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Thursday, 09-18-14, 18:26Election Violence Grows[Mozambique Political Process Bulletin]Violence and electoral misconduct are increasing across the country, warned CNE President Abdul Carimo in a statement today (Thursday). He confirmed that electoral misconduct is leading to arrests. read more...
Thursday, 09-18-14, 16:45Nyusi Denies That He Is Evading Debate[AIM]Maputo -The Presidential candidate of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party, Filipe Nyusi, has denied claims published by the right-wing weekly “Canal de Mocambique” that he does not wish to participate in a televised debate with the other two candidates, Afonso Dhlakama of the former rebel movement Renamo, and Daviz Simango of the Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM). read more...
Thursday, 09-18-14, 12:43Negative Inflation in August[AIM]Maputo -On Tuesday (09 September) the National Statistics Institute (INE) announced that the rate of inflation in Mozambique in August, as measured by the consumer price indices for the three largest cities (Maputo, Nampula and Beira), was negative, at minus 0.55%. read more...
Wednesday, 09-17-14, 16:13Ground-Breaking Audit Report On Criminal Justice System Launched[OSISA]The Centre for Human Rights at Eduardo Mondlane University and the Mozambican Human Rights League, with support from the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) and the Open Society Foundations Human Rights Initiative (HRI) last week launched the long-awaited audit report on the Mozambican criminal justice system. read more...
Wednesday, 09-17-14, 13:22CNE and EU Sign Memorandum on Observers[AIM]Mozambique's National Elections Commission (CNE) and the European Union on 5 September signed a memorandum in Maputo establishing legal mechanisms for a mission of EU observers to come and witness the presidential, parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled for 15 October. read more...
Wednesday, 09-17-14, 13:10Foreign Military Observers Arrive[AIM]The head of the team of international military observers which will monitor the cessation of hostilities in Mozambique arrived in Maputo on 14 September, according to Agriculture Minister Jose Pacheco, head of the government delegation in the dialogue between the government and the opposition party Renamo. read more...
Wednesday, 09-17-14, 7:35Police Arrest MDM Delegate in Xai-Xai[AIM]Maputo -The Mozambican police in Xai-Xai, capital of the southern province of Gaza, have arrested the Gaza provincial delegate of the opposition Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM), Judite Sitoi, in connection with election violence, according to a report in Tuesday's issue of the independent daily “O Pais”. read more...
Tuesday, 09-16-14, 15:16Minibuses On Strike in Beira[AIM]Maputo -Operators of the privately owned minibuses (known as “chapas”) that provide much of Mozambique's urban passenger transport went on strike in the central city of Beira on Monday in protest against the fines imposed by the municipal police. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 15:15Frelimo, MDM and Renamo All Claim Defections[AIM]Maputo -Each of the three main parties contending the Mozambican general elections scheduled for 15 October - the ruling Frelimo Party, the former rebel movement Renamo, and the Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM) - are claiming defections from the other parties. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 15:12Dhlakama Makes Unexpected Appearance in Chimoio[AIM]Maputo -Afonso Dhlakama, leader of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo, on Friday surprised the population of Chimoio, capital of the central province of Manica, when he arrived unannounced at the local airport, according to a report in the Beira daily paper “Diario de Mocambique”. read more...

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