Award-winning photos explore Mozambique’s colonial past
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Mozambican photographer Yassmin Forte, whose contemporary artwork gained her a Contemporary African Photography (CAP) Prize, is using the win to highlight the country’s colonial past through her family history.
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A Mozambican court on Wednesday found a former president's son and 10 other people guilty on charges related to a $2 billion "hidden debt" scandal that crashed the southern African nation's economy, sentencing them each to more than 10 years in prison.
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Germany has handed historical artifacts back to Nigeria that had been looted and sold by the British. Although Germany is the first country to start returning the Benin bronzes, many say it still has to do more to tackle its colonial legacy.
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The 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is a human rights treaty setting out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children. The nations that ratified it are bound to it by international law. One of them is Mozambique. But in fact, the country has developed into a major hub of child trafficking in southern Africa.
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The death of a popular rapper has prompted many young people in Mozambique to protest against the country's problems. The Mozambican state and the ruling FRELIMO party are responding with repression.
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