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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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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...


Nyusi running out of road

The chief concern of President Filipe Nyusi in the year ahead is the same that will take up most of the rest of his final term of office – influencing the choice of the ruling Frente de Libertaçao de Moçambique's presidential candidate so that he is safe from future prosecution for corruption...


Frelimo flounders in north

President Filipe Nyusi's grip on the problem has come increasingly into question from northern Makonde sections of the FADM and the ruling Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (Frelimo) who never had a high opinion of him as defence minister and we hear are content to see him swamped by the security problems regardless of the high cost...


Surge of the insurgents

One private military contractor close to the government told Africa Confidential that President Filipe Nyusi's government – Nyusi is from Cabo Delgado and very close to the Makonde generals who have been running it – is anxious not to involve regional forces in the province because of the risk of losing control...


How Frelimo lost a province

Last November following agreements between President Filipe Nyusi and President Vladimir Putin at the Russia-Africa summit in Sochi in August the Russian private military contractor the Wagner Group came to Cabo Delgado and was soon in combat...

They have done especially well Frelimo sources say since Filipe Nyusi a fellow Makonde from Cabo Delgado became president (AC Vol 55 No 16 Gas cash and votes)...


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