Congo-Kinshasa: Slamming the Door On Democracy

[ISS] Martin Fayulu, leader of the Lamuka coalition and winner of the recent presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – but who is not the new president – wrote to Africa’s leaders gathered for last week’s African Union’s (AU) summit.

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Mozambique: Former Finance Minister Chang’s Arrest Opens Can of Worms

[CAJ News] Maputo -The arrest of a former finance minister as well as the indictment of several other government officials has bust wide open the level of government corruption in Mozambique and to an extent, raised some concern in Angola where some firms indicted in Mozambique are present.

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Southern Africa: Africa’s Revolutions Have Brought Disappointment – But Hope Remains

[allAfrica] When I immigrated to the United States from South Africa towards the end of the 1960′s I was totally unaware of the wars of liberation against Portuguese colonialism that had begun in the early 1960′s in the neighboring countries of Mozambique and Angola. All I knew about Mozambique was the reputation of its capital, Lourenço Marques, as a cosmopolitan Portuguese-style city where white South Africans went on holiday.

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Mozambique: Chang Should Stand Trial, Says Finance Minister Salomao

[AIM] Maputo -Former Mozambican Finance Minister Tomas Salomao has expressed his indignation and disappointment at the involvement of one of his successors. Manuel Chang, in the scandal of Mozambique’s “hidden debts”.

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