• FILE: A school janitor folds the Mozambican national flag at sunset inside a Public School on 4 July, 2018 in Nacala, Mozambique. Picture: AFP

    Mozambique finds 30,000 ghost officials costing $250m

    Some of those on the government payroll, which accounts for 55% of the poor African country's state expenditure, did exist but were paid for jobs they did not undertake while others were dead or fictitious.