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