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Mozambique's Nyusi retains power after sweeping victory in disputed poll

27 Oct 2019

MAPUTO Mozambique's incumbent President Filipe Nyusi has won a landslide victory in an election it was hoped would calm tensions in a nation soon to become a top global gas exporter, but has instead stoked divisions as opposition parties cry foul.

Mozambique's Nyusi heads for big win as poll irregularities reported

22 Oct 2019

MAPUTO Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi was on Tuesday forecast to be heading for a landslide victory in an election the opposition says has been tarnished by fraud, leaving some voters worried for the future of the country's fragile peace deal.

Mozambique's president victorious in election - observer group

22 Oct 2019

MAPUTO, Oct 22 Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi is heading for a landslide victory in elections, according to a preliminary estimate by an observer group on Monday, in a contest the opposition claims has been tarnished by "mega fraud".

EU criticizes 'unlevel playing field' in Mozambique election

17 Oct 2019

MAPUTO A European Union observer mission to Mozambique's election raised the alarm on Thursday over unfair conditions and unjustified use of state resources by the ruling party, as well as widespread violence.

UPDATE 1-EU criticizes 'unlevel playing field' in Mozambique election

17 Oct 2019

MAPUTO, Oct 17 A European Union observer mission to Mozambique's election raised the alarm on Thursday over unfair conditions and unjustified use of state resources by the ruling party, as well as widespread violence.

UPDATE 5-Mozambique president urges peace, opposition warns against fraud as votes counted

15 Oct 2019

* Mozambique set to become Africa's biggest gas exporter (Recasts with counting)

Mozambique to vote in tense, high-stakes election

15 Oct 2019

MAPUTO, Oct 15 Mozambicans head to the polls on Tuesday in an election widely expected to result in the ruling Frelimo party extending its decades-long rule over a nation that is set to become one of the world's leading gas exporters.

Mozambique's elections to test fragile peace

14 Oct 2019

BEIRA, Mozambique The face of President Filipe Nyusi beams from flags billowing across Mozambique's city of Beira, where T-shirts and posters colour the streets with his Frelimo party's signature red in what is usually an opposition stronghold.

Pact is reached in Mozambique but prospects for peace still uncertain

06 Aug 2019

MAPUTO/JOHANNESBURG With a handshake and a hug, Mozambique's leaders hoped on Tuesday to close the book on a decades-long conflict. But an election in October and new causes of violence mean lasting peace is far from assured.

Cyclone Kenneth hits Mozambique after lashing Comoros

25 Apr 2019

MAPUTO/MORONI Cyclone Kenneth battered northern Mozambique on Thursday with gusts of up to 280 km per hour (174 miles per hour) after killing three people on the island nation of Comoros overnight. | Video

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