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Mozambique: Country in Africa
Mozambique, officially the Republic of Mozambique, 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 while Matola is the largest city, being a suburb of Maputo.


Ten killed in stampede at Mozambique election rally

At least 10 people have died and 98 were injured in a stampede at a campaign rally of Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi, health authorities said on Thursday.
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Pope, ending Mozambique visit, slams corrupt leaders

Pope Francis, ending his visit to Mozambique, on Friday scolded political and business leaders in the resource-rich but poor East African country who allow themselves to be corrupted by outsiders.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Mozambique

Pope Francis leads Mass on last day in Mozambique [Video]Pope Francis leads Mass on last day in Mozambique

Pope Francis, ending his visit to Mozambique, said a mass for some 60,000 people in Maputo's national stadium. Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Mozambique on Friday by consoling HIV-infected..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

Pope Francis in Mozambique on first leg of Sub-Saharan Africa trip [Video]Pope Francis in Mozambique on first leg of Sub-Saharan Africa trip

Pope Francis arrived in the Mozambique capital of Maputo on Thursday on the first leg of his three-nation visit.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Mozambique president, Renamo leader sign peace deal [Video]Mozambique president, Renamo leader sign peace deal

President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo leader Ossufo Momade embrace after signing of accord to end armed hostilities.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:22Published


Nurture peace and make it last, Pope tells post-war Mozambique

Pope Francis urged the people of Mozambique on Thursday to nurture their hard-earned peace and strive to provide equal opportunities for all so as not to slip back into civil war.
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Pope arrives in Mozambique hoping to consolidate peace

Pope Francis arrived to a vibrant welcome in to Mozambique on Wednesday to encourage the country's fragile peace, starting a three-nation African tour where climate change, poverty and corruption will..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Pope Francis visits Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius

Pope Francis will visit Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius from Sept. 4-10. Following are some of the highlights of his second trip to sub-Saharan Africa:
Reuters - Published

Pact is reached in Mozambique but prospects for peace still uncertain

With a handshake, Mozambique's leaders hope to close the book on a decades-long conflict on Tuesday. But an election in October and new causes of violence mean lasting peace is far from assured.
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'Peace here to stay' Mozambique president, opposition say on signing ceasefire

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi and the leader of the main opposition party Renamo on Thursday signed a permanent ceasefire agreement, designed to put an end to almost half a century of hostilities..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique to fight for extradition of former finance minister over debt scandal

Mozambique's government is to fight for the extradition from South Africa of former finance minister Manuel Chang, who the United States is seeking to put on trial, according to a letter from a law..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique government, opposition to sign formal peace treaty: president

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi will sign a peace agreement on Thursday to put a formal end to military hostilities with the main opposition party, Renamo, almost three decades after the end of a..
Reuters - Published

South Africa confirms plans to block extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister

South Africa's new justice minister confirmed on Saturday he would he ask the courts to reverse his predecessor's decision to have former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his home..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique says militants kill 11 in attack near Tanzania border

Eleven people were killed in an attack last week by an Islamist militant armed group in northern Mozambique near its border with Tanzania, Mozambican police said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Mozambique says two border police killed in shooting incident

Two members of Mozambique's border police have been shot dead in an incident involving South African soldiers and the two countries have launched a joint investigation into what happened, a Mozambique..
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Donors pledge $1.2 billion to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones: U.N.

International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique, according to the United Nations, less than half..
Reuters - Published

Mozambique ex-finance minister should be extradited to U.S.: embassy

Washington urged South Africa on Wednesday to extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang to the United States to face charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, after it was decided..
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South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home

Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael..
Reuters - Published

Rain grounds Mozambique aid flights as cyclone death toll hits 38

Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, hampering efforts to reach survivors of Cyclone Kenneth as the death toll there jumped to 38.
Reuters - Published

Death toll in Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth jumps to 38

The number of people killed after Cyclone Kenneth slammed into Mozambique has jumped from five to 38, the country's disaster management institute said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Rain grounds aid flights in cyclone-hit Mozambique

Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, leaving communities in remote areas cut off with few supplies in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth.
Reuters - Published

