Local election gains boost Mozambique's MDM opposition party
The opposition Mozambique Democratic Movement has won three of the nation's four largest cities in local elections, emerging as a credible challenger to the ruling Frelimo party for presidential and parliamentary polls due next year.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Mozambique: Major Increase in Macadamia Exports Planned
A company growing macadamia nuts in the central Mozambican province of Manica plans to increase its production almost eightfold in the next three to four year.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Mail & Guardian
Zuma, Guebuza ignore effect of new hydro dam on residents
The proposed Mphanda Nkuwa dam will affect the livelihoods of 200 000 Mozambicans and force 1 400 households to relocate, writes James Morrissey.
Ruling party on top in Mozambique polls
The planet's poorest nations such as Angola and Ethiopia have largely failed to cash in on booming economic growth to create the jobs needed to push their ballooning populations out of poverty, the UN says.
Gorongosa residents reminded of Mozambique's bad times
The central Mozambique town of Gorongosa is living on the edge of bad memories. The threats by the Resistncia Nacional Moambicana to revive a civil war that killed up to a million people and displaced five million others is causing fear and suspicion among its residents.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
In Mozambique's forest heart, war fears haunt local election
Mozambicans voted on Wednesday in local elections, haunted by nagging fears of conflict as the ruling Frelimo party confronts an emerging political rival and an old civil war guerrilla chief who has taken his fight back to the bush.
The New Zealand Herald
Mozambique holds municipal elections
Mozambicans are voting in municipals elections amid tension and sporadic violence between the government and the main opposition group, which says it is boycotting the election.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Mozambique: Renamo Boycotts Dialogue With Government Again
The government team, led by Agriculture Minister Jose Pacheco, turned up at the Joaquim Chissano Conference Centre and waited patiently for the Renamo delegation, which did not appear.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Clashes stoke tension before Mozambique local election
Clashes in Mozambique's second city of Beira between rival party supporters and riot police injured more than 20 people and stoked tension ahead of local elections this week that will test opposition to the Frelimo government.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Mozambique: Renamo Puts Conditions On Dialogue
Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo has claimed that its leader, Afonso Dhlakama, is willing to meet with President Armando Guebuza - but is also demanding a range of pre-conditions, including a formal ceasefire, and the cancellation of the municipal elections scheduled for next Wednesday.
South Africa: Reiterates Call for Mozambique Talks
Hostilities between government troops and the main opposition party, Renamo, in Mozambique could have a negative impact on regional stability, International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim has warned.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Donors tell Mozambique to preserve peace like "treasure"
Foreign donors urged Mozambique on Thursday to preserve peace like "a treasure" after an increase in political violence, and they questioned a government-guaranteed $850 million debut bond issue that has raised concerns over financial transparency.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Mozambique: President Launches Agricultural Year
President Armando Guebuza on 8 November urged agricultural producers, and all those involved in the agricultural value chain, to commit themselves anew to productivity, to make the most of the country's potential.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Mozambique: One Dead as Renamo Clashes With Govt Forces
The Mozambican defence and security forces shot dead a gunman of the former rebel movement Renamo in a clash on Sunday morning, in the central district of Gorongosa, according to a report on the independent television station, STV.
Zim's MDC leader Tsvangirai 'grounded'
A spate of kidnappings and a low-intensity conflict with troubling echoes of Mozambique's civil war are threatening to scare away tourists who normally flock to the country's palm-fringed beaches.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Mozambique: Guebuza Launches Agricultural Year
Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Friday urged agricultural producers, and all those involved in the agricultural value chain, to commit themselves anew to productivity, to make the most of the country's potential.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
Global Voices Online
Researcher to Mozambique's President: "You Are Out of Control"
An open letter [pt] by Mozambican well-known economist and researcher Carlos Nuno Castel-Branco begins "Mr. President, you are out of control."
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Mail & Guardian
Mozambique confirms fresh clashes with Renamo
Both sides have denied a return to civil war, after the previous conflict crippled the economy and killed one million people.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Mozambique ex-spies in public protest
Zimbabwe is reportedly planning to introduce Islamic banking in a bid to attract its Muslim community, which says it wants to contribute to reviving the country's economy.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Opposition group accuses Mozambique of plot to kill its leader
The Mozambique National Resistance Army, the opposition group known as Renamo, accused the government of planning to kill its leader, Afonso Dhlakama.