Tue, 16 Apr 2024 10:32:58 GMT
Punch-up Between High Court and Constitutional Council Over Who is in Charge
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Both the High Court (TS) and Constitutional Council (CC) took their electoral battle to parliament last week. The district counts come under the High Court, which says the district court can annul elections. Th...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 15:05:34 GMT
Pirates Release Ship Hijacked in Mozambique Channel
[AIM] Maputo -- Somali pirates have released the Bangladeshi-flagged merchant vessel "Abdullah', hijacked over a month ago, long with its 23 member crew - but only after a ransom of five million US dollars was paid.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 15:04:33 GMT
Venancio Mondlane Barred From Running for Renamo Presidency
[AIM] Maputo -- The National Council of Mozambique's main opposition party, Renamo, has effectively prevented Venancio Mondlane, the Renamo candidate for mayor of Maputo in last year's municipal elections, from running for the Renamo presidency at th...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 10:47:23 GMT
In Maputo Some Posts Register Fewer Than Five Voters a Day
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Few new voters are registering in districts where most of the population registered last year for municipal elections, as the photo shows.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 10:41:05 GMT
Fake Machine Breakdown Preventing Opposition Voters From Registering in Alto Molócuè
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Alleged breakdowns of the Mobile-ID computers in Alto Molócuè are deliberate. Our correspondents visited eight voter registration posts there and found "breakdowns" at all of them. We found that super...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 10:50:21 GMT
Registration Stopped Because of Shipwreck
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Since last Sunday (7 April) the registration post at the Quivulane EPC, in the Lunga administrative post, in Mossuril district, has been paralysed because of the tragedy of the shipwreck which killed 98 people....

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 10:49:11 GMT
Rains Paralyse Several Brigades in Zambézia and Tete
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Several registration brigades were forced to interrupt their activities in various districts of Zambézia province because of the rain that fell on Thursday. Our correspondents report that, for example, at ...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 10:45:40 GMT
Protest Closes Registration Post in Manhiça
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The population of Chibucutso neighbourhood, in the municipality of Manhiça, closed the voter registration post, because they claimed the mayor of Manhiça, Luís Munguambe, has made false promises.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 10:51:38 GMT
Registration Has Not Yet Begun in Chihare
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Registration has not yet begun in Chihare locality, in Chonguene district, in Gaza. The population complains that no registration post has been set up there.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 09:56:38 GMT
4.4 Million Voters Registered in 24 days, But Money, Rain & War Cause Problems
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] More than half of eligible voters were registered in the first 24 days, the National Elections Commission (CNE) announced Tuesday (9 April). Registration closes Sunday 28 April. But the CNE confirmed it is faci...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 11:31:42 GMT
CNE Does Not Notice Districts Ignoring Law to Block Observation
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The CNE criticises civil society for not knowing the law, but it does not respond to complaints about district elections commissions (CDEs) and STAEs violating the law.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 11:28:37 GMT
CNE Data Shows Accreditation Blocked
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The CNE does not recognise that some organisations such as the CIP have been blocked from gaining accreditation for correspondents and observers. But its table of 926 accredited observers published Tuesday show...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 11:27:08 GMT
Protests Stop Registration in Three Districts
[Mozambique Political Process Bulletin] Popular protests against the government have prevented registration in three places. In Gaza in Massingir the protests is about government failure to control elephants, and in Chibuto because of other community...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 09:58:20 GMT
Rain, Insurgency and Protests
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The CNE reports that in Cabo Delgado almost all the posts are fully operational, with the 19 brigades still to be deployed in Quissanga District, which is still partly occupied by insurgents. The only two main ...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 11:32:45 GMT
20 Days of CIP Observation
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] "CIP Eleições" last week (4 April) presented its findings of the first 20 days of voter registration, held ahead of the general elections scheduled for 9 October 2024. "CIP Eleições" noted:

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 13:02:05 GMT
Statement On the Withdrawal of the SADC Mission in Mozambique From Cabo Delgado
[SANF] Friday the 5th of April 2024 marks the beginning of the withdrawal of SAMIM Force. The Contingent to withdraw was the Elements of Botswana Contingent from Cabo Delgado in Mozambique. The contingent arrived in the mission area in October 2023.

