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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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  • Two more Covid-19 deaths but 247 recoveries

    The Mozambican health authorities on 9 December announced two further deaths from the Covid-19 respiratory disease, 67 new cases, and 247 recoveries.

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  • Vaccine against Coronavirus available from mid-2021

    Mozambican Health Minister Armindo Tiago does not expect a vaccine against the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease to become available in Mozambique before June or July 2021.

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  • Senior figure in Renamo Military Junta demobilised

    The man widely believed to be the number two in the dissident “Renamo Military Junta”, Joao Machava, has abandoned the junta and joined the demobilization of the Renamo militia, according to a report in the Sunday paper “Domingo”.

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  • Rail link to Malawi to cost US$30 million

    Mozambique’s publicly owned ports and railway company (CFM) will invest US$30 million in the rehabilitation of the Dona Ana-Vila Nova da Fronteira railroad spur, in the central province of Tete, to re-establish the rail connection with Malawi, according to a report in Monday’s issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”.

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  • Covid-19 death toll reaches 113

    The Mozambican health authorities on 15 November announced the deaths of three more victims of the Covid-19 respiratory disease, bringing the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 113.

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