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News Mozambique: US Court Acquits Main Defendant In Mozambique Debt Scandal

Published on: Monday 02 December 2019
US Court Acquits Main Defendant In Mozambique Debt Scandal
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/us-court-acquits-main-defendant-mozambique-debt-scandal-2877666

A US court on Monday acquitted the main defendant in a bribery case that plunged Mozambique into its worst-ever financial crisis following a trial in which he implicated the country's president. The ...

News Mozambique: Cabo Verde's first lady in Mass. to raise money for Mozambique

Published on: Saturday 30 November 2019
Cabo Verde's first lady in Mass. to raise money for Mozambique
News source: https://www.providencejournal.com/news/20191130/cabo-verdes-first-lady-in-mass-to-raise-money-for-mozambique

WESTPORT, Mass. — Ligia Dias Fonseca, a lawyer, activist and the first lady of Cabo Verde, has deep roots in both her adopted country and her birthplace, Mozambique. The countries are bound together ...

News Mozambique: For Love and Money in Mozambique: How a Credit Suisse Banker Helped Fuel an Alleged $2 Billion Debt Fraud

Published on: Sunday 01 December 2019
For Love and Money in Mozambique: How a Credit Suisse Banker Helped Fuel an Alleged $2 Billion Debt Fraud
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/for-love-and-money-in-mozambique-how-a-credit-suisse-banker-helped-fuel-an-alleged-2-billion-debt-fraud-11575227078

Former Credit Suisse banker Andrew Pearse’s life was a whirlwind of international travel and deal-making—and then he and two former colleagues pleaded guilty to charges arising from an alleged conspiracy to defraud investors in Mozambique debt deals.

News Mozambique: Russian mercenaries regroup after setback in Mozambique

Published on: Friday 29 November 2019
Russian mercenaries regroup after setback in Mozambique
News source: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-russian-mercenaries-regroup-after-setback-in-mozambique/

When the Russians landed in northern Mozambique in late September to fight the local insurgents, they brought a sophisticated array of high-tech military tools, including drones and data analytics.

News Mozambique: Mozambique’s newly empowered rangers, courts catch up with poachers, loggers

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
Mozambique’s newly empowered rangers, courts catch up with poachers, loggers
News source: https://news.mongabay.com/2019/11/mozambiques-newly-empowered-rangers-courts-catch-up-with-poachers-loggers/

Mozambique has recorded a measure of success recently against wildlife poachers and illegal loggers, thanks to stronger enforcement. Nearly a quarter of the country’s area has been designated as ...

News Mozambique: Mozambique’s top court rejects opposition vote challenge

Published on: Thursday 14 November 2019
Mozambique’s top court rejects opposition vote challenge
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/mozambiques-top-court-rejects-opposition-vote-challenge-67035326

Mozambique’s top court has dismissed a request by the top opposition party to annul the recent elections and vote again, saying it didn’t bring enough evidence to support claims of irregularities. The ...

News Mozambique: Mozambique's top court rejects Renamo's poll challenge

Published on: Friday 15 November 2019
Mozambique's top court rejects Renamo's poll challenge
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/mozambiques-top-court-rejects-renamos-poll-challenge-135316463.html

Mozambique's top court has thrown out a legal challenge by main opposition party Renamo to annul last month's election results for what it claims was widespread and brazen intimidation and fraud. Renamo, a rebel group turned opposition party, lost the October 15 election to the Frelimo party

News Mozambique: Six killed in Tanzania attack near border with Mozambique

Published on: Wednesday 13 November 2019
Six killed in Tanzania attack near border with Mozambique
News source: https://www.gulf-times.com/story/647462/Six-killed-in-Tanzania-attack-near-border-with-Moz

"The attackers, presumably from Mozambique, gathered the villagers together before opening fire," said Robert Boaz, criminal investigations chief for the Tanzanian police Six Tanzanians were shot dead ...

