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Mozambique

Mozambique

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

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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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...


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'...


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