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 06:54:18 GMT
'Misinformation About Cholera Outbreak' Led to 97 Boat Deaths
[VOA] Maputo, Mozambique -- At least 97 people died when an overloaded boat capsized and sank off the coast of Mozambique late Sunday, state-run Radio Mozambique reported, citing local officials.

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 13:07:04 GMT
More than 90 Killed As Overcrowded Boat Sinks
[DW] A makeshift ferry with nearly 130 people on board sank off the northern coast of Mozambique. Authorities said some passengers were attending a fair, while others were trying to escape a deadly cholera outbreak.

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 08:22:36 GMT
Rwanda Govt Promises More Troops for Cabo Delgado
[AIM] Maputo -- Rwanda intends to send more troops to the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, according to Brig-Gen Patrick Karuretwa, head of international cooperation in the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF).

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 08:22:52 GMT
Central Committee Postpones Choice of Presidential Candidate
[AIM] Maputo -- The Central Committee of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party ended a two day meeting in the southern city of Matola on Saturday night, without taking any decision as to who will succeed Filipe Nyusi as the leader of the party - and as F...

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 07:01:56 GMT
Nine Blinded Due to Self-Medication for Conjunctivitis
[AIM] Maputo -- The health authorities at Nampula Central Hospital (HCN), in northern Mozambique, have been forced to remove the eyes of nine patients due to complications caused by self-medication for hemorrhagic conjunctivitis.

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 07:00:02 GMT
Torrential Rain and Floods Forecast for Southern Mozambique Tonight
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambique's National Meteorology Institute (INAM) is forecasting torrential rain and floods for Friday in southern Mozambique.

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 06:58:55 GMT
Election Observers Intimidated and Threatened
[AIM] Maputo -- Reports from four northern Mozambican districts indicate that local directors of the Electoral Administration Technical Secretariat (STAE) are attempting to prevent independent observation of the current voter registration.

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 07:02:12 GMT
Veteran Calls for Discussion On Presidential Succession
[AIM] Maputo -- Oscar Monteiro, a veteran of the Mozambican war for independence, and once a member of the Political Commission of the ruling Frelimo Party, under the country's first President Samora Machel, on Thursday called for a discussion of who...

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 07:00:30 GMT
Tax Authority to Install Technological System for Border Control
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican Tax Authority (AT) intends to install this year, a Geospatial Technological System for Border Control (GIS) in order to overcome challenges associated with controlling and monitoring the national borders.

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 04:58:53 GMT
Fugitive Killer Peter Dube Deported From Mozambique
[New Zimbabwe] Fugutive and murder suspect Peter Dube has been arrested at the Robert Mugabe International Airport after he was deported from Mozambique after evading police for close to two years.

Wed, 03 Apr 2024 04:37:07 GMT
Jihadism in Mozambique - Southern African Forces Are Leaving With Mixed Results
[The Conversation Africa] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) military mission in Mozambique (Samim), which was deployed on 15 July 2021 to fight the Islamic insurgents terrorising the northern Cabo Delgado province since 2017, is sched...

Tue, 02 Apr 2024 16:34:36 GMT
Almost 220.000 People At Risk of Food Insecurity in Sofala
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambique's relief agency, the National Institute for Disaster Risk Management and Reduction (INGD), has announced that almost 220.000 people may be at risk of food insecurity in the central province of Sofala as a result of a lack o...

Tue, 02 Apr 2024 16:37:13 GMT
Authorities Ban Entry of Dangerous Dogs
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambique's National Livestock Development Directorate has announced a ban on the entry into the country of dangerous breeds of dogs, as well as cross-bred offspring of uncommon breeds, "without duly justified reasons.'

Tue, 02 Apr 2024 16:35:41 GMT
Terrorists Set Up Road Block At Entrance to Mucojo
[AIM] Maputo -- Islamist terrorists have set up a road block on the road leading to the Mucojo administrative post, in the district of Macomia, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, in order to stop anyone entering or leaving the regio...