Mozambique’s Nyusi takes election lead, opposition cries foul

A local walks past a billboard with a picture of Mozambique’s president and leader of the Frelimo Party, Filipe Nyusi. REUTERS/Grant Lee NeuenburgMAPUTO/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Mozambique’s incumbent President Filipe Nyusi has taken an early lead in results from this week’s presidential election but the main opposition party has questioned the results, stoking tensions just two months after a peace accord. With around 39% of the votes counted from roughly 13 million registered voters, Nyusi has taken a lead securing 68.85%, while his main competitor Osuffo Momade of the Renamo party…

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