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More than 20 killed in Mozambique gunbattle

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More than 20 people were killed in a shootout at the weekend between Mozambican forces and gunmen in a convoy carrying the...

Mozambique swears in new president, opposition stays away

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Filipe Nyusi was sworn in as Mozambique's new president on Thursday following his contested election victory last October, promising to modernise the...

Mozambique police release opposition leader: local media

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Mozambique police have released an opposition spokesman they had arrested for allegedly leading an illegal demonstration and inciting violence, local media cited...

Mozambique opposition spokesman arrested after disputed poll

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The spokesman for Mozambique's main opposition party has been arrested after leading a demonstration protesting against the result of last October's election,...

ISS: Think Again – Renamo’s renaissance, and civil war as election...

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In 2009, the Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) recorded its worst ever showing in an election. Its candidate, rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama, was...

Dhlakama calls Mozambique vote ‘charade’, but offers dialogue

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Mozambique's Renamo opposition leader said on Saturday he would opt for dialogue with the ruling Frelimo party and not resort to violence...

Renamo rejects Mozambique election result, African observers endorse vote

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Mozambique's main opposition group Renamo on Friday rejected as fraudulent results showing the ruling Frelimo party had won national elections but African...

Mozambique government, Renamo opposition sign peace deal

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Mozambique's Frelimo government and the Renamo main opposition party have signed a formal end to hostilities, sealing a peace pact ahead of...

ISS: Renamo’s armed activities – it’s time to find a solution

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Mozambique is one of the few African countries that for a long time defied the negative after-effects of a lengthy civil war....

Mozambique’s Renamo leader Dhlakama says intends to run for presidency

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Mozambique's Renamo opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama said on Friday he intended to run as a candidate in an Oct. 15 presidential election,...

Mozambique opposition chief registers to vote, says wants peace

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The leader of Mozambique's opposition party Renamo registered to vote on Thursday, raising hopes for a peaceful October presidential election in a...

ISS: Time for some crisis response closer to home

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While South Africa, like just about everyone else, is focusing its attention on civil wars to the north, the low-level conflict that...

ISS: Mozambique: an incomplete peacebuilding process?

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Mozambique's transition to democracy after the signing of the 1992 General Peace Agreement (GPA) has been hailed as a positive example of...

Local election gains boost Mozambique’s MDM opposition party

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The opposition Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM) has won three of the nation's four largest cities in local elections, emerging as a credible...

In Mozambique’s forest heart, war fears haunt local election

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Mozambicans voted on Wednesday in local elections, haunted by nagging fears of conflict as the ruling Frelimo party confronts an emerging political...

Clashes stoke tension before Mozambique local election

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Clashes in Mozambique's second city of Beira between rival party supporters and riot police injured more than 20 people and stoked tension...

ISS: Renamo should take its battle to the polling stations

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Instead of engaging in armed banditry or guerrilla warfare that can be devastating for the entire country, Mozambique's opposition party Renamo should...

Thousands march in Mozambique to demand peace, security

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Tens of thousands of Mozambicans marched in the capital Maputo and two other cities on Thursday to protest against the threat of...

United States condemns violence in Mozambique

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The United States condemned "reprehensible attacks" on civilians in Mozambique on Thursday and expressed concern about escalating violence between the army and...

Mozambique’s Renamo says leader ‘hunted’, government cracks down

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Mozambique's Renamo opposition party said on Wednesday the army was trying to hunt down and kill its leader after President Armando Guebuza...

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