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Vol 52 No 25

Published 16th December 2011


Mozambique

Return of the Chissanoistas

President Guebuza’s bid to stay on looks dead, which could mean a Chissano comeback

After seven years of consolidating his position, Armando Emílio Guebuza now faces the failure of his bid to change the constitution to permit him a third term as president. Factions and figures within the governing Frente de Libertação de Moçambique are already manoeuvring for support, although Frelimo will not decide the succession formally until its congress in September 2012.

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