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United StatesFactbox: Cautious U.S. re-opening does not include U.S. government, yet

Reuters 14 May 2021
The department has issued travel warnings for a long list of countries, classifying 150 of 209 as "do not travel." These include Chad, Kosovo, Kenya, Brazil, Haiti, Mozambique and Russia ... Two law enforcement officials told Reuters that Justice Department officials are still working remotely, though some periodically work in their offices.

Factbox: Cautious U.S. re-opening does not include U.S. government, yet

Metro USA 14 May 2021
The department has issued travel warnings for a long list of countries, classifying 150 of 209 as “do not travel.” These include Chad, Kosovo, Kenya, Brazil, Haiti, Mozambique and Russia ... Two law enforcement officials told Reuters that Justice Department officials are ...

Standing Committees of the SADC-PF hosts virtual statutory meetings |07 May 2021

Nation 07 May 2021
During this meeting, the members deliberated on the urgency of continued investments in eradicating child marriage within the context of Covid-19 guided by the SADC Model Law on Eradicating Child Marriages and protecting those already in marriage which was adopted by the SADC-PF back in 2016.

US declares support for TRIPS waiver on COVID vaccines

Open Access Government 06 May 2021
The TRIPS waiver would temporarily stop an intellectual property law that stops poorer countries to manufacture the vaccine – the US now joins India and South Africa in supporting the proposal ... Currently, 60 WTO members are behind the proposed change in law ... property law.

Total suspends gas project in Mozambique over Palma attack

Ghana Web 05 May 2021
... gas project in Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado province due to militant attacks close to its site ... “Petroleum rights holders may lawfully suspend performance of operations on account of a force majeure event,” states in part Article 15(h) of the Mozambique Petroleum Law.

Why are Bill and Melinda Gates getting a divorce?

Yahoo Daily News 05 May 2021
Bill’s father, Bill Senior, a lawyer and himself a philanthropist, was a man whose values were pivotal not just in his son’s life but in bringing and keeping his son and daughter-in-law together ... Here they are at the groundbreaking of the University of Washington’s new law school, William H Gates Hall, in 2001. In Mozambique - REUTERS/Juda Ngwenya.

Mozambique gas project: Total halts work after Palma attacks

Yahoo Daily News 27 Apr 2021
The deadly flight from Mozambique's jihadist attack ... They are primarily Muslims from the coastal zone of Cabo Delgado, recruited by local fundamentalist preachers with a socialist message - that Sharia, or Islamic law, would bring equality and everyone would share in the coming resource wealth, according to Mozambique analyst Joseph Hanlon.

Nearly half of women, girls ‘do not own their bodies’, UN says

Al Jazeera 14 Apr 2021
The UNFPA said the existence of supportive sexual and reproductive laws did not depend on a country’s income level, with low-income countries such as Cambodia, Laos and Mozambique enacting laws and regulations that guaranteed both men and women equal access to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education.

Diplomats allegedly diverting alcohol, cigarettes worth R423m into SA illicit market

Independent online (SA) 10 Apr 2021
“I can confirm that we are aware of the investigation and we are working with the SARS, and we are working with other law enforcement authorities to make sure that we get to the root of this issue,” Ngqengelele said via telephone from Mozambique where regional heads of state and ministers are meeting to discuss Islamist-linked terror attacks.

Interview: Experts warn terror in Mozambique could spread to other Southern African countries 06 Apr 2021
JOHANNESBURG, April 6 (Xinhua) -- The terrorist activities in Mozambique could affect the neighboring countries and the region, said a South African security expert Tuesday ... Mpofu pointed out that terrorism will affect Mozambique's law and order, capacity to collect revenue and provide "normal functions" like service delivery to its citizens.

Mozambique and LNG projects threatened by Islamist extremists

Business Day 29 Mar 2021
... by preaching a move away from the practices of the mystical traditions of Muslim Sufis — the majority of Muslims in Mozambique — and projecting Sufis as degenerate, the movement eventually made it clear that its goal was to impose Sharia law (Islamic law) in the province.

Mozambique: Protect Residents Fleeing Northern Town

Human Rights Watch 26 Mar 2021
The attack unlawfully targeted civilians in their homes in violation of the laws of war ... International human rights and humanitarian law applicable to Mozambique prohibits summary, extrajudicial, or arbitrary executions, and torture and other ill-treatment of people in custody, Human Rights Watch said.

30 Ethiopians intercepted in suspected case of human trafficking 19 Mar 2021
The third one goes south through Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique to reach South Africa. Ethiopia has in recent years toughened its child welfare laws and anti-trafficking legislation to protect thousands of minors and youths that are estimated to be trafficked to various foreign destinations annually. Enditem .

UK court ruling a setback for Mozambique in $2bn debt scandal

Business Day 11 Mar 2021
Mozambique's attorney-general's office did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment ... Privinvest argues it delivered on all of its obligations under the contracts — though Mozambique failed to make use of boats and other assets it provided — and any payments it made were legal under Mozambique law.

Christian Community Raises Alarm Over Mozambique Conflict

Urdu Point 04 Mar 2021
The Islamist militancy, known locally as al-Shabaab despite having no connection to Somalia, is calling for a strict Sharia law across Mozambique. But Jao Elias, of the Church of Mozambique, insisted this was not a sectarian strife ... He accused Mozambique of ignoring the region's need for good governance and social services.

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