Country Data


Last updated

Sep, 2022

President/Head of StateFilipe Jacinto Nyusi
Prime MinisterAdriano Afonso Maleiane
Size of Cabinet22
National AssemblyAssembleia da Republica
Seats in NA250
Parties in NA3
Female MPs in NA41.12%
Term of National Assembly5 years
Term of President5 years
Number of NA Elections held6
Number of PE held6
Next General Elections2024

List of cabinet

Head of StatePresidentFilipe Jacinto Nyusi
Head of GovernmentPrime MinisterAdriano Afonso Maleiane
Chief of StaffMinister in the President's OfficeConstantino Alberto Bacela
FinanceMinister of Economy and FinanceErnesto Max Elias Tonela
ForeignMinister of Foreign Affairs and CooperationVerónica Nataniel Macamo Dlhovo
DefenseMinister of National DefenseChristopher Arthur Chume
HealthMinister of HealthArmindo Daniel Tiago
JusticeMinister of Justice and Constitutional and Religious AffairsHelena Mateus Kida
AgricultureMinister of Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentCelso Ismael Correia
Minister of the Sea, Inland Waters and FisheriesLídia de Fátima da Graça Cardoso
Energy/Natural ResourcesMinister of Mineral Resources and EnergyCarlos Joaquim Zacarias
EducationMinister of Education and Human DevelopmentCarmelita Rita Namashulua
Minister of Science, Technology and Higher EducationDaniel Daniel Nivagara
EconomyMinister of Industry and CommerceSilvino Augusto José Moreno
Digital/ITMinister of Transport and CommunicationsJanfar Abdulai
InteriorInterior MinisterArsénia Felicidade Félix Massingue
EnvironmentMinister of Land and EnvironmentIvete Maibase
LaborMinister of Labour, Employment and Social SecurityDaisy Adamugy Talapa
OthersMinister of Culture and TourismEldevina Materula
Minister of Gender, Children and Social ActionNyeleti Brooke Mondlane
Minister of State Administration and Public ServiceAna Comoana
Minister of Public Works, Housing and Water ResourcesCarlos Alberto Fortes Mesquita
Minister of CombatantsJosefina Mpelo

Main political party

Name of partyFoundationTimes Elected to NATimes Won at NATimes Won at PE
Mozambican Liberation Front / Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (FRELIMO)666
Mozambican National Resistance / Resistência Nacional Moçambicana (RENAMO)600
Democratic Movement of Mozambique / Movimento Democrático de Moçambique (MDM)300

Last NA elections results

NA elections/Parties winning seatsSeats
Mozambican Liberation Front (FRELIMO)184
Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO)60
Democratic Movement of Mozambique (MDM)6
Number of parties winning seats3
Number of parties contesting26
Female MPs41.12%
Voter turnoutn/a

Last Presidential elections results

Presidential elections  
Filipe Jacinto NyusiFRELIMO73.46
Ossufo MomadeRENAMO21.48
Daviz Mbepo SimangoMDM4.33
Mário AlbinoAMUSI0.73
Total no of candidates4
Voter Turnout51.84%

Voting System

  • PE: President elected directly by absolute majority popular vote (in 2 rounds, if needed) for a 5-year term (eligible for 2 consecutive terms)
  • NA: 248 members elected in multi-seat constituencies by party-list proportional representation vote and 2 single members representing Mozambicans abroad directly elected by simple majority vote; members serve 5-year terms

Source: CIA World Factbook