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Secret affair spurred US$45 mil fraud, says ex-Credit Suisse banker

Andrew Pearse is testifying on his role that enabled Mozambique to borrow billions for dubious projects.

Ex-Credit Suisse banker admits to stashing away US$45 mil in bribes

He says at least 4 colleagues took millions from shipbuilder Privinvest Group in a scheme to defraud US investors.

Pope rails against ‘vengeance’ as he ends Mozambique visit

Pope Francis tells the country, ravaged by a 16-year civil war, to discard the old law of retaliation 'an eye for eye, a tooth for a tooth'

Ex-Credit Suisse banker admits kickbacks in Mozambique scam

Andrew Pearse is the second former Credit Suisse banker to plead guilty in the fraud and money-laundering scam.

Siklon Kenneth ragut 38 nyawa di Mozambique

Manakala lebih 23,000 lagi hilang tempat berlindung dan kira-kira 35,000 kediaman rosak sebahagian atau musnah sama sekali.

Death toll from southern Africa cyclone, floods exceeds 700

The storm has also killed 259 in Zimbabwe, while in Malawi 56 people died in heavy rains ahead of the cyclone.

Mozambique cyclone death toll jumps to more than 400

Cyclone Idai lashed the Mozambican port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 km per hour last week, then moved inland to Zimbabwe and Malawi.

More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

More than a thousand are believed dead after Cyclone Idai unleashed fierce winds and flash floods in Mozambique.

Over 160 dead in Zimbabwe, Mozambique as cyclone destroys city

90% of the city Beira comprising some 530,000 people and its surrounding area had been 'damaged or destroyed.'

Cyclone Idai kills at least 31 as it hits eastern Zimbabwe

The storm, the worst to hit the southeast African nation in at least a decade, had wind speeds of more than 200 kilometres per hour before it made landfall early Friday.

Cyclone Idai lashes Mozambican port, hits communications

Villages along the coast of the northerly Zambezi province were cut off from the mainland by a two-metre storm surge.

Malawi flooding death toll rises to 56, braced for Cyclone Idai

Almost 83,000 people have been displaced by storms that caused rivers to break their banks.

Ex-Credit Suisse bankers nabbed over Mozambique loan fraud

The arrests come 5 days after former the Mozambique Ffnance minister was arrested in South Africa as part of the same criminal case.

Teen pregnancy epidemic feeds Mozambique’s population boom

Mozambique's child marriage and teen pregnancy rates are among the highest in the world, a driving factor in the population explosion in this poverty-plagued southern African nation.

Thailand deports Mozambican fugitive in crime sweep

Interpol had issued a "red notice", or a non-binding arrest warrant, after Satar allegedly continued operating a ransom-kidnap business across Mozambique and South Africa from overseas.

In a far corner of Mozambique, a World Cup under the...

The project to show live football for free in the remotest parts of Mozambique is a novel attempt to provide a rare night of entertainment and also spread public health awareness.

Mozambique airline board sacked after PM left stranded

The board of Mozambique's national airline, LAM, has been sacked after the carrier cancelled flights this week because of financial difficulties that meant it could not pay for fuel, at one point marooning Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario.

Heroin is one of biggest Mozambique exports, researchers say

As much as US$800 million worth of the narcotic is shipped annually from its beaches to neighbouring countries and to Europe.

Burning villages, ethnic tensions menace Mozambique gas boom

Since it started its campaign in October with an assault on police and government buildings in the town of Mocimboa da Praia, Ahlu Sunnah has killed more than 40 people in Cabo Delgado province.

Pursuing poachers, and tourism, to boost Mozambique’s conservation

More than 1,000 rhinoceros are killed every year on South African territory for their horns, which are highly sought after in China and Vietnam as an ingredient for traditional medicine.

Mozambique’s gas-fuelled future threatened by jihadists

Jihadist attacks have prevented Mozambique from reaping the benefits of its vast natural gas reserves.

Mozambique’s new opposition leader goes into hiding

Ossufo Momade of Renamo followed in the footsteps of his predecessor Afonso Dhlakama by relocating to an area near Mount Gorongosa.

Mozambique opposition leader and ex-guerrilla Dhlakama dies

Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama was found dead in the town of Gorongosa.

Mozambique says no criminal charges yet over debt

President Filipe Nyusi has been accused of being reluctant to expose those in the ruling Frelimo party responsible for Mozambique's US$2 billion debt.