United Nations gives Mozambique $13 million for Cyclone Kenneth damage

The United Nations (UN) will grant Mozambique and the Comoros Islands $13 million in emergency funds to help provide food and water and repair damage to infrastructure, the organization said late on..
Reuters - Published

Floods destroy homes, trap families in cyclone-hit Mozambique

Rescuers raced to help people caught in rising floodwaters in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique on Sunday as houses collapsed and heavy rains raised fears of worse to come.
Reuters - Published

Rescuers rush to help as serious flooding starts in cyclone-hit Mozambique

Rescuers were moving in to help people trapped by rapidly rising floodwater in the northern Mozambique city of Pemba on Sunday, home to 200,000 people, a United Nations (U.N.) spokesman said, as..
Reuters - Published

Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five

Mozambican officials on Saturday urged those living near two rivers in the country's north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy rains and caused some flooding.
Reuters - Published

Cyclone kills one, leaves trail of destruction in Mozambique

Cyclone Kenneth killed at least one person and left a trail of destruction in northern Mozambique, destroying houses, ripping up trees and knocking out power, authorities said on Friday.
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Cyclone Kenneth hits Mozambique after lashing Comoros

Cyclone Kenneth battered northern Mozambique on Thursday with sustained winds of up to 220 km per hour (137 miles per hour) after killing three people on the island nation of Comoros overnight.
Reuters - Published

Cyclone Kenneth batters Comoros and heads to Mozambique

Violent winds of up to 140 kph (87 mph) lashed the East African island nation of Comoros overnight, killing three people, authorities said on Thursday, as Cyclone Kenneth swept toward flood-battered..
Reuters - Published

IMF gives Mozambique $118 million for Cyclone Idai rebuilding

The International Monetary Fund will grant Mozambique a $118.2 million credit facility to help it rebuild infrastructure after a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds of people and flattened whole..
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Cyclone Idai's death toll over 1,000, hundreds of thousands displaced

Hundreds of thousands of people are still in need of aid after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in March.
Reuters - Published

After Cyclone Idai, thousands still cut off, many more in need: aid agencies

One month after Cyclone Idai tore through southern Africa bringing devastating floods, aid agencies say the situation remains critical with some communities in worst-hit Mozambique only just being..
Reuters - Published

Lives washed away: A mother's loss in Mozambique

Maria Jofresse cannot find her two young daughters' graves, though she helped dig them herself.  
Reuters - Published

Cholera cases increase to 271 in Mozambique's cyclone-hit Beira

The number of confirmed cases of cholera in Mozambique's cyclone-hit port city of Beira has nearly doubled to 271 in the last 48 hours, the southern African nation's government said on Saturday.
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Cholera cases jump to 138 in Mozambique's Beira after cyclone

The number of confirmed cases of cholera in the cyclone-hit Mozambican port city of Beira jumped from five to 138 on Friday, as government and aid agencies battled to contain the spread of disease..
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In Mozambique, parents yearn for children torn away by cyclone

It has been more than a week since Virginia Samuel last saw two of her children.
Reuters - Published

Mozambique confirms 138 cholera cases after cyclone strikes Beira

There have been 138 cases of cholera confirmed in two neighborhoods of the wrecked Mozambican port city of Beira in the wake of Cyclone Idai, the government said on Friday.
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Mozambique to start cholera vaccinations next week after cyclone

Mozambique will start a cholera vaccination campaign next week in areas ravaged by Cyclone Idai, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday, after five confirmed cases were detected.
Reuters - Published

Amid ruined lives, Mozambique's cyclone survivors face cholera, diarrhea

Dozens of fragile patients poured into a clinic in the wrecked Mozambican port city of Beira on Wednesday, as the government said it had confirmed the first five cases of cholera in the wake of deadly..
Reuters - Published

'The water kept rising': How Mozambicans were caught in path of deadly cyclone

For two days before Cyclone Idai hit, a government official drove down the bumpy roads of Buzi in central Mozambique, warning people through a megaphone that a big storm was coming.
Reuters - Published

Mozambique says five cases of cholera confirmed after cyclone

There have been five confirmed cases of cholera in Mozambique in the wake of a powerful tropical cyclone, a senior Mozambican health official said on Wednesday, adding that the disease would spread.
Reuters - Published

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