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Mozambique

Alberto Chipande

Date of Birth: 1939


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Kingpin kidnap chaos

Frelimo generals from the Makonde ethnic group whose senior member is Nyusi's mentor General Alberto Chipande and who are strongly represented in the security services have been meeting in private to discuss how to tackle the situation Frelimo sources told Africa Confidential...


Nyusi's rocky road

His allies are starting to emerge now: Celso Correia the young businessman and one-time close ally of Guebuza (AC Vol 52 No 18 Celso Correia favourite son) and his compatriots and his mentor General Alberto Chipande and the Makonde generals (AC Vol 55 No 5 Frelimo picks a candidate)...


Gas, cash and votes

The candidacy of Nyusi a modest man with little charisma was backed by former Defence Minister General Alberto Chipande the grand old man of the liberation struggle and of the Makonde people...


Contracts galore in the new order

Firstly the Nacala port concession was awarded in February to a new company linked to the influential General Alberto Chipande (AC Vol 54 No 7 Scramble for Nacala)...


Ruby wedding

Alberto Chipande reputedly Mozambique's most influential general and a key backer of Frelimo's presidential candidate Filipe Nyusi...


Frelimo picks a candidate

Nyusi counts among his supporters arguably the country's most powerful general Alberto Chipande who is also a member of the Makonde ethnic group's elite (AC Vol 54 No 8 The Quionga network)...


Frelimo's gold rush

The most important figure in the development of the north is General Alberto Chipande whom Frelimo legend credits with firing the shots that launched the liberation war against Portugal in 1964...


Scramble for Nacala

) Reliable sources have told Africa Confidential that shareholders in the local companies include senior Frelimo members chief among whom is the former Minister for Defence and possible candidate for the next Presidency General Alberto Chipande...


Partial win for Guebuza

The real surprise was the growing strength of war veteran and old-guard stalwart Alberto Chipande and his allies Carvalho Muária Sofala Province Governor since 2010; Alberto Vaquina Tete Governor; and Eduardo Joaquim Mulémbwè former Speaker of Parliament and ex-head of the Verification Committee in charge of party discipline...


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