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Mozambique

Alberto Chipande

Date of Birth: 1939


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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...


The Putin option

She will not seek power herself but may back a contender like Alberto Chipande, the old-guard figure who is mounting his own improbable bid for the leadership...


Comrades and compromisers

Alberto Chipande: lionised as the man who fired the first shot in the Independence war, he personifies Frelimo's 'dinosaurs' and is one of its most powerful members...


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