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Vol 60 No 13

Published 28th June 2019


Frelimo on a roll

Voter-registration has been hijacked by the ruling Frente de Libertação de Moçambique, which is blatantly inflating the electoral roll with ghost voters in order to win a clear majority in parliament and minimise the chance of the presidential contest going to a second round, observers claim. The elections are due in October. Opposition strongholds have lost parliamentary seats in the registration exercise while Gaza province, where Frelimo expects a firm win, has been allocated nine additional seats by the electoral commission, the Comissão Nacional de Eleições (CNE).

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