Latest News for: Mozambique law


Mozambique Bans Journalist for 10 Years

Voa News 18 Feb 2021
Tom Bowker, founder and editor of the Mozambique-focused website Zitamar News, said Tuesday on Twitter that authorities had expelled and banned him from the country for 10 years ... Borges Nhamire, a researcher in Maputo with Mozambique's independent Center for Public Integrity, said the country’s laws restrict foreign ownership of domestic media.

Mozambique: ICRC to scale up its humanitarian response in 2021

Reliefweb 15 Feb 2021
Today ICRC President Peter Maurer finalised his official visit to Mozambique by meeting with the President of the Republic of Mozambique, H.E ... The ICRC has been working in Mozambique for over 40 years, in close partnership with the Mozambican Red Cross (CVM), including during the civil war and the violence in the central provinces.

Mozambique’s new fisheries law expands protections but old problems persist

Mongabay 19 Jan 2021
A�new fisheries law�enacted this month in Mozambique is being hailed as a landmark by conservationists ... “This is a huge step for Mozambique; a huge step for organizations like us, and also for the communities,” said Emerson Neves, project manager at Marine Megafauna Foundation (MMF), one of the NGOs that lobbied for expanded protections.

Professor Julia Sloth-Nielsen UWC’s first A-rated female researcher

Independent online (SA) 18 Jan 2021
Nielsen is professor of law at UWC and the chairperson of Children’s Rights in the ... She was also a drafter of the South African Children’s Act and has contributed to child law reform in many southern and East African countries, such as Mozambique, Lesotho, Malawi and South Sudan.

AU should press for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

Human Rights 07 Jan 2021
As of December 2020, only six countries in AfricaEgypt, Mozambique, South Africa, Sudan, Tunisia, and Zimbabwe – had endorsed the C-TAP Solidarity Call to Action, the second initiative ... Countries like Kenya, Eswatini, and Mozambique have joined to co-sponsor the proposal.

Mozambique’s jihadists gain ground as government declines help

The Irish Times 31 Dec 2020
The EU has indicated it will provide military training for Mozambique’s troops as well as medical and humanitarian support, if international human rights and the rule of law are adhered to ... However, by mid-December Mozambique’s negotiations with both bodies had started to falter, despite the urgency of the situation ... “We have problems in Mozambique.

Only travellers with valid Covid-19 PCR tests will be allowed into South Africa - Motsoaledi

Independent online (SA) 31 Dec 2020
Cape Town - Travellers will not be allowed to cross the country's borders without valid testing to detect Covid-19, Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said, as he briefed the media on immigration and border law enforcement under Alert Level 3 ... the border law enforcement area.

S. Africa moves to address congestions at border posts

Xinhua 30 Dec 2020
Motsoaledi made the remarks at a press briefing about immigration matters and border law enforcement under the adjusted COVID-19 level-three lockdown ... adding that they will be deployed at the border posts with Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Eswatini, Lesotho, and Botswana.

SADC MPs want end to armed insurgency in Mozambique | 16 December 2020

Nation 16 Dec 2020
The speaker of the parliament of Zimbabwe, Advocate Jacob Francis Mudenda moved a motion exhorting the plenary to condemn “the terrorist attacks in the Republic of Mozambique which are threatening the country’s security and sovereignty and undermining efforts to consolidate the rule of law and democracy” ... Mozambique is our neighbour.

'They cut his head off': Grief torments Mozambique terror survivors

News24 11 Dec 2020
It's been nearly a year since her husband, son and brother-in-law were beheaded by Islamist militants waging a brutal insurgency in northern Mozambique ... .

‘They cut his head off’: Grief torments Mozambique terror survivors

Manila Bulletin 11 Dec 2020
It’s been nearly a year since her husband, son and brother-in-law were beheaded by Islamist militants waging a brutal insurgency in northern Mozambique ... (Photo by Alfredo Zuniga / AFP). “I managed to escape,” she told AFP, struggling to speak about her loss ... – ‘I can’t eat or sleep’ –.

Abortion is legal in Namibia, but only if a woman is in danger or has ...

CNN 26 Nov 2020
(CNN)What do you do when your country is torn between decriminalizing abortion and maintaining its colonial abortion laws? Start a debate ... Abortion law ... Other African countries, including Mozambique and Ethiopia, have relaxed abortion laws that allow girls under the age of 18 to seek abortions, and pregnancies of up to 16 weeks to be terminated.