MOZAMBIQUE

Outrage over video showing naked woman shot 36 times and killed in Mozambique

Human rights activists expressed outrage on Tuesday over video showing the killing of a naked woman in Mozambique. She was beaten and shot 36 times.Amnesty International said the shocking killing captured on...

Outrage as media house is petrol-bombed in Mozambique

The ongoing assault against journalism in Mozambique took a shocking new turn on 23 August when a media house was petrol-bombed, Amnesty International said on Monday, as it released a new briefing documenting attacks on press...

COVID-19 in Mozambique in six months: About 2500 cases and 19 deaths

At least 19 people have died from COVID-19 in Mozambique from more than 2550 confirmed cases in the country.Below is the timeline and breakdown of COVID-19 in Mozambique since March 2020.

African Development Bank set to join $20 billion Mozambique LNG financing

The African Development Bank has concluded its bid to co-finance the construction of Mozambique's integrated Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plant by signing a senior loan of $400 million for the transformational project.The...

Mozambique gets $309 million from IMF to respond to COVID-19

Mozambique is getting $309 million from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to respond to COVID-19 economic consequences, after the IMF board approved the disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF).The $309 million...

Fear, anxiety and anger mount over ‘disappearance’ of Mozambique journalist Ibrahimo Abu Mbaruco

Mozambique authorities should urgently locate a journalist who has been missing since April 7, 2020, in the embattled northern province of Cabo Delgado, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said on Friday. Before he was reported missing,...

Amnesty calls for urgent social protection as millions of people in Southern Africa face hunger under COVID-19 lockdowns and shutdowns

Millions of people across Southern Africa face hunger as lockdowns imposed in the region to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic mean they are unable to access food, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

Amnesty condemns President Nyusi of Mozambique for failing to protect Cabo Delgado residents from attacks, even during coronavirus pandemic

Amnesty International on Monday called on President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique to protect Cabo Delgado residents following an early morning attack, even as the rest of the world battled a global coronavirus pandemic.

Mozambique’s economy recovering from cyclones Idai and Kenneth – IMF Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang

The economy of Mozambique is recovering well from the effects of Tropical Cyclones Idai and Kenneth last year, but for growth to accelerate and become more inclusive, economic policies should remain prudent while reforms continue, said...

Mozambique’s economy recovering well from cyclones Idai and Kenneth – IMF

The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that the economy of Mozambique, which was hit hard by two ravaging cyclones in March and April this year, was recovering well, despite some challenges.

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