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Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi has sent a letter to Afonso Dhlakama, the leader of the country’s main opposition party and rebel militia, inviting him to urgent talks on how to restore peace to the country. Military [...]
Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi yesterday appointed a military commander to head up the country’s police force, turning to Júlio dos Santos Jane, a former deputy chief of staff who most recently headed up the armed forces’ Civic Service wing.
The commander of the Mozambican police force, Jorge Khalau, was yesterday removed from office by President Nyusi, a move that was hailed as welcome but long overdue. “It’s a great happiness for us, but it’s too [...]
A report on corruption in Mozambique’s business environment has given the country a score of zero out of 100 for its enforcement of laws prohibiting the bribery of public officials, and argues that Mozambican businesses have little incentive to promote [...]
Two convoys with military escorts were attacked by gunmen suspected of being from Mozambique’s opposition movement, Renamo, on 23 February, according to official news sources in the country. There are also reports [...]
Mozambique’s police force is running an armed escort service for traffic travelling the north-south EN1 highway from the River Save northwards to Muxungue, after a number of armed attacks over recent days which the government says were perpetrated by members of the opposition movement, [...]
The UN refugee agency, the UNHCR, wants Malawi to open a new camp to house Mozambican refugees further from the Mozambique border, “amid signs of pressure to return” from Mozambique’s government. The UNHCR said the Mozambique government has visited the refugees at the village of Kapise, on [...]
The Bank of Mozambique raised interest rates again yesterday, despite warnings from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that its actions have little effect on inflation in Mozambique, which hit 11.6% over the past 12 months.
Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama says he will only enter into negotiations with the government of Mozambique once his party is governing six provinces of central and northern Mozambique, and if the talks are mediated by the Catholic Church and by South African President Jacob Zuma. In an [...]
Five cars were fired upon on Mozambique’s main north-south highway north of the River Save today, a police spokeswoman said, blaming gunmen from opposition movement Renamo for the attacks which killed no one but left three people injured.