A program designed to increase access to treatment and infection-prevention tools has reduced malaria cases in southern Mozambique by 85 percent, but has not eliminated the disease, according to an analysis published by PLOS Medicine.
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) announced a $14.4-billion syndicated loan with domestic and foreign financial institutions for the development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Mozambique, southern Africa.
Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi was sworn in on Wednesday at a ceremony attended by cheering supporters and dignitaries, but boycotted by opposition politicians who dispute his October election win as fraudulent.
Heavy rain has battered northern Mozambique as residents and relief workers confronted the widespread devastation wrought by Cyclone Kenneth, the strongest cyclone to ever hit Africa, which killed 38 people and destroyed thousands of homes.
Aid workers rushed to save people trapped by floods around the Mozambican port city of Beira on Wednesday, after a powerful cyclone killed hundreds and left a trail of destruction across swathes of southeast Africa.