Stories for

President sacks Energy Minister

President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique has dismissed his Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Pedro Couto. The announcement was made on the presidential website but no explanation was given. The […]

New President appoints PM and Cabinet

On Saturday the newly sworn in President of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi, appointed his new Prime Minister and Cabinet. Carlos Agostinho do Rosário has been named as the new Prime Minister. […]

Cabinet of Mozambique

Yves Germain Joseph Minister of Planning and External Cooperation Carlos Agostinho do Rosário Prime Minister Adriano Afonso Maleiane Minister of Economy and Finance Oldemiro Júlio Marques Balói Minister of Foreign […]

RENAMO boycotts opening of Parliament

Mozambique’s main opposition party, the Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO) has decided to boycott the opening of parliament which took place today. The boycott follows the party’s continuing dispute of the […]

IMF completes PSI review

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its report of the PSI review for Mozambique. The full press release as published on the IMF website is as follows; “IMF Executive […]

FRELIMO wins but sharp drop in support

Final results for Mozambique’s general election held on 15th October are now finally in with the ruling Mozambique Liberation Front’s (FRELIMO) candidate, Filipe Nyussi, winning the Presidential election with 57.14% […]

Presidential 2014

An election took place on 15 October 2014. Filipe Nyusi (Mozambique Liberation Front, FRELIMO) 57.03% Afonso Dhlakama (Mozambican National Resistance, RENAMO) 36.61% Daviz Simango (Democratic Movement of Mozambique, MDM) 6.36% […]

Parliamentary 2014

An election to the Assembly of the Republic took place on 15 October 2014. Liberation Front of Mozambique (Frente de Libertação de Moçambique, FRELIMO) 144 Mozambican National Resistance (Resistência Nacional […]

Presidential and legislative elections today

A total of 10,963,148 eligible voters will go to the polls today in Mozambique to elect a new President, the 250 members of the Assembly of the Republic and 811 […]

Mozambique Liberation Front

The Mozambique Liberation Front or FRELIMO was founded on 25th June 1962. It was an amalgamation of three parties, the Mozambican African National Union (MANU), National Democratic Union of Mozambique […]

Mozambican National Resistance

The Mozambican National Resistance or RENAMO was founded in 1975 as an anti-communist resistance movement in 1975 and its first leader was André Matsangaissa. The party describes itself as Right-wing […]

Democratic Movement of Mozambique

The Democratic Movement of Mozambique or MDM was founded in 2009 by Daviz Simango, the Mayor of Beira, Mozambique’s second largest city. The party is a breakaway group from RENAMO. […]

Renamo signs peace deal with Frelimo government

Mozambique’s main opposition and long-standing rebel group, Renamo, and the Frelimo led government signed a ceasefire agreement late on Sunday. Although Renamo has 51 seats in the 250 seat parliament […]