ARTICLES RELATING TO AFONSO DHLAKAMA

Top Africa stories: Moz, Tunisia, Zim

2017-01-04 21:00

A diplomatic storm is looming between Zimbabwe and Zambia over fishing in Lake Kariba, and Tunisian security forces have dismantled a 13-member "terrorist cell" that was funnelling young recruits to jihadist group.

Mozambique rebel leader announces 2-month ceasefire

2017-01-03 19:07

Mozambican rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama has announced a two-month ceasefire in the rumbling conflict between Renamo and the government, extending a week-long truce in a move welcomed by the president.

Mozambique army destroys Renamo bases as talks continue

2016-10-21 15:15

Security forces in Mozambique have revealed that they have devised a strategy to “knock out” opposition National Resistance Movement rebels from their bases.

Mozambican troops guard cargo convoys as Renamo attacks escalate

2016-06-15 14:46

Following an upsurge in attacks on foreign cargo trucks by Renamo rebels, Mozambique has deployed its military to escort convoys of vehicles passing through militia-held areas.

Mozambique's Renamo says army targets its base

2016-06-02 07:02

Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama, who has been holed up in the forests of central Mozambique, has claimed the military had staged a fresh attack against his base.

Mozambique refugees pour into Malawi

2016-03-15 19:50

Almost 10 000 refugees from Mozambique have fled into Malawi amid renewed violence between government and opposition Renamo.

Mozambique opposition leader plans new offensive in north

2015-12-17 08:04

The leader of Mozambique's Renamo opposition party, Afonso Dhlakama, broke a weeks-long silence to claim he plans to take over the country's north in March or April.

10 die in Mozambique gunfight involving opposition leader

2015-09-26 13:38

Nine members of a convoy carrying Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama were killed in a shootout amid conflicting reports on how the gunfight erupted.

Mozambique opposition boycotts peace talks

2015-09-15 05:30

Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo has boycotted peace talks with the ruling Frelimo for the second time, raising tensions further.

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.

 

Good news for travellers: No more troop-guarded convoys in Mozambique

2017-01-04 17:01

It was a troubling feature of some holiday travel in Mozambique: drivers on three stretches of road in the violence-riddled centre of the country were forced to join military-escorted convoys with the ever-present threat of attack.

Peace talks with Mozambique's opposition leader called off

2016-10-26 18:13

Peace talks between Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama and mediators were called off at the weekend after fighting broke out between the military and ex-rebel fighters, a report says.

Mozambique: Renamo leader rejects VP position

2016-08-24 14:59

Leader of the opposition Mozambique National Resistance, Alfonso Dhlakama has rebuffed a proposal to offer him the position of a deputy president.

Mozambique rebels Renamo intensify attacks on trucks

2016-06-10 13:33

Mozambique’s rebel group, Renamo, has intensified its attacks on vehicles plying on the main highways of the country.

Filipino teacher killed in Mozambique rebel ambush

2016-05-17 15:57

A Filipino teacher has been killed in an ambush on a passenger bus by Renamo rebels in Mozambique as insurgent unrest rises in the country's central region.

Mozambique unrest drives refugees into Malawi

2016-01-14 10:03

Mozambican refugees are flooding into Malawi by the hundreds, recounting how government forces are torching their homes and barns in the hunt for supporters of Renamo opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama, who aims to seize power in six provinces.

Mozambican politician under house arrest

2015-10-09 19:21

Mozambique's opposition party leader Afonso Dhlakama has been placed under house arrest upon his return from hiding after a shootout.

Mozambique opposition leader says survives new attack - news agency

2015-09-25 21:09

The leader of the Mozambique opposition party Renamo escaped unhurt after a second attack on his envoy in as many weeks, Portuguese news agency Lusa has reported.

Mozambican leader alive after convoy attack

2015-09-13 16:48

Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama has escaped unhurt when his convoy was hit by gunfire while returning from a rally in the central Manica province.

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.

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