Election Observer Killed as Fears Grow for Mozambique Poll
An escalating insurgency, attacks on political campaigners and a terrified population have set a worrying scene for Mozambique's election on October 15. While the poll looks like a two-way contest between the long-ruling Frelimo party and the opposition Renamo party, analysts say it's a complex situation for the southern African nation, writes Anita Powell for Voice of America.
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