Jeremias Pondeca's murder has potentially blocked progress in Renamo's talks with the government.
According to reports, 2 600 people have fled Mozambique to escape attacks by the militant opposition, Renamo.
Peace talks between Mozambique’s government and the opposition were suspended as the two sides failed to agree a ceasefire.
75% of the world’s ten poorest countries are in sub-Saharan Africa although the continent has most of the world's mineral resources
'In terms of the continent we are not even close, forget about crisis, we are not even close to a debt burden, especially external debt: top official
The country's annual public debt servicing costs are estimated to have almost doubled to about 4.5% of gross domestic product
The World Economic Forum Africa summit merely reinforced extractive-industry and high-tech myths
The Washington-based lender last Wednesday called off a staff mission to Mozambique, in addition to suspending aid after huge sum was uncovered.
Two years after big praise, some of Africa’s former brightest economic stars are seeking bailouts. What went wrong?
With easy money all around, insufficient attention was paid to the quality of economic policy-making
The amount of gas reserves in the country’s north are estimated at about 180 trillion cubic feet--equivalent to the entire gas reserves of Nigeria.
Adjust policies to fight slow growth, IMF tells Africa, but Ivory Coast, Ethiopia and Mozambique looking good
"The outlook for the region is clearly much less favourable than in the recent past," the IMF report said.
Renamo claim it is a 'planned attack' by the ruling party as tensions continue to rumble in resource-rich country scarred by previous conflict
It's a key milestone--Mozambique was one of the most mined countries in the world, the result of the 10-year war of independence.
The league of African natural gas producers—where one country is set to turn regional industry on its head
Just 15 countries on the continent have any natural gas to speak of, but recent finds are set to shake the billion-dollar industry
Mozambican journalist Machava shot dead in drive-by attack; echoes killing of top lawyer 6 months ago
For some, it will also bring memories of the 2000 murder of celebrated Mozambican investigative journalist Carlos Cardoso.
Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique and Morocco walk back conservative abortion laws, will save thousands of women
Despite stringent laws across Africa, 6.4m abortions take place every year.
The massive amount of gas that is going to come out of Mozambique will have a huge impact.
S. Africa poachers' court struggles to save rhinos, as 393 killed so far this year — an 18% increase
Most of the poachers are Mozambicans illegally in South Africa. They sit handcuffed and behind bars, waiting to appear in front of the judge.
Mozambique ends ban on homosexuality, abortion - is it now one of the most liberal African countries?
New penal code finally does away with old Portuguese colonial laws; meanwhile homosexuality is punishable by death in Sudan, Nigeria and Mauritania.