Opposition calls for Mozambicans to reject election count as Nyusi takes lead

Mozambique’s former guerrilla movement Renamo on Monday urged citizens to join it in rejecting preliminary results of last week’s general…

Mozambique’s former guerrilla movement Renamo on Monday urged citizens to join it in rejecting preliminary results of last week’s general election, citing fraud as incumbent President Filipe Nyusi took a strong lead. With around 37% of the votes counted from roughly 13 million registered voters, Nyusi of the ruling Frelimo party had secured 74.6%, while opposition Renamo candidate Osuffo Momade had 20.2%.

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