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Mozambique

Mozambique

Population: 26.5 mn.
GDP: $16.6 bn.
Debt: $6.89 bn.
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President Filipe Nyusi's biggest first-term tests will be to prevent further political violence and keep gas sector development on track. A truce is likely with the opposition Resistência Nacional Moçambicana (Renamo). New oil and gas concessions will be awarded, marking the entry of some major international companies.

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Crime still pays

Surprisingly strong criticism has been poured on the annual report of Attorney General Beatriz Buchili, even by the state news agency, Agência de Informação de Moçambique. Last we...


Frelimo’s hit parade

The campaign of intimidation against ex-President Armando Guebuza's political enemies has suddenly ended after his resignation as President of the governing Frente de Liberta&ccedi...


Nyusi finds the cupboard bare

The new President's team has found a huge hole in government finances. A frantic hunt is on for hundreds of millions of missing dollars

President Filipe Nyusi's new era – a decisive break with the policies and personalities of ex-President Armando Guebuza – has begun with an apparent financial disaster....


New faces, old issues

Good will and hopefulness greet Nyusi. But a still-disgruntled Renamo clouds the picture, as do corruption fears

After he takes office on 15 January and Parliament reconvenes, President Filipe Nyusi is expected to bring many new and younger faces to cabinet as his predecessor Armando Guebuza'...


Gas regime is getting there

A green light for the LNG project and implementation of the Petroleum Law are just around the corner. Some wrinkles remain

The government has reached final agreement with Italy's ENI and the United States' oil company Anadarko over their liquefied natural gas projects offshore the northern province of ...


Kingpin kidnap chaos

The abduction of an alleged drugs baron in Maputo embarrasses the new President and highlights the strength of organised crime in the country

President Filipe Nyusi surely hoped that such a problem would not come up so early in his new job. On 18 November, one of the most notorious and wealthiest donors to the governing ...


Nyusi's rocky road

The new President faces a stronger opposition and resentment over Frelimo’s electoral fraud that could well persist

President Filipe Nyusi, the formally declared victor of October's presidential poll with 57% of the valid votes, has steep hills to climb. He needs to restore public confidence in ...


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