Rerun-elections have painfully exposed the country’s institutional weaknesses
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 is starting to accept it needs more than private military aid to fight the Islamic State insurgency
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
It’s been a year since Frelimo and Renamo signed the Maputo Accord. This time, the peace might just hold
Dangerously close links between government officials and the private sector encourage corruption
Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi has defended the new amendments to the Refugees Act that came into effect at the beginning of the year, saying they serve to tie up loose ends and fill gaps that led to regulation abuse. But they have been met with an avalanche of criticism citing human rights. The […]
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
Voters in several African nations, including Nigeria and South Africa, are headed to the ballot box in 2019
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.
Stunning new film about civilians’ dangerous trade trip to gain income during Mozambican war.
Cistac reportedly said calls by Renamo for greater autonomy for the north and centre of the country could be justified under the constitution.
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.
After facing years of poverty and conflict, Mozambicans are voting with hopes of their country tapping into its huge energy resources.
The Mozambique Democratic Movement says it will offer voters a non-violent alternative as the country heads to the polls.
With the ruling party’s first post-colonial candidate on the ballot, and up and coming opposition, Mozambique is gearing up for a key election.
Despite support waning drastically, former rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama is pulling the numbers in the Mozambique presidential election campaign.
President Jacob Zuma has commended a peace agreement in Mozambique ahead of the country’s October elections.
Mozambique’s president Armando Guebuza and rebel Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama signed a peace deal in Maputo, bringing to an end a two-year conflict.
Despite ongoing peace talks, Mozambique’s government has blamed revived rebel movement Renamo for an attack on a strategically important railway line.
Clashes between rival party supporters and police have spurred tension ahead of local elections that will test opposition to the Frelimo government.
Mozambique’s government has confirmed skirmishes with revived rebel group Renamo.
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Amid the worst political violence the country has seen since its 16-year civil war, Mozambique’s president says a war is unlikely to break out.