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Armando Emílio Guebuza

Date of Birth: 20 January 1943
Place of Birth: Murrupula, Nampula Province


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Probe focus shifts to Nyusi

In what Frelimo and civil society sources are describing as a 'political trial ' with the selected 19 from the camp of former President Armando Guebuza it is unclear whether Do Rosario was persuaded to make a deal and withhold the most damning evidence or had merely been bluffing all along...


Mega fraud trial grips nation

Documents in evidence show his involvement in the planning and approval of the projects contradicting his claims that he had little knowledge of them – a stance that has especially angered former President Armando Guebuza...


Taking the stand

Some including the elder son of former President Armando Guebuza Ndambi have been in prison without bail since February 2019 (AC Vol 61 No 18 Credit Suisse names Guebuza)...


Nyusi running out of road

The previous president Armando Guebuza was also unpopular and beset by accusations of corruption but unlike Nyusi he was able to consolidate his position more effectively and – protected by well-placed allies – stay out of the reputational and legal firing line after leaving office...


Credit Suisse names Guebuza

Former President Armando Guebuza has been named in the High Court in London as a 'third party' in the civil case brought by Mozambique's Attorney-General Beatriz Buchili against Credit Suisse bank and Abu Dhabi shipbuilder Privinvest over its $2 billion in hidden loans (AC Vol 60 No 16 Guilty plea on conspiracy)...


Nyusi’s win poses questions

He will therefore seek to consolidate his position by surrounding himself with loyalists such as one of the eminences grises of Nyusi's and his predecessor Armando Guebuza's administrations Celso Correia who was also the mastermind behind Frelimo's October election campaign (AC Vol 54 No 7 Scramble for Nacala)...


Frelimo takes no chances

The figure was only previously topped by his predecessor Armando Guebuza who gained 75% in 2005 but it comes against a background of growing anti-Frelimo sentiment among the electorate especially in the wake of the US$2 billion hidden loans scandal of 2016 a growing violent insurgency in the north mishandling of the Cyclone Idai emergency and state corruption scandals across the board...

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