Momade elected as Mozambique's opposition leader

2019-01-17 14:45

Mozambique's Renamo opposition party has elected Ossufo Momade as its leader ahead of a general election this year, replacing veteran rebel Afonso Dhlakama who died suddenly last May.

Mozambique's leader wants Renamo to disarm immediately

2018-06-26 10:04

Mozambique's president has called for the immediate disarmament of of the opposition Renamo's armed wing in a bid to conclude the peace process initiated before the death of its leader.

Top Africa stories: Chamisa, Kenya dam burst, Dhlakama

2018-05-11 07:03

MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa, says it's impossible for Zanu-PF to change its long held tradition of vote rigging, and a dam has burst its banks in Kenya, killing dozens of people.

Top Africa stories: Mozambique, MDC, Buhari

2018-05-10 08:12

Mozambique's president and thousands of mourners have paid final respects to Afonso Dhlakama, and the party has threatened to file a court application against Zimbabwe's electoral body for allegedly undermining the biometric voters' registration exercise.

Mozambican leader to pay tribute to late rival Dhlakama

2018-05-08 16:30

Mozambique's president, Filipe Nyusi, will pay tribute to political rival and main opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama, who died last week, according to the programme for his memorial service scheduled for Wednesday.

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Botswana, Dhlakama

2018-05-05 13:57

Emmerson Mnangagwa could lose elections scheduled for later this year, his adviser says, and Botswana's new president has sacked his director of intelligence.

Nyusi re-elected party president in Mozambique

2017-10-02 17:35

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has vowed to push ahead with national peace talks after he was overwhelmingly re-elected leader of the ruling Frelimo party at a five-yearly conference.

Mozambique president, opposition chief hold first meet since 2015

2017-08-07 08:30

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi and the nation's opposition chief Afonso Dhlakama have met for the first time since 2015, a step toward peace after years of instability.

Top Africa stories: Mbeki, Mugabe, DRC

2017-03-03 20:27

Former president Thabo Mbeki "won't get involved in DRC political issues", and police in Zimbabwe have arrested two journalists over a Mugabe "health scare" story.

Mozambique peace talks to resume minus foreign mediators

2017-02-03 17:33

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi has said a fresh round of peace talks aimed at ending a low-level conflict between government and Renamo rebels would resume soon, but without international mediation.


Mozambique names top ex-rebels to army command

2018-12-12 11:11

Mozambique has appointed three top commanders of Renamo, Mozambique's largest opposition party and former rebel movement, to key army command posts as part of peace-building efforts between the government and Renamo.

Why Renamo leader's death could have a major impact on Mozambique

2018-05-11 15:08

The death of Mozambican opposition leader Alfonso Dhlakama could affect the progress made to end hostilities in the country, writes The Conversation.

Mozambique ex-rebel leader Dhlakama laid to rest

2018-05-10 16:03

Accompanied by a military gun salute, Mozambique lays to rest rebel supremo and opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama in his remote birth village after his unexpected death threw the country's peace process into uncertainty

Mozambique leader eulogises rival, vows to stay on 'walk for peace'

2018-05-09 17:26

Mozambique's president sets aside political differences to pay tribute to his arch-rival Afonso Dhlakama and pledges to continue the fragile peace talks he had been holding with the ex-rebel supremo turned opposition politician.

Mozambique rebels mourn leader's sudden death

2018-05-06 10:01

Gathered on wooden benches under the shade of a mango tree, scores of loyal supporters of Mozambique's rebel opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama could barely believe he has died.

Death of Mozambique rebel leader shakes peace process

2018-05-04 12:17

President Filipe Nyusi has hailed Dhlakama as "a citizen who has always worked for Mozambique" and said he was distraught at the news of his death.

Mozambique opposition eyes peace deal by November

2017-09-02 19:30

Mozambique's opposition chief Afonso Dhlakama says he expects to sign a peace deal with President Filipe Nyusi by November, as the two sides look to end years of unrest.

Mozambique's opposition extends truce indefinitely

2017-05-04 12:38

Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama has indefinitely extended a truce he first announced unilaterally in December between his rebel Renamo group and the government.

Mozambique truce extended by 2 months, talks to resume next week

2017-03-03 13:05

Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama has extended a truce between his rebel Renamo group and the government and said peace talks would resume next week.

Mozambique rebel leader Dhlakama accuses govt troops of violating ceasefire

2017-01-29 19:01

Mozambique's rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama has accused government forces of violating a ceasefire his armed group Renamo had declared following a surge in deadly violence last year.

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