The election of Armando Guebuza as the new secretary general of Mozambique’s ruling party, Frelimo, makes it certain that he will be the party’s presidential candidate in 2004. During over two decades in politics, Guebuza has driven some controversial policies and is known to have extensive business interests. He talked to about his goals.

The Mozambique Country Coordinator will be posted to the field office in Mozambique to support management of the HIV/AIDS Workplace Prevention and Education Program - Mozambique.

The government of Mozambique is breathing a little easier these days. In May, the Southern African nation was forgiven over $730 million in debt. Britain, Italy, Germany and oil-producing Opec nations cancelled the sum under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) programme administered by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Mozambique should recognise growing corruption and act decisively to restore transparent governance if it wishes to continue currying favour with donors, analysts warned on Wednesday.

A lot more than political will is needed to eradicate poverty in Africa, according to a recent report by an international development think-tank. The British-based Overseas Development Institute (ODI) asked some tough questions of how public money is managed and spent in trying to alleviate poverty in five African countries - Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda. The aim of the research titled, 'How, When and Why does Poverty get Budget Priority' was to identify the factors more