Senior member of Mozambique's opposition Renamo shot dead on beach
A senior official of Mozambique's Renamo opposition party was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on a Maputo beach, Renamo's national spokesperson was quoted as saying, potentially blocking progress in its talks with the government.
The killing of Jeremias Pondeca, a member of the Joint Commission set up to find solutions in the standoff between the government and Renamo, comes days before the commission was due to resume its work. It was not immediately clear if it would do so following the shooting.
Pondeca was shot while exercising on the beach on Saturday, Renamo spokesman Antonio... read more
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