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  • Sweden finances access to contraception and safe abortion

    The Swedish Embassy in Maputo announced on 1 March that it is providing additional funds of slightly more than a million US dollars to a project on expanding access by women and girls to safe abortion and to contraceptive care in the Mozambican provinces of Nampula and Zambezia.

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  • Health Ministry prepares for vaccination programme

    The Mozambican Ministry of Health needs a further ten days to complete its preparations for vaccinating health professionals against the Covid-19 respiratory disease, according to Health Minister Armindo Tiago.

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  • President Nyusi calls for implacable fight against terrorists

    Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on 15 January urged the Mozambican forces fighting against terrorism in the northern province of Cabo Delgado to act in a hard-hitting manner, so as to discourage foreigners from coming to destabilize Mozambique.

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  • Sudden jump in number of Covid-19 deaths

    The number of deaths in Mozambique from the Covid-19 respiratory disease made a sudden jump on 16 January, when the health authorities reported 18 victims.

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  • Another cyclone may hit Mozambique

    Another tropical cyclone has formed in the western Indian Ocean and might hit the central Mozambican coast in about a week’s time – although it must first pass over Madagascar.

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  • President Nyusi appoints new head of armed forces

    Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on 14 January reshuffled the top leadership of the armed forces (FADM).

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  • New coronavirus variant not yet confirmed in Mozambique

    The Mozambican health authorities say that the first samples taken from patients infected by the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease and sent abroad for testing have proved negative for the new variant of the virus detected in South Africa.

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  • President Nyusi to discuss terrorism with Tanzanian counterpart

    Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi flew to Tanzania on 11 January for a two day working visit, at the invitation of his Tanzanian counterpart, John Magufuli.

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  • Alarming increase in new Covid-19 cases

    Mozambique set dismal new records on 9 January for the number of cases and of deaths from the Covid-19 respiratory disease reported in a single 24 hour period. According to a Ministry of Health press release, 879 new infections were diagnosed, easily beating the record set on 8 January of 521 cases in a single day.

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