Mozambique

Mozambique

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

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 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

  • Vol 55 No 16
  •  8th August 2014

The coal train derails

China's demand for coal drew big mining companies to Mozambique's world-class reserves but now they are frantically revising their forecasts

  • Vol 55 No 16
  •  8th August 2014

Contracts galore in the new order

  • Vol 55 No 15
  •  25th July 2014

Frelimo and Renamo strike peace deal

After a year of armed skirmishes the old civil war rivals are about to announce an end to hostilities, improving prospects for the October elections

  • Vol 55 No 15
  •  25th July 2014

Princess Guebuza weds

In a traditional ceremony on 19 July, Valentina Guebuza, one of Africa’s wealthiest young women and daughter of President Armando Guebuza, married Zofimo Muiane, the head of state telecoms company MCel's marketing department.

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