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Mozambique’s Renamo opposition party leader extends ceasefire

January 3, 2017 10:30 pm
Mozambique’s Renamo opposition party leader extends ceasefire

The photo shows Afonso Dhlakama, a former Renamo rebel chief turned opposition leader, showing his ink-stained finger after casting his ballot at a polling station in Maputo as Mozambique voted in presidential and legislative elections, October 15, 2014. (Photo by AFP) Mozambique’s Renamo opposition party has extended a ceasefire by […]

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Scores killed in in Mozambique fuel truck blast

November 18, 2016 10:30 am
Scores killed in in Mozambique fuel truck blast

An injured child arrives at the provincial hospital in Tete after a fuel truck explosion, November 17, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Scores of people have been killed and more than a hundred others injured in an explosion that happened as they tried to siphon oil from an overturned truck in […]

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Australia: Mozambique debris likely from Malaysia jet MH370

March 24, 2016 10:09 am
Australia: Mozambique debris likely from Malaysia jet MH370

Joao de Abreu, president of Mozambique’s Civil Aviation Institute (IACM), holds a piece of suspected aircraft wreckage found off the east African coast of Mozambique. Photo / Getty Images Two pieces of debris recently discovered along the coast of Mozambique are “highly likely” to have come from missing Malaysia Airlines […]

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President Jacob Zuma says South Africa is not a Xenophobic nation in an open letter to Mozambican writer

April 28, 2015 4:25 pm
President Jacob Zuma says South Africa is not a Xenophobic nation in an open letter to Mozambican writer

South African President Jacob Zuma got an open letter from a Mozambican writer Mia Couto (left), one of the most prominent writers in Africa, who accused South Africa of Xenophobia. Zuma has responded to the criticism in an open letter of his own, saying that the action of a minority should […]

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69 people died and over 100 got sick after drinking traditional local beer contaminated with crocodile bile in Tete, Mozambique

January 12, 2015 6:58 pm
69 people died and over 100 got sick after drinking traditional local beer contaminated with crocodile bile  in Tete, Mozambique

When a crocodile is killed, the bile of the animal must be immediately removed and buried in front of witnesses to prove that it has not fallen into the wrong hands, to be used as poison, according to some African traditions. The deadly greenish-brown liquid, produced in the liver and […]

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Mozambique

December 18, 2012 7:10 am
Mozambique

Mozambique, officially Republic of Mozambique, country located on the southeastern coast of Africa. An ethnically and linguistically diverse nation bisected by the powerful Zambezi River, Mozambique was colonized by Portugal during the 16th and 17th centuries. As a Portuguese colony, Mozambique was a major source of slaves for European colonies in the […]

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