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Mozambique: The MDM’s Infighting: Impact on National Politics

On 19 February the mayor of Nampula, Mahamud Amurrane, decided to boycott the meeting of the political commission of the MDM – the party on whose ticket he was elected. Earlier, Amurrane voiced accusations of corruption and malfeasance within the MDM, where senior members and mayors are allegedly using their position to usurp public funds to benefit the party. Amurrane’s absence was all the more awkward and embarrassing for the MDM’s leadership due to the fact that the commission met in Nampula.

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