MAPUTO/JOHANNESBURG With a handshake and a hug, Mozambique's leaders hoped on Tuesday to close the book on a decades-long conflict. But an election in October and new causes of violence mean lasting peace is far from assured.
MAPUTO/MORONI Cyclone Kenneth battered northern Mozambique on Thursday with gusts of up to 280 km per hour (174 miles per hour) after killing three people on the island nation of Comoros overnight. | Video
MAPUTO The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures. | Video
MAPUTO/JOHANNESBURG Parts of Mozambique were cut off on Friday as a tropical storm battered the coast and the major port city of Beira with heavy rain and winds of up to up 170 kph (105 mph).
MAPUTO The U.S. embassy in Mozambique said Americans should consider leaving a northeastern district close to a major gas field as imminent attacks are likely after suspected Islamist militants beheaded 10 people and killed seven others since May.
MAPUTO, - Former Mozambican guerrilla leader Afonso Dhlakama, who was due to run for the presidency next year, died on Thursday aged 65.
MAPUTO Mozambique's Renamo opposition party and rebel movement extended a ceasefire by two months on Friday to allow further peace talks with President Filipe Nyusi's government, raising hopes of an end to years of tit-for-tat violence.
MAPUTO Tropical storm Dineo, which has been building along the east coast of southern Africa, made landfall in Mozambique on Wednesday evening, battering two coastal towns with heavy rain and wind at speeds of up to 160 km (100 miles) an hour.
MAPUTO Mozambique's Renamo opposition party said on Tuesday it had extended a ceasefire by two months to allow talks with President Filipe Nyusi's government, raising hopes for a nascent peace process.
MAPUTO, Oct 29 Exxon Mobil, Italy's Eni
and South Africa's Sasol have won bids to
explore new blocks for fossil fuels in Mozambique and off its
Indian Ocean coastline, a source told Reuters on Thursday.