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Mozambique

01 Mar 1498 Claimed for Portugal

1501 Portugese administration subordinated to Goa

1609 Colony of Mozambique

Mar 1836 Portugese East Africa

11 Jun 1951 Overseas province of Portugal

20 Sep 1974 Local administration begins

25 Jun 1975 Independence, People's Republic of Mozambique

30 May 1977 - 15 Oct 1992 Civil war

01 Dec 1990 Republic of Mozambique

Capital: Maputo.

Government: Republic.

Language: Portuguese, Swahili, Makhuwa, Sena.

Religion: Roman Catholic, Islam, Traditional beliefs.

National Anthem: "Pátria Amada"

National Motto: República de Moçambique.

National Emblem:

Currency: Mozambican Metical.

Presidents of the Liberation Front of Mozambique

May 1970 - 19 Oct 1986 Samora Moisés Machel ..................... 1933-1986

06 Nov 1986 - 30 Nov 1990 Joaquim Alberto Chiassanó ................ 1939-

Presidents

25 Jun 1975 - 19 Oct 1986 Samora Moisés Machel ..................... s.a

06 Nov 1986 - 02 Feb 2005 Joaquim Alberto Chaissnó ................. s.a

02 Feb 2005 - 15 Jan 2015 Armando Emílio Guebuza ................... 1943-

15 Jan 2015 - Filipe Jacinto Nyusi ..................... 1959-

Prime Ministers

20 Sep 1974 - 25 Jun 1975 Joaquim Alberto Chaissnó ................. s.a

25 Jun 1975 - 12 Jul 1986 Post Abolished

12 Jul 1986 - 16 Dec 1994 Mário Fernandes da Graça Manchungo ....... 1940-

16 Dec 1994 - 17 Feb 2004 Pascoal Manuel Mocumbi ................... 1941-

17 Feb 2004 - 16 Jan 2010 Luisa Dias Diogo ......................... 1958-

16 Jan 2010 - 08 Oct 2012 Aires Bonifacio Baptista Ali ............. 1955-

08 Oct 2012 - 09 Jan 2015 Alberto Clementino António Vaquina ....... 1961-

17 Jan 2015 - Carlos Agostinho do Rosário .............. 1954-

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- National Resistance Government of Mozambique -

Mar 1976 Civil war begins against the central government

07 Aug 1992 Truced signed with the government

09 Oct 1992 Accord with the government, ends the civil war

Chairmen

1976 - 17 Oct 1979 André Matade Matsangaisa ................. 1950-1979

Oct 1979 - 09 Oct 1992 Afonso Macacho Marceta Dhlakama .......... 1953-

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