Welcome to Zitamar’s daily Mozambique briefing for 23 July, 2018. Agenda Today: Launch of the…
Freight transporters in Mozambique are suffering “huge additional costs and delays,” industry sources have said, since a vital bridge connecting southern Mozambique with the rest of the country stopped taking vehicles weighing more than 35 tonnes. [...]
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, [...]
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.
The Mozambican police force has promised to block any attempt by opposition movement Renamo to install checkpoints on the country’s main highways, in what Renamo is billing as an effort to protect its members from kidnap and assassination attempts. Speaking in the capital Maputo today, [...]