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Mozambique’s Nyusi Re-elected as Leader of Ruling Party

Filipe Nyusi

Filipe Nyusi

Photographer: Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi was elected on Sunday to a third five-year term as leader of the ruling Frelimo party. 

Nyusi, who was the only candidate for the position, was elected with 100% of the votes during the party’s 12th congress, which is taking place in Matola on the outskirts of the capital Maputo, according to an announcement by state-owned TV.