October 16

October 15

  • Mozambique: Mozambique Largely Peaceful After Long Polling Day

    Deutsche Welle

    The polling stations should have closed at 6:00 p.m. but Mozambicans continued to cast their votes in the presidential, parliamentary and provincial elections into the early... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Low Turnout Indicated in Election

    Mozambique Political Process Bulletin

    COLLECTIVE ACTION: This newsletter is based on reports from more than 150 journalists in nearly every district, working together to give the most accurate and up to date coverage... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Problems Hit Polling


    As reports trickle in from across the country, it is becoming increasingly clear that Wednesday's general elections in Mozambique have been marred by serious problems including... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Ballot Papers Destroyed in Tete

    Mozambique Political Process Bulletin

    Polling stations in three schools in Tsangano district, Tete, were vandalised and ballot papers burned, allegedly by Renamo members. Voting was cancelled in those polling centres. Read more »

  • Mozambique: Ruling Party Faces Tough Test

    Deutsche Welle

    Mozambicans are voting in presidential, parliamentary and provincial elections seen as a crucial test for the incumbent Frelimo party. Poverty remains widespread despite foreign... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Fake Ballot Papers or Printing Error?


    Claims are circulating in Quelimane, capital of the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, of an attempt to introduce ballot papers, pre-marked in favour of the ruling Frelimo... Read more »

  • Mozambique: EU Observers Barred From Working in Tete


    The European Union's Election Observation Mission to Mozambique's general elections was barred on Wednesday from working in the western province of Tete. Read more »

  • Mozambique: Election Atmosphere Calm So Far


    Voting is ongoing in Mozambique as they elect a new president, parliament and provincial assembly in a crucial election expected to be a strong test for the dominant Frelimo... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Dhlakama Calls for Peaceful Elections


    Afonso Dhlakama, leader and presidential candidate of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo, on Wednesday appealed for peaceful elections immediately after casting his own vote... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Long Queues As Voting Begins


    Across the country, long queues have been reported as Mozambicans went to the polls on Wednesday to cast their ballots in the country's fifth presidential and parliamentary... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Renamo Claims Its Members Aborted Fraud in Tsangano


    Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo claims that its members attempted to prevent an act of fraud in Wednesday's general elections, in the western province of Tete, but were... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Niassa Elections - Helicopters Arrive Late


    The helicopters which should support the Mozambican general elections in the northernmost province of Niassa only began operating at 06.00 on Wednesday morning, just an hour before... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Guebuza and Nyusi Cast Their Votes


    Mozambican President Armando Guebuza was the first citizen to cast his vote on Wednesday at a polling station set up at the Josina Machel Secondary School in central Maputo. Read more »

  • Mozambique: Go Home After Voting, Urges Governor


    The governor of the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, Joaquim Verissimo, on Wednesday urged voters to go home after casting their votes, and not to hang around the polling... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Renamo Calls for Strict Application of Election Law


    Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo has called for the correct application of the country's electoral law, as approved by the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Renamo Youths Riot in Beira


    Rioting supporters of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo threw up barricades of burning tyres and other detritus on Wednesday evening in the Munhava neighbourhood of the... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Stae Blames Renamo Group for Tsangano Violence


    The violence on Wednesday morning at polling stations in Tsangano district, in the western Mozambican province of Tete, was caused by men waving flags of the former rebel movement... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Protests At Power Cuts in Nampula


    Disturbances broke out in one of the outlying suburbs of the northern Mozambican city of Nampula on Wednesday night, as supporters of the former rebel movement Renamo protested... Read more »

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