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Monday, 10-20-14, 16:30Ruling Party Polls Lead Shrinks[AIM]Maputo -The parallel count of the votes in last Wednesday's Mozambican general elections still gives the ruling Frelimo Party and its presidential candidate, Filipe Nyusi, a substantial victory - but their lead over their main rivals, the former rebel movement Renamo, and its candidate, Afonso Dhlakama, has shrunk somewhat. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 13:40Dhlakama Wants to Negotiate a Unity Government[Mozambique Political Process Bulletin]Afonso Dhlakama believes he won the election last Wednesday and is telling diplomats he wants a national unity government. He is calling for negotiations to lead to a unity government which would then totally restructure the state apparatus and security forces to remove Frelimo influence. There would then be new elections in two years. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 10:07Minister Goodax Becomes One of the Mozambique Election Observers[Dalsan Radio]The Somali Interior Minister Hon. Abdullahi Goodax Barre and his delegation were invited to be part of the observers of Mozambique elections which started on 15th October. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 9:43UN Lauds 'Calm' Polls[UN News]United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended the people of Mozambique for the "calm atmosphere" which prevailed during the presidential, legislative and provincial elections held in the souther Afircan country on 15 October 2014. read more...
Saturday, 10-18-14, 18:19Ex-Rebel Leader Demands Talks[AIM]Maputo -Afonso Dhlakama, the leader and presidential candidate of Mozambique's former rebel movement Renamo, has dismissed last Wednesday's general elections as “a puppet show” and has called for negotiations with the government. read more...
Saturday, 10-18-14, 18:17Tete Violence Worse Than First Reported[AIM]Maputo -The destruction of polling stations and other election materials on Wednesday, in the western Mozambican province of Tete, was on a larger scale than initially believed, according to a report in Saturday's issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 20:58Polls Results Out 'Soon'[AEP]The National Electoral Commission (CNE) of Mozambique says they will soon declare provisional results from Wednesday's presidential, parliamentary and provincial assemblies' elections after a generally peaceful election. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 14:31Carter Center Commends 'Largely Peaceful' Vote[Carter Center]The Carter Center and the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) deployed a team of 87 observers representing 40 countries to observe Mozambique's Oct. 15, 2014, presidential, national assembly, and provincial elections at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 11:59Nyusi and Dhlakama Almost Tied in Slow Nampula Count[AIM]Nampula -The latest provisional results from Wednesday's general elections in the northern Mozambican province of Nampula, the largest of the eleven provincial constituencies, shows that the presidential candidates of the ruling Frelimo Party, Filipe Nyusi, and of the former rebel movement Renamo, Afonso Dhlakama, are neck and neck. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 11:58Elections Passed Off Calmly in Manica[AIM]Chimoio -Both the electoral bodies and the police in the central Mozambican province of Manica say that Wednesday's general elections in this part of the county passed off calmly with no violence. read more...

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