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:
- Thu - Apr 9, 2020: Govt Orders Wearing of Masks - AllAfrica News: Mozambique
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government announced on Wednesday that wearing face masks is now compulsory on all forms of passenger transport, and wherever groups of people are gathered.
- Thu - Apr 9, 2020: Police Arrest Alleged Kidnappers - AllAfrica News: Mozambique
[AIM] Maputo -A member of the Mozambican armed forces (FADM) and a witch-doctor are among three people detained by the police for their involvement in kidnapping Shelton Lalgy, the son of Juneide Lalgy, a prominent business person in the transport area.
- Thu - Apr 9, 2020: COVID-19 Riots in Nacala - AllAfrica News: Mozambique
[AIM] Maputo -Rioting broke out in the northern Mozambican port city of Nacala on Wednesday when the local authorities tried to ban motor-cycle taxis, according to a report in Thursday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".
- Thu - Apr 9, 2020: Number of COVID-19 Cases Rises to 17 - AllAfrica News: Mozambique
[AIM] Maputo -The number of confirmed cases of the respiratory disease Covid-19 in Mozambique has risen from 10 to 17.
- Thu - Apr 9, 2020: World Health Organization - 17 Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Mozambique - AllAfrica News: Mozambique
[WHO] World Health Organization: 17 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Mozambique