Mozambique pays homage to slain top lawyer

Hundreds of rights activists and students staged a march in Maputo on Saturday in memory of a government critic and prominent French-Mozambican lawyer who was shot dead earlier this week.

Death toll in Mozambique floods rises to 159

Floods that have ravaged northern and central parts of Mozambique have killed 159 people and affected nearly 160,000, a new report showed today amid fears that fresh rains could wreak more havoc in the coming days.

Death toll in Mozambique floods rises to 117

The death toll from flooding in parts of Mozambique has risen to 117, with more than 157,000 people affected, official figures showed Monday.

69 people die after drinking contaminated beer in Mozambique

Authorities in Mozambique say the number of people who died after drinking contaminated traditional beer has risen to 69.

Mozambique's Renamo boycotts parliament and threatens secession

Mozambique`s main opposition party Renamo on Monday boycotted the opening of parliament in protest at last October`s election results as its leader threatened to create a parallel government.

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.