Mozambique News

Cyclone Kenneth hits Mozambique after lashing Comoros

Mozambican officials said on Wednesday more than 680,000 people were at risk from the latest storm. There were concerns that five rivers and coastal waterways could burst their banks, leading to severe flooding.

Cyclone Idai ravages three African nations; death toll rises to 847

As of Sunday, at least 847 people had been reported killed by the storm, the flooding it caused and heavy rains before it hit.


Cyclone Idai deaths could exceed 1000 as need for aid grows

The number of deaths could be beyond the 1,000 predicted by the country's president earlier this week, said Elhadj As Sy, the secretary-general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Mozambique cyclone: Rescue teams race to save hundreds trapped in floods

Cyclone Idai lashed Beira with winds of up to 170 km per hour last Thursday, then moved inland to Zimbabwe and Malawi, flattening buildings and putting the lives of millions at risk. At least 200 people have died in Mozambique and 98 in Zimbabwe

Over 1,000 feared dead after Cyclone Idai slams into Mozambique

Mozambique's president says more than 1,000 people are feared dead four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters.

Mozambique: Over 200 dead in after Cyclone Idai, millions hit

Rescue crews were still struggling to reach victims five days later, while aid groups said many survivors were trapped in remote areas, surrounded by wrecked roads, flattened buildings and submerged villages. The Red Cross said at least 400,000 people had been made homeless in central Mozambique alone.


US embassy warns citizens to leave northern Mozambique district

"We strongly advise American citizens in the district headquarters of Palma to consider departing the area immediately," the embassy said on its website, warning of the "likelihood of imminent attacks."

Mozambique declares end to cholera epidemic that infected over 2,000

The outbreak was another setback for Mozambique, which is grappling with a financial and debt crisis as it strives to woo investors to develop huge offshore gas reserves.

Mozambique President Filipe J Nyusi seeks to boost ties, goes shopping for ‘Modi kurta’

The President showed interest in knowing the practices and achievements of Gujarat in the field of agriculture, especially cotton production as well as education and skill development initiatives.

Death toll rises to 72 from contaminated beer in Mozambique

The barrel in which the beer was brewed has disappeared and that the investigation has no leads yet.

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Mozambique: More than 1 lakh at risk after second cyclone in 6 weeks

Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction. One death has been confirmed so far and 160,000 people are at risk, with more torrential rain forecast for the days ahead.

Cholera vaccination campaign kicks off in cyclone-ravaged Mozambique

A cholera vaccination campaign is kicking off to reach nearly 900,000 cyclone survivors in Mozambique as officials rush to contain an outbreak of the disease, The Associated Press reported.


Cyclone Idai claims more than 1,000 lives in Zimbabwe, Mozambique

The cyclone hit land near Beira on Thursday and moved inland throughout the weekend, leaving heavy rains in its trail on Tuesday. More rural areas remained unaccessible.