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May 11, 2018 7:08 AM Afonso Dhlakama laid to rest

Accompanied by a military gun salute, Mozambique laid to rest rebel supremo and opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama in his remote birth village yesterday after his unexpected death threw the country’s peace process into uncertainty. Thousands of mourners attended the funeral in the country’s central Sofala province, a heartland of support for the Renamo 90

February 12, 2017 10:55 AM Zimbabwe and Mozambique border conflict escalates

CHIPINGE – Zimbabwe and Mozambique are both suffering rising casualties and cattle rustling during skirmishes along their border in an area plagued by conflict over scarce resources, officials and villagers say. The neighbouring countries accuse each other of triggering clashes taking place along the central stretch of their 1 000km frontier, highlighting 14

July 3, 2016 6:06 AM Fears Mozambique trying to kill Dhlakama: analyst

JOHANNESBURG - Mozambique security forces began an attack on the bush headquarters of opposition Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama in the centre of the country this week, an analyst said. There are fears that their aim may be to kill Dhlakama, which would affect the “Savimbi option” evidently favoured by hawks in the Frelimo government. This refers to the Angolan 11

July 3, 2016 12:09 AM GUN FIRE HORROR: Hundreds Flee Renamo Violence

Rebel terror on civilians continues as hundreds of Mozambican refugees and Zimbabwean emigrants flock into Manicaland, fleeing increased attacks by Renamo bandits in Mozambique. Media reports estimate that at least 400 families have erected shacks in Mabee, Chipinge South, with United Nations agencies reporting that thousands of Mozambicans had also crossed 4

July 2, 2016 2:44 AM Mozambique's factions talk peace amid conflict

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Conflict between Mozambique's old civil war adversaries is increasingly becoming an international concern, with thousands of people fleeing violence into neighboring Malawi and Zimbabwe and the country's rival factions agreeing to negotiate with the help of foreign mediators. Recent violence between the government of the ruling Frelimo 4

June 30, 2016 5:44 PM Mozambique’s flare-up of conflict is an unresolved elite power struggle

MORE than two decades since the end of civil war in Mozambique, peace-building is on the verge of crumbling. The country is in the throes of a worsening civil conflict that can be traced back to 2012. While the conflict did not affect SA directly, it could spill over into Malawi or Zimbabwe, both of which were already affected by an influx of refugees 1

February 13, 2016 11:22 AM Mnangagwa Is Not President Mugabe’s Successor – Mphoko

Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko says his counterpart Emmerson Mnangagwa is not President Robert Mugabe’s successor in the wait as has been assumed. VP Mphoko said some people were already insinuating that President Mugabe was a Zezuru and it followed that a Karanga should succeed him. Introducing First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe at a function where she was assessing 2

January 29, 2016 6:44 AM Mugabe’s AU term ends, leaves Burundi burning

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, whose underwhelming one year tenure at the helm of the African Union (AU), has departed Harare for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend this weekend’s AU summit at time the regional bloc is grappling with a political crisis in Burundi that has left dozens dead. Mugabe’s elevation to the AU chair last year sent his spin doctors into overdrive 5

June 26, 2015 12:59 AM Mozambique Marks 40 Years of Independence With Pomp And Parades

Maputo: Mozambique on Thursday marked 40 years of independence from Portugal with military parades and displays in extravagant ceremonies that were shunned by the opposition. Some 40,000 people attended the festivities in the seaside capital Maputo. Several heads of state also attended, including Zimbabwe's President and African Union Chair Robert Mugabe 1

April 14, 2015 3:25 PM Zimbabwe@35: President Mugabe a champion of peace

For the past thirty five (35) years Zimbabweans have celebrated flourishing peaceful and a serene environment because H.E. President Robert Gabriel Mugabe has mastered the skill of bringing peace in the country. Everyone is quite aware that there is peace in the country which is not synonymous with other countries in Africa and the world over which have been under 1