01-Apr-2021 to 14:54

AU slams Mozambique attacks, says ready to assist

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — African Union Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has called for urgent and coordinated regional and international action against the festering security threat in northern Mozambique that has potential to spread to the rest of southern Africa.

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30-Mar-2021 to 06:48

Islamic State claims capture of Mozambican town

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Islamic State group claimed on Monday that it had captured Mozambique’s coastal town of Palma following days of fighting.

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29-Mar-2021 to 14:25

Major humanitarian crisis looms as thousands flee Mozambique fighting

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A humanitarian crisis is looming in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province amid reports that thousands of people are fleeing jihadist attacks in the region’s besieged Palma town, which is home to a multi-billion-dollar gas project being developed by a consortium led by French oil and gas major Total.

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25-Mar-2021 to 13:21

Mozambican troops launch offensive against Jihadist insurgents

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s security forces have launched an offensive to expel Jihadist militants from a town in the strife-torn northern Cabo Delgado province, the Ministry of Defence announced on Thursday.

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16-Mar-2021 to 14:37

Mozambique: Census of artisanal miners on the cards – Minister

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government will this year conduct the country’s first-ever census of artisanal miners as part of efforts to better manage activities of players in the sub-sector, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Max Tonela said on Tuesday.

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10-Mar-2021 to 13:26

AfDB funds bridges in cyclone-ravaged Mozambique regions

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique is set to benefit from 26 steel bridges funded by the African Development Bank to replace infrastructure destroyed by cyclones that ravaged the southern African country two years ago, the bank announced on Wednesday.

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02-Mar-2021 to 14:19

Mozambique gov’t, private contractors complicit in war crimes – AI

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Rights group Amnesty International (AI) has accused armed militias, government forces and private military contractors of committing war crimes amid allegations of indiscriminate attacks on hundreds of people in the country’s troubled Cabo Delgado.

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