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Mozambique

Joaquim Alberto Chissano

Date of Birth: 22 October 1939
Place of Birth: Malehice, Chibuto district


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No jaw, jaw – just war, war

There has been some discussion of trying to revive an AU committee set up by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in November last year consisting of Joaquim Chissano Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Kgalema Motlanthe – former presidents of Mozambique Liberia and South Africa respectively – to facilitate negotiations between the parties...


Rebel advance drives a diplomatic flurry

A year ago Abiy ignored the advice of the AU's delegation of three former presidents – Mozambique's Joaquim Chissano South Africa's Kgalema Motlanthe and Liberia's Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf – to negotiate with Tigray's leaders...


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Elections and crisis talks at the summit

Rampahosa's envoys – former presidents Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia) Joaquim Chissano (Mozambique) and Kgalema Motlanthe (South Africa) – were allowed individual meeting with officials in Addis Ababa but any contact with Tigray officials was ruled out...

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Nyusi running out of road

Another who was a candidate in the 2014 internal selection process is former Prime Minister Luisa Diogo who is respected and has previously enjoyed support from the faction around ex-President Joaquim Chissano...


War resets the region

His unflinching stance was underlined when he met an African Union delegation led by Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Joaquim Chissano and Kgalema Motlanthe...


Mnangagwa wants his pipeline

Mnangagwa had met Mozambique's ex-President Joaquim Chissano in October 2015 when he was Vice-President to Mugabe...


Party debts hold back Nyusi

Nyusi may also be considering returning to the Joaquim Chissano-era strategy of having weaker armed forces thus lowering the risk of political threats from any Renamo officials absorbed into the armed forces or Frelimo military factions according to the Mozambique scholar Joseph Hanlon...


Team Nyusi wins a point

All three were high-ranking officials under former President Joaquim Chissano (Salomão and Ali serving as ministers) and are not in the Guebuza camp...


Frelimo's ostrich plan

President Filipe Nyusi's sons follow the example of the children of his predecessors Joaquim Chissano and Armando Guebuza driving around in luxury cars and attempting to get into business by using their family name...


Nyusi's resolve in doubt

Guebuza and his predecessor Joaquim Chissano are now said to be more aligned politically and with the old guard now apparently in agreement over the decision to confront Renamo Nyusi can do little to oppose them...


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