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Mozambique: MDM Gains Ground In Uneventful Municipal Elections

Despite early indications of a tense and possibly violent election, the 20 November municipal polls passed largely without incident. Notably, fears that the main opposition party Renamo, which had boycotted the polls, might interfere, were alleviated when a party spokesperson, Fernando Mazanga, stated that there was no need to cause problems at the polls. Ominously,