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Past articles by Dércio:

Mozambican government reacts to conflict by imposing its own digital narratives ·

An on-going armed conflict is depriving Mozambicans of their right to access reliable information as the government spares no efforts to impose its own narratives → Read More

Netflix to show first Angolan feature film ·

Dias Santana is 80% an Angolan production and 20% South African → Read More

Angolan pastors break away from the Universal Church of Brazil ·

The new congregation could call itself the Reform Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in Angola. → Read More

Netflix picks up ‘Resgate,’ the first Mozambican film to appear on the platform ·

African productions are gaining traction on the platform. → Read More

Mozambicans take to social media to piece together the truth about the Cabo Delgado attacks ·

Over 900 have been killed since the start of the attacks and over 150,000 have been affected, according to a government report. → Read More

Mozambique revokes decree that imposed exorbitant fees on journalist accreditation ·

The fees, introduced in 2018, ranged between 30 and 500 thousand meticais (around 507 and 8,450 USD) and were mandatory for foreign correspondents and foreign and national freelance journalists working in Mozambique. → Read More

New video gives clues about motives behind attacks in northern Mozambique ·

Recorded in Ntchinga village, the video shows the armed group bearing an Islamic State flag and a leader addressing the local people in Kimwan and Kiswahili languages, resembling a rally. → Read More

After being kidnapped and threatened, Mozambican YouTuber has his channel suspended ·

In early February, he was kidnapped for 24 hours, before he was freed by the police. A self-proclaimed prophet named Joe Williams is suspected of ordering the kidnapping. → Read More

With no confirmed cases of COVID-19, Mozambique prepares for looming outbreak ·

Mozambique hasn't yet closed its land borders, but has imposed a 14-day quarantine for people arriving from affected countries and prohibited gatherings with more than 300 people. → Read More

YouTuber in Mozambique kidnapped after denouncing a self-proclaimed prophet ·

In some of his YouTube videos, the user "Beleza em pessoa" criticized Mozambican prophets. → Read More

‘Luanda Leaks’: How Africa’s richest woman plundered the Angolan state ·

The investigation was based on more than 715,000 documents received by the Platform for the Protection of Whistleblowers in Africa (PPLAAF). → Read More

New privacy law in Mozambique threatens freedom of expression, activists say ·

New legislation criminalizes all types of invasion of privacy via mobile phones, and the publication of images or videos of third parties without their consent. → Read More

Has Russia influenced the general elections in Mozambique? ·

The suspicions about Russia began before the elections with the publication of an electoral poll that gave clear victory for Frelimo. → Read More

Civil society criticizes the arrest of 18 political delegates in Mozambique ·

Political delegates of the New Democracy party were arrested, accused of carrying fake credentials. → Read More

In Mozambique, Frelimo’s landslide electoral victory rejected by opposition ·

Frelimo also elected 184 out of 250 seats of the unicameral legislative and all 10 provincial governors. → Read More

Portuguese rapper causes controversy for portraying domestic violence in music video ·

Dozens of women's rights associations criticized the rapper Valete, who responded saying the controversy was "empty". → Read More

Mozambican journalists and activists targeted with threats in election year ·

Human rights organizations documented several cases in which journalists and activists were threatened and subjected to pressures interfering with their work in relation to the elections. → Read More

How was Pope Francis’ visit to Mozambique? ·

Pope Francis visited Mozambique from 4 to 6 September. → Read More

Mozambique pushes for SIM card registration, raising privacy concerns ·

The measure would make it easier for the authorities to identify the owners of registered SIM cards. → Read More

Who are the presidential candidates in Mozambique’s October elections? ·

On July 31, Mozambique's Constitutional Council approved four candidates: Filipe Nyusi, Ossufo Momade, Daviz Simango and Mário Albino. → Read More