- Foes from Mozambique's war spar as energy windfall looms Updated: Jan-27-16 10:55 am
JOHANNESBURG - A bronze statue of a former president looms in Mozambique's capital, but the likeness of Samora Machel - imposing in military uniform and with pointed finger - is a symbol of division for some in a resource-rich nation shadowed by a civil war legacy.
- Correction: Mozambique-Refugees story Updated: Jan-27-16 8:21 am
MAPUTO, Mozambique - In a story Jan. 26 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that UNHCR spokeswoman is Karen de Gruijl. In fact her name is spelled Karin.
- Sri Lankan authorities begin destroying seized ivory Updated: Jan-26-16 6:34 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lankan authorities on Tuesday began destroying a shipment of African ivory seized three years ago, following a ceremony at which Buddhist monks gave the slaughtered elephants blessings for a better rebirth.
- Mozambique park sees wildlife numbers grow in wake of war Updated: Jan-10-16 2:31 pm
JOHANNESBURG - Lions are getting pregnant and the waterbuck population is soaring at one of Mozambique's main national parks, once the scene of fighting during a civil war which virtually wiped out the park's lions, elephants and many other species.