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

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Alarm over new debts

After the cancellation of much foreign debt, the government has embarked on a commercial borrowing spree

The government is on a credit binge and is taking on billions of dollars’ worth of loans. Its new-found creditworthiness is based on wealth from mineral resources and on debt...

Abductions fuel anxiety

Police officers and their accomplices may be behind the current wave of kidnapping, private sector security sources have told Africa Confidential. The abductions are fuelling publi...

The mystery ship deal

Why is a new company linked to the security services spending over 300 million euro on a tuna fishing fleet and a mini-navy?

As tensions rise in Mozambique following rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama's abrogation on 21 October of the 1992 peace deal, more questions are being asked about the government's opaqu...

Renamo and Frelimo back to the fray

The violence stems from quarrels between leaders, not popular grievances, but the situation could spiral out of control

The unilateral decision by the Resistência Nacional Moçambicana to abrogate the 1992 General Peace Agreement with the Frente de Libertação Moçambi...

Tender mercies

Insisting that major infrastructure contracts go to competitive tender has got Transport and Communications Minister Paulo Zucula the sack, say senior political sources. President ...

Frelimo may compromise

Renamo’s campaign for a bigger slice of public life has little support but Frelimo seems unable to capitalise on that and may make concessions

As the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique’s armed stand-off continues with the opposition Resistência Nacional Mocambicana (Renamo), Frelimo is beg...

Renamo ramps up the pressure

Disgruntled Renamo rebels are using force and threats of economic disruption to get their demands on the table

The violent stand-off between President Armando Guebuza's government and the former Resistência Nacional Moçambicana (Renamo) rebels, now entering its sixth month, loo...

Frelimo decides 2014

The successor to President Armando Guebuza is expected to be decided in September at one of two meetings of the governing Frente de Libertação de Moçambique&rs...

A bumpy ride to the polls

A fraught registration of electors before the local polls and growing civil society interest compound Renamo’s dispute with Frelimo

Civil society, the media and all Mozambique’s political parties are heavily engaged in scrutinising and politicking over the new electoral register. The register should be co...

Timber rackets, gas booms

As the gas industry opens up the north, generals and politicians are smuggling hundreds of tonnes of timber and ivory to China

As the booming trade in smuggled ivory and timber devastates northern Mozambique’s environment, Attorney General Augusto Paulino has launched an investigation into the claimed invo...

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