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Vol 52 No 25

Published 16th December 2011


Mozambique

Small coup in Quelimane

The victory of the Movimento Democrático de Moçambique in the mayoral by-election in Quelimane on 7 December was a humiliating – and unnecessary – defeat for the ruling Frente de Libertação de Moçambique. It also confirmed the widespread belief that the MDM is set to replace the moribund Resistência Nacional de Moçambique (Renamo) as the main opposition party.

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