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Benin parliament votes to legalise abortion

Reuters 21 Oct 2021
The law was passed on Wednesday night following a debate in parliament ... The law makes Benin a rarity in Africa. As of 2016, only Zambia, Cape Verde, Mozambique, South Africa and Tunisia had relatively liberal abortion laws, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a U.S.-based research organization.
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Credit Suisse faces penalties over Mozambique loan deals

Napa Valley Register 20 Oct 2021
This is an important step towards obtaining full redress for the people of Mozambique," said Keith Oliver, head of international at Peters & Peters law firm, which has been working on the case on behalf of Mozambique's attorney-general's office ... or Mozambique to face charges related to the loans.
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Credit Suisse to pay $475M to settle charges in Mozambique 'hidden debt' scandal

Manila Standard Today 20 Oct 2021
Credit Suisse has agreed to pay $475 million to US and British authorities to resolve charges of "fraudulently misleading investors" and violating anticorruption law in the bond offerings in Mozambique, US officials announced Tuesday. Mozambique's "hidden ...
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Spies and lies: regulators round on Credit Suisse

Reuters 20 Oct 2021
... officials in Mozambique ... Speaking for Mozambique's attorney general, Keith Oliver at law firm Peters & Peters said it was an "important step towards obtaining full redress for the people of Mozambique" and the country would bring those responsible to justice.
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Opinion - ‘All pregnancies should be wanted’ |20 October 2021

Nation 20 Oct 2021
I welcome this platform, and appreciate the efforts of the over 62,000 Namibians who signed a petition last year calling for the liberalisation of the abortion laws which brought us to this moment ... Mozambique and Zambia have also recently reformed their abortion laws, and I hope and believe that Namibia will be the next country to take this step.
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A taste for pangolin meat and the fall of an African wildlife cartel

Indian Express 19 Oct 2021
Malawi, the southern African nation bounded by Tanzania, Mozambique and Zambia, once fell prey to this lax law enforcement and became “one of the biggest wildlife trafficking hubs in Southern Africa,” said Dudu Douglas-Hamilton, head of counter wildlife trafficking at the ...
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Talent chief reshuffling continues as Dentons swipes Deloitte exec

Reuters 15 Oct 2021
Law firms ... The global law firm now boasts more than 20,000 employees spread across 205 locations – this month alone, Dentons announced combinations with Bolivian law firm Guevara & Gutierrez and Mozambique-based firm Fernanda Lopes & Associados-Advogados ... than law firms do.
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Who finances Mozambique’s insurgency?

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 Oct 2021
Even though Mozambique passed an anti-money laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism law in 2013, the country ranks fifth out of 141 countries in the Basel AML index, meaning that it is at an extremely high risk of terrorist financing and money laundering ... Simultaneously, supporting inclusive economic development in Mozambique is vital.
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'Political will' needed to safeguard 82.4 million displaced – UNHCR protection chief

UNHCR 07 Oct 2021
“We have no shortage of laws and policy to protect the displaced [and] we have ample declarations of principle – the challenge is to implement them in practice,” she told the gathering ... Additionally, Triggs said armed conflicts in Afghanistan, Syria, Myanmar, and Yemen remain unresolved, and new displacements occurred in Mozambique and Ethiopia.
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‘Political will’ needed to safeguard 82.4 million displaced – UNHCR protection chief

Reliefweb 07 Oct 2021
“We have no shortage of laws and policy to protect the displaced [and] we have ample declarations of principle – the challenge is to implement them in practice,” she told the gathering ... “We have no shortage of laws and policy to protect the displaced – the challenge is to implement them.”.
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Manuel Chang doesn’t qualify for extradition

Independent online (SA) 12 Sep 2021
Chang engineered the Mozambique Hidden Debts ... In his affidavit to Court of 31 August, Lamola relies on what he assumes to be true, namely that Chang is now an “accused” under Mozambique law ... As a simple check with anyone familiar with Mozambique law and procedure could have informed Lamola, an arguido in Mozambique is not an accused.
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Mozambique: ‘Hidden debt’ trial exposes depth of corruption

Indian Express 02 Sep 2021
Fighting Mozambique’s graft ... He also named the managers and directors of the Bank of Mozambique and the Administrative Court. “I am talking about the clear involvement of some Mozambican law firms that were, from the beginning, advising these companies,” he told DW ... Mozambique.
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Information, Counselling, and Legal Assistance (ICLA) Coordinator

Reliefweb 30 Aug 2021
· Develop an advanced understanding of the situation including legal situations (according to national and international laws and principles) for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), refugees, and returnees, in Mozambique ... · University degree in law, social studies, development studies / other relevant field / the equivalent**.
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No proof of violations of SA arms export regulations in Mozambique, says NCACC

Independent online (SA) 28 Aug 2021
Johannesburg - The National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC) says there was no violation of its laws and regulations in the insurgent fights happening in Cabo Delgado province, in northern parts of Mozambique ... Referring specifically to the situation in Mozambique, he said they have nothing to prove that other than the allegations made.
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Criminal offenses have dropped by 12 percent in Tanzania - IGP Sirro

Ghana Web 25 Aug 2021
“We still have criminal incidents and there are issues with neighboring country Mozambique but we are doing well and the operations are ongoing, we are also dealing with foreigners who enter in the country and do acts that violate our laws,” said IGP Sirro adding; ... .
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