Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway |

Norway to provide support for Cyclone Freddy victims

So far, millions of people in Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar have been affected by the cyclone

‘The long-lasting tropical cyclone has caused widespread devastation. Norway is providing NOK 60 million to support the enormous humanitarian needs in Malawi, Madagascar and Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Freddy,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt. So far, millions of people in Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar have been…

Source: UNICEF Mozambique |

In wake of Cyclone Freddy, amid disruption to critical services, cholera surges in Mozambique

A total of 36 districts across eight provinces of Mozambique are currently experiencing active cholera outbreaks

One week after Cyclone Freddy made landfall for a second time in Mozambique, creating severe disruption to critical services, the threat of cholera is growing rapidly for children and families. Thanks to preparation efforts by Government, the number of deaths and people displaced by the cyclone appears to have been…

Source: MultiChoice Group |

MultiChoice Africa donates R 1 million towards Cyclone Freddy disaster management in Malawi and Mozambique

Together with its partners, MultiChoice Malawi and MultiChoice Mozambique, employee volunteers will assist with the distribution of the aid

As part of the disaster relief efforts, MultiChoice ( Africa today donated R 1 million towards disaster management in the countries affected by the devastating tropical Cyclone Freddy. The aid which is facilitated by Gift of the Givers - an organization with a firm presence in both countries, will be…

Source: Amnesty International |

Mozambique: Arbitrary arrests, teargassing and brutal assault of peaceful protesters a violation of the right freedom of assembly

Police were aiming to suppress the demonstrations, with the intention of belittling Azagaia legacy in Mozambique

In response to the violent repression of nationwide peaceful protests to remember the fallen musician Azagaia by the Mozambican police, including beating up of protesters, teargassing and targeting organizers for their role in organizing the rallies, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for East and Southern Africa, Emerlynn Gill, said: “The Mozambican…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Mozambique: Police Teargas Rapper’s Funeral Procession

Several witnesses said tensions appeared to increase when the crowd refused to obey the police orders and raised their arms in a peace sign or kneeled

Mozambican authorities should promptly and impartially investigate the police use of teargas on the funeral procession of a famous rap star on March 14, 2023, in Maputo, Human Rights Watch said today. Edson da Luz, known as “Azagaia,” who died on March 9 from complications of a sudden illness, was known for…

Source: UN Habitat |

Mozambique moves towards formulation of national urban policy

The urbanization process is driven by the search for economic opportunities in cities, being secondary cities and metropolitan areas the fastest urbanizing

Representatives of the government of Mozambique have met for the First Policy Directive Council towards the development of the National Urbanisation Policy. The multi-ministerial team was approved by the Council of Ministers as the decision-making body to coordinate the National Urbanisation Policy (NUP) formulation process. Vice Minister of State Administration…

Source: Amnesty International |

Mozambique/Malawi: Authorities must mobilize resources to aid victims of record-breaking storm

Mozambique and Malawi are among the countries least responsible for climate change, yet they are facing the full force of storms that are intensifying due to global warming

Responding to the devastating impact of Tropical Cyclone Freddy, which has claimed more than 60 lives in Mozambique and Malawi and injured almost a hundred people after strengthening into one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the southern hemisphere, Tigere Chagutah, Amnesty International's Interim Director for East and Southern…

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Source: United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) |

Sweden commits US$ 19 million to finance adaptation in climate vulnerable Mozambique, with United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

Such small-scale yet big impact investments can be transformative for communities on the climate change frontline

Across Mozambique, Sweden is working with the UN Capital Development Fund to make adaptation to the impacts of climate change a reality. The Government of Sweden has signed an agreement to deliver US$19 million over five years in climate finance to Mozambique, one of the most climate-vulnerable nations in the…

Source: UN News |

Tropical Cyclone Freddy on track to become record-breaking storm

At least 21 people have been killed, and thousands more displaced, with the latest deaths reported in Madagascar on Monday

Tropical Cyclone Freddy - which is threatening communities in Madagascar and Mozambique for a second time in as many weeks – could become the longest-lasting storm of its kind on record, the World Meteorological Office (WMO) said on Tuesday.  WMO continues to monitor the “remarkable” tropical storm, which has cut a…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

His Excellency Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan Meets HE President Filipe Nyusi During State Visit to Mozambique

The meeting aimed to explore future opportunities for collaboration between the two countries in various sectors, including trade, investment, and tourism

His Excellency Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, embarked on a state visit to Mozambique. During his visit, HE Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan met with HE Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique, to discuss the longstanding constructive bilateral relations…