The cafe in Maputo where lawyer and academic Gilles Cistac was murdered in March. In the background is a poster of Mozambique’s new president, Filipe Nyusi. Photograph:  Mary Boland

Customers at the ABFC cafe and bakery in central Maputo sip coffee and eat Portuguese-style custard tarts as though it were another ordinary day. A m(...)

Farmer Serida Bodjisse with her baby Salvador Alberto and farmer Elisa Culewa in the soya bean field at Concern’s farmer field school in Domba, Manica province, Mozambique. Photograph: Mary Boland

In a country afflicted by chronic malnutrition, the fertile soil of Mozambique’s central Manica province offers up rich sustenance to those who know h(...)

Rat trainer and lab worker Lila Dinis with Gardénia, a TB research rat at Apopo’s research facility at Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo, Mozambique. Photograph: Mary Boland

Not every Apopo rat is a mine-detection expert. While Mourinho and his colleagues scan the countryside, Galina can be found 1,000km south in the capit(...)

The Moma mine, in the northern Nampula province, produces ilmenite and rutile, used in steelmaking, as well as zircon, which can be used in television and computer screens.

Irish mining company Kenmare Resources, which has its main project in Mozambique, has been criticised by the Washington-based Center for Public Integr(...)

Author Alain de Botton (R) makes notes during his week as writer-in-residence at Heathrow Airport, west London, on August 20, 2009.

Internet research has convinced some we can know everything. But away from Google’s spoon dipped into Wikipedia’s stockpot, the idea of the mystery of(...)

A sedated white rhino is blindfolded and strapped with a rope by veterinarians and rangers of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) after it was shot with a tranquilizer dart from a helicopter to be sedated in a private conservancy near Naivasha, Kenya, 30 October 2013. The horn of the rhino was cut and a GPS-tracking device was fitted to enable rangers and scientists to track the rhinos’ movements and help combat poaching. Photograph: Dai Kurokawa/EPA

American philanthropist Howard Buffett donated $24 million to South Africa’s national parks service today to fund a high-tech campaign against (...)

Portuguese football legend Eusebio,  playing for Benfica at a match against Arsenal in 1971. Photograph: Getty Images

Eusébio, who has died aged 71, was the greatest African footballer in the history of the game. He moved from his native Mozambique to the Portuguese c(...)

Paul O'Donoghue: Mozambique "full of options" for graduates

Wherever Waterford man Paul O’Donoghue has moved to in southern Africa, seismic events have never been far behind. The Mozambique-based entrepreneur’s(...)