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Stories with place: Mozambique
  • Mixed reaction to scrapping of anti-gay law in Mozambique 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 12:17 pm

    MAPUTO, Mozambique - Mozambicans on Friday reacted cautiously to the government's decision to do away with a colonial-era anti-gay law.

  • Global raids lead to 600 seizures of wildlife contraband 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 8:55 am

    BANGKOK - A series of raids conducted across Asia, Africa and Europe resulted in more than 300 arrests and over 600 seizures of assorted wildlife contraband - from several tons of ivory and rhino horns to whale ribs and sea horses, authorities said Thursday.

  • Police arrested in Mozambique for cashing in on poaching 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 9:37 am

    MAPUTO, Mozambique - Authorities in Mozambique arrested five police officers for colluding with a poacher in the illegal sale of a rhino horn, the state news agency reported Thursday.

  • South African veterinarians intervene to save Hope the rhino story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 3:07 pm

    SHAMWARI GAME RESERVE, South Africa - The horns and a large section of the rhino's face were hacked off by poachers, a horrific injury that exposed flesh and bone. One South African veterinarian treating the mutilated animal was so distressed by the suffering that he had to step away, his eyes glassy with tears.