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This image made available by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) on Monday March 18, 2019, shows an aerial view from a helicopter of flooding in Beira, Mozambique. The Red Cross says that as much as 90 percent of Mozambique's central port city of Beira has been damaged or destroyed by tropical Cyclone Idai. (Caroline Haga/International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) via AP)

Mozambique cyclone death toll could exceed 1,000 – president

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi says that more than 1 000 may have by killed by Cyclone Idai, which many say is the worst in more than 20 years.

Suspected terrorists kill 13 in northern Mozambique

At least 13 civilians have died in fresh attacks in Mozambique’s volatile northern Cabo Delgado province where Islamists have terrorised villagers in remote communities for more than a year, local sources said on Saturday.
Floods Mozambique

Floods kill 66 in Mozambique, 45 in Malawi

At least 66 people have been killed and 141,000 affected after heavy rains deluged central and northern Mozambique, the government has said as it appealed for funds to manage the crisis.
Armando Guebuza

Former president’s son arrested in graft case

The son of Mozambique's former president Armando Guebuza was arrested on Saturday in a legal crackdown on suspects linked to a $2 billion government debt scandal, local media and judiciary sources said.

NBBF banks on stakeholders for better 2019

The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has tasked all stakeholders to brace up for another rollercoaster ride in 2019 as the federation gets ready to hit the ground running.
Manuel Chang, Minister of Finance, Mozambique

South Africa arrests Mozambique’s ex-finance minister for extradition to US

A former finance minister of Mozambique, who approved secret loans that plunged the country into a crisis, has been arrested in South Africa awaiting extradition to the United States, police said Monday.

Stakeholders condemn Delta government’s budgetary allocation to agriculture

Stakeholders has condemned the percentage of budgetary allocation to agriculture by the Delta State Government, saying that the state government had never meet the Maputo Declaration of 10 percent allocation since 2013 till this year.

Stakeholders call for allocation of 10% budget to agricultural sector

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have urged the Federal Government to allocate 10 percent of the national budget to the sector, in compliance with Malabo Declaration, which Nigeria is a signatory to.

Zambia eliminated from AFCON

Former champions Zambia were eliminated from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition after a 1-0 away loss to Mozambique in Group K Sunday.
A woman prepares to cast her ballot for Mozambique's local elections on October 10, 2018, at a polling station in the capital Maputo. - Mozambique holds local elections that could reveal cracks in the country's peace process after the ruling Frelimo party was accused of violence and intimidation during the campaign. (Photo by Roberto MATCHISSA / AFP)

Mozambique peace process under scrutiny in local polls

Mozambique held local elections on Wednesday that could expose cracks in the country's peace process after the ruling Frelimo party was accused of violence and intimidation during the run-up to the vote.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Nigeria, other African countries in Tokyo for TICAD meeting

It is jointly hosted by the Japanese Government with the United Nations, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the World Bank and the African Union Commission (AUC) to set agenda for African development conference expected to hold next year in Yokohoma, Japan.

Senate urges anti-corruption agencies to avoid undue publicity

The Senate has urged anti-corruption agencies to avoid undue publicity in their determination to expose and prosecute cases of corruption.
LAM Mozambique Airlines

Mozambique airline board sacked after prime minister stranded

The board of Mozambique's LAM Airlines has been sacked after the country's prime minister and other passengers were left stranded when a plane ran out of fuel.
Prime Minister of Mozambique Carlos Agostinho do Rosario

Prime Minister stranded at airport as plane runs out of fuel

Mozambique’s Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario was left stranded Thursday as the state airline was forced to cancel flights over a financial crisis that left it unable to buy fuel.
LNG in Mozambique

Jihadists threaten Mozambique’s gas production

An unprecedented wave of jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique has raised fears the country will fail to fully cash in on a gas bonanza.

Police: 10 beheaded in Mozambique attack

Police in Mozambique said 10 people were beheaded in an attack over the weekend in an area where previous Islamist attacks have been reported.

Mozambique ready for possible Ebola cases

The Mozambique is prepared to deal with any cases of the deadly disease Ebola, the Ministry spokesperson, Lidia Chongo, told a Maputo press conference.

23 killed when car hits party-goers in Mozambique

Mozambican media say 23 people were killed when a vehicle veered into a crowd attending a party in the capital of the southern African nation.

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The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate tasks federal government on safety of Nigerian air travellers

Sequel to the death of three Nigerians in the recent crashed Boeing 737 Max 8 belonging to Ethiopian Airline, the Senate has tasked the Federal Ministry of Aviation and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, to ensure that all aircrafts operating within the country are air worthy in order to keep Nigerian air travellers safe at all times.

Dangote’s tomato plant resumes production

A tomato-paste factory owned by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, resumed production in Nigeria’s northern state of Kano after staying idle for more than two years over a supply disruption partly caused by a price dispute with farmers.

Kenyan police seize $20 million of counterfeit banknotes from deposit box

Kenyan police on Wednesday seized 20 million dollars of counterfeit banknotes that had been stored in a personal safety deposit box at a branch of Barclays Bank Kenya, the directorate of criminal investigations said.
Residents carry their belongings as they wade through flood water in Sentani, near Jayapura, Papua province [EPA]

Indonesia flood death toll crosses 100, dozens still missing

The death toll from flash floods and landslides that tore through Indonesia's Papua region has topped 100 with dozens more still missing, the disaster agency said on Wednesday.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

Kazakhstan swears in new president

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev assumed the post of Kazakhstan’s president on Wednesday following the surprise resignation of veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev after three decades in power.