South Africa: Former Mozambican Finance Minister’s Arrest Was Lawful – Court

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The arrest of Manuel Chang at the request of US authorities was confirmed this morning at Kempton Park magistrates court, Johannesburg. The court rejected the claim by his lawyers that the US request was not a formal extradition warrant, but only a request to arrest and hold him pending the issue of the extradition warrant. The US has charged Chang for his role in the $2 bn secret debt.

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Mozambique: Rivals Commit to Regaining Peace

[CAJ News] The government of Mozambique is confident of a breakthrough in the ongoing talks to end renewed terror that has led to thousands fleeing to neighbouring countries. President Filipe Nyusi, is hopeful a deal will be concluded this week with the opposition Mozambique National Resistance (Renamo), whose insurgents have carried out some banditry following a contentious election outcome in 2014. Renamo claims Nyusi’s Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) rigged the election.

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Mozambique: Brazilian Aircraft Firm Accused of Bribing Govt Officials

[AIM] US Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell announced on Monday that the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has agreed to pay a penalty of more than 107 million US dollars in connection with schemes involving the bribery of government officials in Mozambique, the Dominican Republic, and Saudi Arabia, and to pay millions more in falsely recorded payments in India via a sham agency agreement.

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