Legal Battles Continue Ahead of Mozambique Polls

With just three weeks to go before elections, the position of two prominent candidates for mayor are still being debated by the courts, and a third was rejected, writes Mozambique News Reports And Clippings' Joseph Hanlon.



  • Mozambique:   Intimidation Could Make Election Unfair

    Mozambique News Reports And Clippings, 17 September 2018

    As the elections nears, there are reports of intimidation from senior Frelimo figures and from the opposition. The articles below give details, and we point out that intimidation… Read more »

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  • Mozambique:   Court Battles Over 3 Defectors - Mondlane, Araujo, Samito

    Mozambique News Reports And Clippings, 17 September 2018

    With just three weeks to go before elections, the position of two prominent candidates for mayor are still being debated by the courts, and a third was rejected. All three defected… Read more »

  • Mozambique:   Teachers Raise Their Problems With Comiche

    AIM, 13 September 2018

    Primary school teachers in Maputo on Wednesday asked Eneas Comiche, the mayoral candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party in the municipal elections scheduled for 10 October, for… Read more »

  • Mozambique:   Renamo Accepts Constitutional Council Ruling

    AIM, 5 September 2018

    Mozambique's main opposition party, the former rebel movement Renamo, has accepted the decision by the Constitutional Council, the country's highest body in matters of… Read more »

  • Mozambique:   Constitutional Council Rejects Renamo's Mondlane

    Mozambique News Reports And Clippings, 5 September 2018

    Venancio Mondlane will not head the list (and thus be candidate for mayor) for Renamo in Maputo in 10 October elections. The Constitutional Council (CC) today rejected Renamo's… Read more »

  • Mozambique:   Local Election Turns Nasty

    Mozambique News Reports And Clippings, 27 August 2018

    Local elections have turned nasty, reflecting splits within Frelimo and MDM; the three way battle between MDM, Renamo and Frelimo; and the highly politicised nature of the… Read more »

  • Mozambique:   CNE Rejects Ajudem's List of Candidates

    AIM, 24 August 2018

    Mozambique's National Elections Commission (CNE) on Thursday rejected the list of candidates for the Maputo Municipal Assembly presented by the civil society group "AJUDEM". Read more »

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