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Islamist militants go berserk kill dozens in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique

Police in Mozambique said that Islamist militants have killed around 52 people in Cabo Delgado province, with some beheaded, after some people refused to be recruited into the militant group.Hundreds have been killed and thousands displaced during the three-year...

Mozambicans in hundreds flee Islamist militants in the north

Hundreds of people are arriving in the Mozamican city of Pemba, mostly by boat, from areas attacked by Islamist militants last week, reports the independent TV station STV.Residents' houses were destroyed in attacks in Mocimboa da Praia and Quissinga...

Mozambique authorities find 64 migrants dead in a cargo truck

More than 60 undocumented migrants believed to be Ethiopians have been found dead in a cargo truck in Mozambique’s northwestern Tete province.The truck entered Mozambique from Malawi and was stopped early Tuesday at a checkpoint in Moatize, near the...

Riots close Mozambique-South Africa border

Clashes in South Africa close to the border with Mozambique on Wednesday prompted authorities to shut a crossing point between the two countries.Details about what happened in Manguzi town are still sketchy.Mozambican authorities say the only people now allowed...

Mozambican businesman kidnapped ‘outside his front door’ in Maputo

Mozambican high-profile businessman, Moniz Carsane, better known as Manish Cantilal has been abducted in the second such incidence in only a fortnight.Kidnappers seized Manish Cantilal, at around 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, the victim had just parked his vehicle, when...

Gunmen kidnap Mozambique businessman

Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped a wealthy businessman, Issufo Satar in the city of Chimoio in central Mozambique.An eyewitness told reporters that Issufo Satar, who owns a network of commercial establishments, was leaving one of the stores he owns on...

Mozambique to appeal S/African court ruling setting aside extradition of ex-finance minister

Mozambique’s government plans to appeal a South African court’s decision to revoke the planned extradition of former finance minister Manuel Chang, wanted in both his home country and the United States, a letter seen by Reuters on Wednesday showed.Chang,...

Renamo calls on Mozambicans to reject results of election

Mozambique’s former guerrilla movement Renamo on Monday urged citizens to join it in rejecting preliminary results of last week’s general election, citing fraud as incumbent President Filipe Nyusi took a strong lead.With around 37% of the votes counted from...

Renamo calls for cancellation of Mozambique elections result

Mozambique's main opposition party has called for Tuesday's elections to be cancelled, citing violence and fraud, as the incumbent, President Filipe Nyusi has taken an early lead from the results declared.Renamo accused the ruling party, Frelimo, of violating the...

Mozambique ruling party Frelimo on course for tainted victory

Mozambican ruling party Frelimo and its presidential candidate Filipe Nyusi appear to be on course for a tainted victory in the just concluded general election according to allAfrica news website. Severe restrictions on observation and the failure to post polling...
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Islamic militants in DRC may have committed war crimes, UN Says

A series of brutal attacks against Congolese civilians by Islamic militants of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) are possible...
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Malawi new president vows to clampdown on graft in subdued inauguration

Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera pledged to clamp down on corruption on Monday, as he delivered his inauguration speech in a scaled-down ceremony dampened...

Wave of political arrests trail protests over death of Ethiopia’s Oromo singer

Five senior members of an opposition party representing Ethiopia's largest ethnic group, the Oromo, have been detained in a wave of political arrests following...

USA set to offer Zimbabwe $60m in food aid

The United States says it will provide US$60.55 million to assist Zimbabwe with its food insecurity during the lean season.Early in June, Zimbabwean authorities...

Confusion over the alleged arrest of Nigeria anti-graft chief

Nigerians were inundated with the reported areest of the acting chairman of Nigeria's anti-graft body the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu by...