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Population: 32.07m
GDP: $15.78bn
Debt: 102.6% of GDP (2023 forecast)

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Maputo’s pan-Asian business plan

The government is bringing in investment from every substantial economy in Asia to back its industrialisation and energy projects

From the roads and rail networks to telecoms, the energy sector and the myriad minerals buried in its soil, there has been a sharp spike in the presence of Asian companies in the s...

Diverse diplomats

The array of investments across the economy shows that the government is keen to see Mozambique diversify away from purely resource-based flows. The variety of Asian partners is a ...

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. Faction...

Comrades and compromisers

Eduardo Mulémbuè: Parliament's former, long-serving Speaker, is a low-key, neutral figure with support across the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (Frelimo) factions and a good c...

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 L...

By-election business

The resignation of three Frente de Libertação de Moçambique mayors is raising strong political interest, as well as the hopes of opposition parties, in the by-elections set for 7 D...

Celso Correia, favourite son

At the age of 30, Celso Correia became the head of Mozambique’s second largest bank, the Banco Comercial e de Investimentos (BCI), and of the strategic northern transport corridor,...

Lobbying on

Just as Mozambique’s Resistência Nacional Moçambicana threatens to return to violence, the man who championed it at the height of its atrocities has surfaced in papers found in the...

Renamo threatens a return to violence

As it regroups to take on Frelimo in 2014, the former armed opposition talks of a return to the military option

In a chilling echo of history, Afonso Dhlakama, the leader of the biggest opposition party, the Resistência Nacional Moçambicana, has been threatening armed resistance against the ...

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