COAT OF ARMS
Current President: Filipe Nyusi
Population: 27,233,789 (2018)
Land Size: 812,379 sq km (313,661 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Tue - May 26, 2020: Agricultural Minister Wants Mass Soya Production - AllAfrica News: Mozambique
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government hopes to persuade cotton farmers to plant soya as well, in order to improve peasant income, reports Tuesday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".
- Tue - May 26, 2020: Maputo Police Urged to Root Out Corruption - AllAfrica News: Mozambique
[AIM] Maputo -The Deputy General commander of the Mozambican police, Timoteo Bernardo, on Monday challenged members of the police force to root out corruption from their ranks.
- Tue - May 26, 2020: COVID-19 Causes Crash in Transport Companies' Income - AllAfrica News: Mozambique
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican road transport companies are suffering a loss in their daily income of 57 per cent, and fear that this could worsen to 70 per cent, if the current restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic continue for a further two months, according to the Confederation of Economic Associations (CTA), cited in Tuesday's issue of the independent daily "O Pais".
- Tue - May 26, 2020: First COVID-19 Death Recorded in Mozambique - AllAfrica News: Mozambique
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique on Monday recorded its first death from the Covid-19 respiratory disease, a 13 year old girl from the northern city of Nampula.
- Tue - May 26, 2020: Two Arrested for Trying to Smuggle Drugs Worth R10 Million Into SA From Mozambique - AllAfrica News: Mozambique
[News24Wire] A man and woman were caught attempting smuggle R10 million worth of crystal meth drugs into South Africa.