Ex-Angola minister dies in Mozambique hotel room


Angola has confirmed the death of its former minister of higher education, Adão Gaspar Ferreira do Nascimento, in a hotel room in the Mozambican capital, Maputo.

A press statement from the Angolan embassy in Maputo says the 60-year-old’s body has been moved to a local morgue for a trauma examination.

The embassy says the death occurred at 21:00 local time on Wednesday night.

Mozambique’s National Criminal Investigation Service is investigating the cause and circurmstances of Mr do Nascimento’s death, the embassy’s statement adds.