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Former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang's bail denied  News24

Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang has been denied bail by the Kempton Park Magistrates Court.

UPDATE 1-Anadarko closes in on final Mozambique LNG decision  Reuters

U.S. independent energy producer Anadarko moved closer to a final investment decision (FID)to build a giant liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in ...

Mozambique makes five arrests in debt scandal  Jacaranda FM

Mozambique Thursday detained five people, including businessmen and intelligence officials -- the first arrests of suspects linked to a government debt which ...

Jacaranda FM
Ex-intelligence head, chair of three state-run companies arrested in Mozambique - source  Reuters

Five people including the ex-head of Mozambique's intelligence services and the chairman of three firms linked to the country's $2 billion debt scandal have ...

Suspected jihadists kill 7 in north Mozambique  News24

Suspected jihadists have killed seven men and abducted four women in northern Mozambique in the latest violence to hit the Cabo Delgado region, local ...

Mozambique NGOs call on Credit Suisse to write off debt  News24

Several non-governmental organisations in Mozambique have called on Credit Suisse to write off debt their government contracted with the Swiss bank as part ...

Final investment decision for Mozambique gas block seen by March-April  IOL

INTERNATIONAL – A final investment decision, commonly called FID, for a massive offshore natural gas block in Mozambique is expected to be ready by March ...

Mandela's Widow to Credit Suisse: Write Off Mozambique Debt  Bloomberg

Mozambique shouldn't repay any of the loans it got from Credit Suisse AG as part of a $2 billion sovereign debt scandal that's seen three former employees and ...

Apex Legends' Mozambique Shotgun Sucks, And Everyone Knows  Kotaku

If there's one thing that all Apex Legends players can agree on, a week since release, it's that the Mozambique shotgun sucks.

Mozambique deputy finance minister sacked after hidden debt scandal  News24

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi has sacked the country's deputy finance minister, who has been implicated in a widening scandal over alleged fraudulent ...

Mozambique 'won't disclose' André Hanekom's autopsy report - not even to family  News24

The autopsy report on the death of André Hanekom – the South African man who died mysteriously while in custody in Mozambique – has been completed, but ...

Anadarko closes in on final Mozambique LNG decision with another supply deal  ETEnergyworld.com

Anadarko and Exxon Mobil are expected to sanction two separate but neighbouring LNG projects in Mozambique this year after finding giant offshore gas ..

UPDATE 1-Final investment decision for Mozambique gas block seen by March-April  Reuters

A final investment decision, commonly called FID, for a massive offshore natural gas block in Mozambique is expected to be ready by March or April, the ...

Ex-Mozambique finance minister denied bail in South Africa: lawyer  Reuters

A South African court denied former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang bail on Friday, one of his lawyers said, meaning he will for now remain in ...

Body of one of the missing SA holidaymakers in Mozambique found - report  News24

The body of one of the South Africans who went missing at sea in Mozambique has been found, according to media reports.

South African on terror charges 'dies in Mozambique'  BBC News

A South African businessman facing terrorism charges in Mozambique has died in custody of suspected poisoning, his daughter has told the BBC.

BBC News
Mozambique lifts immunity of ex minister held in SA  News24

The Mozambican parliament has lifted the immunity of former finance minister and serving MP Manuel Chang, held in South Africa since December under an ...

Uganda seeks return of 'extremist' suspects from Mozambique  News24

Ugandan authorities have said they were planning to seek the extradition of six suspected Islamist extremists being held in Mozambique.

Ballymena runners send trainers to people in Mozambique  BBC News

Hundreds of trainers that would have ended up in the bin are bound for a new life in Mozambique.

BBC News
Bodies of 2 more South Africans found in Mozambique  EWN

JOHANNESBURG – The bodies of two more South Africans who drowned in Mozambique have now been found bringing the number of those accounted for to ...

Family members in process of identifying four missing SA holidaymakers in Mozambique  News24

Dirco says it hasn't received any further update on the four missing South Africans who went missing at sea in Mozambique.

Businessman Andre Hanekom's body repatriated from Mozambique  IOL

Durban – It will be up to the family of deceased businessman André Hanekom to decide if a report into the circumstances surrounding his death will be made ...

All missing Mozambique holiday makers' bodies recovered  News24

The body of 24-year-old Mmatholo Mogafe has been identified after her remains washed up in Mozambique on Saturday, her family has confirmed.

Mozambique's financial scandal may get even bigger | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

Former Mozambican Finance Minister Manuel Chang had benefited from immunity as a serving member of parliament and extradition requests from both ...

