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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.
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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.

Aruna Quadri one step to ITTF Africa’s final

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and female compatriot Offiong Edem are into the semi finals of the 2018 ITTF-Africa Top 16 Cup, being decided in Nairobi.

FIBA WCQ: D’Tigers maul Mali, top Group B

Nigeria’s D’Tigers have emerged undefeated in Group B, of the African Qualifiers for the FIBA World Cup in China next year.

Drought forces Mozambique capital to ration water

Mozambique authorities on Wednesday introduced water rationing to more than a million residents in the capital Maputo due to a severe drought.

Mozambique deports 4,000 foreign nationals

Mozambique authorities deported at least 4,000 foreign nationals in a crackdown against illegal migration in 2017 alone, officials said.

Mozambique-based Nigerians hold Biafra secession demo in Maputo

Nigerians took their grievances to southern Africa, with dozens taking to the streets in Mozambique’s capital Maputo to demonstrate for the Biafra region's autonomy, media reported.

Mozambique deports Malawians seeking to enter South Africa

Mozambican authorities have deported 88 Malawi nationals suspected of attempting to sneak into South Africa, local media reported.

EFCC accuses ex-ICPC board nominee Maimuna Aliyu of corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has accused Abuja-based ex-banker, Mrs. Maimuna Aliyu, of involvement in a corruption case being prosecuted by the commission.

16 killed as Islamic gunmen attack Mozambique police

Police have been slow in releasing details of the attacks which occurred on Thursday and Friday in Mocimboa de Praia.

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