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Mozambique

Hanlon, Joseph (2015). Mozambique. In: Elischer, Sebastion; Hofmeier, Rolf; Mehler, Andreas and Melber, Henning eds. Africa Yearbook - Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2014, Volume 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 457–466.

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Abstract

Review of the year 2014 in Mozambique. The ruling Frelimo party was re-elected in national elections on 15 October. The constitutional limit to two terms for a president in office forced Armando Guebuza to step down, although he remained head of the Frelimo party. Renamo agreed to a cease-fire in exchange for changes to the election law, but retained its militia. Renamo head Afonso Dhlakama gained 37% of the vote in the presidential elections, but claimed he had won and threatened a return to violence. Donor relations dominated foreign policy and the aid partners and agencies remained critically engaged in their relations with government.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2015 Brill
ISBN: 90-04-29153-9, 978-90-04-29153-9
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Development
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 44743
Depositing User: Joseph Hanlon
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2015 09:40
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2019 06:25
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/44743
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