Four killed in Mozambique health centre assault: witnesses

2020-01-22 23:05

Four people were killed in central Mozambique after assailants targeted a health centre, witnesses say, the first attack since President Filipe Nyusi began his second term last week.

Mozambique opposition calls on leader to quit over debt storm

2019-11-22 15:11

Mozambique's largest opposition party has called on President Filipe Nyusi to resign after allegations in a US court that he benefited from proceeds of a $2-billion debt scandal.

Mozambiques's Nyusi wins second term as president in disputed poll

2019-10-28 10:56

Incumbent President Filipe Nyusi has been declared the landslide winner in Mozambique's election, despite claims of widespread cheating.

Mozambique rivals hail 'new era' as they sign landmark peace deal

2019-08-07 20:50

Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo have completed a long-awaited peace pact, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict.

Mozambique urges opposition fighters to hand in weapons or risk being 'hunted down'

2019-08-03 09:22

More than 5 200 Renamo fighters are expected to surrender their weapons to the government as one of the conditions for upholding a landmark peace deal.

Mozambique names top ex-rebels to army command

2018-12-12 11:11

Mozambique has appointed three top commanders of Renamo, Mozambique's largest opposition party and former rebel movement, to key army command posts as part of peace-building efforts between the government and Renamo.

Mozambique opposition cries foul over election

2018-10-14 18:00

Mozambique's Renamo opposition has accused the government of falsifying local election results in several areas, warning that such a move could prompt it to abandon peace talks.

Mozambique president signals peace talks breakthrough

2018-07-12 10:46

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi and opposition Renamo leader Ossufo Momade have announced an apparent breakthrough in peace negotiations over the integration of former rebels into the police and army.

Mozambique's jihadists terror group: Who are they and what do they want?

2018-06-14 11:30

Mozambique has been rocked by a wave of knife and machete attacks in a remote northern region that it is hoped will become a natural gas hub to rival Qatar. Here is what is known about the jihadists terrorising group.

Mozambican leader to pay tribute to late rival Dhlakama

2018-05-08 16:30

Mozambique's president, Filipe Nyusi, will pay tribute to political rival and main opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama, who died last week, according to the programme for his memorial service scheduled for Wednesday.


US court acquits Lebanese businessman in Mozambique fraud scandal

2019-12-03 10:40

A US court on Monday acquitted the main defendant in a bribery case that plunged Mozambique into its worst-ever financial crisis following a trial in which he implicated the country's president.

Mozambique's top court rejects Renamo's election challenge

2019-11-15 18:17

Mozambique's largest opposition party Renamo has lost its bid to annul last month's election results after the country's top court threw out its challenge, according to a court judgement.

Mozambique to announce election results next week

2019-10-23 19:00

The results of Mozambique's general elections will be announced on October 30, the electoral commission says, amid allegations of widespread ballot fraud.

Mozambique government, rebels seal final peace deal

2019-08-06 21:17

Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo have completed a long-awaited peace pact, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict.

3 Ugandans held over attacks in Mozambique's gas-rich north

2019-01-30 10:42

Mozambican police say they have arrested three Ugandans on suspicion of leading attacks in the country's gas-rich Cabo Delgado province which has been rocked by an Islamist insurgency.

Mozambique opens $785m Chinese bridge

2018-11-10 15:25

Mozambique's president Filipe Nyusi has opened a Chinese-built bridge in the capital Maputo that cost $785 million, saying it would help link northern and southern Africa.

Jihadist insurgency: Mozambique to put 180 Islamist suspects on trial

2018-10-03 08:00

Mozambique is set to put on trial 180 national and foreign citizens accused of involvement in deadly Islamist attacks in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, sources say.

Mozambique's leader wants Renamo to disarm immediately

2018-06-26 10:04

Mozambique's president has called for the immediate disarmament of of the opposition Renamo's armed wing in a bid to conclude the peace process initiated before the death of its leader.

Why Renamo leader's death could have a major impact on Mozambique

2018-05-11 15:08

The death of Mozambican opposition leader Alfonso Dhlakama could affect the progress made to end hostilities in the country, writes The Conversation.

Death of Mozambique rebel leader shakes peace process

2018-05-04 12:17

President Filipe Nyusi has hailed Dhlakama as "a citizen who has always worked for Mozambique" and said he was distraught at the news of his death.

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