Lawyer slain in Mozambique received threats

2015-03-05 07:42

A prominent lawyer and academic who was shot dead in Mozambique’s capital Maputo, had recently received threats on Facebook, the country’s prosecution says.

Mozambique extends stay for foreign military observers

2015-02-24 13:58

Mozambique has extended the mission of foreign military observers deployed across the southern African country since October to ensure post-election peace.

Renamo boycotts swearing-in of Moz president

2015-01-15 22:07

Mozambique's new President Filipe Nyusi has been sworn into office in a ceremony boycotted by the main opposition party.

Mozambique police free opposition leader

2015-01-07 14:11

Mozambique police have released an opposition spokesperson they had arrested for allegedly leading an illegal demonstration and inciting violence, his lawyer says.

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.

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.


Mozambican reform lawyer gunned down

2015-03-03 18:19

Mozambican lawyer Gilles Cistac, who has said opposition calls for decentralisation of power were backed by law, has been shot dead in the capital.

Mozambique opposition ends assembly boycott

2015-02-11 20:39

Mozambican opposition lawmakers who had vowed to boycott the new government after losing the October elections are to be sworn-in to the national assembly.

Renamo party says won’t take up parliament seats

2015-01-07 16:17

Mozambique’s Renamo opposition party will not take up its parliamentary seats in protest against the southern African country’s election results, its spokesperson says.

Mozambique court confirms ruling party win

2014-12-30 22:18

Mozambique's electoral body has confirmed the ruling Frelimo party's candidate Filipe Nyusi had won October's presidential election.

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.

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.

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