Teen pregnancy epidemic feeds Mozambique's population boom

2018-08-13 10:15

Mozambique's child marriage and teen pregnancy rates are among the highest in the world, a driving factor in the population explosion in this poverty-plagued southern African nation.

SA man 'kidnapped' in Mozambique found alive

2018-08-03 15:48

A South African man who was allegedly shot and kidnapped in Mozambique has been located in a rural hospital in that country.

Diving weekend in Mozambique ends in tragedy for four Gautengers

2018-07-25 12:47

Four diving enthusiasts died in a gruesome head-on collision with a truck, while on their way home from a scuba-diving weekend in Mozambique.

Mozambique passes election reforms in peace progress

2018-07-20 17:03

The Mozambican parliament has passed electoral reforms putting back on track municipal voting due to be held on October 10, in the latest step of peace negotiations.

In Mozambique, classes come alive in local languages

2018-07-17 05:59

About 50 children sit on a bare classroom floor in front of their teacher in what could be any lesson in Mozambique, except that they are not learning in Portuguese, the country's official language.

Top Africa Stories: Grace Mugabe, Moz albino boy, Zim opposition march

2018-07-12 08:42

Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa maintains he'll never appoint Grace Mugabe as his deputy, and a 10-year-old albino boy has reportedly been kidnapped from his home in northern Mozambique.

Albino boy, 10, abducted from his home in Mozambique – report

2018-07-11 14:19

A 10-year-old albino boy was reportedly kidnapped from his home in the early hours of Monday in northern Mozambique.

Four men beheaded by suspected jihadists in Mozambique

2018-07-10 19:27

Four men have been beheaded by suspected jihadists in northern Mozambique, a week after President Filipe Nyusi visited the area and pledged a "ruthless" campaign against the shadowy group.

Mozambique municipal elections in doubt

2018-07-05 07:29

Municipal elections in Mozambique scheduled for October 10 could be delayed, says an official, after disagreement between the ruling Frelimo party and opposition Renamo on peace negotiations.

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.


SA man 'kidnapped' in Moz 'doing well', transferred to provincial hospital

2018-08-07 19:15

A South African who was said to have been shot and kidnapped in Palma, Mozambique, has been airlifted by the military in that country to Pemba Provincial Hospital.

South African man feared kidnapped in Mozambique

2018-08-03 12:14

Andre Hanekom has been missing since Wednesday after he was allegedly shot in the arm and bundled into the boot of a car in Mozambique.

In Mozambique, a joint fight against climate change and forest loss

2018-07-23 13:07

In a bid to stop the ravaging of the forest in Mozambique, a French environmental group Nitidae is offering practical, low-tech help to small farmers on how to use the land more sustainably.

Mozambique 'losing $60m a year' to illegal fishing – report

2018-07-18 12:02

Mozambique is losing at least $60m a year because of illegal fishing, the country's minister of the sea, inland waters and fisheries, Agostinho Mondlane, has reportedly said.

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.

Coffee and conservation: Mozambique tries both on a mountain

2018-07-11 18:00

Conservationists on Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa are encouraging farmers to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees as a way to improve their lot and reverse deforestation at the same time

Top Africa stories: Angry Mugabe sacks bodguards, Mozambique jihadists

2018-07-11 08:11

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has reportedly fired six security details provided by the state, and four men have been beheaded by suspected jihadists in Mozambique.

Mozambique now a key hub in heroin trade

2018-07-05 16:28

Mozambique has emerged as one of the world's key heroin trading hubs, with the drug now the country's second largest export as it is smuggled from Afghanistan to Europe, according to a new report.

Heroin one of Mozambique's biggest exports - researchers

2018-07-04 21:23

Mozambique boasts vast coal, ruby and gas deposits, but one of the southeast African nation’s biggest exports may be something more sinister: heroin.

Arrests in Mozambique after jihadist attacks: president

2018-06-25 20:14

Mozambique's president has announced several arrests following a wave of deadly attacks blamed on jihadists and has received offers of support from Russia and the US to tackle the bloodshed.

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