Mozambican Parliament to Discuss Decentralization and Peace

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nsnbc : The main item on the agenda of the fifth session of the Assembly of the Republic started Monday and placed peace and the debate on decentralization as top priorities. Ivone Soares, head of Renamo’s parliamentary group, guarantees that her party will prioritize peace. Renamo earlier this month moved its official headquarter back to the capital More...

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