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Population: 29.67 mn.
GDP: $12.33 bn.
Debt: $12.01 bn.

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How Frelimo lost a province

The government has mishandled a growing insurgency in the gas-rich north of the country. Many fear it is now too late to regain the initiative

The latest massacre by an Islamist militia in the remote north of the country and its occupation of two coastal towns have thrust a simmering rebellion centre-stage, but the govern...

Nyusi’s win poses questions

Far from consolidating presidential authority, the electoral fraud that brought Frelimo victory may well hurt the President

The working year began with a day of golfing and post-inauguration partying for President Filipe Nyusi, who was sworn into office on 15 January for his second five-year term amid e...

Off the hook

The first of the criminal trials in connection with Mozambique's $2bn 'tuna bonds' hidden loans scandal has ended with the surprise acquittal of Lebanese salesman Jean Boustani at ...

Frelimo takes no chances

Despite claims that the election was won through fraud and violence, the results will stand and strengthen the President’s hand

President Filipe Nyusi has won a second and final term of office with the second-largest majority since multi-party elections began in 1994. The election win – which included...


Tuna bonds in Brooklyn

Privinvest salesman Jean Boustani's trial on money-laundering charges in connection with Mozambique's $2 billion hidden loan scandal started in New York on 14 October.

Frelimo squares the vote

Happenstance as well as outright vote manipulation is boosting the ruling party’s general election campaign

As many as 1,000 people may have died in the devastation that Cyclone Idai wreaked on the port city of Beira, which made tens of thousands homeless. Yet the consequences – an avala...

Guilty plea on conspiracy

The case against the bankers in the $2bn loans scandal has brought confessions, but there are doubts about how deep the trial will go

The United States case against eight defendants accused of fraud and money-laundering in Mozambique's US$2 billion hidden loan scandal has secured two guilty pleas at the Eastern D...

Frelimo on a roll

Voter-registration has been hijacked by the ruling Frente de Libertação de Moçambique, which is blatantly inflating the electoral roll with ghost voters in order to win a clear maj...

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