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Mozambique: Election Bashing of RENAMO by FRELIMO Heightens Risks

FRELIMO claims to be the winner of the elections. Several of its leaders, namely the SG, ROQUE SILVA, declare that the party won in 64 municipalities. The only exception was Beira, which remains under the control of the Democratic Movement of Mozambique (MDM) of LUTERO SIMANGO.
The government has mobilised security forces in several parts of the country, with interventions considered “contained”. The strengthening of security in several points of the capital is visible, including in the vicinity of official buildings, such as the Presidency of the Republic. READ MORE