Mozambique peace accord signed, paves way for elections
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mozambique's president and the leader of the country's main opposition group signed a new peace accord Tuesday, pledging to end years of violence and facilitate elections in...
Mozambique peace accord brings hope of economic growth
GORONGOSA NATIONAL PARK, Mozambique (AP) — Mozambique's president signed a peace accord Thursday with the country's main opposition party Renamo to end decades of hostilities that followed a...
UN chief to visit Kenya and Mozambique next week
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is heading to Africa next week to attend a counter-terrorism conference and assess recovery efforts from two cyclones earlier this...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will visit the African countries of Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius in early September, the Vatican announced on Wednesday.
CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe (AP) — Aid workers rushed to rescue victims clinging to trees and crammed on rooftops Tuesday after a cyclone unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi....
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the...
BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — Thousands of people on Wednesday attended the funeral of Mozambican rebel and opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama, with the country's president and Dhlakama's successor pledging to forge ahead with peace talks.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Afonso Dhlakama, the Mozambican opposition leader who led a rebel group during the devastating civil war that ended in 1992, died on Thursday at the age of 65.
Mozambique cease-fire to be extended 60 days: Opposition
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The head of Mozambique's opposition movement says a cease-fire declared a week ago will be extended for two months to allow peace talks to continue in a "favorable environment."
Afonso Dhlakama's announcement comes a day after he spoke by phone with President Filipe Nyusi, the Portuguese news agency Lusa reported Tuesday.
Talks between the government and the opposition Renamo movement, aided by international mediators, have been hurt by attacks on officials from both camps.
Mozambican president promises aid to victims of tanker blast
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mozambique's president on Friday pledged support for the families of dozens of people, including children, who were killed when a fuel tanker exploded in northern Mozambique.
President Filipe Nyusi said "tragedy has knocked on our door once again" in Tete province, where the accident happened Thursday. Nyusi was recalling a 2015 incident in Tete in which about 70 people died after drinking contaminated beer.
IMF team to visit Mozambique amid concerns over debt
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A team from the International Monetary Fund will travel next week to Mozambique, which is struggling to reassure investors after the revelation earlier this year of at least $1.4 billion in hidden debt.
The IMF suspended financial aid to the southern African country after learning about the undisclosed borrowing, and has demanded an international audit.