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Mozambique police hunt for kidnapped ‘drug baron’

2014-11-14 05:00

Mozambican authorities have launched a large police operation after a wealthy businessman branded a "drug baron" by the US government was kidnapped at gunpoint.

Big drop in support for Frelimo in Moz election

2014-10-31 08:18

Mozambique's ruling party Frelimo won the 15 October elections, but its share of the vote dropped from 75% to 57.3%, according to the national electoral commission.

Frelimo candidate wins Mozambique elections

2014-10-24 17:21

Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party and its candidate Filipe Nyusi has won this month's presidential and legislative elections, according to provisional results.

Moz: Opposition Renamo demands fresh vote

2014-10-17 14:48

Mozambique’s main opposition movement, Renamo, has rejected provisional results showing the ruling Frelimo party has won this week’s elections, and demanded a fresh vote.

Mozambique vote generally fair, SADC says

2014-10-17 12:45

Observers for the southern African regional block have declared Mozambique’s national elections free and fair, a day after the main opposition Renamo party rejected provisional results.

1st results from Mozambique polls point to Frelimo victory

2014-10-16 12:33

Mozambique’s ruling party Frelimo appears headed for a strong victory in presidential elections as a vote count gets under way.

Moz elections: Allegations of fraud

2014-10-15 21:05

Mozambique's main opposition party says it has found an incident of possible fraud during voting in the national election.

Mozambique elections: Voting begins peacefully

2014-10-15 14:43

Voting in Mozambique’s national election has begun peacefully, with Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama saying he was confident the vote would be free and fair, after casting his vote in Maputo.

Mozambique ex-rebel chief Dhlakama: 'Voice of the poor'

2014-10-15 08:06

Afonso Dhlakama, a former Renamo rebel chief turned opposition leader who is seeking the Mozambican presidency for the fifth time, styles himself as the voice of the poor.

Mozambicans go to the polls

2014-10-15 05:00

Mozambicans to vote in a hotly contested election, the fifth since independence.

Mozambique parties clash ahead of vote

2014-10-13 14:42

Fighting has erupted between the supporters of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo and opposition party Renamo, as they concluded electioneering ahead of polls this week, police say.

Mozambique gears up for key vote

2014-10-12 21:47

Campaigning for Mozambique's presidential elections have wrapped up with a rock-and-roll rally to drum up enthusiasm for the ruling party's first post-colonial candidate.

Frelimo man promises change

2014-09-18 23:21

The man likely to become Mozambique's next president has given the clearest indication yet of his political goals, vowing to redistribute wealth if elected this October.

Mozambique parliament ratifies peace

2014-09-08 20:31

The Mozambican parliament has ratified a peace deal aimed at ending nearly two years of low-level warfare between the government and Renamo.

Moz peace deal: Botswana to lead military observers

2014-09-05 13:22

Botswana is set to lead a team of 23 foreign military observers who will monitor the implementation of the peace accord between Renamo and ruling Frelimo in Mozambique ahead of a crucial election.

Mozambique: Dhlakama set to leave hideout

2014-09-02 19:52

Mozambique opposition Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama will come out of hiding and return to the capital Maputo for face-to-face talks with the country’s president, his spokesperson says.

Mozambique: Doubts linger about peace

2014-08-29 12:46

A peace deal signed by the Mozambican government and the armed political party Renamo is allowing people who had fled fighting to return home.

Mozambique makes peace

2014-08-12 05:05

Mozambique's battling political parties have reached a peace deal that could end nearly two years of hostilities.

Renamo spokesperson arrested

2014-07-07 18:46

Mozambican police have arrested a spokesperson for Renamo, the rebel movement turned political party, in a new setback to ongoing reconciliation talks.

Mozambique's Renamo warns of bloodshed

2014-05-28 18:54

Mozambican opposition party Renamo has warned that the country risked even greater military conflict if government troops advanced any closer to their mountain hideout.

Mozambique's Dhlakama registers to vote

2014-05-09 07:44

Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama has registered to vote in the next presidential election, a pre-requite step to contest the October polls.

Moz rebels inch toward deal on joining army

2014-04-18 10:03

Mozambican rebel group Renamo says it has reached an understanding with the govt to integrate its fighters into the national army and police.

4 Moz cops killed by suspected ex-rebels

2014-03-04 17:06

Suspected members of Mozambique's ex-rebel movement turned opposition Renamo killed four policemen and wounded five others at the weekend, a report says.

Frelimo picks presidential candidate

2014-03-02 09:29

Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party picked Filipe Nyussi as its presidential candidate ahead of October polls.

