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5 lions flee South Africa's Kruger park

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5 lions flee South Africa's Kruger park

- JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Armed South African wildlife rangers and police scoured farmland around a small town near the Mozambican border on Tuesday (May 9) for five lions that escaped from the country's main national park. The animals broke free from the Kruger park on Monday morning close to Komatipoort, a community of about 5,000 people. "We believe it is five lions, and they are in the sugar cane fields near the border with Mozambique," said park spokesman Reynold Thakuli

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Mozambique's gas boom dream under threat

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Mozambique's gas boom dream under threat

- OIL: Mozambique’s gas boom dream under threat Palma, Mozambique | AFP | The small, palm-fringed fishing town of Palma was meant to become a symbol of Mozambique’s glittering future, transformed by one of the world’s largest liquefied natural gas projects. But construction has fallen far behind schedule and the town’s fate is uncertain after gas prices fell and the government became engulfed in a $2 billion debt scandal

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Tanzania faces banana disease threat

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Tanzania faces banana disease threat

- Dar es Salaam. A new disease poses a genuine threat to banana farmers in Tanzania, experts have warned. Dr Victor Manyong, Eastern Africa director of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), says the disease has just been discovered in neighbouring Mozambique. He says his institute is working with Mozambican authorities to contain it before it spreads to neighbouring countries, including Tanzania

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Malaysia seizes 18 rhino horns from Mozambique

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Malaysia seizes 18 rhino horns from Mozambique

- KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian authorities said Monday that they have seized 18 rhino horns believed to have been smuggled into the country from Mozambique. Airport customs director Hamzah Sundang said the horns were flown from Mozambique and transited in Doha before arriving at Kuala Lumpur's airport on Friday. He said the horns, which weighed 51.4 kilograms (113 pounds) and were worth 13

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Mozambique introduces tourist visa on arrival

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Mozambique introduces tourist visa on arrival

- Cape Town - Mozambique has instituted visas on arrival for tourists regardless of whether or not there is an embassy in their country of origin. A Government-issued notice has confirmed that citizens from countries that require visas to enter Mozambique will be able to get these on arrival at 44 border posts in Mozambique, including Maputo International Airport, and the Port of Maputo, as well as such border posts as Ressano Garcia, Goba, Ponto D’ouro, Giriyondo, , Vilanculos Airport, Inhambane Airport, Beira Airport, Pemba Airport and Nampula Airport, among others

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Moza hails Zim on plane crash response | The

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Moza hails Zim on plane crash response | The

- Cletus Mushanawani in MUTARE. The director of transport in Manica Province of Mozambique, Ms Maria Da-Imaculada Gabriel, has hailed the Zimbabwean Government and Zimbabwe National Army for their swift response in retrieving bodies of the six people who died in a plane crash in Vumba on Monday. In an interview after meeting Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs Cde Mandi Chimene yesterday where the repatriation process of the late five Mozambican nationals was discussed, she said Mozambique was grateful to the people of Zimbabwe

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Ruby rush brings gangland turf war to Mozambique

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Ruby rush brings gangland turf war to Mozambique

- Montepuez (Mozambique) (AFP) - The stakes are high in Montepuez where the discovery of rubies has led to violence among miners that has turned the northern town into what some describe as Mozambique's own version of the Wild West. Discovery of the red gemstone in 2009 sparked a "ruby rush", with thousands of miners arriving to seek their fortune, but often finding only grim conditions, conflict and danger

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Plane crash kills six people in eastern Zimbabwe

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Plane crash kills six people in eastern Zimbabwe

- Six people were killed when a small plane crashed in eastern Zimbabwe near the border with Mozambique, a state-owned newspaper said on Tuesday. The Mozambican-registered eight-seater plane crashed into the Vumba mountains near the Mozambican boarder, with witnesses blaming bad weather, The Herald newspaper said. Four of the people were directors of a Mozambican company that has operations in Zimbabwe, while the two crew members were a father and son

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Mozambique cholera outbreak infects over 1,200

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Mozambique cholera outbreak infects over 1,200

- Mozambique is battling a cholera outbreak that has infected 1,222 people and killed two, the country's health ministry said Tuesday, warning that it has been unable to slow its spread. Four of Mozambique's 13 provinces have been affected since the infection spread from the capital Maputo on January 5, deputy director of public health Benigna Matsinhe told a press conference. It is the third consecutive year that Mozambique has suffered a cholera epidemic with the two fatalities reported to be from the Maputo area

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Mozambique truce extended by two months

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Mozambique truce extended by two months

- Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama on Friday extended a truce between his rebel Renamo group and the government and said peace talks would resume next week. The move prolongs a truce that Renamo fighters announced unilaterally the day before Christmas last year. It has been observed with only minor breaches, according to Dhlakama. "We will extend the truce by 60 days to allow us to not only work on the

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Cyclone Dineo: At least 55 injured, over 100 000 displaced in Mozambique

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Cyclone Dineo: At least 55 injured, over 100 000 displaced in Mozambique

- Maputo - Cyclone Dineo killed seven people, injured 55 and displaced more than 100 000 as it battered southern Mozambique, natural disasters agencies said on Friday. The National Institute of Disaster Management said that among the 55 people injured, four were in critical condition. More than 650 000 people in the southeastern African country were also affected since the storm made landfall late on Wednesday. Dineo's impact has been greatest

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LATEST: Cyclone Dineo kills 7 in southern Mozambique

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LATEST: Cyclone Dineo kills 7 in southern Mozambique

