The African Development Bank will send $1 million of food aid to drought-hit regions of Mozambique, following a request for urgent help made following the AfDB President’s visit to Mozambique two months ago. The [...]
Three quarters of a million Mozambicans are facing a hunger crisis due to drought and the food shortage looks likely to get worse over the coming months, according to the UN in Maputo. Rains failed in southern, central, [...]
More than $1 billion in hidden state borrowing, which has plunged Mozambique into an unprecedented economic crisis, did not merit a mention in the Bank of Mozambique’s latest evaluation of the country’s economy published on 13 May – despite the central [...]
The main western donor countries to Mozambique have told the Maputo government that they are open to the possibility of restarting budget support, if the two sides can agree on a set of reforms and “corrective measures” to restore donor confidence in the [...]
China has chosen Mozambique as one of three “priority partners” for its investment in Africa, along with Angola and Egypt – a second tier of beneficiaries behind four “pioneer and demonstration countries”, namely Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, and the Republic of [...]
The European Union looks set to become the next major donor to suspend aid to Mozambique after a spokesman told Zitamar News that Brussels is working on a co-ordinated response with EU member states and the World Bank. The EU is the second biggest donor to Mozambique’s budget after [...]
International aid agencies are planning to launch emergency food supply operations in Mozambique after the government put the country on a Red Alert – with the
The United Nations’ refugee agency, the UNHCR, has finally begun taking Mozambican refugees to a proper accommodation camp in Malawi – but heavy rains mean 10,000 will have to remain where they are until at least next week.