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Mozambique

Armando Emílio Guebuza

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


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Nyusi celebrates Exxon's entry

New spy chiefAnother key shift away from the power bases created by ex-President Armando Guebuza came at the end of January with the replacement of his diehard henchman Gregório Leão José as head of the secret service the Serviço de Informação e Segurança do Estado (SISE) by a Makonde General Lagos Henriques Lidimo...


Naval deal under spotlight

Mozambique's deal came in 2014 just as President Armando Guebuza was nearing the end of his final term...


Frelimo's quagmire

If investigations into the hidden loans scandal that took place on President Armando Guebuza's watch give it enough ammunition this group will grow in confidence and may start to challenge seriously the dinosaurs' grip on Frelimo (AC Vol 57 No 23 The burden of war and debt)...


The burden of war and debt

2 billion for dubious projects during the second term of former President Armando Guebuza...

Local newspaper CanalMoz alleges that they include companies owned by the son of former President Armando Guebuza Mussumbuluku...


More guns, more secret debts

The clear message in Washington in the week ending 17 September was that any financial rescue package for Mozambique would be contingent on Nyusi's government accepting the most rigorous audits of its financial operations and those of its predecessor under President Armando Guebuza...


Frelimo's ostrich plan

Observers speak of a government under the thumb of ex-President Armando Guebuza and his cohorts and which is incapable – or simply afraid – of breaking with them (AC Vol 56 No 10 Secret security debts devastate economy)...

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...


Sovereign default looms

During Armando Guebuza's presidency EDM was forced to expand into remote areas to win votes for the governing Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (Frelimo) but at the expense of crucial investment to keep up with urban demand...

Local newspaper CanalMoz recently revealed that ex-President Armando Guebuza's son Mussumbuluku's private company acted for the government as a broker in arms deals with Israel...


Secret security debts devastate economy

The deals and loans arranged under President Armando Guebuza and largely kept secret under his successor Filipe Nyusi mean that Mozambicans now face the prospect of penury under the yoke of debt repayments on an epic scale...

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IMF cut-off follows secret debt shock

These loans appear to have been arranged by the same group of securocrats close to former President Armando Guebuza and the same banks Credit Suisse and Russia's VTB Bank that brokered the much-criticised US$850 million Ematum bond an arms deal unsuccessfully disguised as a fishing operation (AC Vol 56 No 14 The fishing deal got fishier)...

Already clearly out of sorts and oppressed by having to defend the fiscal legacy of the Armando Guebuza administration which he had little knowledge of he cut a sorry figure...


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