Mozambicans vote in tough test for ruling party

Mozambicans voted Wednesday in a tough electoral test for the ruling Frelimo party, which has run the resource-rich but impoverished southern African country since independence from Portugal in 1975.

Renamo rebels say ceasefire signed with Mozambique government

Maputo: Mozambique`s government and the rebel movement Renamo have signed a ceasefire ending two years of armed conflict, Renamo said on Sunday.

Mozambique army launches retaliatory attack on Renamo

Mozambique`s army launched a retaliatory attack on the mountain headquarters of the opposition Renamo movement on Friday, a day after a rebel ambush in which seven soldiers were killed, senior Renamo and government officials said.

Mozambique highway collision kills 14

Police in Mozambique say 14 people died when a tire burst on a speeding minibus, causing the driver to lose control and collide with an oncoming vehicle.