Latest News for: Mozambique money


Climate adaptation finance is ineffective and must be more transparent

Beijing News 14 May 2021
The difference between the amount of money that developing countries, such as Mozambique, need and what they get from developed countries begins to highlight some of the problems related to financing responses to climate change ... from this money is inadequate or missing altogether.

Islamic State targets Mozambique to re-establish its power

Beijing News 14 May 2021
... over 25 years to Mozambique ... According to a recent study, roughly USD 600 million to USD 800 million worth of heroin is trafficked through northern Mozambique, with several high-level members of the Frelimo party reportedly taking money from the syndicate, reported The Hill.

Friends face dangers alone after fleeing Cabo Delgado attacks

UNHCR 04 May 2021
One morning earlier this month, friends Bakar, 13, Momad, 17, and Abdala, 15, were selling bananas and pieces of brightly-coloured material known as capulana at the main market in Mocimboa da Praia – a busy port town on Mozambique’s northern coast – as they often did to earn some money before heading to school in the afternoon.

Rich nations come under fire for funding ‘bridge fuel’ gas overseas

Taipei Times 27 Apr 2021
In the UK, Friends of the Earth has applied for a judicial review of the UK decision to provide about US$1 billion of taxpayer money to support development of the Temane LNG plant in Mozambique ... However, campaigners say the amount of government money available for the fossil fuel industry still dwarfs that for clean energy.

Mozambique Palma attack: Why IS involvement is exaggerated

BBC News 17 Apr 2021
The recent insurgent raid on the Mozambican town of Palma made global headlines because foreigners were killed and because the Islamic State group said it was behind it, leading to sharp divisions as to how Mozambique's four-year-old conflict should be interpreted, writes analyst Dr Joseph Hanlon ... More about the conflict in Mozambique..

BDF goes to war, but at what cost?

Mmegi Online 16 Apr 2021
The SADC Double Troika Communiqué that announced the approval of SADC intervention in Mozambique was already out ... Is he coming to order the BDF to go and fight a war on terror in Mozambique? ... “The countries of SADC are pledging support to Mozambique, material, military, logistical and others.

Exploring the world of animal trafficking

Monterey Herald 04 Apr 2021
In hindsight, Will Staples realizes he’s always been a writer ... He wasn’t a writer; he just liked to write ... Through his travels, Staples learned about money laundering in South Africa, visited poaching villages in Mozambique, and went to a genetics laboratory in Pretoria, where DNA profiling and a DNA database are used to protect endangered animals.

Africa: With terror groups intensely fixated on Africa, security outlook feels gloomy

The North Africa Journal 01 Apr 2021
By Didier Lauras – From the arid expanses of the Sahel into the Sinai Peninsula and now Mozambique, Africa is proving fertile ground for jihadist groups looking to bolster their notoriety by ... In Mozambique, for example, “IS is not necessarily supplying weapons or money.

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

Business Day 11 Mar 2021
Mozambique's claims against shipbuilder Privinvest, at the centre of a $2bn debt scandal, fall under an ongoing arbitration process, Britain's appeals court found on Thursday, in a blow to Mozambique's efforts to remove its liability for part of the money.

Explainer: Activists, drug groups split over suspending COVID-19 shot patents

Metro USA 10 Mar 2021
Industry contends that appropriate patent protections ensure that private investors have an incentive to pump money into research and development ... Two decades ago, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe issued compulsory licences for HIV/AIDS drugs, followed by Indonesia, Malaysia and ...

How Covid could be the 'long overdue' shake-up needed by the aid sector

The Observer 05 Feb 2021
But a lot of south-south cooperation is not money but time. Brazil’s health officials go to Mozambique ... And the current aid model means not enough money goes to local and national responders, said Harpinder Collacott, executive director of Development Initiatives ... We saw incredible use of mobile money.

'We're going to save lives': aid groups look to end of Trump's 'global gag rule'

The Observer 24 Dec 2020
The policy prohibits overseas NGOs that receive US funding from using money sourced elsewhere to undertake any work related to abortion ... Organisations receiving PEPFAR (President’s emergency plan for aids relief) money for HIV work in South Africa, Eswatini, Kenya and Mozambique  changes to and the closure of some programmes.

South Africa wins Newton prize for ocean science and food security

Mail Guardian South Africa 08 Nov 2020
The innovation bridge facilitates active research flow between the Global North and Africa, with regional projects including South Africa, Tanzania, Somalia, Mozambique, Comoros, Madagascar, Kenya, Mauritius and Seychelles ... Now they want to look at the marine ecosystem challenges facing Mozambique, and the Newton prize money will be used for this.

ISIS operating on a military scale in Africa as it aims for territory and riches

The National 29 Oct 2020
The assault demonstrated the growing boldness and ability of the IS Central Africa Province, which is based in Mozambique with ambitions to establish itself across the region ... The capabilities of the Mozambique terrorists has risen sharply ... "The terrorists are sent money, which buys their loyalty and leads to a spike in regional violence.”.