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Mozambique

Graça Machel

Date of Birth: 17/10/1945
Place of Birth: Incadine, Gaza Province, Portuguese East Africa (Mozambique)


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Frelimo's gold rush

Chipande and the presidency Chipande’s status as an undisputed hero of the party makes him an attractive presidential prospect for anti-Guebuza elements such Graça Machel, widow of Founding President Samora Machel, wife of South African former President Nelson Mandela and a successful businesswoman in her own right...


The Quionga network

Pachinuapa’s wife Maria is on Frelimo’s Central Committee and is linked to Graça Machel through her Whatana Group investment company (Vol 52 No 18, Taking a stake in economic development)...


Partial win for Guebuza

Jorge Rebelo, a respected war veteran who is close to Graça Machel’s faction, denounced Frelimo’s ‘ authoritarian trend’...

Guebuza’s hold on the party is not monolithic as also evident in the election to the CC of Marcelino dos Santos, veteran Frelimo leader and minister under Machel and Chissano; Graça Machel; and Samora Machel Júnior (‘Samito’), son of the Founding President...


The Putin option

Frelimo’s conscience is Graça Machel, widow of Samora Machel, Mozambique’s Founding President, and wife of South African former President, Nelson Mandela...

Like other Frelimo traditionalists, Graça Machel has criticised the centralisation of economic power in President Guebuza’s hands...


Return of the Chissanoistas

Graça Machel, widow of Founding President Samora Machel and Frelimo's 'Mother of the Nation', retains her own constituency...


Taking a stake in economic development

The Whatana Group of Graça Machel, widow of Founding President Samora Machel and the wife of South African former President Nelson Mandela, also has 5% of Vodacom, valued in 2008 at about $10 mn...

Graça Machel owns 20%...

Graça Machel has been critical of the centralisation of economic power around Guebuza...


Who is in charge here?

Speaker Marende's initiative was applauded for its 'wisdom and statesmanship' by former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, former President of Tanzania Benjamin Mkapa and former First Lady of Mozambique, Graça Machel...


Greed in a time of cholera

Paranoia and the elders Paranoia in the Harare government reached new heights when Mugabe turned away a delegation of ‘elders’ led by Kofi Annan, Graça Machel and Jimmy Carter...


Non-Government Who's Who

Stephen Lewis: United Nations' Special Envoy, HIV-AIDS in Africa, 2001-06; Deputy Director, UN Children's Fund, 1995-1999; Canada's Permanent Representative, UN, 1984-98; was Coordinator, Graça Machel study on children in armed conflict; Senior Advisor, School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York...


The clock turns back

Graça Machel, widow of the Independence leader Samora Machel, is married to Nelson Mandela and mainly active outside the country...


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