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Mozambique: Resignation of Magibire Adds to RENAMO Crisis

OSSUFO MOMADE (OM), president of RENAMO, yielded to pressure from internal critics, eventually dismissing the SG and the second figure in the party, ANDRÉ MAGIBIRE (ANM), shortly after he had traveled to Quelimane, on the occasion of the celebration of the festivities of the city. Quelimane's mayor is MANUEL ARAÚJO (MA), one of the critics of the direction of OM and of ANM himself, with whom he had very tense personal relationships. READ MORE