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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Mozambique

Last year
# storm ana
At least 77 killed in Tropical Storm Ana in southern Africa
The storm made landfall on Monday in Madagascar before ploughing into Mozambique and Malawi.
All time
# cyclone idai
'We're running out of time': Aid workers racing to help survivors of deadly cyclone in southern Africa
Aid agencies said they were prepared for the cyclone – but not for the massive floods that followed.
# idai
Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk
The storm is affecting nearly a million people and forcing more than 80,000 from their homes in neighbouring Malawi.
# cyclone idai
Over 1,000 feared dead after Cyclone Idai slams into Mozambique
The cyclone hit the city of Beri on Thursday, before it moved into neighbouring Zimbabwe.
# Circle of Life
200 elephants to be moved to Mozambique as part of effort to prevent falling numbers
The operation will be one of the country’s largest ever elephant relocations.
# child marriage
How do you fix mental health problems in a country where half of all girls are married by the age of 18?
The consequences of child marriage are many and varied, but it can wreak devastating effects.
# Oops
Soccer team learns hard way -- lengthy goal celebrations are NOT a good idea
The unusual incident took place during the 2015 Future Champions Gauteng International Tournament.
# anti-personnel
The US military wants to get rid of its stockpile of landmines
It also wants to join a global treaty banning them.
# Bad Reception
63 Dublin City councillors were invited to meet the President of Mozambique - three showed up
Timing is being blamed for the poor attendance, but the event went off “very smoothly”, apparently.
# Facebook Fail
Enda Kenny made a balls of tagging a whole country on Facebook
Sorry Mozambique.
# busy busy
The President of Mozambique is in town, here's what he's up to
Mr Armando Emílio Guebuza was invited on the state visit by President Michael D. Higgins.
# Irish Aid
Irish students help to train Mozambique’s first ever optometrists
The first ever eye specialists have recently graduated from university in Mozambique thanks to the assistance of students from DIT.
# Mozambique
Missing Mozambican plane found in Namibia, all 33 on board dead
The wreckage was found in northeastern Namibia, at Bwabwata National Park.
# Jose Matada
Dead man who fell from London-bound plane named
The body of the suspected stowaway was discovered on 9 September last year.
# satellites
Eyes in sky help when catastrophe strikes
International agreement allows satellites to be pulled out of their orbit to monitor natural or manmade disasters.
# Irish Aid
Irish Aid requires an external audit system to improve standards - PAC report
The Committee of Public Accounts says Irish Aid’s external audit needs help from more qualified auditors in order to improve standards.
# South Africa
South Africa arrests police after man dragged, killed
Eight policemen have been arrested and will appear in court on Monday.
# Mozambique
Irishman 'bludgeoned to death' in Mozambique - police
An autopsy was completed on Cork native William Deasy (32) today, police said.
# Mozambique
Irishman killed in Mozambique died "as a result of a serious assault"
Initial reports indicated that the 32-year-old had been shot.
# Mozambique
Police in Mozambique investigate death of Irishman William Deasy
The Cork man is reported to have died while working for Kentz Engineering in the north east of the country.
# Mozambique
Irishman killed in Mozambique
Cork man William Deasy died following a serious assault.
# Irish Aid
Here's how Ireland distributed €159m among nine countries last year
The amount was 12 per cent less than the nearly €180 million given to countries including Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Timor Leste and Vietnam in 2011.
# Irish Aid
Irish Aid expenditure in Mozambique to be examined
A delegation from the Committee of Public Accounts will travel there against a backdrop of revelations that Irish Aid funds in Uganda were misappropriated.
# trust me i'm a rat
Rats recruited to hunt for TB in Mozambique
The trained rodents are going to sniff out the disease, apparently.
# Aid
Irish people still believe overseas aid is important
A new poll has shown that the majority of people believe Ireland should be proud of its reputation as an international donor.
# ambassadors' reception
Mr President I presume? Three new ambassadors present credentials at the Áras
These three new ambassadors gave their letters of credence to President Michael D Higgins today – but what countries are they from?
UNICEF says TV3 Telethon not cancelled because Verwoerd dismissed
Liam Neeson and Vanessa Redgrave have pulled out of UNICEF events following Melanie Vorwoerd’s dismissal from the charity. UNICEF has apologised to Ireland for the “public nature of the controversy”.
# Courts
Naked sleepwalker 'defamed' by company press release
Donal Kinsella (67) sleepwalked to the bedroom of his secretary while on a business trip. His company issued a press release.
# Mozambique
Wheat price spike sparks Mozambican riots
Protests over rising food prices continue in capital Maputo.