Mail and Guardian
3 Ugandans held over attacks in Mozambique's gas-rich north  EWN

The arrests come as Mozambique struggles to cope with a wave of jihadist attacks that erupted in the north in late 2017, killing more than 100 civilians and ...

Tropical storm brings torrential rain to parts of Mozambique  TimesLIVE

Parts of the Mozambican city of Beira were flooded on Tuesday after tropical storm Desmond made landfall. The South African Weather *Service* (SAWS) said ...

Mozambique committed to refugee cause  Political Analysis South Africa

The Mozambican government has expressed its commitment and solidarity with the cause of refugees and internally displaced persons on the African continent.

Political Analysis South Africa
Mozambique ruling party grapples with state debt scandal  News24

When former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang was arrested at Johannesburg airport over the Christmas holidays, it has triggered a political crisis ...

Mozambique seeks $128m to fund general elections  Journalducameroun.com - English

Published on 15.02.2019 at 20h21 by APA News. Share. The spokesman of Mozambique´s National Elections Commission (CNE) Paulo Cuinica has said his ...

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Dept extends condolences to families of Mozambique drowning victims  EWN

JOHANNESBURG – The Department of International Relations has extended its condolences to the families of four South African tourists who drowned in ...

Anadarko Wants Armored Vehicles for Mozambique Gas Project  Bloomberg

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. wants a fleet of at least six vehicles with armor heavy enough to stop AK-47 bullets at its natural-gas project in Mozambique.

Centrica signs LNG supply deal with Mozambique project  Financial Times

Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, has signed a long-term supply deal for liquefied natural gas supplies with a planned project in Mozambique, as the ...

Financial Times
MINING | Mozambique, Glittering graphite | Mining  The Africa Report

The growing market for electric cars has turned lowly graphite into a hot commodity and promises to put lead in the pencil of the cash-starved government in ...

The Africa Report
Bodies of four SA holidaymakers who went missing in Mozambique repatriated  News24

The bodies of four South Africans who went missing at sea in Mozambique have been sent back to country.

Mozambique strips former minister, Manuel Chang's immunity  africanews

The Mozambican parliament on Tuesday lifted the immunity of former finance minister and serving MP Manuel Chang, held in South Africa since December ...

Mozambique police arrest Ugandans over alleged terrorism links  IOL

Three Ugandans are being held by Mozambican police over suspicions of being involved in terror attacks in the country's gas-rich ...

Heavy rains, high seas forecast as storm 'Desmond' nears Mozambique  TimesLIVE

Tropical storm 'Desmond' is expected to bring heavy rain and strong winds of up to 70km/h to Mozambique, the South African Weather *Service* warned on ...

SA 'jihadist' who died in Mozambique repatriated  eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - The body of a South African man who died in northern Mozambique after being detained for suspected "jihadist" activities in the gas-rich ...

Calls for 24-hour border post as new road to Mozambique boosts KZN businesses  Business Day

The opening of the new road between Mozambique and KwaZulu-Natal has boosted trade, investment and tourism so much that local businesses are calling for ...

Business Day
Gemfields to compensate Mozambique miners over ruby ‘abuse’  Business Day

British mining group Gemfields says it will pay £5.8m in compensation to nearly 300 artisanal miners over accusations of abuse at a ruby mine in Mozambique, ...

Business Day
Mozambique Capital to Shut Off Water Supply on Alternating Days  Bloomberg

Mozambican authorities will tighten water restrictions in the capital, Maputo, and the neighboring city of Matola because dams that supply the locations have ...

Friends laid to rest after Mozambique tragedy  eNCA

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha is calling for survival orientation programmes to be offered to tourists.

Hanekom's death in Mozambique is not an isolated inci...  Daily Maverick

I refer to the recent article concerning the arrest, imprisonment and death of Andre Hanekom. I am surprised that such a tragic incident has not occurred sooner ...

Daily Maverick
Askari Fintech insurance has launched in Mozambique  Independent Online

Mozambique's first online insurance distribution solution, Askari Fintech, which launched in Mozambique this month.

Independent Online
UN: 2 polio cases in Mozambique caused by virus from vaccine  News24

Global health officials say they have identified two cases of polio in Mozambique caused by a mutated virus in the vaccine, marking another setback for attempts ...

The Five Best 'Apex Legends' Guns (And The One Worst)  Forbes

Here are the five best guns in Apex Legends so far, though this list is bound to change over time.

Anadarko signs long-term deal with CNOOC for Mozambique gas  Reuters

Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Friday a long-term agreement had been signed with the trading division of China's state-owned offshore oil and gas producer ...

