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Mozambique

Mr Joaquim Chissano

Date of Birth: 22/10/1939
Place of Birth: Malehice, Chibuto district


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Party debts hold back Nyusi

Nyusi may also be considering returning to the Joaquim Chissano-era strategy of having weaker armed forces, thus lowering the risk of political threats from any Renamo officials absorbed into the armed forces, or Frelimo military factions, according to the Mozambique scholar Joseph Hanlon...


Team Nyusi wins a point

All three were high-ranking officials under former President Joaquim Chissano (Salomão and Ali serving as ministers) and are not in the Guebuza camp...


Frelimo's ostrich plan

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...


Nyusi's resolve in doubt

Guebuza and his predecessor Joaquim Chissano are now said to be more aligned politically, and with the old guard now apparently in agreement over the decision to confront Renamo, Nyusi can do little to oppose them...


Make or break for Nyusi

He wants key decisions to be taken by his government, although he will still seek advice from trusted party elders such as former President Joaquim Chissano...


How Dhlakama and the peace talks were ambushed

The latest attack follows Dhlakama's acceptance of Nyusi’s invitation to direct talks, following an accord brokered by another former President, Joaquim Chissano, in a closed-door meeting in Beira...


Outward bound

Last June, Mozambique's ex-President Joaquim Chissano became Dlamini-Zuma's Envoy to the Sahara, prompting Mezouar's recent angry letter to the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon which rejected any AU involvement...


New cabinet brooms

New Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosário, previously Ambassador to Indonesia and Timor-Leste, was last a minister under Joaquim Chissano...


New faces, old issues

Even Luísa Dias Diogo, his biggest rival for the presidential nomination and a former Prime Minister, has pledged her backing, as has ex-President Joaquim Chissano...


Nyusi's rocky road

After appearing live on television at a Frelimo gathering – attended by party luminaries including ex-Prime Minister Luisa Diogo and former President Joaquim Chissano – declaring his support for Nyusi in a visible state of confusion, Dos Santos claimed that he had been 'kidnapped' by the party under false pretences and had no choice but to play along...


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