Rerun-elections have painfully exposed the country’s institutional weaknesses
Amílcar Cabral was assassinated 50 years ago today. His thought, which sometimes arrived in South Africa via a circuitous route, speaks to our current crisis with undiminished power.
Instability around crucial projects leaves them stalled, while Frelimo’s inability to accept its leadership failures is preventing long-term solutions to the conflict
Armando Guebuza gave evidence in a corruption trial that has transfixed the nation
But anger over human rights abuses in the ruby-rich province fuels resentment and insurgency
A new report by the International Crisis Group examines the ongoing insurgency in northern Mozambique and looks at what needs to be done to stop it. The group’s Horn of Africa researcher, Meron Elias, answers key questions about the conflict
Mozambique’s ruling party thought gas would secure a wealthy future, but that dream faded and finally was shattered by attacks that sent energy giant Total packing
In the Mozambican province wracked by a violent insurgency, the convenient labelling of those rising up against the predatory elite paints a picture that is far from reality
Can Frelimo and its backers continue to profit from a failing state while an armed insurgency rages in northern Mozambique? And will South Africa help prop them up?
It’s been a year since Frelimo and Renamo signed the Maputo Accord. This time, the peace might just hold
The SADC has been lackadaisical in its response to the insurgency in Mozambique and in so doing, is putting several other southern African countries at risk
The violence in Cabo Delgado province by al-Shabaab (the youth) can be linked to jihadist influence, the continued marginalisation of Muslim people, and the lure of income from trafficking natural resources
Dangerously close links between government officials and the private sector encourage corruption
The Frelimo party, which has ruled thenation since independence in 1975, is widely expected to again beat its former civil war foe Renamo
High levels of violence are expected in the run-up to the October 15 general elections
A papal visit will highlight the importance of the recently signed peace agreement between the government and opposition
The leaders of Renamo and Frelimo hail the ‘new era’ ending clashes between the two since 2013
Renamo’s hardened fighters are not getting any younger, so this time the deal may stick
Bundling him off to the US would threaten Mozambique’s security and spoil the pan-Africanist agenda
Mozambique’s parliament has lifted immunity for its ex-finance minister Manuel Chang, detained in SA on a US-issued international arrest warrant.
‘We have failed to hold our African leaders to account,’ writes Mustafa Bothwell Mheta
Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang’s arrest at has triggered a political crisis ahead of the country’s elections later this year
Since Manuel Chang’s arrest on December 29, three former employees of Credit Suisse bank have been arrested in London for possible extradition
Renamo, the main opposition party is running in the municipal vote for the first time in 10 years
Afonso Dhlakama, the Mozambican rebel leader, was a quixotic, charismatic figure
Several sources in the Renamo party said the veteran rebel leader passed away after an unconfirmed heart attack
The land is not just the dusty earth on which we stand. It is an affirmation of self. It is the urgent aspiration for dignity and agency.
Despite the ANC considering the US army to be an enemy force,the SANDF and the US military force engaged in joint training in July
South Africa and Mozambique on Monday commemorated the 30th anniversary of the former Mozambican president’s tragic death
Afonso Dhlakama demands that a caretaker government be put in place to reform the electoral institutions.
Mozambique’s main opposition party Renamo claimed victory in the election, rejecting official tallies that show the Frelimo party on path for victory.
Mozambique’s ruling Frelimo party is likely to sweep hard-fought elections, according to first results and unofficial projections.