approves a US$76 million loan for
Twelve villagers are killed and 14 are wounded in an attack by Ansar al-Sunna on a village in northern Mozambique.
Indonesia announces the capture of MV "STS-50", a stateless vessel wanted by Interpol for illegal fishing, and her crew following a chase. MV "STS-50" previously evaded capture in Mozambique and escaped after being detained in China. Following the ship's detention Indonesia launches a slavery investigation into working conditions on board.
A suspected drunk driver loses control while fleeing police in Maputo, Mozambique, strikes a crowd, and kills 21 people, injuring 30 more.
A collapse at a garbage dump in Mozambique kills at least 17 people.
Cyclone Dineo kills seven and destroys twenty-thousand homes in Mozambique.