Naturally, for a country like ours, we have to resort to these resources in order to overcome certain needs that are pressing in society. Lídia Cardoso, Minister of Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries, Mozambique
Mozambique's National Elections Commission (CNE) needs 18.7 billion meticais (about 292 million US dollars, at the current exchange rate) for voter registration and other preparations, ahead of next year's municipal elections and the 2024 general elections.
The Minister of the Interior, Arsenia Massingue, has encouraged the Mozambican Defence and Security Forces, and their allies from Rwanda and SADC (Southern African Development Community) to continue intensifying actions against the terrorism that has been plaguing parts of the northern province of Cabo Delgado since 2017.
The Minister of Land and Environment, Ivete Maibaze, revealed on 13 June that 100,000 tonnes of plastic waste are annually discarded into the environment, polluting the country's rivers and oceans. Maibaze, who was speaking in Maputo at a seminar on the impact of a plastic bag ban, pointed out that "of this amount, 17,000 tonnes go into rivers and oceans."
Mozambican Interior Minister, Arsenio Massingue, has accused some policemen (whom she did not name) of passing secret information on to the islamist terrorists operating in the northern province of Cabo Delgado.
Currently about 1.7 million HIV-positive Mozambicans are undergoing treatment with the life-prolonging anti-retroviral drugs (ARVT), according to Prime Minister Adriano Maleiane, speaking on Wednesday at the opening session of a meeting of the Steering Council of the National AIDS Commission (CNCS).
Mozambique will benefit from funding of about 14 million dollars a year from the United States government, over the next decade, for the reconstruction of the districts affected by terrorism in the northern province of Cabo Delgado.
According to Save the Children, a series of attacks took place in a district 45 km from Pemba, the provincial capital in early June. The area had been previously unaffected by rebel violence. The charity says 10,000 people have fled their homes in the past week