- Johannesburg - Officials in Mozambique say seven people died and thousands of homes were destroyed in a tropical cyclone. Parts of South Africa and Zimbabwe are anticipating high winds and heavy rain on Friday after cyclone Dineo hit southern Mozambique late on Wednesday and swept inland. It was later downgraded to a tropical storm. Emergency officials in Mozambique are reporting downed power lines and blocked roads in Inhambane, the province

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Child 'killed by falling tree', as cyclone Dineo hits Mozambique

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Child 'killed by falling tree', as cyclone Dineo hits Mozambique

- Maputo – A child has been killed by a falling tree in the southern town of Massinga, as cyclone Dineo hit Mozambique, a report said on Thursday. This came amid reports suggesting that at least four people have already been killed by the cyclone since hitting the southern African country late on Wednesday, BBC said. According to the South African Weather Service (SAWS), Dineo reached Inhambane, southern Mozambique, on Wednesday

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Cyclone Deneo downgraded after wreaking havoc in Mozambique

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Cyclone Deneo downgraded after wreaking havoc in Mozambique

- Maputo - Mozambique was battered by high winds, flooding and sea surges when cyclone Dineo made landfall late Wednesday but the storm has begun to die down, according to meteorologists Thursday. Dineo reached Inhambane, southern Mozambique, between 8:00 pm and midnight on Wednesday, buffeting the town with winds in excess of 100kmh, torrential rain and rough seas, according to the South African Weather Service (SAWS). Roofs were torn off houses

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Deportees narrate ordeal in Mozambique

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Deportees narrate ordeal in Mozambique

- Mtwara. Some of the 182 Tanzanians deported from Mozambique have narrated their ordeal in the southern African country. They told The Citizen upon arrival in Mtwara that passports, money and other items were seized from them before they were locked up for three days prior to their deportation. Ms Matilda Mwakipesile said she was at her business outlet when she was arrested by Mozambican police officers, who took money from

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Plight of 132 kicked out in Mozambique swoop

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Plight of 132 kicked out in Mozambique swoop

- Dar es Salaam. A total of 132 Tanzanians have been deported from Mozambique in a crackdown on illegal immigrants in the southern African country, the government confirmed yesterday. The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African, Regional and International Cooperation, Dr Susan Kolimba, told a news conference yesterday that the government was monitoring the operation to ensure that the rights of Tanzanians in Mozambique were safeguarded. “The government of

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Authorities warn residents as Dineo bears down on Mozambique

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Authorities warn residents as Dineo bears down on Mozambique

- Johannesburg – Mozambican authorities have warned people in provinces of Inhambane and Gaza to brace for the arrival of category 4 tropical cyclone Dineo on Wednesday evening. Inhambane and Gaza, which are prone to severe droughts and flooding, are expected to be worst hit by Dineo’s heavy rainfall and hurricane-force winds. The Ministry of State Administration and Civil Service said Dineo recorded wind speeds of up to 200km/h and rainfall

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  • Mozambique introduces tourist visa on arrival
    Mozambique introduces tourist visa on arrival

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    Cape Town - Mozambique has instituted visas on arrival for tourists regardless of whether or not there is an embassy in their country of origin. A Government-issued notice has confirmed that citizens from countries that require visas to enter Mozambique will be able to get these on arrival at 44 border posts in Mozambique, including Maputo International Airport, and the Port of Maputo, as well as such border posts as Ressano Garcia, Goba, Ponto D’ouro, Giriyondo, , Vilanculos Airport, Inhambane Airport, Beira Airport, Pemba Airport and Nampula Airport, among others

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Sports

  • Namibia eye redemption v Mambas
    Namibia eye redemption v Mambas

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    The Mambas of Mozambique are out targeting an upset against Namibia in their 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup Plate semifinal on Tuesday night at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. Kick-off is at 8:30pm. Despite losing their cup quarterfinal match 1-0 to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique will aim for redemption. Coached by Abel Xavier, the Mambas enjoy an advantage over their hosts and defending champions as they have previously beaten them

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Health

  • Mozambique cholera outbreak infects over 1 200
    Mozambique cholera outbreak infects over 1 200

    , news24.com

    Maputo - Mozambique is battling a cholera outbreak that has infected 1 222 people and killed two, the country's health ministry said on Tuesday, warning that it has been unable to slow its spread. Four of Mozambique's 13 provinces have been affected since the infection spread from the capital Maputo on January 5, deputy director of public health Benigna Matsinhe told a press conference

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Society & Culture

  • Moza hails Zim on plane crash response | The
    Moza hails Zim on plane crash response | The

    , herald.co.zw

    Cletus Mushanawani in MUTARE. The director of transport in Manica Province of Mozambique, Ms Maria Da-Imaculada Gabriel, has hailed the Zimbabwean Government and Zimbabwe National Army for their swift response in retrieving bodies of the six people who died in a plane crash in Vumba on Monday. In an interview after meeting Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs Cde Mandi Chimene yesterday where the repatriation process of the late five Mozambican nationals was discussed, she said Mozambique was grateful to the people of Zimbabwe

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Law & Crime

  • Mozambique rebel leader accuses soldiers of violating ceasefire
    Mozambique rebel leader accuses soldiers of violating ceasefire

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    PIC:A street scene through a bus windshield shattered by a bullet in Nhamapaza, Mozambique, in May 2016. The region is a hot spot for attacks by the Mozambican militant group Renamo. (JOHN WESSELS/AFP/Getty Images) Mozambique's rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama has accused government forces of violating a ceasefire his armed group Renamo had declared following a surge in deadly violence last year. Dhlakama, who only gives rare interviews by phone from

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