[CAJ News] An intense cholera outbreak has killed some 1 562 people in Eastern and Southern Africa since the beginning of the year. The deaths have been recorded from 104 095 outbreaks in Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Ceasefire extended indefinitely
[AIM] Maputo -The Zimbabwean government is to donate 2,000 animals to Moambique to restock the Limpopo National Park (PNL), in the southern province of Gaza.
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Having talked on the telephone last night with President Filipe Nyusi, Renamo head Afonso Dhlakama announced this morning that the temporary cease fire had been extended for two months, to 4 March 2017.
[Deutsche Welle] Authorities in Mozambique are still trying to determine the cause of a lethal explosion in a village. What’s clear is that a fuel truck went up in smoke, killing more than 40 and injuring scores more.
[AIM] Maputo -The Vietnamese customs in the port of Ho Chi Minh City have seized about two tonnes of ivory hidden in a shipment of timber from Mozambique.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Beira, Mozambique -Disasters in recent years, such as drought and floods, have driven poor Mozambican families deeper into destitution, and more women into prostitution
[Mozambique News Reports & Clippings] Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama rejects anything that suggests power sharing in an interview given 16 August to Savana (19 Aug).
“WHO cares about the tuna fish?” asked a fund manager a year or so ago, explaining his decision to buy bonds issued by a Mozambican government-backed company that planned to use the money to buy a brand new fleet of fishing boats. Instead this investor, and many others, looked simply at the government guarantee that underpinned the deal: even if not a single tuna were caught, the loans would still be repaid, since the government would step in
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Under The Same Sun (UTSS), a charitable organisation that promotes the well-being of people with albinism (PWA), says increasing persecution of albinos in Malawi may have connection with the demand for their body parts in Tanzania and other neighbouring countries.