Mozambique: 2 000 civilians flee across border

2014-02-27 19:31

Media in Mozambique say about 2 000 people have fled into Malawi because of reports that gunmen from a former rebel movement were operating in the province.

 

Mozambique frees opposition party fighters

2014-11-06 16:14

Mozambique’s justice minister has announced the release of opposition members who were arrested during recent clashes.

Nyusi officially new Mozambique president

2014-10-30 18:46

Filipe Nyusi of the governing Frelimo party has been elected Mozambique's next president, the National Electoral Commission says.

Mozambique vote counting stops

2014-10-20 16:35

Mozambique vote counting has been stopped in northwestern province amid fraud allegations.

Mozambique polls: ruling party ahead

2014-10-17 13:42

Early returns from elections in the southern African country of Mozambique show the ruling party candidate for the presidency with a comfortable lead.

Renamo rejects poll result

2014-10-16 20:35

Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo has rejected preliminary results of presidential and parliamentary elections showing the ruling party Frelimo heading for a landslide victory.

Mozambique polls close, opposition crying foul

2014-10-16 07:37

Mozambique polls have closed with opposition claiming they discovered attempts to stuff ballots by the ruling party.

Mozambicans vote in tough test for Frelimo

2014-10-15 16:42

Mozambicans are voting in a tough electoral test for the ruling Frelimo party, which has run the southern African country since independence from Portugal in 1975.

Mozambique's presidential candidates

2014-10-15 14:43

Three men are vying for the Mozambican presidency in. Let's take a look at who these men are and what people think about them.

Mozambique elections test peace

2014-10-15 08:05

Mozambicans have started voting in an election seen as a test for peace following a deal between the government and the armed opposition party Renamo to end a two-year insurgency.

Polls: Moz opposition vows non-violent alternative

2014-10-14 07:41

Mozambique’s upstart opposition has vowed to take on the two traditional political heavyweights by offering a non-violent alternative in polls taking place this week amid low-level conflict.

Mozambicans fear vote result may destroy shaky peace

2014-10-13 10:00

Mozambicans are about to vote in elections which could hold the key to war or peace following an agreement signed by the government and the armed opposition party Renamo in August.

Dhlakama: Mozambique's comeback kid rides election wave

2014-10-09 09:23

Mozambique’s former rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama is pulling huge crowds on his presidential election campaign, to the surprise of observers who wrote him off after his long exile in the bush.

Dhlakama to hit the campaign trail

2014-09-11 21:15

Days after coming out of hiding to sign a peace deal with the government, Mozambican rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama said he is ready to start campaigning for presidential elections.

Mozambique: Renamo leader comes out of hiding

2014-09-05 06:08

The leader of Mozambique's armed opposition party Renamo has come out of hiding in order to contest the 15 October elections.

Guebuza, Dhlakama to meet face-to-face

2014-09-01 14:51

Mozambique President Armando Guebuza and his rival Afonso Dhlakama are set to meet face-to-face this week to cement a peace deal aimed at ending two years of hostilities and clear the way for elections.

Frelimo, Renamo sign peace

2014-08-25 21:16

Mozambique's Frelimo government and the Renamo main opposition party have signed a formal end to hostilities.

Dhlakama says stop shooting - before vote

2014-07-11 05:00

Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama has hinted his party would take part in October elections without signing a full accord with the government if there is a halt to fighting.

Moz's Dhlakama campaigns from bush hide-out

2014-06-24 13:49

Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama will launch his presidential election campaign by telephone from his remote mountain hideout, his spokesperson says.

Moz's Renamo leader says to run for president

2014-05-23 13:53

Mozambique’s Renamo opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama says he intends to run as a candidate in a 15 October presidential election.

Mozambique extends voter registration

2014-04-29 22:09

Mozambique has announced a last-minute extension of voter registration for presidential polls after opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama missed the deadline amid new clashes between his rebels and the army.

Foreign observers to monitor Mozambique talks

2014-03-18 21:10

Mozambique's government has accepted a demand by the opposition Renamo for foreign observers to monitor talks aimed at ending clashes that have destabilised the country.

Frelimo, Renamo see need for peace

2014-03-03 21:16

The Mozambican government and the main opposition agree on the need to end fighting.

Moz's ruling party meets to pick next leader

2014-02-28 07:48

Mozambique’s ruling party has gathered to pick a new leader, likely the country’s next president, amid signs incumbent Armando Guebuza may struggle to impose his candidate of choice.

Moz makes election reforms to end violence

2014-02-22 16:24

Mozambican lawmakers have voted to reform the body that will oversee upcoming presidential elections, in a bid to end violent skirmishes with a revived rebel movement that have destabilised the country.

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