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.

International maritime conference to begin from Mar 20

Strengthening maritime security and trade among Indian Ocean rim countries will be the focus of a 3-day international conference to be inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on March 20.

Mozambique extends stay for foreign military observers

Mozambique has extended the mission of foreign military observers deployed across the southern African country since October to ensure post-election peace.

2 foreign journalists held in Mozambique

Two journalists, a German and a Swede, were held briefly by police while investigating rhino poaching in southern Mozambique, one of them has said.

Brandon Fernandes signs for Sporting Clube de Goa
Brandon Fernandes signs for Sporting Clube de Goa

Young Goan football talent Brandon Fernandes has been given clearance to play for Sporting Clube de Goa, more than four months after joining training of the side since September.

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.

Mozambique`s new cabinet angers former rebels

Mozambique`s opposition Renamo party has reacted angrily to the make-up of the government appointed by new President Filipe Nyusi, saying it contradicts his pledge to promote peace.

Opposition boycotts swearing-in of Mozambique`s president

Mozambique`s new President Filipe Nyusi was sworn into office on Thursday in a ceremony boycotted by the main opposition party, which has rejected the results of October`s elections.

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.

At least 56 dead in Mozambique beer poisoning

At least 56 people including a toddler in the north-west of Mozambique have died from apparent poisoning after consuming traditional beer known as "phombe", local authorities said on Sunday.

52 people die after drinking poisoned beer in Mozambique

Health authorities in Mozambique say 52 people have died after drinking a contaminated traditional beer.

Mozambique`s opposition Renamo spokesman arrested

 Police in Mozambique arrested a senior official of Renamo, the country`s largest opposition party, Tuesday on charges of inciting violence amid renewed political tension between the former rebel group and the government.

Mozambique court confirms ruling party won election

Mozambique`s electoral body on Tuesday confirmed the ruling Frelimo party`s candidate Filipe Nyusi had won October`s presidential election, as the opposition still refused to accept defeat.

India, Mozambique to strengthen cooperation

India and Mozambique on Saturday decided to work together on issues relating to tackling the Ebola virus, which has reportedly killed over 1,300 in West Africa and played havoc with their economies, and gain through each other's experience in this regard.

Mozambique elects Nyusi as new president: Official results

Filipe Nyusi of the governing Frelimo party has been elected Mozambique`s next president, the National Electoral Commission said Thursday, giving final results. 

International military observers to deploy in Mozambique

Military observers from up to nine countries will be deployed across Mozambique later this month, to ensure post-election tensions do not spell a return to violence.

Regional bloc says Mozambique vote `generally fair`

Observers for the southern African regional bloc declared Mozambique`s national elections free and fair on Friday, a day after the main opposition Renamo party rejected provisional results.

Cape Verde first to qualify for Africa Cup
Cape Verde first to qualify for Africa Cup

Cape Verde defeat Mozambique 1-0 Wednesday to become the first qualifiers for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after a dramatic matchday 4 of qualifying.

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.