Counting the Cost

Focus on Africa

We take a look at the dire financial situation in Mozambique and ongoing student violence in South Africa.

Humanitarian crises

Mozambican refugees stuck between somewhere and nowhere

Refugees fleeing fighting in Mozambique struggle to come to terms with life in the camps of Malawi.

Mozambican refugees stuck between somewhere and nowhere

Mozambique

Mozambique's hidden conflict: Fear has taken hold

Two decades after the end of Mozambique's bloody civil war, security forces try to quell conflict in Gorongosa region.

Human Rights

In Mozambique, the children too poor to learn

Despite improvements in education access, many rural children are still pressed into work to supplement family income.

In Mozambique, the children too poor to learn

Malaysia Airlines

Mozambique debris 'almost certainly' from missing MH370

Australian minister says pieces washed up in southern Africa consistent with panels from missing Malaysian Airlines jet.

Debris 'almost certainly' from Malaysian Airlines MH370

Africa

Child marriage in Mozambique: Desperate to escape

A growing number of Mozambique girls are turning to child marriage in hope of escaping their poverty-stricken families

Child marriage in Mozambique: Desperate to escape

Humanitarian crises

Fighting in Mozambique prompts refugee flight to Malawi

Nearly 3,500 people flee to neighbouring country, raising concerns of new refugee crisis in Southern Africa.

Fighting in Mozambique prompts refugee flight to Malawi

Africa Investigates

Mozambique's Gem Wars

Investigating corruption and mysterious deaths at the heart of Mozambique's lucrative ruby mining industry.

Human Rights

South Africa jails policemen for dragging death

Eight officers imprisoned 15 years each for the killing of a Mozambican taxi driver dragged behind a police van.

South Africa jails policemen for dragging death

Agriculture

Zimbabwe's white farmers start anew in Mozambique

Some farmers forced out by controversial land reform programme are thriving in Zimbabwe's eastern neighbour.

Refugees

Mozambique: Refugees shun Europe for southern Africa

Cheaper and less dangerous, refugees staying in Africa still face arduous journeys and unscrupulous traffickers.

Africa

Mozambique declares itself free of landmines

British charity group ends two decades of work clearing more than 171,000 landmines from 1,100 minefields.

Human Rights

S Africa deports hundreds of Mozambican nationals

At least 400 people removed in raids targeting foreign nationals, drawing ire from activists.

S Africa deports hundreds of Mozambican nationals

Earthrise

Myanmar's Smart Farmers & Saving Mozambique's Forests

Farmers in Myanmar use design to stay ahead of climate change; and a community in Mozambique is planting a future.

Earthrise

Mozambique: Planting a Future

A rural community in northern Mozambique is putting forest conservation at the heart of their economy.