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Hunger drives displaced Mozambicans to risk going home for food

Pemba - Brutal jihadist violence forced them to flee their homes, but now hunger has driven some in Mozambique to risk their lives by sneaking back to their old residences to gather food -- or even resume farming.

Mozambique sees militia violence dwindle as military gains steam

Maputo - Islamist attacks in Mozambique's remote north have become less frequent and violent in recent weeks, a trend that analysts attribute in part to scaled-up counter-insurgency tactics.

Cyclone Eloise leaves hundreds homeless in Mozambique

Maputo - A tropical cyclone that hit central Mozambique on the weekend has displaced thousands of people and caused severe flooding in an area battered by two deadly cyclones in 2019, response teams and aid agencies said.

Mozambique jihadists push masses to Pemba

Pemba - The population has soared in Pemba, a northern Mozambique port known for its wide bay, but rather than tourists coming for a swim, the newcomers have fled Islamic extremists.

'They cut his head off': Grief torments Mozambique terror survivors

Pemba - Rabia Ali stares at the horizon.It's been nearly a year since her husband, son and brother-in-law were beheaded by Islamist militants waging a brutal insurgency in northern Mozambique.

Jihadists seize key port in gas-rich northern Mozambique

Maputo - Islamist militants occupied a key port in gas-rich northern Mozambique on Wednesday following days of attacks claimed by an Islamic State-affiliated group, a military source and local media said.

Mozambique court annuls loans of $1.4 bn

Maputo - Mozambique's constitutional court on Tuesday declared null and void loans worth $1.4 billion that triggered the country's worst financial crisis when they were revealed, in a ruling welcomed by debt campaigners.

Fear spreads in Mozambique's gas-rich province as jihadist attacks rise

Maputo - Villagers are fleeing a gas-rich region in northern Mozambique and energy giants are pleading for more protection in the face of mounting attacks by a shadowy jihadist group.

Mozambique opposition files suit against 'massive electoral fraud'

Maputo - Mozambique's largest opposition party Renamo on Wednesday lodged court papers calling for the October 15 election results to be annulled due to "massive electoral fraud".

Mozambique's Renamo calls for vote to be annulled

Maputo - Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo on Saturday called for this week's election to be annulled, accusing the government of breaching a peace deal by using violence and intimidation on voting day.

Tensions rise in Mozambique as vote counting under way

Maputo - Mozambique counted ballots Wednesday following its high-stakes election, as tensions spiked over claims of voting irregularities and concerns that results will not be revealed for days.

Mozambique votes in tense election after violent campaign

Maputo - Mozambique began voting in a general election on Tuesday that some fear could test the country's fragile peace, after a heated campaign marred by violence and allegations of electoral fraud.

Mozambique election to test fragile peace

Maputo - Mozambique holds a general election on Tuesday that will test the country's fragile peace as the Frelimo party, faced with economic crisis and chronic conflict, prepares to relinquish at least some control after 44 years in power.

Pope hails Mozambique peace deal, offers solidarity for cyclone victims

Maputo - Pope Francis, on the first full day of his visit to Mozambique, heaped praise Thursday on a peace deal between government and rebels and offered solidarity to victims of two devastating cyclones.

Pope hails Mozambique peace deal, offers solidarity for cyclone victims

Maputo - Pope Francis began the first full day of his visit to Mozambique on Thursday, praising a peace deal between government and rebels and offering solidarity to victims of two devastating cyclones.

Mozambicans trek from far and wide to attend mass by Pope Francis

Maputo - Travelling nearly 2,000 kilometres (1,200 miles) by motorbike, train, car and plane over four days to see Pope Francis may seem gruelling, but for pilgrim Davide Hilario the trek was simply a reaffirmation of his Catholic faith.

Jubilant crowds hail pope 'prophet of reconciliation' at Africa tour start

Maputo - Pope Francis arrived in Mozambique on Wednesday as he kicked off a three-nation tour of African countries, expected to focus on those hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.

Mozambique rivals hail 'new era' as they sign landmark peace deal

Maputo - Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo completed a long-awaited peace pact on Tuesday, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict.

Mozambique rivals to sign final peace deal

Maputo - Mozambique's ex-rebel group-turned opposition party, Renamo, will on Tuesday sign a final peace agreement with the government in Maputo, 27 years after the end of the first civil war.

Mozambique govt, opposition Renamo sign historic peace pact

Maputo - Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo opposition leader Ossufo Momade on Thursday signed a landmark agreement aimed at formally ending decades of military hostilities, state TV said.
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