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Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Botswana to translocate 500 elephants to Mozambique

Two years after pledging 500 elephants to Mozambique as a gift, Botswana says the animals are set to be translocated in the near future. This was revealed by President Mokgweetsi Masisi during a three-day state visit by Mozambiques President Filipe Nyusi that ends on Good Friday.
#botswana #filipenyusi
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Forces are disrupting insurgency in Mozambique - but fight is not over, says SANDF chief

South Africas military chief said Wednesday that multinational forces had been able to "disrupt" jihadist rebels in northern Mozambique since their deployment there last year.
#southafrica #mozambique
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Mozambique gas bonanza in limbo as Islamist insurgency simmers

Southern African nations are considering extending the deployment of troops fighting an Islamic State-linked insurgency in Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado province that prompted TotalEnergies to stall a $20 billion (about R292 billion) natural gas project.
#mozambique #gas #islamistinsurgency
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Low rainfall pushes parts of southern Africa into food insecurity

Low rainfall has pushed southern Madagascar, south-western Angola, north-western Namibia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe further into food insecurity. As such, governments are moving ahead with plans to open avenues for maize imports, in order to alleviate hunger.
#rainfall #africa #madagascar
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Mozambique's ex-energy chief Tonela appointed as finance minister

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi appointed former energy minister Max Tonela as his new finance minister, replacing Adriano Maleiane, who was removed from the post on March 2.
#mozambique #filipenyusi #adrianomaleiane
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Mozambique's President fires six ministers

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday fired six ministers, including the country's finance minister, an official statement from the President's office said, in what was seen as a major cabinet reshuffle.
#mozambique #filipenyusi
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
SADC sets up counter-terrorism centre in Tanzania

The fight against insurgency in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, received a timely boost from the Southern African Development Community (SADC), which now has a Regional Counter-Terrorism Centre (RCTC) in Tanzania.
#sadc #cabodelgado #mozambique
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Mozambicans haunted by insurgency's horrors

Life is quieter now. The camp for displaced Mozambicans has grown to house thousands of people. While aid agencies are providing food, sanitation and water, a local economy is springing up.
Barbers and tailors have set up shop, and even accept mobile money payments. Children sell eggs laid by hens reared in the camp.
#mozambique #mozambicans
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Botswana, Zimbabwe commend Rwanda for its 'fight against violent extremism' in Cabo Delgado

The presidents of Botswana and Zimbabwe are grateful for the role played by Rwanda in fighting insurgents in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province. This was revealed in a joint communique released after the two-day Botswana-Zimbabwe Bi-National Commission held in Zimbabwe's prime resort area, Victoria Falls, at the weekend.
#cabodelgado #zimbabwe #botswana
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Country was under security threat, former Mozambique president testifies in R32bn 'hidden debt' trial

Former Mozambican head of state Armando Guebuza, 79, warned the Machava maximum prison makeshift court in Maputo not to undermine state secrecy, when he took the stand during the "hidden debt" scandal trial on Thursday.
#mozambican #armandoguebuza #machava
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Former Mozambican president Armando Guebuza to take the stand in trial on R32bn debt

All eyes will be on Mozambique's former president Armando Guebuza when he takes the stand on Thursday as the 17th witness in a case on hidden debt involving $2 billion (R32 billion).
#armandoguebuza #mozambique
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Mozambique drops school science textbook after outcry over homosexuality, masturbation content

Mozambique will remove a seventh grade natural science textbook from schools after outrage on social media over content that discussed masturbation and homosexuality, the education ministry said Tuesday.
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Coal boom triggers Grindrod plans to triple capacity at Mozambique's biggest port

Grindrod, the Johannesburg-listed logistics operator, plans to triple capacity at its drybulk port terminals in Mozambique to cater for growing demand for coal exports from neighboring South Africa, the company said on Monday.
#grindrod #southafrica
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
EU to assist with 'equipment' in Cabo Delgado - Mozambican President Nyusi

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi says the European Union (EU) will send "equipment" to the Cabo Delgado region as part of its resolve to assist the Southern African country fend off insurgents.
#mozambique #filipenyusi
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Insurgency-hit Palma District joins the rest of Mozambique for school opening

After a three-year hiatus due to extremist attacks by Islamic extremists, Cabo Delgado's Palma District has finally opened schools in line with the national school calendar. The opening ceremony was held on Monday in Quilaua village at 16 de Junho de Palma - Escola Primaria.
#palma #mozambique
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
TotalEnergies prepares for return to Cabo Delgado

Patrick Pouyanne, the chairperson and CEO of French firm TotalEnergies, is on a two-nation visit to discuss and cement relations with Rwanda and Mozambique for his group's return to the insurgent hit oil and gas rich Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique.
#totalenergies #frenchfirm #mozambique #cabodelgado
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Mozambican officials swept away in storm-swollen river

A convoy of Mozambican officials inspecting damage from Tropical Storm Ana was swept away by a swollen river on Wednesday, leaving one person dead and another missing. The car was trying to cross the Revuboe River, after a bridge had collapsed when Ana tore through the region earlier this week, Tete provincial governor Domingos Viola said on Radio Mozambique.
#mozambique #mozambicanofficials #riversstate
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Death toll rises to at least 12 after tropical storm Ana sweeps through Mozambique, Malawi

The death toll from tropical storm Ana has risen to at least 12 in Mozambique and Malawi, authorities said, although officials and aid agencies are still assessing the full impact of the storm that swept through southern Africa on Monday.
#ecologicaldisaster #southernafrica #malawi
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Thousands flee Niassa as jihadist attacks spread to other parts of Mozambique

Nearly 4 000 Mozambicans have fled their villages in a month due to intensifying jihadist attacks in Niassa, a province neighbouring insurgency hotbed Cabo Delgado, a government official said Friday.
#mozambique #cabodelgado
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
About a million go hungry in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado due to insurgency

About a million people are faced with starvation in the northern parts of Mozambique due to armed insurgency in Cabo Delgado province, aid agencies revealed.
#cabodelgado #mozambique
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
'We will come after you': Ramaphosa warns jihadists in Mozambique at Samora Machel memorial

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday marked the 35th anniversary of the death of Mozambique's first president Samora Machel, vowing to go after Islamist insurgents wreaking havoc in the north of the country.
#cyrilramaphosa #mozambique #jihadists
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
'Don't wait for death and surrender,' Mozambique President tells insurgents after key militant killed

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi urged Islamist militants in its far north to surrender on Monday, saying they had nowhere to run, after allied Rwandan, Mozambican and southern African forces pushed them out of territory they had been occupying.
#mozambique #filipenyusi #MissSouthAfrica
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Aid reaches Mozambique's insurgent-hit Palma after 6 month hiatus

Aid has reached Mozambique's northern coastal town of Palma for the first time since it was overrun by jihadists in March, the United Nations said on Monday, even as beheadings were reported in another area.
#palma #mozambique #jihadists

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