Covid-19: Mozambique government refuses to ease restrictions

Posted by - July 17, 2020

President Filipe Nyusi dashed the hopes of Mozambicans hoping he would ease restrictions imposed at the beginning of April to stop the spread of coronavirus. In his speech to the nation on Thursday evening, he made it clear that from now it remained compulsory to wear face masks in public and the ban on all

Mozambique extends state of emergency

Posted by - April 30, 2020

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday prolonged by a month the state of emergency ordered on April 1 to try to slow the spread of coronavirus infections. “We concluded that the reasons that led to the introduction of a state of emergency (still) prevail,” said the president. Under the state of emergency, movement of people

Mozambique Election: Observer Group Projects Massive Win for Filipe Nyusi

Posted by - October 22, 2019

An elections observer group in Mozambique says president Filipe Nyusi is heading for a landslide victory in elections, according to its preliminary estimates. Based on data from almost 2,500 polling stations out of a total of more than 20,000, the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) estimates Nyusi will win 70.9% of the