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Vol 55 No 22

Published 7th November 2014


Mozambique

Nyusi's rocky road

The new President faces a stronger opposition and resentment over Frelimo’s electoral fraud that could well persist

President Filipe Nyusi, the formally declared victor of October's presidential poll with 57% of the valid votes, has steep hills to climb. He needs to restore public confidence in the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique and also to win the support of disaffected Frelimo party members for his leadership. Now, however, the main priority must be to quell the continuing anger among the public and the opposition parties over Frelimo's electoral fraud.

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