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Vol 64 No 2

Published 19th January 2023


Insurgency drags on but the giant gas projects will restart

President Nyusi's bid for a third term of office will probably fail despite his well-funded campaign to persuade Frelimo to change the constitution

President Filipe Nyusi will use every means at his disposal, including taking credit for the likely resumption of the offshore gas projects this year, to change the constitution to allow him to stand for a third term of office. But he will be running into strong opposition within the ruling Frente de Libertaçao de Moçambique (Frelimo) and probably can't mobilise the necessary parliamentary majority to change the constitution.

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