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Manuel Mucari

Pact is reached in Mozambique but prospects for peace still uncertain

06 Aug 2019

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.

Cyclone Kenneth hits Mozambique after lashing Comoros

25 Apr 2019

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

Death toll in Mozambique cyclone, floods could surpass 1,000 - president

19 Mar 2019

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

Cyclone Idai lashes Mozambican port, hits communications

15 Mar 2019

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).

U.S. embassy warns citizens to consider leaving district in north Mozambique

11 Jun 2018

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.

Mozambique opposition leader and ex-guerrilla Dhlakama dies

03 May 2018

MAPUTO, - Former Mozambican guerrilla leader Afonso Dhlakama, who was due to run for the presidency next year, died on Thursday aged 65.

Mozambique truce extended, boosting peace deal hopes

03 Mar 2017

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.

Tropical storm Dineo batters coastal towns in Mozambique

15 Feb 2017

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.

Mozambique's opposition extends ceasefire to aid peace talks

03 Jan 2017

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.

Exxon, Eni, Sasol win rights to explore Mozambique's oil and gas reserves

28 Oct 2015

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.

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