Tensions are high in Nampula, Mozambique’s third largest city in the country’s north, after Mayor Mahamudo Amurane was gunned down Wednesday night.
Mozambican opposition Renamo leader, Afonso Dhlakama, said he would sign a peace deal with the government by early November, in a bid to end almost three years of sporadic violence.
President Jacob Zuma has lauded efforts by Mozambican President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi to engage the leadership of the Renamo opposition movement to curb political violence.
President Jacob Zuma says SADC leaders should intensify efforts to encourage the private sector to support regional initiatives to bolster industrialization and economic development.
President Jacob Zuma is expected to attend the second session of the South Africa-Mozambique BNC on Friday, in the Mozambican capital Maputo.