Mozambique

Aid workers reach cyclone victims in Mozambique as rains break

A light plane was reportedly on its way to Matemo island with medical supplies and a helicopter has moved food and health provisions to the mainland district of Quissanga, after Cyclone Kenneth brought torrential rain to the region. The United Nations (UN) made this known via WhatsApp and on Twitter adding that more rain was […]

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Mozambique: Govt reveals 30,000 ghost workers on payroll.

Mozambique has identified some 30,000 non-existent civil servants on its payroll, the Public Service ministry said on Monday. It said the ghost workers had cost the country €220 million in salaries and wages. The fraud was detected following a two-year audit that spanned between 2015 and 2017. Following the operation, Maputo put its public sector […]

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Mozambique: Government set to impose license fees for local journalists.

Mozambican government has announced plans to introduce license fees for local and foreign journalists. Local correspondents will pay $2,500 per trip for media accreditation while foreign correspondents living in Mozambique will be charged $8,300 per year. Mozambican journalists reporting for foreign news outlets will be required to pay $3,500 for an annual accreditation. FOLLOW US […]

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UK joins U.S in warning Citizens against visit to Northeastern Mozambique.

Britain advised citizens on Tuesday against travelling to an area in northeastern Mozambique after a series of attacks by groups with links to Islamic militants. At least 17 people have been killed – 10 of them beheaded since May in the town of Palma, near the Tanzanian border. The UK joins the United States in […]

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