Islamic State claims first presence in Mozambique, denied by police
The Islamic State group has claimed it was involved in an insurgent clash in Mozambique for the first time, but an expert expressed doubt and police dismissed the claim outright.
16 killed in Mozambique insurgency attack
Suspected Islamists in northern Mozambique killed 16 people on Tuesday in their deadliest attack since launching an insurgency in the remote region in 2017, local sources told AFP on Friday. Islamist fighters have targeted remote communities in the gas-rich, Muslim-majority Cabo Delgado region since October 2017, killing more than 200 people and forcing thousands from…
Another four years of hope for stable oil prices
Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, was quoted two years ago to have said he would resign if Nigeria continued to import fuel by 2019. His 2019 projection was hinged on the proposed completion of Dangote’s refinery at the time. Despite sustaining the flow of products with minor issues in the last…
Mozambique holiday isle left in ruins by cyclone
From the air, Ibo island on the Quirimbas Archipelago off Mozambique's northeast coast was speckled with flattened homes and water-logged farmland, a testament to the destructive force of Cyclone Kenneth.
38 killed as floods worsen in Mozambique after second cyclone
Heavy rain battered northern Mozambique on Monday as residents and relief workers confronted the widespread devastation wrought by Cyclone Kenneth, the strongest cyclone to ever hit Africa, which killed 38 people and destroyed thousands of homes.
Heavy rains spark flooding fears in cyclone-hit Mozambique
Heavy rains from a powerful cyclone lashed northern Mozambique Saturday, sparking fears of flooding as aid workers arrived to assess the damage, just weeks after the country suffered one of the worst storms in its history.
First death as Cyclone Kenneth hits Mozambique
A powerful cyclone smashed into northern Mozambique, leaving one person dead on Friday, barely a month after a super-storm slammed into the country's centre, devastating the area and leaving hundreds dead.
Cyclone-ravaged Mozambique threatened by new tropical storm
A tropical system off Mozambique threatens to unleash a cyclone on the northern Cabo Delgado province just weeks after the country's central parts were ravaged by a powerful storm, meteorologists warned Tuesday.
Cyclone Idai's death toll nears 1,000 in Mozambique, Zimbabwe
The death toll from Cyclone Idai, which devastated Mozambique and Zimbabwe last month, is nearing 1,000, according to the latest figures released by the two governments.
‘Millions of Nigerians may miss homes by 2050’
Hundreds of millions of people in developing countries, including Nigeria, will lose their homes against their will in the next 30 years. A ground-breaking study by Prindex, a joint initiative of the Global Land Alliance and Overseas Development Institute (ODI), asked adults across 33 countries whether they fear losing the right to use their homes…