Kibo Energy says makes rapid progress with Benga project in Mozambique  IOL

JOHANNESBURG Multi-asset Africa-focused company Kibo Energy said on Wednesday its 65 percent owned Benga Independent Power Project in ...

Zimbabwean government allows bananas deal in Mozambique - Zambia  FreshPlaza.com

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Bodies of SA tourists arrive from Mozambique | The Mercury  Independent Online

The bodies of four South African friends who drowned while holidaying in Mozambique arrived in the country yesterday morning.

Independent Online
Four SA friends who drowned in Mozambique to be laid to rest at weekend  IOL

Johannesburg - Four friends who drowned in Mozambique will be laid to rest at the weekend, spokesperson for the bereaved families Bongani Diako said on ...

Mozambique birthday celebration ends in tears  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

A birthday celebration turned out to be a misery for the Mokgafe family from Groblersdal, Limpopo after their daughter drowned together with friends at the ...

SowetanLIVE Sunday World
Africa2 days ago Mozambique gets ₤7.5 million UK funding for nutrition  Political Analysis South Africa

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a donation of ₤ 7.5 million from the United Kingdom to support some of Mozambique's 120000 ...

Political Analysis South Africa
Mozambique: U.S. and France Jostle Over Mozambique Channel  AllAfrica.com

There has been a burst of interest over the Mozambique Channel. The United States is conducting a naval exercise in the Mozambique channel off Pemba and ...

Venturing Beyond The Beach In Mozambique  Africa.com

A recent study by the Family Travel Association found that 79% of participants are likely to travel with family members in the next 12 months.

3 Ugandan terror suspects arrested in Mozambique  The Observer

Mozambican police is holding three Ugandans suspected of being part of a terrorist cell affiliated to al-Shaabab that has been executing terror attacks in the ...

The Observer
Bodies of friends who drowned in Mozambique repatriated to SA  IOL

The bodies of four friends who drowned while on holiday in Mozambique were expected to arrive in South Africa on Tuesday.

SA needs answers over citizen’s death in Mozambique  Citizen

The South African government treads exceedingly carefully when it comes to allegations being levelled against fellow African governments – a solidarity that is ...

Mozambique drownings: Friends laid to rest in Limpopo  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

Image: THULANI MBELE. A young man who lost four friends during a tragic drowning incident in Mozambique could not hold back his tears as he paid tribute to ...

SowetanLIVE Sunday World
Mozambique, World Bank reach agreement to manage natural resources  Journalducameroun.com - English

Published on 09.02.2019 at 18h21 by APA News. Share. The World Bank and Mozambique National Management Committee, have defended the creation of ...

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Fura Provides Update on Ruby Transactions in Mozambique  GlobeNewswire

TORONTO, Feb. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fura Gems Inc. (“Fura” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FURA, OTC: FUGMF and FRA: BJ43) announces that the ...

Mozambique LNG Increasingly Appealing For International Players  OilPrice.com

Despite political and financial headwinds, Mozambique is carving out its position as a global LNG superpower, with yet another major gas project in ...

The Mozambique is worthless in Apex Legends—but the other shotguns are really strong  Dot Esports

In most shooter games, there's always at least one gun that's just really, really bad. Well, in Apex Legends, that gun is the Mozambique. The Mozambique is ...

Dot Esports
Momade elected as Mozambique’s opposition leader ahead of polls  The East African

Mozambique's main opposition Renamo has picked Mr Ossufo Momade as the party president and presidential flagbearer ahead of the October election.

The East African
Queen Mathilde in Mozambique until Thursday  The Brussels Times

The palace has said Queen Mathilde will be in Mozambique from Sunday to Thursday, in her role as United Nations ambassador for Sustainable Development...

The Brussels Times
Ethiopian airlines expands domestic network in Mozambique – Satenaw Ethioopian News & Breaking News: Your right to know!  Satenaw News

APA News thiopian Mozambique Airlines (EMA) has expanded its list of domestic destinations in Mozambique with the addition of flights to to the northern ...

Satenaw News
#FreeAmade: Journalist arrested and tortured after reporting on violence in northern Mozambique  Global Voices

Mozambican journalist Amade Abubacar was arrested on January 5, while reporting on a trend of violent attacks on small villages in Mozambique's province of ...

Global Voices
Italy donates €5.8 million to Mozambique's speciality coffee industry  Political Analysis South Africa

Italy has approved a €5.8 million donation to support the commercial development of specialty coffee on the island of Ibo in Mozambique's northern province of ...

