While the number of active cases of covid-19 in Mozambique currently stands at just 550, the number of people feeling the socio-economic impacts is in the millions
The world as we know it has changed. Across the globe, countries are fighting a deadly pandemic for which they were collectively unprepared. Today the total number of confirmed cases of covid-19 stands at around 5.5 million, of which 350,000 have lost their lives. These numbers probably hide the true picture and will undoubtedly continue to rise.
The European Union has denied a claim made by Mozambique's finance minister to the IMF that the country is in line for $54 million in budget support
The IMF has approved a $309 million soft loan to help Mozambique “meet urgent balance of payment and fiscal needs” in the light of the coronavirus pandemic
The World Food Programme (WFP) is coming to the end of a five-month, $3.3 million pilot programme in Tete that aims to improve nutrition, increase climate adaptability, improve gender equality and build resilience — with a view to rolling it out to other parts of Mozambique
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has put in place a strict set of measures countries should adopt to avoid the spread of Covid-19, but some of these have been criticised for being too economically damaging to adopt – and potentially not as effective – in a developing country context.
The Minister of Health, Armindo Tiago, announced on Wednesday that $5 million is needed to improve the control and prevention capacity of COVID-19, including the urgent construction of isolation centres
The Northern Integrated Development Agency (Agência de Desenvolvimento Integrado do Norte, ADIN) will aim to provide employment opportunities for young people, who may otherwise have been recruited to join the ranks of the insurgents
Investment should focus on closing the gap in infrastructure provision between rural and urban areas, World Bank says
The US Millennium Challenge Corporation is unlikely to start a major new grant programme in…...