ARTICLES RELATING TO AFONSO DHLAKAMA

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Trapped Renamo leader to run for president

2014-05-23 22:17

Mozambique's Renamo opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama intends to run as a candidate in the presidential election but says he is trapped.

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.

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.

Talks to end Mozambique skirmishes resume

2014-01-28 05:30

Mozambique's Frelimo-led government and the main opposition party, Renamo, have resumed stalled talks, amid deepening military tensions between the two sides.

Clashes stoke tension ahead of Moz polls

2013-11-18 07:46

Clashes in Mozambique’s largest city of Beira between rival party supporters and riot police have injured more than 20 people and stoked tension ahead of local elections this week.

Mozambique's Renamo rejects peace talks

2013-11-06 08:01

Mozambique's revived rebel movement has spurned the government’s invite for high level face-to-face talks to end destabilising military skirmishes.

Moz: Renamo says offices attacked by army

2013-11-01 14:02

Mozambique's opposition Renamo has accused government forces of attacking its headquarters in the central city of Beira, after a spate of clashes between the former rebel movement and the military.

Thousands march in Mozambique

2013-10-31 20:08

Tens of thousands of Mozambicans have marched in the capital Maputo and two other cities to protest against the threat of armed conflict in the country.

Renamo says leader 'hunted'

2013-10-30 21:50

Mozambique's Renamo opposition party says the army is trying to hunt down and kill its leader after President Armando Guebuza said the former rebel group was threatening national sovereignty with renewed attacks.

Renamo 'a spent force of ageing fighters'

2013-10-24 08:04

Mozambique’s ex-rebellion is too weak to force a new civil war and its recent return to arms is a desperate bid to grab a share of the energy bonanza reshaping the country, analysts say.

Mozambique's Renamo chief risks isolation

2013-10-22 19:37

Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama, who is fleeing government forces in a remote jungle region, may have also exiled himself to the political wilderness by abandoning a 1992 peace pact.

Moz army takes Renamo base, leader flees

2013-10-21 20:58

Mozambican government forces have captured a base of the opposition Renamo movement in the centre of the country, forcing the group's leader Afonso Dhlakama to flee.

Renamo claim 'killed 36 security officers'

2013-08-13 20:37

Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo has claimed its fighters killed 36 soldiers and police in a fresh outbreak of violence at the weekend between the government and its former civil war foes.

 

Mozambique vote counting stops

2014-10-20 16:35

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Unrest threatens Moz demining target

2014-04-01 07:46

Mozambique will likely miss a deadline to rid the country of landmines laid during the bloody civil war due to skirmishes between the army and former rebels, an official says.

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.

Clashes in Mozambique injure 50

2013-11-18 18:38

Almost 50 people have been injured during clashes between supporters of Mozambique's ruling party and the opposition.

Preserve peace like ‘treasure’ Moz told

2013-11-15 13:26

Foreign donors have urged Mozambique to preserve peace like “a treasure” after an increase in political violence in the southern African nations.

Moz leader offers talks with Afonso Dhlakama

2013-11-05 15:00

Mozambique's government has called on the leader of revived rebel movement Renamo to come out in hiding for face-to-face talks, in a bid to end destabilising military skirmishes.

Mozambicans demand peace, security

2013-11-01 10:11

Mozambicans have demanded peace and security from their government amid the threat of armed conflict in the country and a spate of kidnappings by criminal gangs.

Moz not going back to war, says president

2013-10-31 07:55

Mozambique's president has insisted that violent clashes with armed rebels do not spell a slide back to brutal civil war, stressing the nation remains a safe bet for investors.

Mozambique forces take 2nd Renamo base

2013-10-29 21:55

Mozambique troops have seized a second military base of the former Renamo rebels, as tit-for-tat attacks raise concerns of renewed conflict.

Mozambique violence: US urges dialogue

2013-10-23 08:48

The US has urged Mozambique’s government and the Renamo opposition movement to "move back from the brink" and take steps to quell an escalation in tensions in that country.

Concern as tensions flare up in Mozambique

2013-10-22 09:00

Portugal has voiced its concern over mounting tensions in its former colony Mozambique after opposition Renamo declared the end of a 1992 peace deal following government’s attack on its base.

Moz plans for vote despite boycott threat

2013-08-20 15:17

Mozambique government says it will proceed with elections despite boycott threat by opposition.

Mozambique leader sets date for polls

2013-08-01 08:26

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza has announced general elections will be held in October next year.

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