Renamo is to blame for the current impasse in the Mozambican peace process, president Filipe Nyusi said in his state of the nation address to parliament on Wednesday - saying the opposition party is expecting him “to do the impossible”.
A new weekly column by Zitamar contributing editor and security analyst Sam Ratner, examining the Cabo Delgado conflict, the future of the Renamo-Frelimo peace, and the human security challenges Mozambique faces day to day
Mozambique is currently in negotiations with the International Monetary Fund for an unfunded staff-monitored programme (SMP) to start at the beginning of 2019, which could lead to the financial support restarting later that year.
The result of municipal elections in 52 of Mozambique’s 53 municipalities was confirmed by Mozambique’s Constitutional Council today - although the body ordered that part of the election in the town of Marromeu to be re-run.
US President Donald Trump has appointed career diplomat Dennis Hearne to be the country’s new ambassador to Mozambique, replacing Dean Pittman who has held the post since 2016. Hearne is expected to arrive in Maputo in [...]
The interim leader of Renamo, Ossufo Momade, today called on the so-called Contact Group of ambassadors supporting Mozambique’s peace process to help establish an independent inquiry into alleged rigging of the results of municipal elections earlier this [...]
Mozambique’s former labour minister - currently the country’s ambassador to Angola - has been accused by state prosecutors of receiving MZN 100 million ($1.64m) in corrupt payments while serving in the government of Armando Guebuza up to the end of 2014, [...]