Tag: Filipe Nyusi

Op-Ed: While Mozambique’s Frelimo is the favourite it will be no cakewalk

Mozambique goes to the polls next Tuesday, October 15, against a backdrop of new investment plans that would significantly improve the country’s economic growth outlook, but also some concern over the possibility of conflict in what is guaranteed to be a disputed outcome.

Op-Ed: Mozambique elections will go ahead despite threats of violence

Mozambique’s elections – due in less than a month – will go ahead as planned despite threats by a splinter group of Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) fighters who have defied the party leadership and vowed to step up its violence.

Mozambique seals energy deal with Russia on the brink of elections: What does this development hold for its growing economy?

Mozambique is country rich in gas, has unsustainably high debt levels and on a slow growth trajectory that followed the 2016 hidden debt crisis, according to the World Bank (WB). It has an election on the horizon and its President Filipe Nyusi recently sealed an energy and security deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin. For more on the lay of the land, Nathan Hayes, Country Analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) joins CNBC Africa for more.

Mozambique’s debt scandal spills over into Angola

The Mozambican former finance minister loan saga is unfolding in domestic and international courts. Now there has been growing concerns of the involvement of a senior Angolan political leader in the scandal. This could be trouble for Angola as this risks the relationship with the IMF and the prospect for economic recovery this year. Robert Besseling, Executive Director of EXX Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.

OpEd: Will Frelimo’s local poll victory boost party in Mozambique’s 2019 elections ?

Mozambique’s national and presidential elections are scheduled to take place in 2019.

Rwanda, Mozambique sign pacts to deepen trade and bilateral ties

Last week, Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi visited Kigali with aim to strengthen his country’s ties with Rwanda. Both countries on Friday July the 20th signed five bilateral pacts which included a MoU between Rwanda Development Board and the Investment and Export Promotion Agency of Mozambique. CNBC Africa’s Steven Muvunyi filed this report.

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi in Kigali on 3-day visit

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi is in Kigali Rwanda on a 3 day state visit. On this visit, the two countries are expected to sign bilateral pacts aimed at strengthening cooperation between Rwanda and Mozambique.

Mozambique proposes constitutional changes to secure peace agreement

Mozambique’s president will propose constitutional changes that redistribute power to the country’s provinces, a move aimed at securing a long-term peace agreement with the main opposition party. Under the proposed bill, President Filipe...