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Mozambique

  • In Malawi, the UN says more than 80,000 people have been displaced by the cyclone.

    President Akufo-Addo has sent messages of condolence to the peoples of Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique following the devastation caused by the tropical cyclone, Idai.

  • While the Mozambique undisclosed loans saga unfolds in domestic and international courts, there are growing indications that the scandal risks spilling over into Angola, where mounting evidence of similar opaque procurement deals threatens to undermine the government’s high-profile anti-corruption drive and nascent economic recovery in 2019

    EXX Africa has published a special report on the risk of spill-over of the Mozambique debts scandal into Angola.

  • Since 2017, Islamist insurgents have carried out similar attacks against the military and local residents in the impoverished, Muslim-majority Cabo Delgado region. More than 200 people have ....

    A recent attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS) terror group in a northern province in Mozambique signals a growing presence of extremist groups in the southeast African country, experts contend.

  • Cyclone Idai could prove to be the deadliest storm in generations to hit the impoverished southeast African country of 30 million people.

     More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation’s president said.

  • While the waters are slowly receding, they are waist-level in many areas, and tens of thousands of people are still stranded, with aid agencies estimating that 400,000 people have lost their homes and will need to be housed in emergency shelters.

     Ceaseless rain and widespread devastation hampered rescue operations Thursday as underequipped aid agencies struggled to cope with the extensive damage inflicted by Cyclone Idai on central Mozambique.

  • Lowcock said appeals for Malawi and Zimbabwe would be coming in the next few days.

     The top U.N. aid chief says the United Nations is appealing for $282 million to help the victims of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique.

  • Zambian public debt is officially around $10.6 billion but suspicions have grown in recent months that the government is hiding its indebtedness -- as happened in neighbouring Mozambique,

    Kenyan law professor and former director of the anti-corruption commission PLO Lumumba was on Saturday refused entry to Zambia due to "security considerations", authorities said. Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba, director of the Kenya School of Law, had been due to deliver a talk on Chinese influence in Africa on Sunday at Eden University.

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