Mozambique

Us Disappointed Ex-mozambique Finance Chief Won’t Face Us Trial

The United States says it is greatly disappointed with South Africa’s decision to send a former Mozambican finance minister home instead of to the U.S. to stand trial on fraud charges. Manuel Chang is accused of a money laundering scheme that...

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Cyclones And Struggling Economy Could Impact Mozambique’s Elections

Cyclone Idai made landfall on Mar. 14 and 15, in Mozambique’s Sofala, Manica and Zambézia provinces. It was followed by Cyclone Kenneth on Apr. 25 which affected the northern province of Cabo Delgado. Recent data from the World Food Programme...

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Mozambique Leader Endorsed As Candidate For President

Mozambique's ruling party on Sunday endorsed President Filipe Nyusi as its candidate for presidential elections in October, after a three-day meeting of its top officials in Maputo. "The Frelimo Central Committee is taking a positive view of the...

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Pause In Torrential Rains Helps Cyclone Aid Effort In Mozambique

A break in the torrential rains that followed Cyclone Kenneth has allowed aid workers to make progress in reaching remote parts of northern Mozambique. “For the last couple of days we’ve been able to get all of the air rotations that we needed...

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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres Calls For Restraint In Venezuela, Jazz Day, The Importance Of...

This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastating storms and rains; Guterres calls for calm in Venezuela; how breastfeeding can prevent obesity in...
Related topics: Venezuela, Libya, Iran

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Mozambique Braces For More Rain, Worsening Floods

People in northern Mozambique braced for more rain Tuesday and the potential for worsening floods as the country deals with the aftermath of the second deadly cyclone to hit the region in the span of six weeks. Forecasters expected rainfall...

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Rains Pound Mozambique After Cyclone, Hampering Aid Deliveries

Kate Pound Dawson contributed to this report. Rains continued to pound northern Mozambique Monday, hampering aid deliveries in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth, as the death toll from the storm rose to 38. Rescuers said they used a brief break...

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Mozambique Fears Flooding, Tells Thousands To Seek Higher Ground

Mozambique’s government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground Saturday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, fearing flooding and mudslides in the days ahead as heavy rain lashed the region. At least five people were killed, the...

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Another Cyclone Devastates Mozambique

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with photojournalist Tommy Trenchard about Cyclone Kenneth, the second devastating cyclone to hit Mozambique in just six weeks.

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Aid Groups Scramble To Assess Mozambique Storm Damage

Aid groups scrambled Saturday to assess the damage in northern Mozambique as heavy rains fueled fears of flooding and mudslides two days after the second cyclone hit the southern African country within six weeks. Cyclone Kenneth made landfall...

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Friday’s Daily Brief: Un Chief In China, Counter-terrorism, Updates From Bangladesh, Mali And...

This Friday, we cover: the UN Secretary-General's message in China for sustainable development; the toll of a second cyclone in Mozambique; what UN officials saw first-hand in the Rohingya refugee camp of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh; the impact of...
Related topics: China, Terrorism, Bangladesh, Mali

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Students In Mozambique Are Afraid The Winds Will Blow Them Away

Cyclone Idai damaged over 600 schools in Mozambique. Teachers and administrators struggle to rebuild and keep kids in class in the aftermath.(Image credit: Tendai Marima for NPR)

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Strongest Cyclone To Ever Hit Mozambique Makes Landfall

Cyclone Kenneth, the strongest storm to ever hit Mozambique, made landfall Thursday in the northern part of the country, with wind speeds of up to 140 mph. The cyclone formed off the coast of Madagascar earlier this week, and comes just five weeks...
Related topics: Madagascar

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Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, Women In Tech, Updates On Mozambique, The Sahel, Myanmar,...

This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of violence in Syria; and human rights in Myanmar and...
Related topics: Myanmar, Israel, Syria, Human Rights

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Aid Preparations Gear Up As Mozambique Braces For Second Massive Storm

Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cyclone Idai claimed hundreds of lives and flooded...

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Why Portugal Gave Up African Colonies After Carnation Revolution 45 Years Ago

On 25 April, 1974 troops in Portugal launched a military coup which deposed dictator Marcelo Caetano, ended the Estado Novo (New State) and led to independence for Angola and Mozambique. Sputnik spoke to Jose Javier Olivas Osuna about the "Carnation...
Related topics: Portugal, Military, Angola

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South Indian Ocean Has Seen A Record Number Of Major Hurricanes This Season

Enlarge / Mozambiqueans are seen at desolated buildings following the Cyclone Idai in Sofala region in Beira, Mozambique on March 31, 2019. (credit: Gokhan Balci/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) By some measures, it has been the busiest South Indian...
Related topics: Hurricanes

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Protecting Small Farms In Mozambique From Drought

During the months that Jonathan Malacarne spent traveling from village to village in rural Mozambique, the weather could be dry and dusty or soaking wet from heavy rain. Either way, people from the community would walk and ride bikes from miles away...

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What It Looks Like In Mozambique As Recovery Continues A Month After Cyclone Idai Hit

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with journalist Tendai Marima about what she has seen while reporting in Mozambique in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai.

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For The First Time In The Country's History, A Woman Will Lead A Public University In Mozambique

Emília Nhalevilo, dean of Púnguè University. Photo by Emília Nhalevilo, used with permission. In January 2019, Mozambican professor Emília Nhalevilo took office as dean of the recently-created Púnguè University, becoming thus the first...
Related topics: World Photos

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