Mozambique’s Nyusi Begins 2nd Term Amid Violent Challenges
|01/15/2020||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi was sworn in for a second and final term Wednesday after five turbulent years in office amid two armed insurgencies.
Nyusi, 60, won re-election in October with 73% of the vote, while the opposition alleged irregularities.
The president of Portugal, Mozambique’s former colonial power, and the leaders of Angola, South Africa and Zimbabwe were among the dignitaries who attended the open-air inauguration in downtown Maputo, capital of the southern African country of 30 million people.
Ossufo Momade, the leader of the Renamo opposition who had protested Nyusi’s reelection as unfair, did not attend the ceremony.
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