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Mondlane’s election bid promises interesting times

The chances of a closely contested election increase greatly if Venâncio Mondlane is allowed to stand, but so do the chances of violence

Today’s front pages in Maputo. Photo © Faizal Chauque / Zitamar News

Good afternoon. We now know that Venâncio Mondlane is seeking to run as a candidate in October's presidential election, independently of opposition party Renamo — a party he now looks set to leave, after failing last week in his attempt to topple party leader Ossufo Momade.

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