JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Mozambique has $9.89 billion in foreign debt, a slight increase from previous estimates of $9.64 billion, state media quoted Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario as saying on Thursday.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council lifted a 12-year-old arms embargo on Ivory Coast on Thursday and renewed the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the West African state for a final year.
MAPUTO (Reuters) - Mozambican security forces deployed on the streets of the capital Maputo on Thursday after rumours of planned anti-government demonstrations circulated on social media, witnesses said.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya Airways said on Thursday it was cancelling all but two of its evening flights operating until 2300 GMT after a pilots' strike that led to 10 cancellations earlier in the day.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Thousands of shoppers queued on Thursday at the opening of one of the largest malls in South Africa, set in middle-class suburbia between Johannesburg and Pretoria.