Dhlakama's Confidante Momade Named Interim Renamo Leader

Renamo has named Ossufo Momade as its interim leader after Afonso Dhlakama, who had headed the party for almost four decades, died unexpectedly. Ossufo Momade is a former secretary-general of Renamo, member of parliament since 1999, and a general in Renamo's army. Dhlakama's death throws into uncertainty both the negotiations with President Filipe Nyusi and planning for the 2019 presidential election.

  • Mozambique:   Opposition Party Renamo Picks Interim Leader

    Mozambique News Reports And Clippings, 7 May 2018

    Ossufo Momade, a former secretary-general of Renamo, member of parliament since 1999, and a general in Renamo’s army, was named Friday as coordinator of the party’s… Read more »

President Filipe Nyusi met opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama on August 6, 2017, in the remote Gorongosa forest where the two agreed to sign a peace deal (file photo).

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