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Malawi, Mozambique Officials Meet Over Boundary Disputes

[Nyasa Times] Officials from Malawi and Mozambique are meeting in Mangochi to iron out boundary disputes which led to six villages in Malawi erroneously go to Mozambique leading to clashes with authorities there. (AllAfrica)


Farmers Lose 188,000 Hectares to Weather and Pests

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican farmers lost 188,000 hectares of crops to pests and the vagaries of climate in the first quarter of this year, according to Agriculture Minister Higino de Marrule. (AllAfrica)


CNE Alters Electoral Timetable

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's National Elections Commission (CNE) announced on Thursday that it is delaying the registration of political parties for the 10 October municipal elections by a fortnight. (AllAfrica)


Red Tape Holding Up Military Pensions

[AIM] Maputo -Boane (Mozambique), 31 May (AIM) - The Mozambican minister of Veterans' Affairs, Eusebio Lambo, on Wednesday expressed his concern at red tape which was holding up the fixing of pensions for former soldiers. (AllAfrica)


Security Guards Caught Rifling Through Luggage

[AIM] Maputo -The company MHS, which operates baggage handling and other ground support servuices at Mozambican airports, has announced that it is cancelling its contract with a private security firm, Macro Seguranca, after two of its agents were filmed in Maputo International Airport opening passengers' bags and rifling through their contents. (AllAfrica)


Is Northern Mozambique Faced With an Emerging Extremist Threat?

[Daily Maverick] Attacks in northern Mozambique by extremist elements - 20 are known to have happened since the beginning of 2018 - are a major concern. (AllAfrica)


Police Confirm Decapitation of Ten Villagers

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police on Tuesday confirmed that unidentified criminals, believed to be islamic fundamentalists, decapitated ten people on Sunday night, in attacks against two villages in Palma district, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado. (AllAfrica)


PM Calls for Greater Contribution By Tourism to GDP

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Wednesday challenged the new General Director of the National Tourism Institute (INATUR), Romualdo Johnam, to improve the contribution made by tourism to Mozambique's gross domestic product. (AllAfrica)


Nyusi Discusses Conservation With Congressmen

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday received a group of American congressmen, from both the Republican and Democratic parties, to discuss, among other matters, the protection of the country's biodiversity. (AllAfrica)


CDN Surpasses Its Target for Goods Transport

[AIM] Maputo -About 100,000 tonnes of cargo were transported in the first quarter of this year by the Northern Development Corridor (CDN), which operates the Mozambican port of Nacala, and the railway which runs from Nacala across Nampula and Niassa provinces to the Malawian border. (AllAfrica)


Mozambique Win, Seychelles Hold Madagascar in Group A

[CAF] The Seychelles played spoilers at the COSAFA Cup on Tuesday, holding a 10-man Madagascar to a 1-1 draw and opening up a chance for Mozambique to yet emerge as winners when Group A is concluded on Thursday. (AllAfrica)


Mozambique Win, Seychelles Hold Madagascar in Group a

[SAFA] 30 May 2018 - The Seychelles played spoilers at the COSAFA Cup on Tuesday (29 May), holding a 10-man Madagascar to a 1-1 draw and opening up a chance for Mozambique to yet emerge as winners when Group A is concluded on Thursday (31 May). (AllAfrica)


Beira Bus Workers Go On Strike

[AIM] Maputo -Over 200 workers of the Municipal Bus Company in the central Mozambican city of Beira (TMB) have gone on strike in protest against their low wages, according to a Tuesday report on the independent television station STV. (AllAfrica)


Further Militant Attack in Cabo Delgado

[AIM] Maputo -Unknown assailants, believed to be islamic fundamentalists, attacked the village of Monjane, in Palma district, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, on Sunday night. (AllAfrica)


Internal Public Debt Set to Increase

[Verdade] The Government of Filipe Jacinto Nyusi plans to increase the Internal Public Debt during the 2018 fiscal year by at least 84.2 billion meticais to finance its State Budget which is expected to continue without support from the Cooperation Partners for the third consecutive year, V erdade 's Adérito Caldeira reports . (AllAfrica)


Administrative Tribunal Promises News About 'Hidden Debts'

