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Friends of the Earth accused France on Monday of planting a ticking climate bomb in Mozambique, where French oil giant Total is developing a mega-project to exploit natural gas.

NGO accuses France of starting Mozambique ‘climate bomb’

Friends of the Earth accused France on Monday of planting a "ticking climate bomb" in Mozambique, where French oil giant Total is developing a mega-project to exploit natural gas.
Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi is saluted as he is sworn-in for a second term in Maputo, Mozambique January 15, 2020. REUTERS-Grant Lee Neuenburg-File Photo

Mozambique forces in major fighting with insurgents – president

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi said government forces had engaged in extensive fighting against insurgents after they attacked the town of Macomia in the gas-rich northern region on Thursday.
Filipe Nyusi

Mozambique extends coronavirus restrictions

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday prolonged by a month the state of emergency ordered on 1 April to try to slow the spread of coronavirus infections.
The United States has accused Mozambique security forces of unlawful and arbitrary killings in their battle against a shadowy jihadist group in the country's northern region.

Soldiers kill 14 civilians in Mozambique

Mozambique’s main opposition Renamo party on Thursday accused security forces of killing 14 civilians in the northern Cabo Delgado province which has been repeatedly attacked by jihadists.
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Amnesty: Armed conflicts, state repression fuel cocktail of human rights violations in Africa

The report analyses major developments from the past year including the deposition of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, the Zimbabwean government’s response to mass protests, and increasing attacks on civilians in Mozambique and Mali.
The United States has accused Mozambique security forces of unlawful and arbitrary killings in their battle against a shadowy jihadist group in the country's northern region.

US accuses Mozambique security forces of ‘arbitrary’ killings

The United States has accused Mozambique security forces of unlawful and arbitrary killings in their battle against a shadowy jihadist group in the country's northern region.

Mozambique investigates beheadings by suspected jihadists

Mozambican police on Saturday were investigating the deaths of two young men found beheaded in a northern province prone to jihadist attacks.
This aerial photograph shows the damaged communities in Macomia district, Mozambique, on April 27, 2019 following the destruction by Cyclone Kenneth. AFP

Mozambique on recovery path after devastation by cyclones

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expressing optimism that Mozambique’s economic recovery is on course, a year after the southern Africa country was beaten down by tropical cyclones Idai and Kenneth.
Unknown gunmen have attacked six communities and torched a teacher-training college in Quissanga district, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, in the space of less than a week

How gunmen burned down college in Mozambique

Unknown gunmen have attacked six communities and torched a teacher-training college in Quissanga district, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, in the space of less than a week, a development that marks an escalation in attacks on the gas-rich province.

Ten killed in Mozambique jihadist attack

Ten people were killed in an ambush attributed to jihadists in Mozambique's far north, witnesses said Friday, the latest attack in a region where suspected Islamist extremists have waged a campaign of terror for two years.
Vote counting has begun in Mozambique after key parliamentary, presidential and provincial elections that President Filipe Nyusi said should help anchor peace in the southern African nation.

Mozambique holds peaceful election after violent campaign

Mozambique voted in a general election on Tuesday hailed by the president as a sign the country was progressing "peacefully", as fears the poll could be marred by violence proved unwarranted.

ISIS makes first claim in Mozambique

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the first time for an insurgent clash in northern Mozambique, according to SITE Intelligence which monitors jihadist activities worldwide.
This aerial photograph shows the damaged communities in Macomia district, Mozambique, on April 27, 2019 following the destruction by Cyclone Kenneth. AFP

Mozambique braces for more rain, worsening floods

People in northern Mozambique braced for more rain Tuesday and the potential for worsening floods as the country deals with the aftermath of the second deadly cyclone to hit the region in the span of six weeks.
This aerial photograph shows the damaged communities in Macomia district, Mozambique, on April 27, 2019 following the destruction by Cyclone Kenneth. AFP

Death toll from Cyclone Kenneth rises to 38 in Mozambique

At least 38 people have been killed since Cyclone Kenneth began to batter the northern coast of Mozambique, the National Disaster Management Agency said on Monday.
A washed up boat lies among storm debris on Wimbe beach in Pemba. Photograph- Mike Hutchings-Reuters

Serious flooding in Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Kenneth

Serious flooding began on Sunday in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, with waters waist-high in areas, after the government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground. Hundreds of thousands of people were at risk.
This aerial photograph shows the damaged communities in Macomia district, Mozambique, on April 27, 2019 following the destruction by Cyclone Kenneth. AFP

Rescuers struggle to reach Mozambique cyclone victims

Thousands of people in remote areas of storm-lashed Mozambique were homeless Saturday and bracing for imminent flooding, food and water shortages as Cyclone Kenneth flattened entire villages, leaving rescuers struggling to reach them.

37 suspected militants jailed in Mozambique

Thirty-seven people in Mozambique have been sentenced for involvement in recent militants attacks in the country’s North, a court official said on Friday.
Cyclone Kenneth makes landfall in Mozambique after Comoros

First death as Cyclone Kenneth hits Mozambique

A powerful cyclone smashed into northern Mozambique, leaving one person dead on Friday, barely a month after a super-storm slammed into the country's centre, devastating the area and leaving hundreds dead.

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