World

8 months ago | June 29, 2018

Rats blamed for shredded banknotes inside ATM

Technicians who arrived to fix a malfunctioning cash machine in the Indian state of Assam got a shock when they opened it up.

‘Germany ouster shows everyone is vulnerable’

KALININGRAD, Russia — England manager Gareth Southgate pointed to Germany’s shock World Cup elimination as a ...

Six countries to take in stranded migrants

Six EU countries have agreed to take in over 200 migrants stranded on a rescue ship off Malta’s coast, French President ...

Tollgates for Beira-Zimbabwe highway

The Mozambican government recently authorised the country’s Road Fund to set up three toll gates along the ...

8 months ago | June 22, 2018

Zuckerberg set to pass Buffett in rich index

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is poised to leapfrog Warren Buffett to become the world’s third-richest person.

Attacks in Moza claim 39 since May

Attacks by armed groups in northern Mozambique, where huge gas reserves are being developed, have killed at least 39 ...

8 months ago | June 8, 2018

Judge gets jail sentence

A court in the central city of Chimoio has sentenced a senior judge, Efigenio Baptista, to a prison term for allegedly ...

Almost 200 missing in volcano disaster

At least 192 people are missing and 75 are dead as a result of the explosion of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala on ...

Abducted journalist freed

A Pakistani journalist who has openly criticised the military was briefly kidnapped by masked men in Lahore. Gul Bukhari ...

Frelimo insists on disarmament

The head of the parliamentary group of Mozambique’s ruling party Frelimo, Margarida Talapa, stressed recently that ...

9 months ago | June 1, 2018

Mozambique ‘jihadists behead’ villagers

At least 10 people have been beheaded in northern Mozambique by suspected Islamist militants, officials say. Children ...

Historic Kim-Trump summit on cards

The right-hand man to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York to discuss a ...

9 months ago | May 11, 2018

Dhlakama’s death a ‘game changer’

The death of Mozambique’s former rebel supremo turned opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama has piled pressure on his Renamo ...

Zambia university apologises

Zambia’s leading university has apologised for telling female students not to visit its library “half-naked” because it ...

10 months ago | May 4, 2018

Fall armyworm causes huge losses in Mozambique

The insect pest known as the fall army-worm (the larval form of the moth Spodoptera frugiperda) has caused crop losses ...