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Vol 53 No 18

Published 7th September 2012


Mozambique

The Putin option

The President hopes to go on running the country – and his businesses – after his term in office ends

The 23 to 28 September congress of the governing Frente de Libertação de Moçambique will be the field of the battle to decide whether President Armando Guebuza can hold on to political power. Although the constitution requires him to leave office at the next election in 2014, after two presidential terms, President Guebuza is determined to hold on to the Frelimo leadership and continue calling the shots from the sidelines.

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