Dércio is a Ph.D. in Political Science at Sciences Po (France).
Using blogs since 2008, Dércio begins writing articles motivated by his interest in debates and conferences about Freedom of the Press in Mozambique.
His first article was published in Jornal Notícias (Mozambique) in 2012, and in 2013 – began writing for other national and international newspapers as well.
Dércio joined in 2013 the ‘Olho do Cidadão’ – citizen's movement in Mozambique, constituted by a Platform of Bloggers who exercise their citizenship through the Citizen-Journalist concept, reporting, photographing and intervening in the problems of their society.
Personal website – www.tsandzana.com
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After their leaders spoke out, some citizens pointed out parallels to the situation in Brazil and their own countries.
Freedom House shed new light on China's influence in the communications sector in several countries around the world, including Mozambique.
Mozambique has been in an increasingly delicate situation compared to the countries that pollute the most in the world.
Whoever discloses by any means classified information under this Law shall be punished with imprisonment from 12 to 16 years.
Western countries are trying to diversify gas purchases from Russia. Some analysts believe Anglophone-African gas-producing countries could be a viable alternative.
The demonstrators were arrested without the right to a defence as stipulated by law. The 22 activists were then taken to court days later, where they were summarily tried.
Among festive messages and recognition of the work done by journalists, the day was marked by a moment of consternation, due to the difficult situation in the local media.
Ramos-Horta, a leader in the independence process, received 62 percent of the votes, securing a victory over current president Francisco "Lu-Olo" Guterres, who received 38 percent in the second round of elections on April 19.
An on-going armed conflict is depriving Mozambicans of their right to access reliable information as the government spares no efforts to impose its own narratives
Despite these firings and arrests, Angolans themselves do not believe that corruption will end in their country.
The government justified the suspension of Record TV África with the fact that its executive director was a "non-national" citizen. The network has since replaced him with an Angolan director.
The new legislation was approved in 2019, but only ratified in December 2020. It replaces the old penal code of 1886 of the Portuguese colonial administration.
One of the men was even arrested, and the case was widely discussed on social media.
Movement demanding autonomy for the eastern half of Angola claims police fired indiscriminately at protesters attending a rally in the mining village of Cafunfo on January 30.
Bowker is the founder of the news website Zitamar News, which in recent years has been praised for its coverage of the armed conflict in the Cabo Delgado province.
Known as Moçambola, Mozambique's main professional football league restarted on 16 January after 10 months' suspension due to the pandemic.
Under an extended state of emergency in Mozambique, several new digital platforms emerged to disseminate COVID-19 information. But these initiatives lack clarity in terms of data privacy and personal security.
The storm lost intensity before it hit the country. With memories still fresh of Cyclone IDAI, which left 600 dead in March 2019, Mozambicans feared the worst.
Local elections, which were to be organized this year for the first time since Angola's independence, were postponed after a delay in passing legislation to regulate it.
At least 15 students were ‘impregnated by instructors’ in Mozambican police academy, internal report says
The document states that the pregnancies resulted from the students' sexual relations with their instructors, without specifying whether these relations were consensual.
Dias Santana is 80% an Angolan production and 20% South African