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Swaziland Wants Land From South Africa And Mozambique

Swaziland Wants Land From South Africa And Mozambique

Swaziland wants to annexe large parts of South Africa and Mozambique on behalf of the kingdom’s autocratic ruler, King Mswati III. The territory it seeks includes the administrative capital Pretoria. The Border Determination Special Committee (BDSC) said Friday (24 March 2017) large areas of South Africa belonged to the Swazi nation and had been taken […]

Maputo Water Supply Remains Critical

Maputo Water Supply Remains Critical

Despite a recent increase in the level of water stored in the Pequenos Libombos dam, the water supply for the Greater Maputo Metropolitan Area remains critical, warned Mozambique’s Minister of Public works, Carlos Bonete on Thursday, cited by the independent television station STV. The water supply for Maputo, the neighbouring city of Matola and Boane […]

President Filipe Nyusi to Promote Mozambican Gas in Japan

President Filipe Nyusi to Promote Mozambican Gas in Japan

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi hopes to persuade Japan to purchase Mozambican natural gas, and to become involved in priority energy projects in Mozambique, according to the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Leticia Klemens. She was speaking to reporters in Tokyo ahead of the arrival of Nyusi for an official visit at the invitation of […]

Child Petrol Smugglers In Zimbabwe Spend Their Money On Computer Games

Child Petrol Smugglers In Zimbabwe Spend Their Money On Computer Games

Isaiah* says he is 15, but he looks several years younger. He lives in a rural village outside Espungabeira, on the border of Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Isaiah’s father works and lives 1,400 km away in South Africa; he thinks his son is in school. But Isaiah is out earning a rough living as a smuggler. […]

Sasol Reacts to Suspension of Foreign Workers In Mozambique

Sasol Reacts to Suspension of Foreign Workers In Mozambique

Reacting to the suspenson of 34 of its foreign workers in the southern Mozambican province of Inhambane, the South African petrochemical company Sasol has denied that it is in violation of Mozambican labour legislation. Last week, the General Inspectorate of Labour (IGT) in the Labour Ministry announced that it had suspended 34 foreigners, 17 of […]

Mozambique ex-rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama calls truce

Afonso Dhlakama has led Renamo since 1979 at the height of the civil war, which ended in 1992 Former rebel commander Afonso Dhlakama, who leads Mozambique’s main opposition party Renamo, has announced a two-month extension to a truce between his troops and the government to give more time for peace talks. Mr Dhlakama returned to […]

Mozambique Counts Deadly Cost of Dineo

Mozambique Counts Deadly Cost of Dineo

CASH strapped Mozambique is appealing for funds to curb multiple crisis posed by the destructive Cyclone Dineo. The cyclone, accompanied by winds of 160 kilometers per hour, has dissipated to neighbouring Zimbabwe and South Africa, but has left a trail of devastation in Mozambique. The cyclone killed seven and injured over 101 people. About 550 […]

Mozambique Nets 1,634 Foreign Illegal Miners

Mozambique Nets 1,634 Foreign Illegal Miners

Mozambican authorities have arrested 3,220 people suspected of involvement in illegal mining in Cabo Delgado Province, local media said. According to DW Radio, 1,634 of those arrested were foreign nationals. DW Radio quoted the Cabo Delgado Province police boss, Mr Abdul Chaguro, saying “1,561 were Tanzanian nationals. The other 73 people were from Gambia, Senegal, […]

Zimbabwe Safe From Renamo Bandits – Army General Trust Mugoba

Zimbabwe Safe From Renamo Bandits – Army General Trust Mugoba

The country is safe from incursions by RENAMO bandits from Mozambique despite sporadic attacks between that country’s Government forces and the rebels, the Zimbabwe National Army has said. There were fears that rebel RENAMO bandits under the leadership of Mr Afonso Dlakama, would pose a security threat in communities in Manicaland that border with Mozambique. […]

Zimbabwe to Donate 2,000 Animals to Limpopo National Park In Mozambique

Zimbabwe to Donate 2,000 Animals to Limpopo National Park In Mozambique

The Zimbabwean government is to donate 2,000 animals to Moambique to restock the Limpopo National Park (PNL), in the southern province of Gaza. The Zimbabwean Minister of Environment, Water and Climate, Oppah Machinguri, announced the donation on Friday at a press conference closing the Sixth Ministerial Meeting of the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park. The Transfrontier […]

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