Political Analysis South Africa
Survivor relives Mozambique drownings - Four friends' bodies returning to SA  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

A woman who survived being swept away by a strong sea current that left four of her friends dead on the coast of Mozambique has detailed how tragedy struck ...

SowetanLIVE Sunday World
Mozambique: Children Worst Hit By Recurring Mozambique Droughts  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

The rising food insecurity in Mozambique is heightening the risk of child labour, child trafficking and forced marriage as impoverished families adopt negative ...

AllAfrica - Top Africa News
Mozambique deports 40 illegal Malawi migrants  The East African

The Mozambique government has repatriated 40 Malawi nationals in Manica Province nationals intent on sneaking into South Africa, media confirmed.

The East African
Mozambique calls for one-stop boarder with Zimbabwe  New Zimbabwe.com

By APA. Mozambique's Transport and Communications Minister Carlos Mesquita has called for the Machipanda boarder post with neighbouring Zimbabwe to be ...

New Zimbabwe.com
Mozambique LNG Signs Supply Deal With CNOOC  Oil and Gas Facilities

Stephen Whitfield, Senior Staff Writer | 04 February 2019. Topics. Gas conversion (LNG/GTL). Mozambique LNG. The proposed Mozambique LNG park will ...

Oil and Gas Facilities
Mozambique’s Bazaruto - a five-island haven both above and below the surface  South China Morning Post

Relatively unscathed by climate breakdown, these remote idylls are a diver's paradise Marvel at the perfect 'pansies' that lent their name to an island - just don't ...

South China Morning Post
Mozambique: Nyusi Ends Visit to Mauritius  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Mozambican president Filipe Nyusi on Saturday ended a four day visit to Mauritius, at the invitation of Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Junnauth.

AllAfrica - Top Africa News
Where are the crowds for HCC basketball?  The Hutchinson News

A couple of weeks ago, we made our annual foray to the Hutchinson Sports Arena to check out the newest version of Blue Dragon basketball. The game had ...

The Hutchinson News
The allure of a hotel in ruins on the coast of Mozambique  Sierra Leone Times

News24 13 Feb 2019, 20:39 GMT+10 ... YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE {{item.title}}. While looking at an excursion list on a cruise ship, the idea of taking a quad bike to ...

Sierra Leone Times
South Africa oil and gas: Will Total face a tax sting? | Southern Africa  The Africa Report

Total's announcement of a significant oil and gas discovery on the offshore Brulpadda prospects was greeted as a “catalytic find” by President Cyril Ramaphosa ...

The Africa Report
This Season’s Best Foreign Fiction  Vanity Fair

Six brilliant works of fiction—by Roberto Bolaño, Amit Chaudhuri, and more—are coming stateside for the first time.

Vanity Fair
International trade set to reduce costs by 14 percent - WTO  Journalducameroun.com - English

Published on 15.02.2019 at 18h21 by APA News. Share. The Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevêdo, believes that the ...

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New bridge spans Mozambique capital Maputo  BBC News

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi has opened a new Chinese-built suspension bridge worth more than $750m (£576m) in the capital Maputo. The 150m tall ...

BBC News
U.S. Seeks To Extradite 3 Ex-Credit Suisse Bankers Accused Of Fraud in Mozambique  NPR

The three were allegedly at the center of a scheme that loaned $2 billion to Mozambique for sham tuna fishing and naval projects.

Mozambique busts '30,000 ghost workers'  BBC News

Mozambique's government has discovered more than 30,000 ghost workers on the civil *service* payroll. The civil *service* minister said some were paid for jobs ...

BBC News
Mozambique charges ex-minister, 17 others in $2bn loan fraud case  Aljazeera.com

The indictment comes days after three ex-Credit Suisse bankers were charged in the US for their role in the scandal.

Suspected Militant Attack Kills 12 in North Mozambique  VOA News

Twelve people have been killed in a suspected Islamist militant attack in northern Mozambique, with thousands of villagers fleeing into neighbouring Tanzania, ...

VOA News
African Villagers Tortured For 'Blood Rubies' Worn By Stars – OpEd  Eurasia Review

By Lisa Vives. A British mining company has agreed to pay over $7 million to settle claims including allegations of torture and murder at ruby mines in the ...

Eurasia Review
The devastating effects of drought and severe weather in Mozambique  BBC News

Mário Macilau has produced a photo series on the people of Mozambique effected by severe weather.

BBC News
Family of SA man in Mozambique say he is being held illegally - report  News24

The family of a South African man say he is being held illegally in Mozambique, according to Netwerk24.

