Double-punched by two Indian Ocean storms, the southern African nation of Mozambique on Tuesday struggled with the destruction of a portion of its main national highway, cut-off communications and a reported death toll of 18, according to the nation's National Institute for Natural Disasters.
The U.S. diplomatic cables obtained and released by WikiLeaks frequently rely on unnamed sources for delicate information. But one such source -- a businessman in Mozambique -- has furiously denied making remarks about high-level corruption attributed to him by a U.S. diplomat.
In the aftermath of riots that killed 13 people and left over 400 injured, the Mozambican government announced Tuesday that it would implement a price subsidy program to offset price hikes on virtually all basic necessities including bread, water and energy.
Concerned with the recent outbreak of riots over food prices in the African nation of Mozambique, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced Saturday it will hold a special meeting this month to discuss rising wheat prices.
At least one person was killed Thursday as riots in the southern African nation of Mozambique continued into a second day, Deputy Justice Minister Alberto Nkutumula said in a televised news conference.
At least four people died and 27 were wounded in riots that erupted Wednesday after Mozambique's government announced increases in the price of bread, water, energy and other critical goods, the southern African nation's official news agency reported.
CNN interviewed Emily Eavis three weeks before the Glastonbury festival opened its doors to the public. Here she tells CNN what she gets up to in the run up to the event. She also explains her late mother's influence on proceedings and how charities benefit from the Glastonbury festival.
A U.N. agency rolled out a $214 million program Tuesday to help 16 needy places hit hard by high prices for food and oil, amid a crisis already making it hard for aid groups to provide enough food for the world's hungry
South Africans protesting the violence against foreigners marched in the streets of Johannesburg on Saturday, carrying signs saying, "Stop the Senseless Killing," "Mr. Mbeke, Where are You?" and "Shame on Us."
It's not easy to keep a group of 60 elementary school children seated, but when students from Canada and Burkina Faso gathered in a virtual classroom, they all sat, eyes eagerly glued to the computer screen as they listened to stories about the lives of their new peers.
African health ministers have declared a tuberculosis emergency to muster greater political commitment to stop one of the continent's top killers, the United Nations' World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday.
Ludfine Anyango, a 34-year old woman from Kenya, was diagnosed HIV-positive eight years ago. She was married at the time. Her husband died from the disease. It was then she suspected that she too might be infected. She was.