique

2017-01-04 17:01

It was a troubling feature of some holiday travel in Mozambique: drivers on three stretches of road in the violence-riddled centre of the country were forced to join military-escorted convoys with the ever-present threat of attack.

Maimed lions show challenges of recovery in Mozambican park

2016-12-29 17:00

Maimed lions in the Gorongosa National Park show the challenges of recovery after Mozambique's civil war almost wiped them out.

Mozambican reporter held for one month for 'defaming police officer' - report

2016-11-10 16:05

A Mozambican correspondent for a German radio station has been held in police custody for a month on charges he defamed a police officer, a report says.

Suspected Renamo gunmen shoot at train in Mozambique

2016-11-09 09:42

Armed militia, suspect to belong to Mozambique’s opposirion rename party, have reportedly attacked a train in the northern province of Nampula, a report says.

Peace talks with Mozambique's opposition leader called off

2016-10-26 18:13

Peace talks between Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama and mediators were called off at the weekend after fighting broke out between the military and ex-rebel fighters, a report says.

Mozambique peace talks resume after negotiator's murder

2016-10-19 07:12

Peace talks between the Mozambican government and the main opposition Renamo, have resumed, a week after they were halted following the killing of an opposition negotiator, an international mediator says.


Nyusi re-elected party president in Mozambique

2017-10-02 17:35

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has vowed to push ahead with national peace talks after he was overwhelmingly re-elected leader of the ruling Frelimo party at a five-yearly conference.

Mozambique's opposition extends truce indefinitely

2017-05-04 12:38

Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama has indefinitely extended a truce he first announced unilaterally in December between his rebel Renamo group and the government.

Mozambique rebel leader Dhlakama accuses govt troops of violating ceasefire

2017-01-29 19:01

Mozambique's rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama has accused government forces of violating a ceasefire his armed group Renamo had declared following a surge in deadly violence last year.

Top Africa stories: Moz, Tunisia, Zim

2017-01-04 21:00

A diplomatic storm is looming between Zimbabwe and Zambia over fishing in Lake Kariba, and Tunisian security forces have dismantled a 13-member "terrorist cell" that was funnelling young recruits to jihadist group.

Mozambique rebel leader announces 2-month ceasefire

2017-01-03 19:07

Mozambican rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama has announced a two-month ceasefire in the rumbling conflict between Renamo and the government, extending a week-long truce in a move welcomed by the president.

Recovering from war, Mozambican park again faces conflict

2016-12-18 17:33

A fragment of a bullet-pocked wall in this Mozambique wildlife reserve is a reminder of a civil war that ended in 1992. Today, an ambitious revival of Gorongosa National Park is underway, but trouble looms again from the conflict's old foes.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Nigeria, Lesotho

2016-11-09 19:32

Social media users mock Nigerian prophet TB Joshua over his inaccurate prophecy regarding the winner of the just ended US elections. Read this and more...

Mozambican opposition official shot dead, thousands sleep in woods - report

2016-10-30 09:00

An opposition official has been shot dead outside his house in central Mozambique as months of violence and political tensions show no sign of ending, an official says.

Mozambique army destroys Renamo bases as talks continue

2016-10-21 15:15

Security forces in Mozambique have revealed that they have devised a strategy to “knock out” opposition National Resistance Movement rebels from their bases.

'Horrendous' killings of Moz politician 'a blow to peace efforts'

2016-10-12 15:01

A human rights group had described as "horrendous" and "a blow" to peace efforts, the killing of a senior member of Mozambique’s main opposition party Renamo.

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