Nampula

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 Mozambique’s army marches at the inauguration of President Filipe Nyusi, in Maputo, on January 15th. Mutilated bodies and burned-out villages have  forced at least 65,000  to become internal refugees. Photograph: Roberto Paquete/AFP

A brutal insurgency under way in Mozambique’s northernmost province that escalated in 2019 has raised fears that an Islamist jihad movement is seeking(...)

Newspaper vendors on a Maputo roadside. Photograph: Louise McLoughlin

In the south of Maputo, off a loud street bulging with taxis displaying shattered windscreens and seat belts that don’t work, there is a quiet space. (...)

Newspaper vendors on a Maputo roadside, Mozambique. Photograph: Louise McLoughlin

It’s a stormy evening in Maputo as John Chekwa recalls the night his son was abducted. Chekwa had earlier answered his phone to a chilling message: me(...)

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(...)