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President of Mozambique Filipe Nyusi suggests the death toll of Cyclone Idai could reach over one thousand. The current official toll stands at 84.
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.