Population: 26.1 mn.
GDP: 15.7 bn.
Debt: 4.0 bn.

President Armando Guebuza and the governing Frente de Libertação de Moçambique have yet to select a candidate for the October elections. Oil and gas companies hope to begin construction on Mozambique's first liquified natural gas plant in late 2014. 


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  • Vol 55 No 25
  •  19th December 2014

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

  • Vol 55 No 23
  •  21st November 2014

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

  • Vol 55 No 22
  •  7th November 2014

Nyusi's rocky road

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

  • Vol 55 No 21
  •  24th October 2014

Frelimo wins, Renamo revives

Persistent reports of fraud will not prevent wide acceptance of Nyusi’s victory, amid hopes of a more inclusive government

  • Vol 55 No 21
  •  24th October 2014

Fraud claims taint Frelimo win

Early signs indicate a landslide for the ruling party, but claims of rigging are growing and there is serious potential for unrest

  • Vol 55 No 21
  •  24th October 2014

Frelimo braces for impact

A major swing towards the opposition is likely but the spectre of poll-fraud casts a shadow over tomorrow’s vote

  • Vol 55 No 20
  •  10th October 2014

Narcotics links tarnish Frelimo

A US-sanctioned narcotics kingpin's finance for the governing party complicates commercial and diplomatic relations

  • Vol 55 No 19
  •  26th September 2014

Frelimo turns the screws

As election campaigning intensifies, the ruling party takes full advantage of its control of the state

  • Vol 55 No 17
  •  29th August 2014

Inching towards peace

The latest ceasefire holds the best chance yet for a conflict-free election and perhaps lasting peace

  • Vol 55 No 16
  •  8th August 2014

Gas, cash and votes

As elections approach, money and favours change hands and the gas boom unleashes a torrent of competing companies and politicians

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