Monday Mar 3
Mozambique: Frelimo Chooses Relative Unknown for President
The Mozambican ruling party, Frelimo, has voted to select Filipe Nyussi as its presidential candidate for the forthcoming elections of 15 October.
Mozambique's Frelimo selects Guebuza loyalist as presidential candidate
Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party early on Sunday picked Defense Minister Filipe Nyusi, a close ally of current two-term President Armando Guebuza, to be its candidate for an election in October that will choose the country's next leader.
Mail & Guardian
Frelimo picks defence minister Nyussi as presidential candidate
Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party picked Defence Minister Filipe Nyussi as its presidential candidate late on Saturday, a decision likely to see current President Armando Guebuza maintain influence even after he steps down following October polls.
Mozambique: Guebuza Pays Tribute to Footballing Legend
Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Friday paid tribute to one of the country's greatest sportsmen, footballer Mario Coluna, who died of a heart attack in Maputo on Tuesday at the age of 78. Born in 1935 on the island of Inhaca, in the Bay of Maputo, Coluna was one of the black Mozambican footballers recruited by Portuguese clubs during the ... (more)
Mozambique: Guebuza Losing Power in Presidential Battle
Few people are willing to predict the outcome of the Frelimo Central Committee meeting, which opens tomorrow and is expected to choose Frelimo's presidential candidate.
Mozambique: Frelimo Must Rally Round Presidential Candidate - Guebuza
Mozambican President Armando Guebuza declared on Saturday that whoever becomes the presidential candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party will be elected democratically by the Central Committee, and so will be supported by all members of the Party.
Malaysian National News Agency
President Says Mozambique Facing New Threats
Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Thursday warned that the country is facing new threats to its sovereignty such as piracy, human trafficking and pillaging of natural resources, Mozambican news agency AIM reported.
Mozambique: Mozambican Army Reacting to Renamo Attacks
When units of the Mozambican Armed Forces attack positions held by gunmen of the former rebel movement Renamo, it is because they are acting in legitimate defence, responding to earlier Renamo actions, declared Transport Minister Gabriel Muthisse on Monday.