Tag: frelimo party

Mozambique’s main opposition party plans to appeal election result

Mozambique's main opposition party Renamo on Tuesday appealed the result of the Oct. 15 general election, calling on the country's top court to annul incumbent President Filipe Nyusi's victory.

Mozambique decides: Here are the issues Mozambicans had in mind when voting

Mozambicans will gather at the voting polls today as the hotly contested elections kicked off this morning .The ruling Frelimo Party is expected to take the lead and extend its decades-long rule over the country.

Tensions escalate in Mozambique amid looming national elections: An economic update

Torrid times ahead for Mozambique. Elections loom on October 15 and unrest is in the air. The economy is faltering. A peace agreement between the ruling Frelimo party and Renamo has been violated. Insurgents near Tema in the north threaten the flow of gas from the Rovuma basin off the coast of Mozambique. Mozambican entrepreneur, Publisher and owner of Verdade Newspaper in Maputo, Erik Charas joins CNBC Africa for more.