Good afternoon. In the twilight of Filipe Nyusi’s presidency, Mozambique is coming in from the cold internationally — having been cast out in 2016 in the wake of the revelations around the ‘hidden debts’. In today’s Leader article, below, we look at a recent wave of visitors and ask: is Mozambique becoming a donor darling again?
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