Former Mozambique finance minister claims arrest at OR Tambo airport was unlawful  News24

Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang is to remain behind bars after briefly appearing in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court.

9 Emerging Los Angeles Artists to Watch in 2019  artnet News

Karon Davis, Aria Dean, and Simphiwe Ndzube round out our list of Los Angeles artists poised to make a splash in 2019.

artnet News
Bank stand-off the last thing Mozambique needs  Independent Online

Last week, the Mozambican economy was plunged into chaos by a tussle between Bizfirst and Simo.

Independent Online
Bodies of South Africans who drowned in Mozambique repatriated  eNCA

The four South Africans will be buried this weekend.

Mozambique Ex-Finance Minister to Fight U.S. Extradition  Bloomberg

Mozambique's ex-Finance Minister Manuel Chang will oppose extradition to the U.S. after he was arrested on charges related to a debt deal that led to a default ...

Mozambique’s economy is in the doldrums  The Economist

“LOOK AT THE state of this school,” says Manuel Jaime. It is not a pretty sight: cracked window panes, pockmarked floors and walls etched with graffiti. For this ...

The Economist
The banker bros who bankrupted Mozambique  News24

A massive scam that has brought the Mozambique economy to its knees will play out in South African courts when former finance minister Manuel Chang ...

Mozambique names top ex-rebels to army command  News24

Mozambique has appointed three top commanders of Renamo, Mozambique's largest opposition party and former rebel movement, to key army command posts ...

Disputed Elections Reignite Old Problems in Mozambique  Council on Foreign Relations

In Mozambique, ongoing negotiations between FRELIMO and RENAMO, which had resumed in 2016 following some armed conflict, have been suspended; the ...

Council on Foreign Relations
Former Mozambique finance minister in SA prison pending extradition  IOL

Manuel Chang, a former minister of finance in Mozambique, appeared in a South African court on charges of wire fraud, money ...

5 charged in maritime projects scheme in Mozambique  Star Tribune

U.S. prosecutors charged five people Thursday in a $2 billion fraud involving sham naval, fishing and other projects meant to benefit the African nation of ...

Star Tribune

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Mozambique (), officially the Republic of Mozambique (Portuguese: Moçambique or República de Moçambique, pronounced [ʁɛˈpuβlikɐ ðɨ musɐ̃ˈbikɨ]), is a country located in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Eswatini (Swaziland) and South Africa to the southwest. The sovereign state is separated from the Comoros, Mayotte and Madagascar by the Mozambique Channel to the east. The capital of Mozambique is Maputo (formerly known as "Lourenço Marques" from 1876 to 1976) while Matola is the largest city, being a suburb of Maputo.Between the first and fifth centuries AD, Bantu-speaking peoples migrated to present-day Mozambique from farther north and west. Northern Mozambique lies within the monsoon trade winds of the Indian Ocean. Between the 7th and 11th centuries, a series of Swahili port towns developed here, which contributed to the development of a distinct Swahili culture and language. In the late medieval period, these towns were frequented by traders from Somalia, Ethiopia, Egypt, Arabia, Persia, and India.The voyage of Vasco da Gama in 1498 marked the arrival of the Portuguese, who began a gradual process of colonisation and settlement in 1505. After over four centuries of Portuguese rule, Mozambique gained independence in 1975, becoming the People's Republic of Mozambique shortly thereafter. After only two years of independence, the country descended into an intense and protracted civil war lasting from 1977 to 1992. In 1994, Mozambique held its first multiparty elections, and has since remained a relatively stable presidential republic, although it still faces a low-intensity insurgency.Mozambique is endowed with rich and extensive natural resources. The country's economy is based largely on agriculture, but industry is growing, mainly food and beverages, chemical manufacturing and aluminium and petroleum production. The tourism sector is also expanding. South Africa is Mozambique's main trading partner and source of foreign direct investment, while Belgium, Brazil, Portugal and Spain are also among the country's most important economic partners. Since 2001, Mozambique's annual average GDP growth has been among the world's highest. However, the country is still one of the poorest and most underdeveloped countries in the world, ranking low in GDP per capita, human development, measures of inequality and average life expectancy.The only official language of Mozambique is Portuguese, which is spoken mostly as a second language by about half the population. Common native languages include Makhuwa, Sena, and Swahili. The country's population of around 29 million is composed overwhelmingly of Bantu people. The largest religion in Mozambique is Christianity, with significant minorities following Islam and African traditional religions. Mozambique is a member of the United Nations, the African Union, the Commonwealth of Nations, the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation, the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, the Non-Aligned Movement and the Southern African Development Community, and is an observer at La Francophonie.