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Mozambique: Nyusi Unseats Guebuza as Frelimo President

On 29 March, the last day of the all-important Frelimo Central Committee meeting, President Felipe Nyusi was elected as president of the party following Frelimo President Armando Guebuza’s resignation. Nyusi was elected with 186 votes in his favor – 98.4% of the total. While this outcome heralds a new era in Mozambican politics, until the very last moment Guebuza resisted the transition and Nyusi’s ascent was not assured.


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