Mozambique: Dhlakama’s son candidacy is a sign that RENAMO is not united
Analysts argue that the party needs to “bring the family together” to avoid fragmentation before the elections
In Mozambique, the NGO Sala da Paz, heard by Deutsche Welle Africa (DW Africa), considers that the largest opposition party, the Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO), has yet another problem at hand that should lead the party to rethink, as as a whole, taking into account the forthcoming elections in 2024.
The controversy arose after Henriques Afonso Dhlakama, sons of the former president of RENAMO, Afonso Dhlakama, publicly assumed to be a candidate for the next presidential elections. Even so, the party is divided on the candidacy, with leader Ossufo Momade already saying that he does not support Henriques Dhlakama’s intention.
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