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Vol 65 No 10

Published 9th May 2024


The prize goes to Chapo

The ruling Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (Frelimo) party has finally chosen its presidential candidate for October's general election. In a process which saw the party's politburo wait until the last moment to produce a shortlist, then three days of internal wrangling, the party's Central Committee voted in Governor Daniel Chapo on 5 May. At 47, Chapo is Frelimo's youngest ever candidate, and has been Governor of Inhambane Province since 2016.

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