News Mozambique: Mozambique economy set to bounce back in 2020: IMF

Published on: Tuesday 12 November 2019
Mozambique economy set to bounce back in 2020: IMF
News source: https://www.enca.com/business/mozambique-economy-set-bounce-back-2020-imf

MAPUTO - Mozambique's economy is on track for a "strong rebound" in 2020, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday, as it urged the government to ensure an expected gas boom benefits all ...

News Mozambique: Mozambique to appeal S.African ruling to set aside extradition of ex-finmin

Published on: Tuesday 05 November 2019
Mozambique to appeal S.African ruling to set aside extradition of ex-finmin
News source: https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/mozambique-to-appeal-s.african-ruling-to-set-aside-extradition-of-ex-finmin-2019-11-06

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.

News Mozambique: Music from Mozambique

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Music from Mozambique
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3cszp1y

Ivan Larenjeira takes us on a road trip through Mafala in Maputo Mozambique. The history and myriad of cultural influences of the past 100 years have resulted in rhythms like Marrabenta, which blends ...

News Mozambique: Pilot project in Mozambique dramatically shrinks epilepsy treatment gap

Published on: Thursday 31 October 2019
Pilot project in Mozambique dramatically shrinks epilepsy treatment gap
News source: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20191031/Pilot-project-in-Mozambique-dramatically-shrinks-epilepsy-treatment-gap.aspx

A four-year pilot project in Mozambique has reduced the epilepsy treatment gap by more than 30% and is now being rolled out to the entire country. Palmira Fortunato dos Santos, research coordinator at ...

News Mozambique: Mozambique’s elections saw violence and vote rigging and a landslide victory for the Frelimo party

Published on: Wednesday 23 October 2019
Mozambique’s elections saw violence and vote rigging and a landslide victory for the Frelimo party
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/10/23/mozambiques-elections-saw-violence-vote-rigging-landslide-victory-frelimo-party/

Mozambique just completed its sixth general elections on Oct. 15 — marking 25 years of democratic rule that began in 1994 after the end of a long civil conflict. Voters chose from among four ...

News Mozambique: Mozambique's Nyusi Heads for Big Win as Poll Irregularities Reported

Published on: Tuesday 22 October 2019
Mozambique's Nyusi Heads for Big Win as Poll Irregularities Reported
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/10/22/world/africa/22reuters-mozambique-election.html

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi was on Tuesday forecast to be heading for a landslide victory in an election the opposition says has been tarnished by fraud, leaving some voters worried for the future of the country's fragile peace deal.

News Mozambique: Renamo calls for Mozambique elections to be cancelled

Published on: Saturday 19 October 2019
Renamo calls for Mozambique elections to be cancelled
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-50108787

Mozambique's main opposition party has called for Tuesday's elections to be cancelled, citing violence and fraud. Renamo accused the ruling party, Frelimo, of violating the August peace deal between ...

News Mozambique: Zambia beat Mozambique 2-0 to win 2019 U-17 Cosafa title

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Zambia beat Mozambique 2-0 to win 2019 U-17 Cosafa title
News source: https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/50111471

Zambia celebrate after winning the 2019 U-17 Cosafa Championship Zambia won the 2019 Cosafa men's Under-17 championship on Sunday after a 2-0 win over Mozambique in the final in Blantyre. Goals from ...

News Mozambique: EU Criticizes 'Unlevel Playing Field' in Mozambique Election

Published on: Thursday 17 October 2019
EU Criticizes 'Unlevel Playing Field' in Mozambique Election
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/10/17/world/africa/17reuters-mozambique-election.html

A European Union observer mission to Mozambique's election raised the alarm on Thursday over unfair conditions and unjustified use of state resources by the ruling party, as well as widespread violence.

News Mozambique: Mozambique: Mortar Shell Kills Four Children in Tete

Published on: Sunday 06 October 2019
Mozambique: Mortar Shell Kills Four Children in Tete
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910070078.html

Maputo — Tete (Mozambique), 6 Oct (AIM) - Although Mozambique has been declared a country free of land mines, explosive devices left over from the war of destabilisation are still claiming victims.