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Mozambique

Mozambique

Population: 26.5 mn.
GDP: $16.6 bn.
Debt: $6.89 bn.

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Fighting flares in Tete

Refugees have crossed into Malawi after clashes between the government and Renamo. Who is guiding Frelimo policy?

Mozambican villagers at a refugee camp at Kapise, Malawi, say they have fled government security forces who burned crops and homes in Tete, sources at the camp have told Africa Con...


Make or break for Nyusi

The President faces a recalcitrant party, a highly aggressive Renamo and an economy beset by crisis

If President Filipe Nyusi thought 2015 would be his toughest year, 2016 may prove him wrong. Mozambique remains at a crossroads, with peace and perhaps prosperity in one direction,...


Nyusi's nightmare

The new President is still struggling for mastery of the state, while a legacy of chronic corruption hangs over the latest IMF deal

As the austere consequences of an International Monetary Fund emergency loan sink into public consciousness, Filipe Nyusi is still struggling to gain the control that election as P...


Fight, don't talk

The government has decided to 'disarm' Resistência Nacional Moçambicana, in what is being seen as a victory for hardliners over President Filipe Nyusi's previous, conciliatory appr...


How Dhlakama and the peace talks were ambushed

Insiders detect the hand of former President Guebuza in a spate of attacks against the Renamo leader

Last month's attacks on Afonso Dhlakama and his stand-off with government forces are threatening the latest bid to broker a political and military settlement. People close to the n...


Dash for gas cash

Welcome changes in oil and gas governance are coming, but a new group of rent-seekers is also on the road

Changes at the top of state petroleum company Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH) and the industry regulator, Instituto Nacional de Petróleo (INP), mark a further step...


No offence, honestly

A journalist and an academic face trial on 31 August for an offence which no longer exists.


The fishing deal got fishier

Politicians, generals and bankers are in the frame as more details emerge of the country’s worst-ever corruption scandal and new debt mountain

At vast public expense, the government is set to rescue the controversial state tuna-fishing company, Empresa Moçambicana de Atum (Ematum), from imminent collapse. On 18 June, Fina...


The ones that got away

Astonishment still governs most responses to the details of how the Empresa Moçambicana de Atum was supposed to make money. Originally, the then Finance Minister, Manuel Chang, sai...


How far to push Guebuza

Probes into the outgoing government's spending target Guebuza's allies and raise questions about the IMF’s standards of scrutiny

Factions within the governing Frente de Libertação de Moçambique differ on how far to take the investigations into the previous government's murky deals. Some want former President...


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