Extreme social crisis ravages Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Idai

By Eddie Haywood, 30 March 2019

The devastation in the storm’s wake has produced a full-blown humanitarian crisis, exposing the impoverished conditions already present before Cyclone Idai hit.

Historic humanitarian disaster unfolds in southeast Africa in the wake of Cyclone Idai

By Niles Niemuth, 22 March 2019

The powerful storm has tragically exposed the dire social and economic conditions facing millions in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Madagascar.

Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi face a humanitarian catastrophe in the wake of Cyclone Idai

By Meenakshi Jagadeesan, 20 March 2019

Mozambique’s president, Filipe Nyusi, reported that more than 1,000 people had been killed by high winds and widespread flooding.

Rubbish dump collapse kills 17 in Mozambique

By Eddie Haywood, 21 February 2018

The garbage dump in the district of Hulene is one of the largest refuse disposal sites in the capital city Maputo, reaching the height of a three-story building.

Mozambique health care workers speak on struggle to control tuberculosis

By Zaida Green, 7 January 2015

In a recent issue of the science and medicine journal PLOS ONE, health care workers in Mozambique described the challenges they face in treating tuberculosis.

Food riots erupt in Mozambique

By David Walsh, 4 September 2010

Protests continued in Maputo, Mozambique’s capital city, for a third day on Friday in response to increased bread prices and the general rise in the cost of living. At least 10 people are dead, and more than 400 have been wounded.