[AIM] Maputo -Four months after the Mozambican Attorney-General's Office (PGR) sent the case of Mozambique's "hidden debts" to the Administrative Tribunal nothing at all seems to have happened - but on Tuesday, the Tribunal's spokesperson, Jeremias Zuande, announced that there would soon be news about the case. (AllAfrica)


Judge Sentenced to Jail in Assault Case

[AIM] Maputo -A court in the central Mozambican city of Chimoio has sentenced a senior judge, Efigenio Baptista, to a prison term for allegedly beating up a citizen. (AllAfrica)


Nampula Farmers Encouraged to Work Together

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday urged peasant farmers to use production models that facilitate access to assistance from extensionists and to modern means of agricultural production. (AllAfrica)


Nyusi Inaugurates Water System in Alua

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday inaugurated a new water supply system in the administrative post of Alua, in Erati district, on the final day of his working visit to the northern province of Nampula. (AllAfrica)


Government Aims to Eliminate Use of Mercury

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government intends to eliminate the use of Mercury in industry, artisanal mining and other sectors of activity by 2020, to protect human health from the effects of this highly toxic heavy metal. (AllAfrica)


Assets of Criminals Must Be Seized

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Attorney-General Beatriz Buchili on Monday declared that, when dealing with economic and financial crimes, it is not enough simply to punish the offenders - their assets, resulting from criminal activity, must also be seized. (AllAfrica)


Worker Dies Due to Illegalities in Chinese-Owned Mine

[AIM] Maputo -Illegal mining operations by a Chinese-owned company in the western Mozambican province of Tete earlier this month led to the death of one worker, and the subsequent closure of the mine, reports Monday's issue of the independent newssheet "Mediafax". (AllAfrica)


Nyusi Urges Teachers to Remain Patriots

[AIM] Maputo -Meconta (Mozambique), 28 May (AIM) - Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Sunday appealed to the patriotism and integrity of the country's teachers for the training of conscious citizens who are committed to development. (AllAfrica)


Madagascar Shock Mozambique in Cosafa Cup Opener

[Namibian] Mozambique coach Abel Xavier watched his former club Liverpool lose in Saturday's UEFA Champions League final after two goalkeeping howlers and the next day saw a similar fate befall his side as they were beaten 2-1 by Madagascar in the opening game of this year's Cosafa Cup at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Sunday. (AllAfrica)


Nyusi Urges Calm As Dialogue With Renamo Continues

[AIM] Maputo -Siluvo (Mozambique), 25 May (AIM) - Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday appealed for calm in the current phase of the government's dialogue with the main opposition party, the rebel movement Renamo, in order to secure a definitive peace. (AllAfrica)


Nyusi Inaugurates Third Nacala Cement Factory

[AIM] Maputo -Nacala (Mozambique), 25 May (AIM) - Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Friday inaugurated the third cement factory built in the northern port city of Nacala. (AllAfrica)


Severe Drought Affects Electricity Generation

[AIM] Maputo -The severe drought that has affected parts of Mozambique and the Southern Africa region in two last years has contributed to reducing electricity generation at the Cahora Bassa dam (HCB), on the Zambezi river, in the western Mozambican province of Tete. (AllAfrica)


Nyusi Chairs Police Sergeants' Graduation Ceremony

[AIM] Maputo -Metuchira (Mozambique), 25 May (AIM) - Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday presided at the ceremony where the first group of police sergeants trained since independence in 1975 graduated. (AllAfrica)


Renamo Confirms Continued Dialogue With Nyusi

[AIM] Maputo -The National Political Commission of Mozambique's main opposition party, the rebel movement Renamo, declared that it is carrying on the work begun by its late leader, Afonso Dhlakama, who died on 3 May. (AllAfrica)


Peace Must Involve Disarming Renamo, Insists Frelimo

[AIM] Maputo -The head of the parliamentary group of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party, Margarida Talapa, stressed on Friday that definitive peace must involve the demilitarisation and disarmament of the main opposition party, the rebel movement Renamo, and "the economic and social reintegration" of members of the Renamo militia. (AllAfrica)


Museveni Arrives in Mozambique for 3-Day State Visit

[Monitor] Maputo -President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, for a three-day state visit on the invitation of his counterpart, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi. (AllAfrica)