Mozambique is in the process of reconstruction following cyclones Idai and Kenneth. And its President Filipe Nyusi faces other challenges too such as Islamic extremism in the region of Cabo Delgado rich in natural gas. We met with him at the EurAfrican Forum in Portugal.
This episode of Inspire Africa explores how storytelling and performing arts are shifting gears in Mozambique, but staying true to local traditions.
United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs says as much as an additional $60,000,000 (approximately €5,500,000) will be needed to help repair the damage done to Mozambique by Cyclone Kenneth.
Death toll from second cyclone in six weeks rises to 38
Gert Verdonck, an emergency coordinator with the aid group Doctors Without Borders, said an epidemic could spread quickly due to Beira's dense population.
The Portuguese navy delivered 800 kilograms of aid to hundreds of people in Buzi, southwest of Beira in Mozambique on Monday (March 25).
Some two million people’s lives have been touched by cyclone Idai, which hit Mozambique before moving inland to Zimbabwe and Malawi.
Hundreds are confirmed dead. Thousands await rescue and it seems that the full scale of the tragedy may not be known for months.
"It is a real disaster of great proportions," President Filipe Nyusi said.
Mystery surrounds deadly fuel truck explosion in Mozambique that has killed 73 people and injured 110
Debris found off the east African coast has been tentatively identified as being from the same type of aircraft as the missing Malaysian Airlines
Voting is underway in Mozambique’s presidential and parliamentary elections in an atmosphere of calm.
More than 1000 observers are monitoring the
Mozambique has grown on average around 8 percent in recent years, partly because of large energy reserves, but half of the country’s 25 million
The pilot of a Mozambican airliner that crashed in Namibia last month deliberately brought the plane down, aviation experts in Mozambique
Armed gunmen, believed to be rebels from the Renamo opposition movement, staged another attack in Mozambique on Saturday October 26.
Fears that Mozambique is on the brink of a return to civil war have intensified after government troops attacked the HQ of opposition leader Afonso
Government forces in Mozambique have captured the jungle headquarters of opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama.
Dhlakama’s Renamo party said the
Mozambique was once ravaged by conflict after independence from Portugal in 1975.
Now it is about to cash in on a wealth of coal and gas
Flooding in three southern states of Mozambique has killed at least 40 people, with several reports of a death toll of up to 70.
An estimated 70,000 people have been displaced by severe floods in Mozambique, according to the United Nations.
Severe rains have caused
While some governments are taking measures to abolish illiteracy it remains one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. In Mozambique where
Armando Guebuza has been the President of the Republic of Mozambique since he won the elections in 2004 with 68% of the vote. He spoke to Euronews
On the streets of Maputo the capital of Mozambique riots flared for the third successive day.
Police fired rubber bullets and reports say up to ten
Rioters clash with the Mozambique police for the second day in a row. People from the poor districts of Maputo protest against the 25% increase of
Troops have been deployed in Mozambique amid a second day of rioting caused by soaring prices.
The government said seven people had been killed
Police fired rubber bullets and tear-gas as they clashed with demonstrators, angry at hikes in the cost of basic necessities such as bread and fuel.