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50 people killed in Northern Mozambqiue

Islamist militants in Mozambique have beheaded more than 50 people at a village in the northern part of the country, local media reports. The attack was carried out by an Isis-linked group in the village of Muatide in conflict-ridden Cabo Delgado province, spanning several days. A local news agency said …

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Mozambique denies responsibility for Beirut blast

Mozambique’s government has finally reacted to reports that the ammonium nitrate which caused a huge deadly explosion in Lebanon earlier this month was on its way to Mozambique. The Deputy Justice Minister Filimao Suazi confirmed that the chemical was meant to come to Mozambique. But he denied that anyone in …

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Mozambique’s leader: Heavy fighting with jihadists

Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi has said government forces engaged in extensive fighting against Islamist militants who overran a town in the north of the country on Thursday. It’s the first time the government has acknowledged the attack on Macomia – the third town to be seized by jihadists in recent …

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Mozambique pastor arrested for hosting ceremony

Police in Mozambique’s southern district of Zavala have arrested a pastor for allegedly violating crowd control measures imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus. Pastor Relva Guambe of the Apostolic Union Zion Church and his assistant, Salomao Bie, are accused of holding a religious ceremony that was attended by more …

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Mozambique woman gives birth on a tree

A woman gave birth in a mango tree while escaping floods in central Mozambique caused by Cyclone Idai. Single mother Amélia delivered her daughter, Sara, whilst clinging to the branches with her two-year-old son. The family was rescued two days later by neighbours, following storms that have killed more than …

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