Tag: Mozambique

Mozambique: illicit trade in ‘conflict timber’ smuggled to China funds insurgency, EIA warns

May 16, 2024

Timber smuggling, estimated to be worth $23 million a year, from Mozambique’s ancient forests to China is helping to fund the country's Islamic-State linked militants ... Read More

China’s PLA navy increases African port calls in bid to cement Beijing’s diplomatic ties

April 22, 2024

China’s 45th naval fleet has in recent weeks visited Tanzania, Mozambique and Madagascar in what experts say is Beijing's show of force designed to help ... Read More

Botswana vows to ship 20,000 elephants to Germany amid trophy hunting dispute

April 4, 2024

Angered by a proposal in Berlin to restrict the import of hunting trophies, Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi has threatened to send 20,000 elephants to Germany, ... Read More

The six African countries with highest debt to GDP ratios

April 4, 2024

Sudan, Cabo Verde, Mozambique, Republic of the Congo, and Egypt have been listed as countries with the highest debt to GDP ratio in the African ... Read More

Africa at the heart of India’s quest for superpower status — experts

April 1, 2024

In this era of geopolitical competition and realignment, India recognizes Africa as a key component in its pursuit of superpower status and the continent is ... Read More

Mozambique: insurgency in resource-rich Cabo Delgado fueled by influx of foreign jihadists

March 22, 2024

The recent surge of new attacks by an Islamic State-affiliated group in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province has been fueled by an influx of Islamist fighters ... Read More

Al-Shabab Jihadists force thousands to flee northern Mozambique

March 5, 2024

Thousands of civilians have been forced to flee northern Mozambique due to a surge in Al Shabab jihadist attacks, further worsening the humanitarian and the ... Read More

Avoiding ‘resource curse’: why Africans benefit little from big oil and gas finds

February 15, 2024

Senegal joins other African countries like Nigeria or Namibia that have struggled to manage their oil and gas resources discovered in recent years for the ... Read More

Africa’s critical mineral value chains need to be enhanced to realize their full potential — experts

November 17, 2023

While Africa’s critical mineral reserves and mineral industry are possibly the largest in the world, if African countries are to harness the full potential of ... Read More

Victims, survivors sue TotalEnergies over 2021 terror attack in Mozambique

October 12, 2023

Seven survivors and relatives of victims have launched a legal action against French company TotalEnergies for "involuntary manslaughter and failure to assist a person in ... Read More