Latest News for: Mozambique law


HRW: ISIS-linked group in Mozambique used boys for looting

Jurist 16 May 2024
... led by jihadist groups including Ahlu al-Sunnah wal-Jamaah (ASJ), Ansar al-Sunnah, ISISMozambique and al-Shabab, that is aiming to transform the country into an Islamic state by enforcing Sharia law.

Women in Africa face widespread discrimination in family laws

Capital Ethiopia 16 May 2024
Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique, and South Africa have statutory laws for monogamy, but customary and religious laws and practices continue to recognize polygamy without adequate protections for women in polygamous marriages.

Mozambique’s governing party chooses new leader

Mail Guardian South Africa 11 May 2024
Mozambique’s ... The former political science lecturer and radio presenter, who has a law degree, is the first Frelimo presidential candidate to be born after Mozambique gained independence from Portugal.

Mozambique’s ruling party nominates presidential candidate

Voa News 07 May 2024
MaputoMozambique’s ruling Frelimo party picked Daniel Francisco Chapo, the 47-year-old governor of a southern province, to be its candidate for October’s presidential election, after heated internal debates that lasted three days.

Mozambique: Mozambique - Spotlighting IDPs' Land Access Issues

All Africa 01 May 2024
On 16 July 2020, the President of the Republic of Mozambique triggered the process of land law reform ...

Eye on the Middle East | With the end of Ramzan nearing, has the UNSC’s ...

Hindustan Times 03 Apr 2024
... humanitarian law in Gaza. Led by Mozambique and the other non-permanent members of the Council (E-10), the resolution could only pass because of an abstention by the United States, instead of a veto.

How the UN got caught between the US and Israel

RTE 30 Mar 2024
During the debate, US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield had called it "non-binding", casting doubt over its enforceability under international law. The Mozambique ambassador speaking on behalf of elected members of Security Council (Photo.

U.S. finally lets ceasefire resolution pass but will not allow enforcement

People's World 26 Mar 2024
Charter, they pointed out, UNSC resolutions have the force of international law and are legally binding on Israel. Pedro Comissario, ambassador from Mozambique, who introduced the resolution, told the U.S.

Will the UN ceasefire resolution stop Israel’s war on Gaza?

Al Jazeera 26 Mar 2024
It emphasises the need for more humanitarian aid flowing into Gaza and on adherence to international law ... Deputy UN spokesperson Farhan Haq added that UNSC resolutions are international law, “so to ...

Mozambican poacher gets 30 years in prison after being found guilty of killing 42 lions 21 Mar 2024
MAPUTO, March 21 (Xinhua) -- Chabane Assuba, a Mozambican poacher, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday after he was convicted of committing crimes against animals protected by law, Mozambique's national Radio Mozambique reported ... Enditem. .

FREE | Read the March 2024 edition of Business Law & Tax

Business Day 18 Mar 2024
On the other side of the border a new labour law came into operation in Mozambique on February 21 and is a welcome update to its employment law framework ... More on these stories and others, available in this month's Business Law & Tax.

New attacks by IS-linked group in Mozambique leave over 70 children missing. Thousands have fled

HJ News 07 Mar 2024
The head of the Mozambique army, Maj ... Islamic State Mozambique's political goals have not been explicitly stated, but it recently made attempts to impose Islamic law in areas under its influence.

Corruption, fraud denounced as SADC PF and Mozambique enter pact on SRHR |05 March 2024

Nation 05 Mar 2024
Combating corruption and fraud became the centerpiece of an agreement between the SADC Parliamentary Forum and the National Assembly of Mozambique on Wednesday ... This will affect our laws and budgets ... From Moses Magadza in Mozambique.

Judge Paula da Conceição Machatine Honwana sworn in as RSCSL Justice

Sierra Leone Telegraph 03 Mar 2024
She has taught law at the Higher Institute of Sciences and Technology of Mozambique (ISCTEM), and at the Centre of Judicial and Judiciary Training in Maputo, Mozambique ... University in Mozambique.

Mozambique: Pregnant Students, Adolescent Mothers Leave School

Human Rights Watch 14 Feb 2024
Pregnant or parenting adolescent girls and women drop out of school in Mozambique because they don’t get adequate support from schools ... Pregnant Girls’ and Adolescent Mothers’ Struggles to Stay in School in Mozambique.