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Mozambique

Afonso Marceta Macacho Dhlakama

Date of Birth: 01/01/1953


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Renamo ramps up the pressure

This latest episode started when Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama and a group of rebel veterans symbolically disengaged from electoral politics to return to the bush at an old wartime head quarters near Gorongosa in April...


Spoils for all, please

Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama wrote to Frelimo on 26 April complaining that his party ‘remains purely and simply excluded from the use of the riches that are the fruit of the peace which it helped to win and maintain during the past 20 years’...


Renamo threatens a return to violence

In a chilling echo of history, Afonso Dhlakama, the leader of the biggest opposition party, the Resistência Nacional Moçambicana, has been threatening armed resistance against the government...


A dominant party – not a one-party state

Its well regarded presidential candidate, Daviz Simango, achieved a respectable 10% of the vote, to 15% for Renamo's Afonso Dhlakama but has failed to make the breakthrough hoped for, including the expectation that it could quickly eclipse Renamo...


Pax Guebuzana

Renamo has split, with an open revolt against its veteran president, Afonso Dhlakama...


A new landscape unfolds

Firstly, there is the fallout from the 19 November municipal elections: the opposition Resistência Nacional de Moçambique (Renamo) condemned them as fraudulent and its leader Afonso Dhlakama has threatened to lead a civil disobedience campaign in protest...


Guebuza's day

The last elections in 1999, like those of 1994, were close; in the presidential race, the generally popular and moderate Chissano got 52 per cent, against 48 per cent for Renamo boss Afonso Dhlakama...


A very old connection

Portugal will work with whoever is elected president, and equally, Guebuza has to work with Portugal - which sees him as a stronger presidential candidate than Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the ex-guerrilla opposition Resistência Nacional Moçambicana (Renamo)...


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