New steps towards implementing the disarmament, demobilisation, and reintegration (DDR) of Renamo’s men have raised hopes that a definitive peace agreement could be signed by the government and Renamo by April - essential to ensure elections can take place “free from the threat of violence,” [...]
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”.
Welcome to Zitamar’s daily Mozambique briefing for 12 December, 2018. Agenda:
- Today: Renamo to make statement regarding nominations of Renamo officials to positions in the Ministry of Defence (see item below)
Mozambique has been warned not to squander the “real progress” towards a lasting peace deal made over recent months, following allegations of widespread fraud at municipal elections last week. The interim leader of [...]
Welcome to Zitamar’s daily Mozambique briefing for 15 October, 2018. Agenda
The interim leader of Renamo today threatened to send armed men to frustrate a plot he claims is being hatched by the ruling party and the country’s defence and security forces to rig next Wednesday’s municipal elections.
An Argentine general who led the UN mission to monitor the disarmament of Colombian rebel group FARC has been enlisted to oversee the demilitarisation, disarmament, and reintegration (DDR) of Renamo’s residual armed forces in Mozambique, Zitamar News can reveal.