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Mozambique

Mozambique

Population: 28.82 mn.
GDP: $11.01 bn.
Debt: $10.29 bn.

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Poll knocks Frelimo confidence

The ruling party lost some key cities in the local elections. Party reformers are demanding radical change

As Mozambique awaits the final verdict on the local elections of the Comissão Nacional de Eleições (the electoral commission – CNE), due as Africa Confid...


No son, you can't run

A nervous Frelimo has been using increasingly blatant manipulation and strongarm tactics to fend off challenges to its candidates in October's local elections, especially in the co...


New Islamists on the block

A wave of savage attacks in the northern province of Cabo Delgado by self-styled Islamist gangs is posing another threat to Mozambique's embattled government. Last weekend, a raid ...


An untimely death

The Renamo leader’s demise is an opportunity for the party to re-invent itself but Frelimo could still abandon reconciliation

The opposition Resistencia Nacional Moçambicana (Renamo) is going through a difficult rebalancing act in the wake of the death of its leader, Afonso Dhlakama, on 3 May. In the run-...


Maputo's haircut

On 20 March Mozambican officials met London creditors of its previously hidden US$2 billion loans to try to convince them to accept a major restructuring of the debt. They told hol...


Slow track for loans case

Public pressure remains as high as ever on the governing Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (Frelimo) to see justice done over the $2 billion hidden loans scandal. However, party h...


Maputo faces off with the Fund

Frelimo believes it can stare down donors and lenders, avoiding reforms and hanging tough over the secret loans

The final year of Filipe Nyusi's difficult tenure as President of Mozambique is unlikely to end on a high note. As the 2019 elections approach, a dose of cold reality is in store f...


Honeypot on wings

While Mozambique's poor struggle with austerity and inflation, President Filipe Nyusi will be soaring comfortably over them in his Canadair Challenger 850 private jet, acquired las...


Party debts hold back Nyusi

The president has a better grip on power now but still has much to do before confidence in him improves

President Filipe Nyusi needs to build on his recent assertion of control over party and state, analysts are saying. He is still hamstrung when it comes to the economy and relations...


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