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Mozambique

Filipe Jacinto Nyusi

Date of Birth: 09 February 1959
Place of Birth: Namaua, Mueda district, Cabo Delgado


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Nyusi angers the region

Two months after Islamist militants mounted their spectacular invasion of the town of Palma in Cabo Delgado province President Filipe Nyusi still does not know where to turn...

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Hopes for new initiatives on debt and finance at Africa summit hosted by Paris

They include South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa Ghana's Nana Addo Akufo-Addo Côte d'Ivoire's Alassane Ouattara Senegal's Macky Sall Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari Ethiopia's Sahle-Work Zewde Mozambique's Filipe Nyusi and Angola's João Lourenço together with three prime ministers: Spain's Pedro Sanchez Italy's Mario Draghi and Portugal's António Costa (AC Vol 62 No 4 France holds tight in the Sahel & Vol 62 No 9 Death on the front line a coup and then an about turn)...

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Total wants new terms

It is likely to raise the temperature of the meeting of Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Filipe Nyusi on 18 May...


Nyusi's breaking point

President Filipe Nyusi is under heavy pressure to finally accept foreign military intervention to quash the escalating insurgency in the northern province of Cabo Delgado...


Insurgents turn up the heat

It highlights the hollowness of assurances from President Filipe Nyusi who hails from the region and is a former defence minister that his country's armed forces had the situation under control...

The new commanders have been reshuffled from old positions as President Filipe Nyusi ensures men loyal to him are in charge...

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High courts and hidden loans

In January Safa issued details of payments made to President Filipe Nyusi when he was Minister of Defence in 2013 (AC Dispatches More woe for President Nyusi as shipbuilder Safa drags him into $2 billion secret loan scandal)...


General confusion

General Eugenio Mussa's death on 8 February from Covid-19 just three weeks after his appointment as Chief of the Armed Forces is a major blow to President Filipe Nyusi who appointed him in place of a more respected general because he thought he would be more malleable sources in Maputo say (AC Vol 62 No 3 Nyusi's loyalty test)...


Nyusi's loyalty test

President Filipe Nyusi has reshuffled the military command while troops retrain and re-equip with new supplies to help meet the rebel threat in Cabo Delgado according to local security sources...


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